PERK VALLEY EIGHTH-GRADER WINS STATE ART CONTEST

Erica Taylor, an eighth-grader at Perkiomen Valley Middle School East, has received a first-place award in photography in the state Arts Festival sponsored by the Greater Federation of Womenís Clubs. She is seen here with Deb Scholl, President of the Collegeville Community Womenís Club. Image provided

COLLEGEVILLE – Erica Taylor, an eighth-grader at Perkiomen Valley Middle School East, has received a first-place award in photography in the state Arts Festival sponsored by the Greater Federation of Women’s Clubs.

Erica’s photograph of swirling paintbrushes was selected out of many entries from across the state. She had to make it through several rounds of competition to get to the state level. On June 11, she was honored by Mrs. Deb Scholl, President of the Collegeville Community Women’s Club, for her accomplishment and was presented with a certificate.

Perkiomen Valley Middle School East is located at 100 Kagey Road in Collegeville.