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NSPA honors BVTV18 Broadcasting program with fifth consecutive Pacemaker
Broadcast Technology program earned its fifth consecutive Pacemaker award, one
of four top prizes in the 2005 National Scholastic Press Association's (NSPA)
annual competition. Considered the Pulitzer Prize in school publications, the
Broadcast Pacemaker awards were announced at the Fall National High School
Journalism Convention in Chicago.
Professional broadcast journalists independent of NSPA serve as judges for this
a fifth award in 2005 gives this program the distinction of being only the
second school program in Broadcast Pacemaker history (instituted in 1997) to win
five consecutive years.
show Good Morning,
Valley was the
Student News Team's entry for 2005.
In addition to sports highlights and weather, this edition included
feature stories about
elementary students using Palm Pilot technology; a young student who is
mastering English through the ESL program; twin brothers excelling at a sport
they love; a mother-daughter team fighting an ongoing battle with cancer; and a
teacher who defied the odds after a devastating injury.
Members of the 2004-05 Student News
Dustin Allen, Jennifer Bantham,
Kristen Burchett, Brooke Carney, Alex Hughes, Peter Kellerman, Courtney Maphies,
Derrick Maples, Hallie Martin, Cecily Miller, Blaine Muhl, Amanda Peterson, Ally
Ross, Jennifer Roth, Mike Schober, Adam Squitieri, Ryan Wallace, and Graham
for the BVTV18
Student News Team is Bruce McRoberts.
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