Shaker High School senior Carlota Gonsalves has been selected as a winner of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.’s 22nd Annual Black History Month Creative Expressions Contest. She will be honored at a reception this Sunday, February 11 at the New York State Museum where the artwork will be on display for the public for the entire month of February.
Carlota was chosen out of 230 written, artistic and oral entries from students across the Capital Region. She submitted a digital photography art piece called “Black Lives Matter” that she created when she was a student in SHS Art Teacher John Doolittle’s class.
Based on the judges’ scores the winners were chosen to represent the days in February, which is Black History Month. The winners will be featured in Public Service Announcements (PSAs) on several local TV and radio stations, speaking about their entry and its relevance to Black History.
Congratulations to Carlota on her wonderful achievement!