Congratulations to Talin Tahajian for being selected for the 2014 National YoungArts Foundation Winner. Talin was recognized for her work in writing poetry. This distinguished accomplishment brings well deserved recognition to everyone at Belmont High School.
The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) recognized and supports America’s most talented 15-18 year olds in the visual, literary and performing arts. This year, YoungArts named 687 Winners from 45 states, selected from a pool of more than 10,000 applications nationwide. The Winners were chosen through a multi-tiered, blind adjudication process and evaluated by celebrated masters in their artistic fields.
As a YoungArts Winner, Talin joins the ranks of more than 16,000 YoungArts alumni, including such notables as actresses Vanessa Williams and Kerry Washington, four-time Tony Award nominee Raul Esparza, Executive Director of American Ballet Theatre Rachel More, recording artists Nicki Minaj and Chris Young, violinist Jennifer Koh, choreographer Desmond Richards, and internationally acclaimed multimedia artist Dough Aitken.