Contact: Haley Miller (336) 370-3200
Created: 3/12/2010 11:50:37 AM
Erica Perine, a student at The Academy at Lincoln, is the
middle school winner of the National Magnet Schools of America Poster
Contest. Erica will receive $100 and will be recognized at the national
conference in Tampa, FL.
Erica is in the eighth grade at Lincoln where she is
active in music, visual art and literature. She has participated in many
contests in different areas of the arts, becoming the first chair viola
in the All-State Orchestra, winning the Kids Voting T-Shirt Design
Competition and placing second statewide in the 2009 Elks Club
Americanism Essay Contest. Currently, she is participating in the
Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra and plans to tour Austria and
Germany over Spring Break. She is also pursuing her interests in
composing music for the piano and participating in numerous art and
literature related contests.
The annual poster contest is sponsored by Magnet
Schools of America as part of National Magnet Schools Month. The contest
highlights and promotes magnet schools across the country and takes
place every January. This year's theme was "Magnet Schools Promote
Creativity, Innovation and Choice."