Annual KAB awards announced
The Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) recently announced recipients of the annual Student Awards competition. The Blue Valley Schools' Student News Team earned several top honors.
In the Complete News Feature category, BV North seniors Katherine Bruce and Seth Hermanson earned first place for their story about an elementary student who benefits from the special services she receives in the school district.
Blue Valley High seniors Zach Zaborny and Devin Nutt won second place in the Complete Sports Feature category. They told the story of an athlete who is a multi-sport athlete in spite of a physical disability.
Blue Valley High senior Devin Nutt and BV West senior Karrisa Barone earned an honorable mention for their PSA entitled Honesty.
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 news show, Good Morning, Blue Valley. Blueprints , a newsmagazine, incorporates feature stories about the programs and people within the Blue Valley school district.
Members of the 2007-08 Student News Team are: Joey Arkielpane, Karrisa Barone, Katherine Bruce, Jenni Farr, Bizi Ferguson, Amanda Fifield, Sydney Hendrick, Seth Hermanson, Devin Hughes, Lars Koerkemeier, Melissa Krystel-Whittemore, Devin Nutt, Mary Ellen Patterson, Stephanie Rosen, Ben Wilinsky, and Zach Zaborny.
Adviser for the Student News Team is Bruce
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