Students win awards in photography competition


East Rockaway School District announced that three East Rockaway High School students have been recognized with awards in the Photographic Federation of Long Island Youth Showcase competition.

Eleventh grader Emily Perez took first place in the “Photojournalism” category for her submission entitled “Bright Future.”

In the “Architecture” category, tenth grader Ella Pizzo took second place for her submission entitled “Tropical Views.”

Ninth grader Jenna Quaranto took third place for her submission entitled “City Shores.”

All three winning photographs have been submitted to the Photographic Society of America’s contest for national award consideration.