Recent District/Student Accomplishments
The following students won awards for their art work in the Black History Month Poster Contest. The theme of the contest was to create a poster based on an African American Inventor of the 21st Century.
Charlie Majewski - 1st Place - Owen Barcomb - 2nd Place - Ava Bell - 3rd Place
Media Elementary School students participated in the annual NAACP Black History Month Poster Contest again this year. Students were challenged to create posters that celebrated the life and accomplishments of Black and African American inventors. Over 60 posters were submitted to the contest.
The winners included (from left to right): 2nd Place winter, fifth grader Bea Pollock, 3rd place winner, fourth grader Andrea Strasser, and 2st place winner, fourth grader Asher Matthews. Also pictured in Media Elementary Principal, Dr. Paula Voshell.
Springton Lake Middle School’s Video Club participated in the What’s So Cool About Manufacturing? Contest sponsored by the Manufacturing Alliance of Delaware and Chester Counties. The contest creates awareness of careers in manufacturing and allows students the opportunity to visit a local manufacturer and learn about all aspects of the manufacturing process. This year, Springton students partnered with Braskem Chemical in Marcus Hook and were awarded the designation of Outstanding Overall Video Award.
Pictured from left to right: Mrs. Sharon Williams; Zoe McKenzie; Abriella Tuck; Kylie White; Elizabeth Myers; Dylan Chladek; Eli Karmanicki-Randall; Ms. Samantha Rostovich
Craig Snyder - Penncrest High School Band Director
Mr. Snyder is a semifinalist for the 2019 Music Educator Award presented by the Recording Academy and the Grammy Museum. A total of 25 music teachers from 24 cities across 16 states have been announced semifinalists. More than 2,800 initial nominations were submitted from all 50 states.
The Music Educator Award was established to recognize current educators (kindergarten through college, public and private schools) who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of music education and who demonstrate a commitment to the broader cause of maintaining music education in the schools.
Although Mr. Snyder did not win this award, the Rose Tree Media School District is very proud of his accomplishment.