Student News Team earns honors from KAB
The Blue Valley Schools Student News Team earned many top honors in the 2007 Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) Student Broadcast Awards competition.
The team earned first place in the Complete Newscast category for Good Morning Blue Valley . This edition included sports and weather segments in addition to news and feature stories.
In the Complete Sports Feature category, BV West senior Hannah Pederson and BV North senior Phil Nohe earned first place for their story about a BV North junior who overcame a health issue and became a leader on the Mustangs football team.
BV West seniors Courtney Bullis, Laura Licata and
Blue Valley High senior Sam Frickleton won second place in the Complete News
Feature category. Their story told of a youngster from Sierra Leone who
survived a brutal attack and is now thriving in the United States.
Members of the BVTV Student News Team learn the advanced
skills necessary as reporters and operators of studio and field equipment
through hands-on training and practical application. Student productions include
a one-hour live weekly news show, Good Morning, Blue Valley.
Blueprints, a newsmagazine, incorporates feature stories about the
programs and people within the schools. A sports show, It's Game
Time, offers highlights of Varsity athletic contests involving Blue Valley
high schools. Adviser for the Student News Team is Bruce
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