Students dog story explains diversity
Sasha Anhouse,7, likes to write stories and she likes dogs. Her mother told her to enter the PTA Reflections contest she jumped into work on a dog story. ” The chihuahua and the Bulldog” won the Award of excellence at the state level and advanced to national competition.Sasha lives in Hurstbourne with her parents Ragina Phillips and Michael Anhouse. She will be in second grade at St. Matthews Elementary school in the fall. The National PTA Reflections program recognises student’s achievements in the arts. Students may enter in literature, musical composition, photography, visual arts, dance choreography and film production. In the 2011-12 contest 125 Kentucky students won either an award of excellence or an award of merit at the state level.24 entries went to the National competition. This year theme is “Diversity Means “Sasha explained her interpretation of the theme.” People are different, but some people have things in common and they can still get along.” Sasha entered the Reflection contest last year drawing a picture at her Mother’s encouragement. Sasha also won the primary division in the self esteem contest- a state level award for essays on the theme ” What makes me feel special ” – for her essay About how she has fun with her family. Self Esteem contest winners do not advance because the category is unique to Kentucky. sasaha intends to become a piano teacher when she grows up.
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