SPHS Art Students Gain Congressional Recognition

Three South Pasadena High School students were recognized for their artwork by none other than Representative Judy Chu on May 19, 2018.

PHOTO: South Pasadena High School | SouthPasadenan.com | Congresswoman Judy Chu recognizes SPHS students’ art work with awards and accolades.

On Saturday, May 19, 2018, three SPHS students won awards at Judy Chu’s 2018 Congressional Art Exhibition and Competition held at Huntington Library.

Congratulations to David Perez Espinosa (1st Place), Evan Yerian (Honorable Mention), and Madeleine Yoo (Honorable Mention) and to all SPHS art and photography students who exhibited at the show.

PHOTO: SouthPasadenan.com | James Reynolds pictured at Judy Chu’s Congressional Art Show at Huntington Gardens

Actor and longtime South Pasadenan, James Reynolds was the Master of Ceremonies and tells us he was very impressed with all of the artists and thanked Congresswoman Chu for honoring them.

PHOTO: South Pasadena High School | SouthPasadenan.com | Artist Madeleine Yoo pictured with Congresswoman Judy Chu, SPHS Principal Janet Anderson, art teacher Aimee Levee, and family members

More than 197 students from various schools participated, and SPHS had the greatest number of students exhibiting work, showcasing our talent and dedication to the arts.

Also in attendance were SPHS Principal Janet Anderson, South Pasadena School Board President Jon Primuth along with over 50 South Pasadenans showing their support.

PHOTO: South Pasadena High School | SouthPasadenan.com | Evan Yerian pictured with his family, Congresswoman Judy Chu, art teacher Aimee Levee and SPHS Principal Janet Anderson

Explains SPHS art teacher Aimee Levee, “as part of his first place prize, David and one other family member will be sent to Washington D.C. to see his work displayed in the capitol where it will reside for one year along with the 1st place congressional winners from across the country.”

PHOTO: SouthPasadenan.com | James Reynolds pictured with David Espinosa

In more arts news, Madeleine Yoo came in 1st Place in the Expressing Feelings Through Art contest held at Art Center College of Design sponsored by Light Bringer Project. Harper McCallie earned an Honorable Mention and David Perez Espinosa earned an Art Center award for a free summer class at this event.

Go Tigers!

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PHOTO: South Pasadena High School | Artists David Perez Espinosa pictured with Congresswoman Judy Chu
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PHOTO: SouthPasadenan.com | Actor James Reynolds pictured with SPHS students Alicia Alderete, Andres Oyaga, and a Huntington Gardens docent
PHOTO: SouthPasadenan.com | SPHS art teacher Aimee Levee with actor and master of ceremonies, James Reynolds, at Judy Chu’s Congressional Art Show at Huntington Gardens
PHOTO: SouthPasadenan.com | James Reynolds and Congresswoman Judy Chu

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