Pearl River Students Win Photography Awards

Bridget Clancy and Nina Lueders took second and third place respectively in the 9th Annual Professional Women Photographers student contest.

Two Pearl River High School students earned awards at hte 9th Annual Professional Women's Photographers student contest.

Sophomore Bridget Clancy placed second and received $250. Freshman Nina Lueders' prize for third place was $100.

The Calumet Gallery in New York City accepted and displayed the work of 23 Pearl River students. The competition was open to women enrolled in public or private schools in the metropolitan area and divided into one division for 9th and 10th graders and another for 11th and 12th. 

Students with work displayed included freshmen Colleen McCoy, Madison Gerace, Nina Lueders, Jillian Holmsen, Kristen Flaherty, Liliana Umana, Julianne Delgrosso, Kaitlyn Lange and Hope Williams; sophomores Deanna Kerins, Bridget Clancy, and Melanie Carson; juniors Kathryn Cardamona, Jillian Egan, MaryElizabeth Hoffman, Emily McCarthy, Liana DeFelice, Allison Mostecak, Amanda Nicastro, Christine Mazzocchi, and Samantha Lieberman and seniors Courtney Cortright and Jessica Strohmeyer.

The work of 16 Pearl River High School students was chosen to be displayed and auctioned off at the Pearl River High School PTA Comedy Night in March. The students included freshmen Pat Beckerle, Timmy Boyko, Kaitlyn Lange, Michael LaPoma, Nina Lueders, Colleen McCoy; sophomores Tyler Bergin, Tiffany Taylor, Roger Camacho, Deana Kerins, Bridget Clancy; juniors Devin Boyko, Amanda Nicastro, Christine Mazzocchi, Caitlyn Bravo and senior Jessica Strohmeyer.

Pearl River High School art teachers Paul Martin, John DeMarco, Andrea Della Cava and Lorna Carroll worked together to select the work used for both events.


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