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Student Awards

RAISE Foundation sponsors several annual competitions for area High School and College students. Here are this year's winners.


2016 SkillsUSA National Competition Winners

Congratulations to Manuela Villalobos from East Los Angeles Occupational Center for winning the Gold Medal in T-shirt Design in the SkillsUSA National Competition!
Her instructor writes:
" Thank you PIASC's Education Committee for making her dream possible!
-Irene Saavedra"

2017 SkillsUSA State Competition Winners

Congratulations to all graphic arts students that participated in this year's recent Skills USA State Competition!

The following schools won Medals in the 2017 competition:

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Eagle Rock High School
Charlie Stein Gold – Gold Medal
Marisa Escalante – Silver Medal
Chris Grepo – Bronze Medal

East Los Angeles Occupational Center
Jose Saavedra – Gold Medal
Mark Lopez – Silver Medal

Riverside City College
Dustin Balugay – Gold Medal
Daniel Long – Gold Medal
Kristina LoVerso – Gold Medal
Megan Moore – Gold Medal
Lillyus Johnson – Silver Medal
Phoebe Vu – Silver Medal
Gabriela Diaz – Bronze Medal

South Pasadena High School
Liz Osy – Gold Medal
Michelle Han – Silver Medal
Truman Lesak – Bronze Medal

Click here to check out photos of South Pasadena competing in the Skills USA State Competition.

2017 High School Coloring Book Design Competition

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2017 High School T-Shirt Design Competition

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2017 Packaging Design Competition

High School Winning designs

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College Winning designs

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2017 College Bookmark Design Competition

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To see winning bookmarks from previous years, please visit the Literacy Campaign page. For more information contact Lou Caron, 323.728.9500, Ext. 274.

For a list of all Honorable Mentions in all competitions click here.

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