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District’s Art College Night at Floral Park Memorial

On Thursday, Nov. 16, Floral Park Memorial High School’s art department hosted the Sewanhaka District Art College and Portfolio Night. Art students and their parents from the Sewanhaka school district were invited to attend.

Mrs. Cassandra Papajohn-Shaw, art department chairperson of Floral Park Memorial High School and district art coordinator, organized the evening. Seven schools’ art department representatives were scheduled to speak and review student portfolios. Among the colleges in attendance were Adelphi University, LIU Post, Nassau Community College, New Hampshire Institute of Art, New York School of Interior Design, the School Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, and the University of the Arts.

The evening began with each school’s representative delivering a presentation to the audience. The college representatives then reviewed the artwork of every student in attendance. Valuable portfolio information and evaluations were delivered to our art students, while parents were able to ask colleges specific questions regarding the programs.