PV students receive International Torrance Legacy Creativity Awards

Wesley Jarman, and Madeline Himlin with her crayon box entry. (submitted photo)

Wesley Jarman, and Madeline Himlin with her crayon box entry. (submitted photo)

The Paradise Valley Unified School District announces two gifted students have placed in the 2015 International Torrance Legacy Creativity Awards.

As award winners, the students will be featured in 2015 Torrance Award booklet, and will be honored during a special award session at the 2015 National Association of Gifted Children Convention and Conference, Nov. 12-15 in downtown Phoenix.

The PVSchools award winners are:

  • Madeline Himlin, a 3rd grade student at North Ranch Elementary School, received 2nd Place in the Arts and Leisure component of Inventions category for her Crayon Box Essay and Art entry.
  • Wesley Jarman, a 6th grade student at Fireside Elementary School, received 2nd Place in the Science and Engineering category for his Mass Water Filter Entry.

The International Torrance Legacy Creativity Awards offers students from all over the world the opportunity to submit in four major areas: Creative Writing, Visual Arts, Music Composition and Invention. Learn more about the International Torrance Creativity Legacy Awards and the NAGC.

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