High School Student Production Awards Announced by NATAS Ohio Valley

The Student Production Award competition received entries from colleges, universities and high schools across the chapter’s 4-state region.

Industry professionals judged and critiqued the entries which showcased a wide range of talent from these future broadcasters and media producers. 

Watch the highlights from last year's event!

“The work of our region’s students continues to impress the professionals who judge their submissions,” said Leslie Blackston-Favors, High School Student Awards Chairman for the Ohio Valley Chapter.

Scholarship and College Student Awards Chairman Harrison Hove added “Across all the various media disciplines, the students of the Ohio Valley Chapter embody the standard of excellence that NATAS was founded to maintain. Congratulations to those who have been honored this year. We’re proud to have the opportunity to encourage and mentor these dynamic students.”

The awards will be presented during the chapter’s annual Emmy® Awards Gala, August 5 , 2017 at the Lawrenceburg Event Center in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

Student Production Award Recipients – High School:
News: General Assignment
English Conversation Club, Pleasure Ridge Park High School (Louisville, Kentucky) Jailen Leavell, Producer; Laquan Richardson, Videographer; Mary Dunn, Advisor
On Being Muslim, Worthington Kilbourne High School (Worthington, Ohio) Hibba Said, Photojournalist/Editor; Sandra Kucinich-Horn, Advisor
Music Video
One Minute to Midnight, Delaware Area Career Center (Delaware, Ohio)
Connor McGovern, Director/Camera Operator; Nate Martin, Assistant Director; Aidan Garling, Actor; Jeff Butcher, Actor; Jake Marzluf, Actor; Rachel Wyatt, Actor; Josh Gallagan, Advisor

Short Form - FictionPillar 250
Oregano, Olentangy Orange High School (Lewis Center, Ohio)
Jake Metzger, Director/ Writer; Garrett Dahn, Director/ Writer; Samuel DeCillis, Director/ Writer; Dominic Fleshman, Actor; Brian Nicola, Advisor

Short Form - Non-Fiction
Born to Create, Kettering Fairmont High School (Kettering, Ohio) Brittany Peckham, Producer; Scott Leo, Advisor

Long Form - Fiction
Out of Nothing, Delaware Area Career Center (Delaware, Ohio)
Nate Martin, Director/Scriptwriter/Lead Actor; Jake Marzluf, Scriptwriter/Lead Actor;
Jeff Butcher, Director of Cinematography/Camera Operator; Connor McGovern, Editor/Camera Operator; Andrew Chope, Soundtrack; Garrett Varanelli, Key Grip; Josh Gallagan, Advisor

Public Service (PSAs)
Impacts, Northwestern High School (Springfield, Ohio)
Devin Chen, Director/Writer/Cinematographer; Justin Adamson, Producer/Editor; Justin Prack, Casting and Set; Lisa K. Boggess, Advisor

Public Affairs/Community Service
Don't Say the "R Word", Gahanna Lincoln High School (Gahanna, Ohio)
Jonathan Mayes, Producer/Reporter/Videographer; Thomas Gregory, Advisor

Commercial
Marburn Recruitment Video, Delaware Area Career Center (Delaware, Ohio) Connor McGovern, Producer; Josh Gallagan, Advisor
Editor
One Minute to Midnight, Delaware Area Career Center (Delaware, Ohio) Connor McGovern, Editor; Josh Gallagan, Advisor

Talent
Kennedy Dauphin, Worthington Kilbourne High School (Worthington, Ohio) Kennedy Dauphin, Editor/Reporter; Sandra Kucinich-Horn, Advisor

Student Production Award Honorable Mentions – High School:
Newscast
March 17, 2017, Worthington Kilbourne High School (Worthington, Ohio)
Kayla Beals, Editor/Videographer/Reporter; Riley Norman, Videographer/Reporter;
Audrey Wachtel , Reporter; Kennedy Dauphin, Reporter; Ronnie Dahn, Reporter; Keegan Sweet, Reporter; Diana Baird, Reporter; Carson Kott, Reporter; Abigail Souder, Videographer; Cortez Radcliff, Videographer; Jeorge Arellano, Videographer; Alexis Thompson, Videographer ; Sandra Kucinich-Horn, Advisor

News: General Assignment
Distracted Driving, Gahanna Lincoln High School (Gahanna, Ohio) Jonathan Mayes, Reporter; Thomas Gregory, Advisor
Short Form - Fiction
Flat Tires, Mad Bars, Delaware Area Career Center (Delaware, Ohio)
Nate Martin, Screenplay/Lead Actor/Director; Connor McGovern, Camera Operator/Editor;
Jeff Butcher, Actor/Assistant Editor/Graphic Designer; Micah Bowie, Actor/Soundtrack; Josh Gallagan, Advisor

Short Form - Non-Fiction
There's Only One Maysville, Mason County High School STLP (Maysville, Kentucky)
Logan Stanfield, Videographer/Editor; Jack Segal, Screenwriter/Narrator; Sean R. Jackson, Advisor

2016 Football Playoffs Round 1, Central Catholic High School (Wheeling, West Virginia)
Daniel O'Leary, Producer/Director/Editor/Videographer; David Warmuth, Videographer; Austin Smay, Videographer; Isaac Bassinger, Videographer; Debra Warmuth, Advisor

Delaware County Historical Society Promotional Video,
Doug Hughes Films: Homeschool Production Class (Dublin, Ohio)
Joshua Fashian, Camera/Editor; Luke Mecklenburg, Camera/Interviewer; Ian Brumfield, Interviewer/Crew; Jacob Tinnel, Crew; Aaryanna Grow, Interviewer/Crew; Rebekah Hall, Crew; Hannah Hall, Crew;
Micah Mecklenburg, Crew; Grace Fashian, Crew; Olivia Fashian, Crew; Elizabeth Fashian, Crew; Josiah Douglass, Crew; Doug Hughes, Advisor

Sports-Live Event
Central Catholic High School Sports Broadcast, Central Catholic High School (Wheeling, West Virginia) Isaac Basinger, Writer/Talent/Co-Producer; Daniel O'Leary, Co-Producer/Talent;
Chris Costain, Production Team Member; Jaron Rine, Production Team Member; Patrick Duffy, Production Team Member; Tyler Roth, Production Team Member; Trey Denniston, Production Team Member; Debra Warmuth, Advisor

Commercial
CCHS Commerial, Central Catholic High School (Wheeling, West Virginia)
Daniel O'Leary, Producer/Director/Videographer; Debra Warmuth, Advisor

Stand Up For Ohio Public Schools, Kettering Fairmont High School (Kettering, Ohio) Megan Guyett, Producer; Maxwell Williams, Videographer; Timothy Edmonds, Editor; Syrrina Mullins, Director; Scott Leo, Advisor

Editor
Jonathan Mayes Editor, Gahanna Lincoln High School (Gahanna, Ohio) Jonathan Mayes, Editor; Thomas Gregory, Advisor

Photographer
Hocking Hills, Kettering Fairmont High School (Kettering, Ohio)

Maxwell Williams, Photographer; Scott Leo, Advisor


logo ohiovalleyAbout the Ohio Valley Chapter
The Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences was established in 1962. It is dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership f or artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry. The Chapter presents the prestigious and coveted Emmy® Award to television professionals in thirteen markets in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia, honors industry trailblazers with the Silver and Gold Circle and makes scholarships available to students at colleges and universities throughout the region.


For more information, contact: Harrison Hove – Scholarship and College Student Awards Chairman | Leslie Blackston-Favors – High School Student Awards Chairman | Cherie Housley – Executive Director | (937) 233-3303 |

PO Box 24796 ~ Dayton, Ohio 45424 www.ohiovalleyemmy.org



 

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