Awty hosted a “Trashy Art Competition” on December 6 in order to raise environmental awareness and promote creativity. This year, the theme was endangered species. The competition was open to all Middle and Upper School students. Congratulations to all the winners and participants!
This year, six Awty students including Ziana Ukani (9th grade), Alejandro Vega (10), Angela Chen (10), Nicolas Feder (11), Blessing Utomi (12), and Mariana Quezada (12) participated in the 30th National Association of Independent Schools People of Color Conference and the Student Diversity Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California from November 29 to December 1. They were accompanied by faculty members Mrs. Rosado (English Dept.) and Ms. Schumacher (History/Economics Dept.).
Eleventh grade student Lucia Wu was invited to create a mural at the 12th annual Houston Via Colori Street Festival. The following students spent many hours helping Lucia complete her 4 x 4 foot design of Elpis, Hope After Harvey: Gulara Alaskarova, Ynes Kang, George Kapitan, Sophia Pivnik, Blessing Utomi, Danielle Zabaneh, and Elissar Zabaneh. Congratulations to the participants in the festival.
Seven students in the French section including Nolan Causer, Eduardo Dagnino, Louis Duchemin, Nathalie Jeanneret, Neelam Monroy, Joshua Santurbano, and Apolline Taxy all received Honorable Mention prizes at the 16th Annual Greater Houston Chinese Speech Contest.
We are excited to announce that Awty has been recognized as one of the Best Schools in America by Niche, the largest website for researching K-12 schools! This year, Awty has received its highest ranking ever from Niche! We are proud to be in the TOP 3!