Seniors recognized at Carson High School’s Fine Arts Senior Showcase, left to right: Kyra Fields, Morigan Ruffner, Clare Stephenson, Jasmine Wong-Fortunato, Isabela Sallaberry, Alexis Embro, Hayden Breiter, Jordan Mack, Joseph Hitchcock, Ethne Myler, Brett Barbarigos, Mikha Grace Espiritu, Xander Holcomb, Emma Thomsen, Kora Ashton, Cristian Rodriguez Contreras. Not pictured: Nathan Thornton, Samuel Sanchez and Christina Van Geel.
Nineteen Carson High School Fine Arts students were awarded Fine Arts diploma endorsements at the Senior Showcase event in Senator Square at Carson High on Tuesday. The students honored will celebrate the achievement by wearing brown Fine Arts cords at graduation.
This endorsement recognizes outstanding dedication and achievement in the Fine Arts throughout each student’s four years of study at Carson High School, which includes efforts and skill in choir, band, orchestra, theater, ceramics, visual arts and digital arts. Additionally, many of the students recognized have excelled in multiple disciplines.
To receive this honor, students must have earned at least five fine arts credits with a 3.0 or better, participated in at least four Carson High School-sanctioned extracurricular activities related to the fine arts (All-State Ensemble, International Thespian Society, Scholastic Art Competition, etc.), completed a senior portfolio and participated in Senior Showcases.
2021-22 Fine Arts Diploma Endorsement recipients:
Members of Carson High School’s Choral Ensemble, left to right: Jordan Mack, Ethne Myler, Xander Holcomb, Cristian Rodriguez Contreras, Brett Barbarigos, Mikha Grace Espiritu, Clare Stephenson, Christina Van Geel, Hayden Breiter, Joseph Hitchcock. (Photo by Andie Wilkerson)
Cristian Rodriguez Contreras
Christina Van Geel
CHS Fine Arts faculty:
Brian Fox - Orchestra
Nicolas Jacques - Band
Alisa Kuniya - Ceramics
Karen McCraw - Visual Arts
Andy Sonnemaker - Choir and Musical Theater
Andie Wilkerson - Theater and Musical Theater