Syosset High School student Adam Katz has been named a National YoungArts Foundation finalist in Cinematic Arts and participated in the 33rd annual YoungArts Week in Miami from Jan. 6-12.
Adam was one of 171 finalists from 687 winners and a total of 11,000 applications across 10 disciplines covering the fields of literary, performing, visual and design arts.
During YoungArts Week, finalists had the opportunity to participate in a variety of intense master classes and workshops with renowned artists and share their work with the public through screenings and performances.
YoungArts winners receive numerous benefits from the foundation, including participation in regional programs, a recommendation letter, a certificate of achievement and the choice to be added to the Student List Service. The organization serves as the exclusive nominating agency for the U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts.