Shepaug students excel in the ASAP! 10th Annual Young Photographers Celebration.

Three Shepaug students had their photographic work selected for exhibition at ASAP!’s 10th Annual Young Photographers Celebration. ASAP!’s annual event provides students in grades 6-12 the opportunity to participate in a large scale professional art exhibition and juried show. A panel of professional photographers selected 60 photos to be included in a LiveStream event that took place on December 6th, 2020, 4pm. The top four photographers were recognized for their outstanding work and received the Dylan’s Wings Photography Award and a special prize.

Sophmore, Arantza Artieda had two photos selected in the top 60 from across the state.

Shepaug 7th grader, Lexi Thomas, won the Top Middle School Photograph. 

Junior, Ryan Sarbello, earned a spot in the Photography Collective program. 


Congratulations go to Lexi, Ryan and Arantza for representing Shepaug so well!


Lexi Thomas– grade 7 (2 photos selected) 

“Home Alone”  (Won the Top Prize)                   

“Quarantine Litter”

Ryan Sarbello– grade 11

“ Just the Three of Us”

Arantza Artieda– grade 10 (2 photos selected)               

“Stuck With You”