2017 Award Winners: Seated L to R: Shailagh Maher, Terra Burgoyne, Ellie Wiese, Brielle Cayer
Standing L to R: Bill Freeman, President Board of Directors, Andrea Boskovic, Emma Randolph, 
Clementine Wurzback, William Bennet, Erika Klaskin, Alex Carbo, Eric Dillner, CEO/Executive Director
Missing: Ana Blanchett

Creative Writing:
Winner: Brielle Cayer, Junior-Middletown H.S.
Special Recognition:    Ana Blanchet, Junior-Guilford H.S.

Winner: Emma Randolph Senior-North Branford H.S.  & Educational Center for the Arts/New Haven Ballet
Special Recognition: Ellie Wiese (Old Lyme), Junior-Lyme/Old Lyme H.S & Eastern CT Ballet

Instrumental Music: 
Winner: Andrea Boskovic, Senior-Guilford H.S. – Violin
Special Recognition: Terra Burgoyne (Cromwell), Senior-Home Schooled/Neighborhood Music School – Lever Harp

Vocal Music:  
Winner: Clementine Wurzback (Killingworth), Senior- Haddam/Killingworth H.S
Special Recognition: Shailagh Maher, Junior – Guilford H.S.

Winner: Erika Klaskin (Madison), Junior–Daniel Hand H.S.
Special Recognition: Clementine Wurzback (Killingworth), Senior- Haddam/Killingworth H.S

Visual Arts:
Winner: William Bennet (Madison), Junior- Daniel Hand H.S.
Special Recognition: Alex Carbo (Haddam), Senior- Nathan Hale Ray H.S.