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IHS's Aashika Vishwanath Earns National Award of Excellence for PTA Reflections Dance Entry

IHS's Aashika Vishwanath Earns National Award of Excellence for PTA Reflections Dance Entry

Posted by Elizabeth Egan on 24 May, 2021

Congratulations to Issaquah High’s Aashika Vishwanath, who has earned an Award of Excellence at the national level for her Reflections project. Vishwanath’s dance piece, I Am Who I Am and I’m Complete, was created in response to this year’s PTA Reflections theme, “I Matter Because…”, and has received recognition at the district, state, and now national level. Her dance can be viewed on the ISD YouTube channel.

As a recipient of an Award of Excellent, Vishwanath will receive a scholarship, as well as a medallion and certificate. She will also be honored along with other National PTA award winners during the 2021 National PTA Virtual Convention & Expo from June 17-21.

Each year, the National PTA Reflections program encourages students of all ages to create and submit original works of art in the medium of their choice that reflect on the annual theme. Submissions are reviewed by arts experts, and students are recognized for their artistic technique and ingenuity in bringing the theme to life. Over 300,000 students in pre-K through grade 12 from across the country and in U.S. schools overseas created original works of art as part of the 2020-2021 Reflections program. The theme for the 2021-22 school year Reflections program is “I Will Change the World By…”