The arts seal is awarded to high school students who complete arts pathway requirements throughout their high school career by demonstrating artistic literacy and high levels of competency in media arts, visual arts, dance, theatre, or music.
The following are a list of Peoria Unified’s State Seal of Arts winners:
|Arts Proficiency Seal 2021|
|Cactus High School||Khia Jefferson||Music|
|Cactus High School||Emily Cockerham||Music|
|Centennial High School||Sariah Jacob||Dance|
|Centennial High School||Gabriella Gonzalez||Music|
|Centennial High School||Hannah Estrada||Music|
|Centennial High School||Silas Estle||Music|
|Ironwood High School||Tobias McWaters||Visual Art|
|Ironwood High School||Sydnie Wagner||Visual Art|
|Ironwood High School||Emilio Medina||Visual Art|
|Ironwood High School||Elyse Meelke||Visual Art|
|Ironwood High School||Damion Vasquez||Visual Art|
|Liberty High School||Ashleigh Mackay||Visual Art|
|Peoria High School||Daisy Hosteen||Dance|
|Peoria High School||Gitzel Ordaz Delgato||Dance|
|Peoria High School||Prisila Munoz||Dance|
|Peoria High School||Kaseddie Brooks||Dance|
|Peoria High School||Mariana Andoval||Dance|
|Peoria High School||Anai Pineda Sanchez||Dance|
|Raymond S. Kellis High School||Karyne Foster||Theatre|
|Raymond S. Kellis High School||Jarek Cameron||Theatre|
|Raymond S. Kellis High School||Toby Weiss||Theatre|
|Raymond S. Kellis High School||Tara Peterson||Theatre|
|Sunrise Mountain High School||Allison Wright||Theatre|
|Sunrise Mountain High School||Kiana Tupuola||Visual Art|
“We are excited all seven high schools and all art disciplines are represented and are so pleased these students are being recognized for their talents and dedicated work to their artform,” said Robert Panzer, Director of Arts Education.
Peoria Unified recently highlighted its Arts Education Department in its podcast, Trending Peoria, which can be streamed on all major streaming platforms. To learn more about the podcast and for direct links to specific episodes, visit the district’s website: https://www.peoriaunified.org/TrendingPeoria.
Peoria Unified School District is nestled in the Northwest Valley of Peoria, Arizona and is home to 42 stellar public schools that are unique and created to fit the needs of all students. Peoria Unified is the choice district for more than 37,000 students and 4,000 staff, serving as one of the largest employers in the West Valley and one of the largest unified school districts in Arizona.
The district has signature programs spread out between 34 kindergarten through eighth-grade elementary schools and eight high schools that excel in academics, arts, athletics and Career and Technical Education programs.
The Strategic Plan outlines a laser focus on four key areas: Student Success, Safety and Well-Being, Stewardship of Community Resources and Community Connection. Above all, Peoria Unified is committed to transparency, parent involvement and ensuring that “Every Student, Every Day is Prepared to Shape Tomorrow.”