Micah Demarest of Passaic County Technical Institute (PCTI)
placed first in the national ASLHS (American Sign Language Honor Society) Chuck Baird Memorial Art
Competition for 2018! The honor was received for his submission of “Nyle Dimarco,” in the Original Artwork
category. Original creations were judged based upon technique, organization, integration, and how the artist’s
rendering reflected Deaf culture. His submission was selected by the famous Deaf Artist Charles Wildbank.
This is the second time PCTI has participated in this prestigious competition. The American Sign Language
Honor Society Art Contest was open to both high school and college students.
Micah Demarest (Paterson) of Passaic County Technical Institute showcases his
artwork, “Nyle Dimarco,” which received first place in the national American Sign Language Honor
Society Art Competition.