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Columbia students win prizes in C-SPAN video documentary competition


C-SPAN has announced that students at Richland Northeast High School are winners in C-SPAN’s national 2022 StudentCam competition. The following students have won prizes:

Alani Hamilton and Juliette Maxfield will receive $1,500 as second prize winners for the documentary, “Missing White Woman Syndrome,” about inequalities in missing person cases. This documentary will air on C-SPAN at 6:50 a.m. ET and throughout the day on April 3.

Deim Marion Gannaban, Emanya Roach, and Christina Foster will receive $250 as honorable mention prize winners for the documentary, “Are You Still Watching?” about education funding disparities.

Brennan Davis, Mary Jayne Davis, and Jessica Gonzalez will receive $250 as honorable mention prize winners for the documentary, “The Waiting Room,” about immigration reform.

Kamea Hosendove, Mark Smith, and Tyler Stodgehill will receive $250 as honorable mention prize winners for the documentary, “Medicaid and Minorities.”

Zoe Becraft and Adella Burrell will receive $250 as honorable mention prize winners for the documentary, “Freeing the Cage Birds,” about LGBTQ+ discrimination.

Han Nelson and Max Brabham will receive $250 as honorable mention prize winners for the documentary, “Barriers to Employment,” about autism and unemployment.

Everett Joyner and Tyson Stodghill will receive $250 as honorable mention prize winners for the documentary, “ The Gift That Never Gives,” about SNAP and EBT Funding.

The competition, now in its 18th year, invited all middle and high school students to enter by producing a short documentary. CSPAN, in cooperation with its cable television partners, asked students to explore a federal policy or program and address the theme: “How does the federal government impact your life?”

One response to “Columbia students win prizes in C-SPAN video documentary competition”

  1. Congratulations once again to Andrew Chambers fine students who have won recognition in the annual C-SPAN 2022 Student Video contest.

    Seven videos created by teams of students are all a treat to watch. Watch and learn from these talented high school students.

    I look forward to April 3rd airing of the winner from SC being aired several times throughout the day on C-SPAN national coverage beginning before Washington Journal at 7 am.

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