Nine students selected to showcase art at NYS exhibit


Nine East Rockaway students had their artwork featured in the Student Art Exhibit hosted by the New York State Art Teachers Association.

This took place at the annual New York State Boards Association convention. The student artists that had works on display included third grader Alana Izmirly, fifth grader Mark Babiarz, and sixth grader Eamon Joyce from Centre Avenue School. Other students included eighth graders Eva Lam, Eva Mena, and Charlotte Webster along with sophomore Sophia Grace, and juniors Andi Ilham and Sarah O’Moore from East Rockaway High School.

Participants from elementary and secondary schools across the state are featured in this prestigious show, which is also available for public viewing at