13. April 2018 · Comments Off on 2018 Showcase Results · Categories: Past Results, Showcase

Literary Arts

Visual Arts

  • 1st Place – Anna Gwiazdowski, Ludington, “Which One is the Real Me?”
  • 2nd Place – Julia Ojala, Reeths-Puffer High School, “Present”

  • 3rd Place – Tileya Hardmon, Muskegon Heights Academy, “Unfamiliar”
  • Honorable Mention – Caroline White, Mona Shores High School, “Modern Woman”
  • Honorable Mention – Jimmy Cobb, North Muskegon High School, “Suspended Ascent”

Performing Arts – Solo/Duo

  • 1st Place – Kaitlyn Sowles, Grand Haven High School, dance set to “Replaceable” by Sevdaliza
  • 2nd Place – Matthew Leslie, Fruitport High School, marimba solo of “Restless” by Rich O’Meara
  • 3rd Place – Lindsey Bos, Reeths-Puffer High School, clarinet solo of “Variations Sur Un Air Du Pays D’oc” by Louis Cahuzak

Performing Arts – Group

  • 1st Place – “This is Us” featuring Hallie Ackerman, Cassidy Briggs, Ray Brock, Anna Compton, Kyle Goltz, Evan Hodson, Matt Jeroy, Carson Judd, Jonathon Krause, Melanie Lamrock, Elijah Nichols, Madeline Stafford, and Jacob Westerhof – Reeths-Puffer High School, “This is Me” from the movie “The Greatest Showman” by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
  • 2nd Place – James Jordan III, Lindsey Joyce, Tiovanni Knight, and Megan Zelenka – Muskegon Catholic Central High School, “Rewrite the Starts” by Zendaya
  • 3rd Place – “Artios Actors” featuring Breece Hammond, Emily Postma, Josh Postma, and Zoe Thompson – Artios of Grand Haven, original skit entitled “What is Love? A Middle School Drama” written by Breece Hammond

Gary W. Ostrom Showstopper

  • Hesperia High School – Miguel Escobedo, vocal performance of “Ain’t That a Kick in the Head” by Dean Martin
09. April 2018 · Comments Off on 2018 Literary Arts Nominees · Categories: Literary Arts

Here are the 2018 Literary Arts Nominees.

NOTE: Some entries may contain adult themes. Minors, please ask for parental permission before reading.

09. April 2018 · Comments Off on 2018 Visual Art Nominees · Categories: Visual Arts

Here are the 2018 Visual Arts Nominees!

The artwork is on display at the Reception Gallery in the Frauenthal Center (2nd Floor – Hilt Building) through Sunday, April 29th.

“Winter”
Carter Thompson
Artios of Grand Haven

Christine Meyer, Calvary Christian School
“What They Saw” (Acrylic)(Artwork Creation Video)

Nakita Semenetz, Fremont
“Glass Dancer” (Mixed Media)

Maryna Oliinyk, Fruitport
“Strawberry Bouquet” (Colored Pencil)

Cassidy Ryder, Grand Haven
“Petoskey” (Jewelry)

Samantha Lynes, Grant
“Learning to Cope” (Chalk Pastel)

Jenna Lohman, Hart
“Thorns Unseen” (Mixed Media)

Hannah Thompson, Holton
“Destroying” (Graphite)

Ryan Kik, Kent City
“Gastrointestinal Perforation” (Colored Pencil)

Anna Gwiazdowski, Ludington
“Which One is the Real Me?” (Oil)

Megan Briggs, Mason County Central
“Daydream” (Acrylic)

Campbell Shoup, Mason County Eastern
“Fetch?” (Acrylic)

Caroline White, Mona Shores
“Modern Woman” (Collage and Acrylic)

Cari Rasor, Montague
“Sinking” (Acrylic)

Jesus Esquivel, Muskegon
“Commemorated” (Chalk Pastel)

Lindsey Joyce, Muskegon Catholic Central
“Self Portrait: Blooming” (Acrylic)

Tileya Hardmon, Muskegon Heights
“Unfamiliar” (Digital Montage of Facial Art)

DeAnna Strong, Newaygo
“Self Discovery” (Mixed Media)

Jimmy Cobb, North Muskegon
“Suspended Ascent” (Steel)

Olivia Olenzuk, OAISD Careerline Tech Center
“Creative Self-Portrait” (Digital)

Kristen Micko, Oakridge
“Madeline” (Clay)

Michaela Carlisle, Orchard View
“Overflow Garbage” (Mixed Media)

Hannah Gebhart, Pentwater
“The Two of Me” (Graphite)

Zoe Spoelman, Ravenna
“Untitled” (Digital Photography)

Julia Ojala, Reeths-Puffer
“Present” (Colored Pencil)

Sebastian Chimal, Shelby
“Deserted” (Colored Pencil and Ink)

Eric Dunlap, Spring Lake
“Kindred” (Mixed Media)

Holly Gould, Western Michigan Christian
“A Colorful World” (Mixed Media)

Kora Wright, White Cloud
“Growth” (Sculpture)

Madison Bond, Whitehall
“Golden Hour” (Acrylic on Wood)

20. March 2018 · Comments Off on 2018 Tickets · Categories: Showcase

Tickets for West Michigan Student Showcase 2018 are now available for purchase!

Prices

  • In Advance
    • $8 Adults
    • $6 Seniors
    • $5 Students
    • $14 Adults (two-night pack)
  • At the Door
    • $9 All Tickets

Show Night

Here’s the list of which schools will be represented on which night:

Wednesday – April 11th – 7:00 pm

  • Fremont High School
  • Fruitport High School
  • Hart High School
  • Hesperia High School
  • Kent City High School
  • Ludington High School
  • Mason County Central High School
  • Mason County Eastern High School
  • Mona Shores High School
  • Montague High School
  • Muskegon Catholic Central High School
  • Muskegon Heights Public School Academy
  • Muskegon High School
  • OAISD Careerline Tech Center
  • Oakridge High School
  • Orchard View High School
  • Ravenna High School
  • Shelby High School
  • Western MI Christian High School
  • White Cloud High School
  • Whitehall High School

Thursday – April 12th – 7:00 pm

  • Artios of Grand Haven
  • Calvary Christian School
  • Grand Haven High School
  • Grant High School
  • Holton High School
  • Newaygo High School
  • North Muskegon High School
  • Pentwater High School
  • Reeths-Puffer High School
  • Spring Lake High School
  • Walkerville High School

Note: Awards are presented following the show on Thursday night.

Buying Tickets

Star Tickets

(Additional fees may apply for tickets purchased through StarTickets.)

12. December 2017 · Comments Off on Showcase 2018 Design Contest Winner · Categories: logo-contest, Showcase
Hand-drawn figures of a paint brush, microphone, dancer, and guitar and words West Michigan Student Showcase 2018 in primary colors and black outline.
…Designed by Jimmy Cobb from North Muskegon High School!
Jimmy will receive:
  • $100
  • Two tickets to Showcase 2018
  • Two Showcase T-shirts featuring his design
  • Five copies of the Showcase program
  • Recognition in the Showcase program
Congratulations, Jimmy!
Thank you to everyone who entered! We received 13 entries in total. All entrants will receive a certificate to add to their portfolio.
24. March 2017 · Comments Off on 2017 Showcase Results · Categories: Past Results, Showcase

Awards Ceremony Video

Literary Arts

Visual Arts

  • 1st Place – Noel Sheffer, Reeths-Puffer High School, “Harmonic Imbalance”
  • 2nd Place – Olivia Prado, Hesperia High School, “Undoubtedly Unseen” (Oil on Canvas)

  • 3rd Place – Zosia Mackey, Muskegon High School, “Always a Target” (Acrylic and Charcoal on Fabric)
  • Honorable Mention – Eileen Carmolli, Grand Haven High School, “June Hydrangea” (Watercolor)

Performing Arts – Solo/Duo

  • 1st Place – Driesen Aue, Grant High School, vocal solo of “Heal” by Tom Odell
  • 2nd Place – Brody Yarian, Reeths-Puffer High School, juggling performance
  • 3rd Place – Olivia Kimes, Mason County Central High School, dance set to “Bird Set Free” by Sia

Performing Arts – Group

  • 1st Place – “Marimbabes” featuring Daphne Jackson, Althea Muth, and Sara Recknagel – Mona Shores High School, “Home by Sundown” by Ralph Hicks
  • 2nd Place – “Equinox” featuring James Austin, Gabrielle Burns, Weston Dulyea, Jacob Foster, Evan Hodson, Matt Jeroy, Cody Jonaitis, Carson Judd, Lauren Martin, Zach Ostoin, Nathan Schweri, Noel Sheffer, Madeline Stafford, Dawson Wheeler, and Quinn Yarian – Reeths-Puffer High School, “Frankenstein” by Edgar Winter, arranged by David Steinquest
  • 3rd Place – “Jazztallica” featuring Emily Highland, Tessa Holzwart, Asher Knobel, Kraylee Ledger, Luis Lugo, Karla Ortega, Wade Schulz, and Michael Sosnowski – Hart High School, “I Wish” by Stevie Wonder

Gary W. Ostrom Showstopper

  • Grant High School – “Air Savage” featuring Alec Comstock, Jared Evans, Raymond Gardner, Mason Lesley, and T.J. Railling, lip sync performance of a mashup of “Stayin’ Alive, Bohemian Rhapsody, YMCA”
22. March 2017 · Comments Off on 2017 Visual Arts Nominees · Categories: Visual Arts

Here are the 2017 Visual Arts Nominees!

Diane Reminder, Artios of Grand Haven
“Genius” (India Ink)

Allyson Richards, Calvary Christian
“Resound” (Colored Pencil)

Molly Veenstra, Fremont
“Growth” (Acrylic on Shutter Door)

Hailey Tuttle, Fruitport
“An Elephants Shadow” (Watercolor and Colored Pencil)

Eileen Carmolli, Grand Haven
“June Hydrangea” (Watercolor)

Sarah St. Arnold, Grant
“Capturing the Memories” (Colored Pencil)

Lesly Guerrero, Hart
“Silent Cry for Help” (Mixed Media)

Olivia Prado, Hesperia
“Undoubtedly Unseen” (Oil on Canvas)

Sydney Armstrong, Holton
“Unexpected Love” (Graphite)

Kristyn Norton, Mason County Central
“Grow Away” (Clay)

Jordan Goodman, Mason County Eastern
“What’s ‘Running’ Through You” (Mixed Media)

Samara Hernandez, Mona Shores
“Her Flourishing Corpse” (Watercolor)

Margaret Innis, Muskegon Catholic Central
“Certain Light” (Acrylic on Wood Panel)

Zosia Mackey, Muskegon
“Always a Target” (Acrylic and Charcoal on Fabric)

DeAnna Strong, Newaygo
“Left or Right?” (Mixed Media)

Kelly Torz, North Muskegon
“Snowy Night” (Digital Art)

Sebastian Phimmasane, OAISD Careerline Tech Center
“Reflection” (Pen and Ink)

Murphy Goins, Oakridge
“Negative Projection” (Mixed Media)

Leum Campbell, Orchard View
“Sunday’s at Westboro” (Mixed Media)

Meagan Grondsma, Pentwater
“Anatomy Series: Ballad of a Girl and her Mind” (Mixed Media)

Camryn Rogers, Ravenna
“Rose Colored Glasses” (Acrylic)

Noel Sheffer, Reeths-Puffer
“Harmonic Imbalance” (Mixed Media)

Lillian Baker, Shelby
“Island Hopping” (Watercolor)

Isabel Donnelly, Spring Lake
“For us.” (Mixed Media)

Dayana Arredondo, Walkerville
“Coffee in Paris” (Digital Art)

Holly Gould, Western Michigan Christian
“Beauty” (Pencil)

Matthew Reynolds, White Cloud
“IJN Battleship Yamato” (Colored Pencil)

Danielle Jurcich, Whitehall
“International Rose Gardens” (Acrylic)

13. March 2017 · Comments Off on 2017 Literary Arts Nominees · Categories: Literary Arts, Showcase

Here are the 2017 Literary Arts Nominees.

NOTE: Some entries may contain adult themes. Minors, please ask for parental permission before reading.

07. March 2017 · Comments Off on 2017 Tickets · Categories: Showcase

Tickets for West Michigan Student Showcase 2017 are now available for purchase!

Prices

  • In Advance
    • $8 Adults
    • $6 Seniors
    • $5 Students
    • $14 Adults (two-night pack)
  • At the Door
    • $9 All Tickets

Show Night

Here’s the list of which schools will be represented on which night:

Wednesday – March 22nd – 7:00 pm

  • Fremont High School
  • Fruitport High School
  • Grand Haven High School
  • Hart High School
  • Hesperia High School
  • Mason County Central High School
  • Mason County Eastern High School
  • Muskegon Catholic Central High School
  • Muskegon Heights Public School Academy
  • Newaygo High School
  • North Muskegon High School
  • OAISD Careerline Tech Center
  • Orchard View High School
  • Pentwater High School
  • Ravenna High School
  • Spring Lake High School
  • Walkerville High School
  • Western MI Christian High School

Thursday – March 23rd – 7:00 pm

  • Artios of Grand Haven
  • Calvary Christian School
  • Grant High School
  • Holton High School
  • Mona Shores High School
  • Montague High School
  • Muskegon High School
  • Oakridge High School
  • Reeths-Puffer High School
  • Shelby High School
  • Whitehall High School
  • White Cloud High School

Note: Awards are presented following the show on Thursday night.

Buying Tickets

Star Tickets

(Additional fees may apply for tickets purchased through StarTickets.)

07. December 2016 · Comments Off on 2017 Logo Design Contest · Categories: logo-contest, Showcase

And the winner is…Showcase 2017 Logo

Designed by Christian Kolberg, from the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center.

Christian will receive $100, two tickets to Showcase, two Showcase T-shirts, five copies of the program, and will be recognized in the program.

Congratulations, Christian!

Thank you to all of the students who submitted entries! We received 31 entries in total. All participants will receive a participation certificate to add to their portfolio.