Showcase Spotlight Honors
2-D Visual Arts
Gold Spotlight | Kylie McLaughlin Somerville HS Somerset County
Silver Spotlight | Gabriella Pedrick Kingsway HS Gloucester County
Bronze Spotlight | Abe Frankel Highstown HS Mercer County
3-D Visual Arts
Gold Spotlight | Christie Pyanoe Wall HS Monmouth County
Silver Spotlight | Jenielle Westlock David Bradley HS Union County
Bronze Spotlight | Samantha Wheaton Millville HS Cumberland County
Creative Writing & Poetry
Gold Spotlight | Emma Sylvia Ocean Township HS Monmouth County
Silver Spotlight | Julia King Cedar Creek HS Atlantic County
Bronze Spotlight | Sophia Romano Cedar Creek HS Atlantic County
Gold Spotlight | Syera Pilt Sparta HS Sussex County
Silver Spotlight | Brianna Polland A.P. Schalick HS Salem County
Bronze Spotlight | Deja Veys Trenton Central HS Mercer County
Gold Spotlight | Parth Marathe Bridgewater HS Somerset County
Silver Spotlight | Ryan McNally Central Regional HS Ocean County
Bronze Spotlight | Allocco Pennsville Memorial HS Salem County
Gold Spotlight | Jacob Callas Mater Dei Prep Monmouth County
Silver Spotlight | Daniella Reuteria North Bergen HS Hudson County
Bronze Spotlight | Alex Destatano Holy Spirit HS Atlantic County
Gold Spotlight | Nadia Vito Pinelands Regional HS Ocean County
Silver Spotlight | Mia Montero Governor L. HS Union County
Bronze Spotlight | Mia Cavanar Ocean Twp HS Monmouth County
Gold Spotlight | Erin Quinn Bio Tech Monmouth County
Silver Spotlight | Marc Soden Hamilton West HS Mercer County
Bronze Spotlight | Eliah Hall Hightstown HS Mercer County
Gold Spotlight | Natalie Torres Trenton Central HS Mercer County
Silver Spotlight | Virgina Uychara Pitman PS Gloucester County
Bronze Spotlight | Bryce Isom Hamilton West HS Mercer County
Gold Spotlight | Dominique Demko Long Branch HS Monmouth County
Silver Spotlight | Jenna Migliorino Pitman PS Gloucester County
Bronze Spotlight | Zach Jaeger Woodstown HS Salem County
2020 Top 10 Awards
The Top 10 showcasing students (ages 17 and under) in each eligible category will be awarded with full scholarships (a $3,500 value) to attend the overnight Appel Farm Arts Camp!
Past State Showcase Scholarship Recipients
PHOTOGRAPHY - Carolyn Galgano, Sparta High School, Sussex County
THEATRE - Isaiah Petit Compere, Ewing High School, Mercer County
CREATIVE WRITING - Rebecca Oldham, Cedar Creek High School, Atlantic County
VISUAL ARTS - 2D Sarah Vargas, Bergen County Academies, Bergen County
VISUAL ARTS – 3D Maria Lu, Bridgewater Raritan High School, Somerset County
VOCAL MUSIC Olivia Youngman, Point Pleasant Borough High School, Ocean County
FILMMAKING - Kaite Nguyen, Ocean Township High School, Monmouth County
INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC - Tyler Sacko, Toms River High School East Ocean County
DANCE - Jose Lapaz-Rodriguez Trenton Central High School Mercer County
Dance –Tamir Rios, Hudson County, County Prep High School
Visual Arts – Joanna Hoang, Atlantic County, Egg Harbor Township H.S.
Photography- Emily Smith Burlington County, Cherokee H.S.
Filmmaking- Justin Boswich, Burlington County, Shawnee H.S.
Vocal Music- Olivia Youngman, Ocean County, Point Pleasant Borough H.S.
Instrumental Music- Ryan Hernandez, Union County, Governor Livingston H.S.
Theatre –Maria Jesus Valdos, Hudson County, Union City H.S.
Creative Writing Moira Sweeder, Atlantic County, Mainland Regional H.S.