A Carroll High School senior returned from a week-long trip to Miami for the National YoungArts Week last week. She’s only the 3rd trainee from Carroll to ever get the honor.Bayan Yunis was one of 10 trainees from around the nation picked as a finalist in the photography division of the National YoungArts Competitors for 2023. She had to submit a portfolio to be considered for the honor. Yunis ‘first piece, called’Predictable,’was developed throughout
the COVID-19 pandemic. She stated it was about the predictability and un-timeliness of the lockdown.”So, my portfolio was about any struggle I withstood and what I analyzed as a
visualization of that,” she said.Yunis’very first piece was called’Predictable’ and focused on the predictability of every day during the
COVID-19 pandemic.The competition concentrates on emerging artists ages 15-18. Winners get monetary awards, work with distinguished coaches and end up being qualified for further accolades.” It’s extremely difficult to think,” Bayan stated.”I never ever envisioned that my work would get this far.”Following her week in Miami studying with YoungArts, Yunis will now be sent as a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts.