Outstanding Achievement

Outstanding Achievement 2022

The following students/groups have been selected as Outstanding Achievement at the 2022 Ocean County Teen Arts Festival, and have been selected to represent Ocean County at the NJ State Teen Arts Festival.

Dance

Dance

Grunin PAA Dance – “Clairvoyant” – Grunin Performing Arts Academy

Sydney Ables and Marriona Boland – “Can’t Save Me Now” – Brick Memorial High School

Juliana Bolish – “Her” – Toms River High School North

Samantha Sinopoli – “Here in the Hole” – Southern Regional High School

Instrumental

Large Instrumental

Lacey Township High School Jazz Band – Lacey Township High School

Small Instrumental

Pinelands Jazz Trio – Pinelands Regional High School

Pinelands Woodwind Ensemble – Pinelands Regional High School

Manchester Jazz Band – Manchester Township High School

Barnegat Jazz Ensemble – Barnegat High School

Literary Arts

Creative Writing

Brian Bischoff – “Fight or Flight” – Toms River High School North

Emily Humbart – “Two Steps Back” – Barnegat High School

Jenna Marcy – “The Marvelous Gator Girl” – Barnegat High School

Phaedra Salerno – “Almost” – Brick Township High School

Poetry

Angela Dienes – “Perspective” and “The Circus Elephant” – Brick Township High School

Molly O’Brien – “The Garden” – Brick Township High School

Jordan Flavin – “Do You Hear the Jailbird Cry?” and “Why Can’t You See Me?” – Toms River High School North

Zuleika Rodriguez Garcia – “Untitled” – Toms River High School North

Musical Theatre

Large Musical Theatre

Cast of Bring It On – Selections from Bring It On – Grunin Performing Arts Academy

Small Musical Theatre

Cast of Hair – “Flesh Failures” from Hair – Pinelands Regional High School

Pinelands Regional A Capella Quartet – “Lida Rose” from The Music Man – Pinelands Regional High School

Summer Hudak – “What Baking Can Do” from Waitress – Pinelands Regional

Theatre

Large Theatre

PPBHS Performing Arts – All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Being a Zombie – Point Pleasant Borough High School

Small Theatre

AJ Ring and Rayna Poukish – MacBeth – Grunin Performing Arts Academy

Vincent Rullo – Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie – Point Pleasant Borough High School

MacKenzie Stephenson – And Sophie Comes Too – Pinelands Regional High School

Video

Video

Jackson Liberty High School – And Then There Were Two by Lukas Cornine, Tom Rayside, and Matt Raimondi

Toms River High School North – Acceptable by Henrik Voelkl from Manchester High School and Hanna Aromando

Visual Arts

2D Visual Arts

Alex Acanfora – “Free Kick” – Brick Memorial High School

Aminata Diagne – The King and his Pawns – Barnegat High School

Ava Russo – Toms River High School East – Life on Mars

Cailey Hudnut – Liar– Central Regional High School

Celestina Passiatore – Mystic Mind – Barnegat High School

Colin Mullahey – “Strangers in Transit” – Brick Memorial High School

Diana Ferullo – Pluviophile – Toms River High School North

Diana Sacramenta Rae – Love Yourself – Toms River High School North

Kirsten Dowdy – Kirsten – Central Regional High School

Kylie Macallister – Untitled – Toms River High School East

Maura Glines – Plant Wave – Barnegat High School

Miles Grogan – Inkwell Company Logo – OCVTS Brick

Molly McGovern – “Erin” – Point Pleasant High School

Nevaeh Doherty – Moo – Manchester High School

Noah Donnerstag – “Water Drop Refraction” – Central Regional High School

Xai Chase – Venus Fly Trap – Southern Regional High School

3D Visual Art

Madelyn Killi – Sgraffito Bird – Point Pleasant High School

Melanie Grom – Sweet Treat – Manchester High School

Morgan Dobbin – Deep Sea – Barnegat High School

Selected for the NJ State Teen Arts Festival Traveling Exhibit

Aminata Diagne – The King and his Pawns – Barnegat High School

Diana Ferullo – Pluviophile – Toms River High School North

Diana Sacramenta Rae – Love Yourself– Toms River High School North

Kirsten Dowdy – Kirsten – Central Regional High School

Vocal

Large Vocal

Southern Regional High School Concert Choir – Southern Regional High School

Small Vocal

Jackson Liberty Men’s Choir – “Tell My Father” – Jackson Liberty High School

Nathan Alonso – “Something’s Coming” – Jackson Liberty High School

Laura Gallas – “No One Else” – Central Regional High School