National PTA's 50+ year Reflections program provides opportunities for recognition and access to the arts which boost student confidence and success in the arts and in life. Every year, over 300,000 students participate in the program, advancing from the local to the state to the national level, earning recognition and prizes for their talents.

Thank you to all of the creative Discovery artists that participated in the 2022-202Show Your Voice! virtual Reflections program. This year, we received more submissions than ever before with 43 entries and we hope even more Explorers will participate next year!




(Please find a full list of Discovery awardees below)



Special congratulations to the following students that received top honors with the Awards of Outstanding Interpretation who will advance to the county PTA level of the competition:


Ellie Forman (Photography)
Audrey Shaedig (Literature and Photography)
Jack Guthrie (Literature)
Edward Kaleta (Film Production)
Denis McCarthy (Film Production)
Charlotte Montano (Dance Choreography)
Evelyn Weger (Dance Choreography)
Glory Driggs (Visual Arts)
Eliana Villwock (Visual Arts)
Zachary Hein (Music Composition)
Viviana Lucrecia Gallardo-Velez (Music Composition)


We hope you will participate in next year’s program to reflect on the student-selected theme: I AM HOPEFUL BECAUSE…

Visit Virginia PTA’s Reflections and National PTA’s Reflections websites for more information about the program and awards.


Questions? Email Amy Weinberg, DES Reflections Chair, at or call 443-927-6638.


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