Arts

Student Artwork on Display

Congratulations to the following GRACE students whose artwork is currently on display at Crabtree Valley Mall. Please stop by the mall anytime between now and May 8th to see the beautiful GRACE student art. The display is located downstairs near the H & M entrance.  

  • Lela Arruza
  • Kiara Azamar
  • David Bandy
  • Hannah Billings
  • Audrey Bradley
  • John Thomas Brady
  • Declan Collier
  • Abby Corona
  • Hayden DeCicco
  • Lea Deguzman
  • Kendall Dewey
  • Liz Ditcheos
  • Claire Donovan
  • Kelsey Drake
  • Juliana Escuti
  • Miren Escuti
  • Hannah Fetterolf
  • Mary German
  • Lena Giuggio
  • Brianna Gower
  • Chloe Gower
  • Calise Graham
  • Elizabeth Grieci
  • Abby Hairr
  • Gia Hamilton
  • Kaden Haslam
  • Morgan Haugley
  • Reed Heath
  • Jake Hess
  • Mason Hess
  • Caitlin Hewitt
  • Jessica Hoyle
  • Ava Jenkins
  • Jackie Jenkins
  • Mason Jones
  • Emily Kelly
  • Lorelei Kemp
  • Olivia Kulinski
  • Avrie Lanning
  • Tanner Lawrence
  • Kate Lehmann
  • Rachael Litavecz
  • Sohani Mathew
  • Ellie McNair
  • Zoe Meeson
  • Ava Mendez
  • Cecilia Mendez
  • Giuliana Miller
  • Caleb Morrison
  • Lily Moss
  • Addy Neira
  • Giselle Nico
  • Anna Beth Null
  • Elijah Pagan
  • Olivia Payne
  • Sofia Pinzauti
  • Dani Porter
  • Eden Quirk
  • Tripp Raymer
  • Olivia Reites
  • Will Reites
  • Madison Rhoads
  • Piper Riggs
  • Ella Ritter
  • Lee Robinson
  • Madison Russell
  • Nathan Schwartzburg
  • Rebecca Sharda
  • Cecily Shibley
  • Will Shipman
  • Aubrey Smith
  • Finley Stewart 
  • Lucy Stokes
  • Claire Storum
  • Briana Taylor
  • Hannah Taylor
  • Sophie Taylor
  • Princess Ugochukwu
  • Will Walters
  • Caralyn Woodworth
  • Madie Zechman

State Art Winners 2018

Congratulations to the nine GRACE artists who placed in the GFWC State Art Competition.  This is the final GFWC Art Competition and includes the best artworks from the State of North Carolina.  All contestants in the State Competition had advanced by previously placing first or second in the Raleigh Competition and the District VI Competition.   What an accomplishment!

  • Lela Arruza – 1st place Paper Craft
  • Lela Arruza – 2nd place Nature Craft
  • Hannah Billings – 1st place Dye Craft
  • Erica Epperly – 2nd place Creative Stitchery
  • Rachael Litavecz – 1st place Creative Stitchery
  • Olivia Payne – 3rd place Wood Craft
  • Sofia Pinzauti – 2nd place Glass Craft
  • Sofia Pinzauti – 2nd place Metal Craft
  • Hannah Swecker – 1st place Beadwork
 
 
 
 
 

ACSI 2018 Festival Results

Congratulations to the many GRACE students who participated in the ACSI Festivals and Competitions on March 9, 2018.

Art

Superior

  • Arruza, Lela – Origami butterfly
  • Azamar, Kiara – Zentangles
  • Billings, Hannah – Scratch monkey
  • Brady, John Thomas – Monochromatic Winter Painting
  • Ditcheos, Liz – Silk resist shell
  • Gower, Chloe – Dream catcher paper quilling
  • Grinstead, Lexi – Photograph
  • Hoyle, Jessica – Self-portrait
  • Kelley, Morgan – Photograph
  • Morrison, Caleb – Clay head cookie jar
  • Pinzauti, Sofia – Skull drawing
  • Pittman, Avana – String Art
  • Rhoads, Madison – Pop art self-portrait
  • Robinson, Kathryn – Photograph
  • Russell, Madison – Scratch animal
  • Saenz, Samantha – Cubist self-portrait
  • Sharda, Rebecca – Photograph
  • Taylor, Sophie – “Walk Worthy” zentangle
  • Zechman, Madie – Zentangle self-portrait

Excellent

  • Bandy, David – Candy colored pencil drawing
  • Brooks, Kitty – “Falling for Foreshortening” drawing
  • Carlson, Melanie –Stormy Seas
  • Chase, Maddie – Photograph
  • Collier, Sage – Monochromatic Winter Painting
  • Deguzman, Lea – NC Wildlife Drawing
  • DiCicco, Drew – Monochromatic Winter Painting
  • Drake, Kelsey – Panda paper quilling
  • Fetterolf, Hannah – Clay mouse whistle
  • Fontaine, Taylor – String art
  • Graham, Calise – Impressionist Landscape
  • Hardy, Elise – “Stained Glass” Snow Globe
  • Hess, Mason – NC Wildlife Drawing
  • Jenkins, Jackie – NC Wildlife Drawing
  • Kamal, Anastasia – Impressionist Landscape
  • Lanning, Avry – “Falling for Foreshortening” drawing
  • Lehmann, Kate – NC Wildlife Drawing
  • Litavecz, Rachael – Pointillism Barney Fife
  • McNair, Ellie – Colored pencil strawberries
  • Mendez, Ava – Dinsaur Whistle
  • Null, Anna Beth – “Falling for Foreshortening” drawing
  • Nunnery, Presley – “Stained Glass” Snow Globe
  • Olive, Lydia – “Stained Glass” Snow Globe
  • Payne, Olivia – Cactus cookie jar
  • Plantan, Sloan – Impressionist Landscape
  • Porter, Danielle – Clay mouse bank
  • Riggs, Piper – Impressionist Landscape
  • Robinson, Elle – “Walk Worthy” zentangle
  • Rutledge, Lily – Clay lantern
  • Saenz, Christina – Silk resist umbrella
  • Smith, Jackson – “Stained Glass” Snow Globe
  • Smith, McLain – “Stained Glass” Snow Globe
  • Solomon, Lucas – “Walk Worthy” zentangle
  • Stewart, Zoe – String art
  • Storum, Claire – Gifaffe Silhouette
  • Swecker, Elijah – Photograph
  • Swecker, Hannah – Plaster mask
  • Taylor, Briana – “Walk Worthy” zentangle
  • Taylor, Sophie – Abstraction (from Blind Contour Drawing)
  • Tew, Addison – Monochromatic Winter Painting
  • Usher, Julia – “Stained Glass” Snow Globe
  • Walters, Patrick – “Stained Glass” Snow Globe
  • Walters, Will – String art
  • Williamson, Ashleigh – Candy colored pencil drawing
  • Wingerd, Caroline – Giraffe beads

Good

  • Bradshaw, Nathan – Impressionist Landscape
  • Church, Molly – Clay lantern
  • Guiggio, Lena – “Walk Worthy” zentangle
  • Jenkins, Ava – Monochromatic Winter Painting
  • Kulinski, Olivia – Rain paper quilling
  • McKinley, Kate – Monochromatic Winter Painting
  • Moore, Paige – Self-Portrait in Ornament
  • Moss, Lily – Impressionist Landscape
  • Neira, Addy – Monochromatic Winter Painting
  • Rice, Alex – Abstraction (from Blind Contour Drawing)
  • Smith, Dillon – NC Wildlife Drawing
  • Straight, Morgan – Self-Portrait in Ornament
  • Robinson, Elle – Abstraction (from Blind Contour Drawing)
  • Taylor, Briana – Abstraction (from Blind Contour Drawing)

Band

  • 6th Grade Band – Excellent
  • 7th/8th Grade Band – Excellent
  • High School Band – Excellent
  • High School Brass Ensemble – Excellent
  • Percussion Ensemble – Excellent

Creative Writing

Superior

Excellent

Math Olympics

  • Garrison Rose – 2nd place, 3rd Grade Computation
  • Colin Morris – 2nd place, 3rd Grade Reasoning
  • Julie Rakitine – 2nd place, 6th Grade Reasoning
  • Anna Garrett – 3rd place (TIE), 6th Grade Computation
  • Caralyn Woodworth – 4th place (TIE), 3rd Grade Computation
  • Aurora Harris – 4th place (TIE), 3rd Grade Computation
  • Noah Solomon – 4th place (TIE), 8th Grade Reasoning
  • Micah Solomon – 5th place, 3rd Grade Reasoning
  • Sage Collier – 5th place, 5th Grade Computation

 

Speech Meet

Superior

  • Grayson Farless (9th) – Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Joshua Murray (12th) – Impromptu Speaking (also gave speech at the awards ceremony)

Excellent

  • Vivian Jia (10th) – Original Oratory
  • Joshua Smith (9th) – Humorous Interpretation
  • Jonathan Cameron-Chileshe (10th) – Dramatic Interpretation

Vocal Ensemble

  • 6th Grade Vocal Ensemble—Superior
  • 7th/8th Grade Vocal Ensemble–Superior
  • High School Vocal Ensemble–Superior
     

 

Art Contest Winners February 2018

Twenty-six GRACE photography and visual art students placed in the February District VI GWFC Arts Festival and the eleven that received first place awards will advance to the state level competition.

High School Categories

Black & White Photography

  • Morgan Kelley — 1st Place

Color Photography

  • Grace Son — 2nd Place

Metal Crafts

  • Sofia Pinzauti – 1st Place

Wood Crafts

  • Olivia Payne – 1st Place
  • Lela Arruza – 2nd Place

Paper Crafts

  • Lela Arruza –1st Place

Decorative Painting

  • Madison Russell – 3rd Place

Nature Craft

  • Lela Arruza – 1st Place
  • Lela Arruza – 2nd Place

Creative Stitchery

  • Rachael Litavecz – 1st Place
  • Sofia Pinzauti – 2nd Place

Dye Craft

  • Hannah Billings – 1st Place
  • Anna Feagans – 2nd Place

Beadwork

  • Hannah Swecker – 1st Place
    Lela Arruza – 2nd Place

Glass Craft

  • Sofia Pinzauti – 1st Place
    Rachael Litavecz – 2nd Place

Painting

  • Madison Rhoads – 2nd Place

Middle School Categories

Ceramics

  • Melanie Carlson- 2nd Place
  • Ava Mendez – 3rd Place

Creative Stitchery

  • Erica Epperly – 1st Place
  • Bri Gower – 2nd Place

Colored Drawing

  • Melanie Carlson – 2nd Place

Pastel Drawing

  • Hannah Fetterolf – 3rd Place