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Awards and Accomplishments

Visual Arts


Competitions & Contests


ICAN Associates, Annual Child Abuse Prevention Month Poster Art Contest: ICEF Innovation Los Angeles Charter School, Finalist



ICAN Associates, Annual Child Abuse Prevention Month Poster Art Contest:

Lou Dantzler Academy Elementary School, Finalist


  • Disney Poster Competition
  • Award presented by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa for the 2008 African American Heritage Month poster competition.
  • NAACP ACT-S0: Students entered and won gold and silver medals in the regional competition under the drawing, painting, and photography categories advancing to nationals.

2006 – 2007

Colors For Unity Juried Art, Exhibition hosted by View Park Preparatory High School in collaboration with Garfield High School.

 The theme of the show, “Uniting Youth Through Art”, showcased African American and Latino high school student artists. There was significant Spanish media coverage during the event. La Opinion newspaper ran the story over a three quarter page spread with a teaser on the front page and Telemundo, channel 22, ran the story during their ten o’clock news the same day of the event.


Internships & Extra Curricular Programs


Unshuttered, ICEF View Park Preparatory High School students participated in The Getty’s Unshuttered program for teens. Their work was on display at The Getty and two students were featured in videos on The Getty’s Unshuttered You Tube station.

2007 – 2008

Imajimation Animation Studios provided internships and mentoring for ICEF High School students.



Performing Arts

  • ICEF’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Jazz Festival
  • The Playboy Jazz Festival
  • 75th Birthday Celebration of Jazz Great Kenny Burrell
  • 2008 Music Center Bravo Awards
  • NAACP Image Awards
  • National Association of Music Merchandisers
  • First Place Winner of the 2007 Chicago Music Heritage Concert –View Park Preparatory and Frederick Douglass Academy Choir