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Samantha Uebel – Babylon High School

Literary Arts - A Poem - "Girl Without a Voice" (9th Grade winner)
$500.00 to set up and run a club/support/leadership group at school.  

Nailah Garard - Visual Arts - Portrait - "Trapped" (11th grade - Half Hollow Hills High School East) $1,000.00 College Scholarship.  

Aly Brier - A Short Film - "A Helping Hand" (12th grade - The Wheatley School) $1,000.00 College Scholarship.  

Julia Maher - Visual Arts - Portrait "Paranoia"/ "Slipping away from Sanity" (12th grade - Farmingdale High School) $1,000.00  
College Scholarship.  

Gigi Larios-Mendez - Visual Arts - "Too Blind to See" (Roosevelt Senior High School Graduate/ SUNY Old Westbury Freshman) $1,000.00 College Scholarship. 

(Click on each name to learn more about our 20113/14 winners)

Malaika Foster - Elmont Memorial High School, 10th Grade Winner (Poem)

Jhalisa Bayer - Wyandanch Memorial High School, 11th Grade – Visual Arts Winner: pen, broken mirror pieces, hot glue, acrylic 

Glorieanne Quiban - Farmingdale High School, 11th Grade - Visual Arts Runner Up: Digital Illustration

~ Melchizedek Aarons - Wyandanch High School Graduate, 12th Grade Winner - Music: Jazz – Saxophone

~Dany Mazariegos ~ Wyandanch Memorial High School, 11th Grade - Visual arts Runner-up  

(Click on each name to learn more about our 2014/15 winners  )

​ Ashley Burbano - Farmingdale High School
Title: Silent Syrian Crisis: Painting 

Pierrelande Saint Cyr
School: Wyandanch Memorial High School
Title: I am who I am - Medium: Poem

Urooba Abid - Farmingdale High School  
Title: Slaves to the System:  Painting

Briana Gobourne  
Half Hollow Hills High School West
Title: Closer to My Dreams - Dance

(Click on each name to learn more about our 2016/17 winners )

Madison Migliaccio - Farmingdale High School
Hate Sold By The Bottle              
Radiyyah Hussein - Central Islip High School
​Freeing Peace

Veronica Lane - St. John The Baptist DHS
​Portray Yourself Wisely

Marie Saint-Cyr - Westbury High School Graduate 
​A Helping Hand

Emily Williams - Seaford High School
​20 Flight Rock

Tatiana Woellof - Centereach High School
You Are A Slave To Whatever Controls You

Kitty Zheng - Southold/ Jr/Sr High School 
​Growing New Layers

Your Time For Creative Empowerment, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which works with Long Island area youth and their families to identify solutions to 21st Century challenges and pitfalls though the use of the arts, fashion and culture is once again offering the Creative Empowerment Arts Contest College scholarship and Leadership awards to high school students - of all academic disciplines and acumen - who can demonstrate exceptional ability to creatively depict or express their views and observations of life for 21st Century youth using their arts form(s) of choice. Starting this year, we are extending the contest to 8th grade students. 

Each High school graduate, eleventh and twelfth grade winner of this contest receives a $1000.00 College Scholarship while the 8th, 9th and 10th grade winners each receive a leadership grant award of $300.00 to be used to further a proposed original leadership initiative in their school or community. Winners and their creative expressions are formally presented at the organization's annual fundraising event and must be available to attend and participate in workshops and arts exhibitions organized by the organization.

All entries submitted through the online upload tool must be CREATED EXCLUSIVELY for this contest and must be submitted to the organization in its physical form in order to fully meet the Your Time For Creative Empowerment, Inc. contest requirement.

2024 Winners' Page Under Construction