GFWC Pennsylvania Festival of Arts Winners 2021

Member Crafts: Paper Earrings: 1st Linda Crook, Woman’s Club of Nazareth; 2nd  Joellen Zitch, GFWC Mechanicsburg; 3rd Patty Raydo, Woman’s Club of Erie; Honorable Mention Donna Napoleon, GFWC Woman’s Club of Baden; Hex Ornament: 1st Patricia Motyka, GFWC West Side; 2nd Bridgit Petrauskas, Boyertown Junior Woman’s Club; 3rd Donna Napoleon, GFWC Woman’s Club of Baden; Painted “Spring theme” Gourd: 1st Dot Hoffman, Saxonburg District of Woman’s Club; 2nd Pat Schuck, Woman’s Club of Perkasie; Decorated Bottle: 1st Carolyn Smith, GFWC Bangor Women’s Club; 2nd Marianne Heck, GFWC Woman’s Club of Erie; 3rd Amanda Johnson, Warrior Run Women’s Club; Honorable Mention Barabara Longstretch, GFWC Woman’s Club of Duquesne; Honorable Mention Penny Petro, Woman’s Club of Perkasie; Cross Stitch Pillow: 1st Judy Schwambach, GFWC New Century Club of Berks; 2nd Marian Smith, Woman’s Club of Nazareth; 3rd Yolanda Cypher, GFWC Intermediate League of Butler; Honorable Mention Christine Sebring, GFWC Mechanicsburg; STEM Bookmark: 1st Bridgit Petrauskas, GFWC Junior Woman’s Club of Boyertown; 2nd Becky Plymale, GFWC Intermediate League of Butler; 3rd Sharon Bonner, Woman’s Club of Nazareth

Member Art: Division 1: Drawing: 1st Rosemary Luksha, GFWC West Side; 2nd Dot Hoffman, Saxonburg District Woman’s Club; Division 3: Oils, Acrylic: 1st Marianne Heck, GFWC The Woman’s Club of Erie; 2nd Janice Behrik, Saxonburg District of Woman’s Club

Member Photography: World in Pictures: Our World Up Close: 1st Patty Raydo, GFWC Woman’s Club of Erie; 2nd Anne Rutter , GFWC Women’s Civic Club of Schwenksville; 3rd Sandra Simpson, GFWC Saxonburg District Woman’s Club; Honorable Mention Sue O’Day, Abington Heights Civic League Inc.; Honorable Mention Emily Schwartz, Upper Allen Woman’s Club GFWC; Honorable Mention Leslie Smith, GFWC Hollidaysburg Area Women’s Club; Honorable Mention Cindy Troutman-Myers, Warrior Run Woman’s Club; World in Pictures: Natural Wonders: 1st Christine Simmons, GFWC Woman’s Club of Spring Township; 2nd  Emily Schwartz, Upper Allen Woman’s Club GFWC; 3rd Cheryl Gauvey, New Brighton Civic Woman’s Club; Honorable Mention  Norma McClay, GFWC Meadville Woman’s Club; Honorable Mention Leslie Smith, GFWC Hollidaysburg Area Women’s Club; Honorable Mention Margaret Gushka, GFWC West Side Women’s Club; World in Pictures: Reflections: 1st Allyson Fleischman, GFWC Junior Woman’s Club of Boyertown; 2nd Joellen Zitch, GFWC Mechanicsburg; 3rd Marianne Heck, GFWC Woman’s Club of Erie; Honorable Mention Sue O’Day, Abington Heights Civic League Inc.; Honorable Mention Sandra Simpson, GFWC Saxonburg District Woman’s Club; GFWC Living the Volunteer Spirit: 1st Darlene Sidie, Community Club of Collegeville; 2nd Becky Plymale, GFWC Intermediate League of Butler; 3rd Tracy Mueller, GFWC Pocono Mountain Women’s Club 

Member Short Story: 1st Glenda Ellis, GFWC Woman’s Club of Whitpain; TIE 2nd Kathy Ruth, GFWC Pa Women’s Civic Club of Schwenksville; TIE 2nd Susan Morrow, GFWC Intermediate League of Butler; 3rd Maureen McKeever, Century Club of Wilkins Township; Honorable Mention Sondra Barth-Delp, GFWC Women’s Club of Spring Township; Honorable Mention Eileen Gallagher, GFWC West Side

Member Poetry: 1st Susan H. Dunlap, GFWC Woman’s Club of Baden; 2nd Susan Morrow, GFWC Intermediate League of Butler; Patricia Raydo, Woman’s Club of Erie; Honorable Mention Kathy Ruth, GFWC Pa Women’s Civic Club of Schwenksville; Honorable Mention Joellen Zitch, GFWC Mechanicsburg

Student Art: Student Art: Division 1: Grade 1,2: 1st Mila Berry, GFWC Woman’s Club of Baden; 2nd Eliza Country, GFWC The Woman’s Club of Erie; Division 2: 3,4,5: 1st Yandiel Cruz, GFWC The Woman’s Club of Erie; 2nd Kingston Kelly, Upper Allen Woman’s  Club GFWC; 3rd Vivien Ruch, GFWC PA – Bangor; Honorable Mention London Evosevich, GFWC Women’s Civic Club of Carmichaels Area Division 3: 6,7,8: 1st Rickimarie Langdon, GFWC The Woman’s Club of Erie; 2nd Lily Copenhaver, Upper Allen Woman’s Club GFWC; 3rd Lily Christian, GFWC Woman’s Club of Duquesne; Honorable Mention Katelyn Tenny, GFWC PA – Bangor Division 4: 9,10,11,12: 1st Natalia Van Epps, GFWC The Woman’s Club of Erie; 2nd Brandon Laurie, GFWC  PA – Bangor; 3rd Danielle Carpenter, GFWC Woman’s Club of Baden

Student Short Story: Category 1: 1st Collin Howard, GFWC-PA Woman’s Club of Spring Township; 2nd Hunter Schaarschmidt, GFWC Bangor; 3rd Morgan Fleischman, Junior Woman’s Club of Boyertown Pennsylvania; Category 2: Lily Giles, Women’s Civic Club of Carmichaels Area; Ishanvi Manojkumar, GFWC-PA Woman’s Club of Spring Township; 3rd Noah Spedaliere, Rostraver Women’s Club; Honorable Mention Ella Stimmel, GFWC Woman’s Club of Baden; Honorable Mention Briella Kimes, GFWC PA Bangor;  Category 3: 1st Miakatherine West, GFWC Saxonburg District Women’s Club; 2nd Emma M. Confalone, GFWC Bangor; 3rd Abigail Russell, Rostraver Women’s Club; Honorable Mention Lilly Jankowski, GFWC-PA Woman’s Club of Spring Township; Honorable Mention Madison Fleischman, Junior Woman’s Club of Boyertown; Category 4: 1st Connor Blackwell, Warrior Run Woman’s Club; 2nd Sindur Sridhar, GFWC-PA Woman’s Club of Spring Township; 3rd Hope Light, GFWC PA Bangor

Student Poetry: Category 1: 1st Branden DeLaTorre, GFWC Bangor: Category 2: 1st Gillian Roth, GFWC-PA Woman’s Club of Spring Township; 2nd Abigail Shipman, GFWC Bangor; 3rd Noah Spedaliere, Rostraver Woman’s Club; Honorable Mention Jane Wertz/ Warrior Run Woman’s Club; Category 3: 1st Natali Cupani, GFWC-PA Woman’s Club of Spring Township; 2nd Helen Wertz, Warrior Run Woman’s Club; 3rd Courtney Martin, Rostraver Women’s Club; Category 4: 1st Ysabella Caraballo, GFWC-PA Woman’s Club of Spring Township; 2nd Maria Spedaliere, Rostraver Women’s Club; 3rd Aaliyah Harkins, GFWC Women’s Civic Club of Carmichaels Area 

Student Photography: High School: Color – Living Things 1st Paige Magnelli, Upper Allen Woman’s Club GFWC; 2nd Teajanae Johnson, GFWC Woman’s Club of Erie; 3rd Amy Kovach, GFWC PA Woman’s Club of Spring Township;  Black & White – Living Things: 1st Anjali Selvam, GFWC Woman’s Club of Erie; Color – Scenic: 1st Paige Magnelli, Upper Allen Woman’s Club GFWC; 2nd Teajanae Johnson, GFWC Woman’s Club of Erie; 3rd Paris DeLuigi, GFWC Woman’s Club of Baden; Honorable Mention Amy Kovach, GFWC PA Woman’s Club of Spring Township; Black & White – Scenic: 1st Anjali Selvam, GFWC Woman’s Club of Erie;  2nd Bethany Perla; Community Club of Collegeville; Color – Still Life: 1st Yeslian Vargas, GFWC Woman’s Club of Erie; 2nd Amy Kovach, GFWC PA Woman’s Club of Spring Township; 3rd Emily Hammaker, Upper Allen Woman’s Club GFWC