Photography Student Receives National Award, Others Win Regional Awards

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Several Glen Cove High School photography students won awards on both the local and national level of this year’s Photographic Society of America’s Youth Showcase. Juniors Michelle Bratcher, Elizabeth Ceriello, Michel Quezada-Cordova and senior Alexa Dominguez took home first, second and third place honors in various categories of the PSA’s regional competition.

Michel’s photograph then went on to win first place in the People/Animals category of the national competition. Her photograph and artist’s statement will soon be featured on the PSA’s website ( Michel has had several photography wins throughout her high school career, which her family and photography teacher Mrs. Melissa Johnides are incredibly proud of.