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Brentwood Schools Win Big at NYSATA Olympics of the Visual Arts!

The Brentwood Union Free School District took home seven top prizes at Monday's New York State Art Teachers Association (NYSATA) Olympics of the Visual Arts in Saratoga Springs. 

The annual competition serves as the culminating event of a months-long project where students and teachers collaborate on a problem-solving and research design project within the schools themselves. Brentwood boasts three first-place trophies from the event along with three second-place honors and a third-place distinction.

Here are the winning schools and categories of triumph!

Northeast Elementary School - First Place, Industrial Design
(Jessly Ascencio, Genesis Bermudez, Alexa Chavez, Bella Dalton, Sarah Francois, Emory Gonzalez, Dahlia Hernandez, David Morales, Christopher Ramirez)

North Elementary School - First Place, Painting
(Stephanie Baculima, Genesis Blanco, Zareth Cobo Cardenas, Evalisse Vargas, Cataleya Vasquez, Hayden Velasquez)

Brentwood Freshman Campus - First Place, Photography
(Angela Artura, Rida Fatima, Natalie Romero, Thais Romero, Amali Spence, Kali Spence)

East Middle School - Second Place, Painting
(Christopher Cabrera, Bianca Gonzalez-Mejia, Erika Martinez, Eliana Ramirez, Jade Pozuelos Salmeron,)

East Middle School - Second Place, Drawing
(Steven Diaz, Ciara Fortuna)

Laurel Park Elementary School - Second Place, Photography
(Millie Acosta, Flore-Hann Sephora Bayard, Emily Rios Berrios, Samir Cabrera, Joseph Castro, Rosalee Geigel, Kaylee Moran, Derek Tejada, Jasmine West, Alexander Yong)

Southeast Elementary School - Third Place, Illustration