Long Beach Takes Eight Best in Show Awards at LI Media Art Show

Long Beach High School was well-represented at the Long Island Media Arts Show, held on March 23 at Five Towns College. This show offers scholarship opportunities for the New York State Summer School for the Arts. Congratulations to six photography students and five TV Studio students for earning Best in Show distinctions.

Jose AcRivas, Sarah Conway, Charles Mandell, Mairead Powers, Sophia Techera and Jovanna Vicente were awarded for their respective photographs, “Blue Night Sky,” “Fire in the Sky,” “Crystal Cascade,” “Long Beach Sunset,” “Winter Sunrise” and “Central Park.”

Ryan Selkirk and Zen Yokel achieved recognition for the film, "Out of Reach,” and Dane DePasquale, Charles Mandell and Cody Werner were honored for the film, "The Cavern of Baserin.” Their films are among 15 identified as Best in Show out of approximately 50 entries and will be played at the First Exposure Student Film Festival on Long Island.