FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BVTV student honored by professionals
Lara Wilinsky, member of the Student News Team and senior at Blue Valley West High School, was honored recently at
the 2004 Kansas/IABC Bronze Quill Award Gala. She received an Award of Merit in the Student Projects category from a competitive field of 100 entries.
Wilinsky produced, wrote and reported on the Speak Out For Stephanie (S.O.S.) Foundation, an organization
founded by the parents of a murdered Blue Valley North High graduate. This foundation seeks to inform and
educate the community about violent sexual crimes and has successfully lobbied
to change laws in the state of Kansas.
Assisting Wilinsky as videographer and editor was Matt
Hayward, Blue Valley High School senior.
Manager and instructor for the
Broadcast Technology facility and program is Bruce McRoberts.
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