CONNECTICUT HIGH SCHOOL OUTSTANDING ARTS AWARDS RECIPIENTS HONORED AT CAS BANQUET
E.O. Smith student(s) Addicus Bagwell and Bishop Clark were two of the 296 top Connecticut seniors who excel in the arts that were honored at the Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS) High School Outstanding Arts Awards Banquet held on April 5th at the Aqua Turf in Southington. Addicus and Bishop are pictured here receiving their awards from left to right with Jennifer Lajoie, Bearingstar Insurance Representative; Jonathan Gilman, Educator, Dramatist, and Author and the keynote speaker for the event; Erika Metevier, Jostens Representative; Jackie Coleman, Arts Consultant, Connecticut State Department of Education; and Dr. Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director of CAS. The CAS Outstanding Arts Awards Banquet annually recognizes two seniors in each high school for their outstanding ability in the performing or visual arts. The students are chosen by their school to receive this honor. The banquet, with over 1,400 in attendance, is sponsored by Jostens and Bearingstar Insurance.