Story Highlights: 

  • Deaf and hard-of-hearing high shool students from all over the country submitted entries.
  • The top prize winners each receive $250.
  • Winners were in the following categories: photo illustration, graphic media, 3-D animation and film.

Four students have been named top winners in the annual Digital Arts, Film and Animation Competition for high school students who are deaf or hard of hearing, sponsored by Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Judges picked the winners from entries submitted from across the country. Each top-prize winner receives $250:

  • Photo Illustration: Samantha Broderson,  Arkansas School for the Deaf, for “Girl with Hair.”
  • Graphic Media: Devon Ragolia, Cab Calloway School of the Arts in Wilmington, Delaware, for “Ships in Air.”
  • 3-D Animation: Jacob Williamson, Olathe Northwest High School in Olathe, Kansas, for “View of a Room.”
  • Film: Moises Tobias,  Marlton School in Los Angeles, for “Hate.”

The winning submissions can be viewed at

Winners in National Art Contest Named

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