Where Eagles Soar!
Allen High School Animation Students walked away with a score of trophies at the annual UIL state competition in Austin – including a Grand Champion honor.
In the Digital Animation division, AHS students took three of the top honors:
Grand Champion – “Copyrat” https://vimeo.com/385162265
Team: McKenna Sanchez (director), Meghna Dasari, Kelsey Brooks, Madison Adkison, Caroline Allbright, Maya Jimenez
Second place – “Crutch” https://vimeo.com/384904560
Team: Ben Luke and Rachel Mills (co-directors), Angelly Patino, Victoria Viola-Prioli, Sidra Rosevear, Noah Hawes
Third place – “Down in the Dumps” https://vimeo.com/385167172
Team: Ethan Marr (director), Priscilla Diaz, Maude Boutin, Jordan Harris, Kyle Tener
More than 80 animations were entered in the category.
In Traditional Animation, AHS students placed with two entries:
Second Place – “Applying Yourself” https://vimeo.com/385164615
Team: Gordon Summitt and Eddie Kovarnik (co-directors), Raphael Mull-Pernetz, Brianna Capps, Rachel Woon
Fourth Place – “Following Suit” https://vimeo.com/385159869
Team: Brooke Aftomis (director), Nate Buckner, Gideon Adkinson, Evan O’Daniel, Ethan Price
Forty-nine animations competed in the category.
Congratulations to these winners!