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Teen from Randolph Autism School Wins State Art Contest

Human Interest News Autism Awareness News Massachusetts Autism News

May 24, 2016- "Teen from Randolph Autism School Wins State Art Contest"- Zachary Lortie, a 15-year-old with autism, has always had a knack for art, which is why it really wasn’t a big surprise when he won an art contest led by the Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools. Zachary’s sketch of the Massachusetts State House earned him first prize. Zachary presented his framed artwork as part of an award ceremony to state Rep. Garrett Bradley, for his continued advocacy of students with special needs at the 38ths annual MAAPS conference. To make the moment even more special, Zachary’s mother, Monica Lortie, and his two older sisters attended to the conference, as well as more than 700 special education teachers.