Mellon Middle School Student Wins National PTA Award

Mellon Middle School student Benjamin Mares won a National PTA Award of Merit for his Film Production entry, titled "The World In Perspective," in the Middle School grade division. Additionally, he will receive a bronze medal from the National PTA competition.

Mares will be one of the 3 students from Pennsylvania who will be featured in National PTA’s virtual exhibit at the National PTA Convention in June and in the National PTA's Virtual Showcase.  

Watch the film submission below: 

In addition to Mares’ National Award, several students received recognition at the state level PTA Reflections Awards:

Visual Arts

Stone Conrad, Award of Merit

Cecelia Teodori, Award of Merit


Anna Mares, Award of Excellence


Anisse Suri-Brown, Award of Excellence

Benjamin Mares, Award of Excellence


Congratulations to each student who participated this year!