News Release

10.17.2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BVTV18's Student News Team recognized by NSPA

The 2005-06 Student News Team of Blue Valley Television has earned national recognition for their work in broadcast journalism.  The results of the 2006 NSPA (National Scholastic Press Association) Broadcast Story of the Year competition were recently announced.  Awards will be given out at the JEA / NSPA National Convention in Nashville in November 2006.

 

Second place honors for Broadcast Feature Story were awarded to Blue Valley North graduate Paige Hendrick and Blue Valley High School graduate Grant Apple.  Their story featured a student with a bone disease and his inspiring attitude. 

 

A story about an outstanding Blue Valley West softball athlete won honorable mention in the Broadcast Sports Story category.  Blue Valley West graduates Katie McChesney and Meredith Miller along with Blue Valley High graduate Matt Wiggins teamed up on this story.

 

Adviser to the Student News Team is Bruce McRoberts.

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