July 15, 2002
Carnation student wins first place in state Reflections contest
Brandon Asheim, a student at Carnation Elementary, won a first-place award in the Washington state PTSA Reflections contest and an Award of Merit nationally for his photograph entry. The Award of Merit was for Intermediate Photography from the National PTA organization.
The Reflections theme for this year was "I hold in my hand ..."
Brandon's entry was a photo he took of himself saluting behind the American flag.
Brandon, 8, was one of more than 20,000 children from Washington state who participated in the program. Students submitted works of music, photography, literature and the visual arts.