BVTV18 Student News Team earns national recognition
The 2003-04 Student News
Team has once again earned national recognition for their work in broadcast
journalism. The results of the 2004
NSPA (National Scholastic Press Association) Broadcast Story of the Year
competition were announced recently.
The awards will be given out at the JEA / NSPA National Convention in
First place honors for
Broadcast News Story were awarded to Blue Valley West graduate Lara Wilinsky and
Blue Valley High grad Matt Hayward.
Their topic focused on the Speak Out for Stephanie Foundation, a local
organization which has changed laws after a horrible tragedy. This story also
won a Student Emmy last spring in
A regional golf meet sideline report won third place honors in the Broadcast Sports category. Blue Valley West graduate Matt Baysinger and Blue Valley Northwest alum Chris Pearson teamed up to bring highlights of this meet which determines qualifiers to the state golf tournament.
Members of the
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