Student Life

Art students nab prestigious photography awards from Junior Orange Bowl

Ransom Everglades visual arts students excelled in the 2024 Junior Orange Bowl Photography Contest, earning several top awards. Henry Greengrass '28 won first place in the middle school portrait competition and claimed the prestigious Judges' Choice Award. Nicholas Harper '25 earned a first place in the upper school night category, and four other RE students – Mateo Bernal '27, Taylor Smith '25, Jack Di Gasbarro '25 and Vlad Ponomarenko '25 – earned honors.
The upper school students are taught by photography teacher Matt Stock, and Greengrass took Introduction to Photography last semester under Elsa Munoz. Bernal's art teacher is Fabienne Rousseau. See details below.


Henry Greengrass '28 - 1st place - Judges' Choice Award - Portraiture

Mateo Bernal '27 - 3rd place - Digital Art and Media
Jack Di Gasbarro '25
- 2nd Place - Portraiture
Nicholas Harper '25
- 1st Place - Night
Vlad Ponomarenko '25 - Honorable Mention - Art & Music
Taylor Smith '25 - 2nd Place - Night
Taylor Smith '25 - 2nd Place - Patterns in Our World
Taylor Smith '25 - 3rd Place - Zoo Miami
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.