Titan TV staff members traveled to San Antonio this weekend for the Texas Association of Journalism Educators Conference. Fourteen students attended workshops and competed in multiple events.
Congratulations to the Titan TV staff who received 3rd Place in Best of Show as well as being recognized for many individual student entries.
Receiving Excellence Awards are Matt Carrillo, senior, for his story about High School Sports Injuries and Emily Geringer, junior, for her story on the Growth of the FISD. Youlim Kim, junior, and Mitchell Ruhl, senior, accepted an Excellence Award for their story on a former students success in Speech, Debate and Interp. Ally Boney, senior, and Mary Darden, junior, also received and Excellence award for their story on Puppy Mills.
Boney, Ruhl and Kim also competed in an In-Camera Feature contest and received an Honorable Mention.
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Centennial H.S. Titan TV has been selected as a finalist for the 2013 National Scholastic Press Association Broadcast Pacemaker Award. Titan TV is one of four finalists in the weekly broadcast category and will attend the NSPA/JEA National Conference in Boston in November. Click here to see the qualifying entry.
Titan TV was a finalist in the 2011 NSPA Nationals for Weekly broadcasts and traveled to Minneapolis, MN for the convention.
For more information on the judging criteria and other finalists, please visit the NSPA website.
StudentCam is C-SPAN’s annual national video documentary competition. The contest’s objective is to encourage students to consider issues affecting their community and our nation. The students were asked to create a five to eight minute documentary themed “Message to the President” in which the student should detail what he or she considers to be the most important issue that the president should consider in 2013.
Becton’s entry was one of 75 winning documentaries. A total of 3,753 students representing 44 states created the 1,893 entries in this year’s contest. Becton will receive a $250 prize award for his video which can be viewed here.
Becton has been in Centennial’s broadcast journalism program for four years and plans to attend Abilene Christian University and major in mass communications.
Alex Geringer is the recipient of the 2012 Arlington Foundation for Excellence in Education Media Scholarship. Students pursuing an education in Broadcast Journalism, Media Studies, Radio/TV Production or Mass Communications at a four-year university were considered for this scholarship. Students also had to meet requirements for grade point average, SAT or ACT scores and have three letters of recommendation for the award.
Geringer will be presented his award at the Xi Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. 30th Anniversary Public Luncheon May 19 in Arlington, Texas. He will also be recognized the Foundation’s Winter Emerald and Gold Scholarship Ball and Debutante Presentation, in November.
Titan TV Senior Named to NSPA Honor Roll
Shelby Dietz, Titan TV Senior Producer, was selected for the 2012 National Scholastic Press Association’s (NSPA) Journalism Honor Roll. NSPA selects student journalists who have excelled as journalists and scholars. These students have served on staff for a minimum of one year and have a minimum GPA of 3.75.
The complete list of inductees will be printed in the Best of the High School Press, NSPA’s annual publication showcasing student work. To see the complete list, visit the contest and critique page of the NSPA website at http://nspa.studentpress.org.
Titan TV Named Finalist for Pacemaker Award
Titan TV has been named a finalist for the prestigious National Scholastic Press Association Broadcast Pacemaker award. The contest is co-sponsored by SchoolTube.com and the Radio Television Digital News Foundation.
The five advanced broadcast students who qualified will travel to Minneapolis in November to attend the JEA/NSPA convention and award ceremony. The qualifying Titan TV broadcast aired in May 2011 is one of seven finalists for the award.
The team’s entry includes stories about cancer in Frisco, Relay for Life, unusual jobs and a sports feature about a soccer player who pushed through her injuries so she could continue to play in college.
Titan TV Students Recognized at TAJE Convention