Sossaman Middle School art selected for Scottsdale gala

Sossaman Middle School student Elizabeth Fuchs is interviewed during the Cherishing Arts Initiative Contest Gala at the Scottsdale Performing Arts Center on April 28. Elizabeth and four of her classmates had their art selected to be displayed and auctioned at the event. (Courtesy of Higley Unified School District

Sossaman Middle School student Elizabeth Fuchs is interviewed during the Cherishing Arts Initiative Contest Gala at the Scottsdale Performing Arts Center on April 28. Elizabeth and four of her classmates had their art selected to be displayed and auctioned at the event. (Courtesy of Higley Unified School District

Five Sossaman Middle School, 18655 E. Jacaranda Blvd., students were chosen to have their artwork displayed and auctioned April 28 at the Cherishing Arts Initiative Contest Gala at the Scottsdale Performing Arts Center. The Cherishing Arts Initiative Art Contest was designed to raise awareness of neglected, abused and homeless children in Arizona and raise money for the Crisis Nursery. The students whose works were selected for display from 500 entries across the state were: Elizabeth Fuchs, Stephanie Kim, Taylor Lubin, Darlene Ngo, and Chloe Ramirez. Ms. Kim was presented with the first place award in the seventh-ninth grade category by Arizona State Sen. Adam Driggs.

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