STN Challenges

 

STN CHALLENGE WINNERS
(scroll down for the complete list)

High School News Feature Story Winners

1st Place
Shredding for a Shot
"Shredding for a Shot" (3:01)
Miami, FL
Joseph Fernandez, Steven Lee, Christopher Gomez, Joseph Gonzalez

Carlsbad High School
2nd Place
"Carlsbad High School" (2:25)
Carlsbad, CA
Nicholas Everekyan, Matthew Zoren, Olivia Sklenka, Miles Fesler

Fort Mill High School News Feature
3rd Place
"Fort Mill High School News Feature" (3:00)
Fort Mill, SC
Grayson Smith, Courtney Smith, Reece Hartnett, Cassidy Burns

Keeping the Past in Our Voices
Honorable Mention
"Keeping the Past in Our Voices" (2:22)
Honolulu, HI
Reyna Pascua, Kari Lau, Austin Ariola, Kaylin Bersamin

Palos Verdes High School
Honorable Mention
"Palos Verdes High School" (2:59)
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Gabby Rudy, Raymond Gallardo, Jamie Robertson, Andre Lendi


High School Sports Feature Story Winners

1st Place
Coach DQ
"Coach DQ" (2:57)
Miami, FL
Alexander Someillan, Lukas Guerra, Marcus Callegari, Kevin Reyes

Skating for the Island
2nd Place
"Skating for the Island" (2:46)
Honolulu, HI
Mari Kimoto, Savannah Bulosan, Krysten Abeshima, Megan Kobayashi

The Spark Within
3rd Place
"The Spark Within" (2:55)
Kahului, HI
Logan Tsukiyama, Hannah Okamoto

Fort Mill High School Sports Feature
Honorable Mention
"Fort Mill High School Sports Feature" (2:47)
Fort Mill, SC
Savannah Walters, Annika Ford

The Weighting Game
Honorable Mention
"The Weighting Game" (2:29)
Waianae, HI
Brayzhelle Williams Quitog, Lexton Butay Joseph, Jillion Jeremiah, Renelyn Lau


High School Short Film Winners

1st Place
Figuring it Out
"Figuring it Out" (3:01)
Valencia, CA
Joel Yoon, Max Lin, Garett Christofferson, Lucas Elzer

Centennial High School Las Cruces Film Club
2nd Place
"Centennial High School Las Cruces Film Club" (2:41)
Las Cruces, NM
Luke Tumblin, Kallie Coombs, Elijah Chavira, Alysia Schopper

Pass or Perish
3rd Place
"Pass or Perish" (2:06)
Miami, FL
Jose Luis Fernandez, Arthur Falconi, Andrew Falconi, Luca Buonocore

Overthinking
Honorable Mention
"Overthinking" (2:58)
Santa Clarita, CA
Andrew Oh, Kylin Finley, Conor Lacefield

Waipahu High School
Honorable Mention
"Waipahu High School" (2:29)
Waipahu, HI
Marc Mercado, Mariel Facunla, Chase Ignacio, Jade Ramirez


High School Public Service Announcement Winners

1st Place
Fort Mill High School PSA
"Fort Mill High School PSA" (0:46)
Fort Mill, SC
Ethan Miller, Isaac Palmer, Zach Christensen, Cameron Werme

Coppell High School
2nd Place
"Coppell High School" (1:01)
Coppell, TX
Shania Khan, Lindsey Reimer, Misuni Khamankar

George Jenkins High School
3rd Place
"George Jenkins High School" (0:33)
Lakeland, FL
Olivia Ireland, Alyssa Buford, Cameron Cox, Haley Mooneyham

Carlsbad High School
Honorable Mention
"Carlsbad High School" (1:01)
Carlsbad, CA
Nicole Less, Shaylyn Foley, Gabriela Fernandez-Silva, Conner MacGray

Shawnee Mission West High School
Honorable Mention
"Shawnee Mission West High School" (0:41)
Overland Park, KS
Evan Mcneley-Phelps


High School Music Video Winners

1st Place
Never Ending Mess-(LP'd)
"Never Ending Mess-(LP'd)" (3:06)
Highland, UT
Anabelle Sutton, Sam Wood, Noah Jones, Laura Mabey

Never Ending Mess- STN Challenge 2018
2nd Place
"Never Ending Mess- STN Challenge 2018" (3:06)
Tampa, FL
Eva Erhardt, Jackson Ring, Bella Morley, Cole Blaskovich

Neverending Mess-Jackson Liberty High School
3rd Place
"Neverending Mess-Jackson Liberty High School" (3:20)
Jackson, NJ
Beckie Chiafullo, Lianne Richards

Neverending Mess
Honorable Mention
"Neverending Mess" (3:08)
Cabot, AR
Matt Reed, Priscilla Tapia, Carson Reaves, Isaiah Bolinger

Coppell High School Music video
Honorable Mention
"Coppell High School Music video" (3:05)
Coppell, TX
Landon Flesher, Wes Baldwin, Garrett Johnson


Middle School Feature Story Winners

1st Place
Surviving Cancer: One in a Million
"Surviving Cancer: One in a Million " (2:21)
Ewa Beach, HI
Lucas Roberts, Ainsley Tait, Miguel Galan, Kim Ashley Corpuz

Valley Middle School
2nd Place
"Valley Middle School" (2:00)
Carlsbad, CA
Ian Stockes, Micah Carlston, Liam Sarsilmaz, Drew Evanson

Mike Coots - Shark Ambassador
3rd Place
"Mike Coots - Shark Ambassador" (2:49)
Lihue, HI
Kate Nakamura, Shayne Shibuya, Aaliyah Nero, Gabriel Go

One In A Million Friendship0021-CH18MSN-01
Honorable Mention
"One In A Million Friendship0021-CH18MSN-01" (3:00)
Pukalani, HI
Haley Agustin, Jolie Inciong, Karli Dean, Kyani Bateman

Mesa Middle School
Honorable Mention
"Mesa Middle School" (1:55)
Las Cruces, NM
Carly Dirnberger, Evelyn Olivas, Valentina Ochoa


Middle School Public Service Announcement Winners

1st Place
Maui Waena Intermediate School
"Maui Waena Intermediate School" (0:32)
Kahului, HI
Patricia Navalta, Anela Menor, Jermiah Baugh, Merihena Aunese

Valley Middle School
2nd Place
"Valley Middle School" (0:51)
Carlsbad, CA
Jack Hutchens, Sebastian Sanders, Drew Myers, Rowan Boyd

Think Again
3rd Place
"Think Again" (1:01)
Ewa Beach, HI
Noah Raquino, Tia Capron, Cherish Gallegos, Arthel John Duldulao Jr

Hillview Middle School
Honorable Mention
"Hillview Middle School" (0:48)
Menlo Park, CA
Delaney Ball, Alec Jabal, Isa Arizini, Mercedes Khan

MTV - Not Hard to Help
Honorable Mention
"MTV - Not Hard to Help" (0:44)
Lee's Summit, MO
Lily Temple, Ashley Hutto, Maggie Raasch


Middle School Music Video Winners

1st Place
Valley Middle School
"Valley Middle School" (3:06)
Carlsbad, CA
Zuzu Grueskin, Darby Lea, Evelyn Landes, Ava Flores

Best Friends
2nd Place
"Best Friends" (3:06)
Waianae, HI
Kiana Eli, Rei Noelani Vasquez, Terrysa Uyeno, Kacie Verano-Smith

Maui Waena Intermediate School
3rd Place
"Maui Waena Intermediate School" (3:06)
Kahului, HI
Grace Bell, Joshua Mori, Meledee Ota, Kailee Kalawa

Neverending Mess
Honorable Mention
"Neverending Mess" (3:06)
Lihue, HI
Natalie Lett, Clara South-Carapetyan, Colton Mills, Jeanine Longboy

RSM Intermediate School: Music
Honorable Mention
"RSM Intermediate School: Music" (3:06)
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Rachel Yeager, Evan Nowack, Layah Salazar, Megan Regier

 

 

High School News Feature

1st Place
Christopher Columbus High School
“Shredding for a Shot”
Joseph Fernandez, Steven Lee, Christopher Gomez, Joseph Gonzalez

2nd Place
Carlsbad High School
“One in a Million”
Nicholas Everekyan, Matthew Zoren, Olivia Sklenka, Miles Fesler

3rd Place
Fort Mill High School
“One in a Million”
Grayson Smith, Courtney Smith, Reece Hartnett, Cassidy Burns

Honorable Mention
Moanalua High School
“Keeping the Past in Our Voices”
Reyna Pascua, Kari Lau, Austin Ariola, Kaylin Bersamin

Honorable Mention
Palos Verdes High School
“One in a Million”
Gabby Rudy, Raymond Gallardo, Jamie Robertson, Andre Lendi

 


 

High School Sports Feature

1st Place
Christopher Columbus High School
“Coach DQ”
Alexander Someillan, Lukas Guerra, Marcus Callegari, Kevin Reyes

2nd Place
Moanalua High School
“Skating for the Island”
Mari Kimoto, Savannah Bulosan, Krysten Abeshima, Megan Kobayashi

3rd Place
Maui High School
“The Spark Within”
Logan Tsukiyama, Hannah Okamoto

Honorable Mention
Fort Mill High School
“Never Say Never”
Savannah Walters, Annika Ford

Honorable Mention
Waianae High School
“The Weighting Game”
Brayzhelle Williams Quitog, Lexton Butay Joseph, Jillion Jeremiah, Renelyn Lau

 


 

High School Short Film

1st Place
West Ranch High School
“Figuring it Out”
Joel Yoon, Garett Christofferson, Lucas Elzer, Neiko Pittman

2nd Place
Centennial High School Las Cruces Film Club
“Do The Math”
Luke Tumblin, Kallie Coombs, Elijah Chavira, Alysia Schopper

3rd Place
Christopher Columbus High School
“Pass or Perish”
Jose Luis Fernandez, Arthur Falconi, Andrew Falconi, Luca Buonocore

Honorable Mention
Golden Valley High School
“Overthinking”
Andrew Oh, Kylin Finley, Conor Lacefield

Honorable Mention
Waipahu High School
“Do The Math”
Marc Mercado, Mariel Facunla, Chase Ignacio, Jade Ramirez

 

 


 

High School PSA

1st Place
Fort Mill High School
Ethan Miller, Isaac Palmer, Zach Christensen, Cameron Werme

2nd Place
Coppell High School
Shania Khan, Lindsey Reimer, Misuni Khamankar

3rd Place
George Jenkins High School
Olivia Ireland, Alyssa Buford, Cameron Cox, Haley Mooneyham

Honorable Mention
Carlsbad High School
Nicole Less, Shaylyn Foley, Gabriela Fernandez-Silva, Conner MacGray

Honorable Mention
Shawnee Mission West High School
Evan Mcneley-Phelps

 


 

High School Music Video

1st Place
Lone Peak High School
Anabelle Sutton, Sam Wood, Noah Jones, Laura Mabey

2nd Place
HW Blake High School
Eva Erhardt, Jackson Ring, Bella Morley, Cole Blaskovich

3rd Place
Jackson Liberty High School
Beckie Chiafullo, Lianne Richards

Honorable Mention
Cabot High School
Matt Reed, Priscilla Tapia, Carson Reaves, Isaiah Bolinger

Honorable Mention
Coppell High School
Landon Flesher, Wes Baldwin, Garrett Johnson

 


 

Middle School Feature Story

1st Place
Ewa Makai Middle School
“Surviving Cancer: One in a Million”
Lucas Roberts, Ainsley Tait, Miguel Galan, Kim Ashley Corpuz

2nd Place
Valley Middle School
“One in a Million”
Ian Stockes, Micah Carlston, Liam Sarsilmaz, Drew Evanson

3rd Place
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School
“Mike Coots: Shark Ambassador”
Kate Nakamura, Shayne Shibuya, Aaliyah Nero, Gabriel Go

Honorable Mention
Kamehameha Schools Maui Middle
“One In A Million Friendship”
Haley Agustin, Jolie Inciong, Karli Dean, Kyani Bateman

Honorable Mention
Mesa Middle School
“One in a Million”
Carly Dirnberger, Evelyn Olivas, Valentina Ochoa

 


 

Middle School PSA

1st Place
Maui Waena Intermediate School
Patricia Navalta, Anela Menor, Jermiah Baugh, Merihena Aunese

2nd Place
Valley Middle School
Jack Hutchens, Sebastian Sanders, Drew Myers, Rowan Boyd

3rd Place
Ewa Makai Middle School
Noah Raquino, Tia Capron, Cherish Gallegos, Arthel John Duldulao Jr

Honorable Mention
Hillview Middle School
Lucy Low, Isa Arizini

Honorable Mention
Bernard Campbell Middle School
Lily Temple, Ashley Hutto, Maggie Raasch

 


 

Middle School Music Video

1st Place
Valley Middle School
Zuzu Grueskin, Darby Lea, Evelyn Landes, Ava Flores


2nd Place
Waianae Intermediate School
Kiana Eli, Rei Noelani Vasquez, Terrysa Uyeno, Kacie Verano-Smith


3rd Place
Maui Waena Intermediate School
Grace Bell, Joshua Mori, Meledee Ota, Kailee Kalawa


Honorable Mention
Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School
Natalie Lett, Clara South-Carapetyan, Colton Mills, Jeanine Longboy


Honorable Mention
RSM Intermediate School
Rachel Yeager, Evan Nowack, Layah Salazar, Megan Regier

 


 

CHALLENGE TOPICS

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MUSIC VIDEO SONG AND LYRICS ON GOOGLE DRIVE
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FILM CHALLENGE PROP

 

CHALLENGE TOPICS:
HS/MS FEATURE STORY

One in a Million

 

HS SPORTS FEATURE STORY
Never Say Never

HS SHORT FILM
Do the Math
Film Prop

HS/MS PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
End Plastic Pollution

HS/MS MUSIC VIDEO
Neverending Mess
by
The State of Now
[See links to the song above]
[You must use the song as provided.]  

 

                 STN CHALLENGES  

                            2018–2019

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 18 by 5:00 PM Pacific
TOPICS ON STN WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA:  October 19
UPLOAD DEADLINE:  October 24 by 5:00 PM Pacific

 ARE YOU READY FOR THE CHALLENGE? 

Here’s how it works:
- Register up to 4 students in each contest
- Watch for the topics on STN social media and website
- Produce an entry in 6 days or less
- Upload the entry by the deadline
- Receive valuable comments from industry professionals

There are 8 STN Challenge categories:
High School News Feature Story (max 3:0
High School Sports Feature Story (max 3:00)
High School Short Film (max 3:00)
High School Public Service Announcement  (max :60)
High School Music Video  (song provided)

Middle School Feature Story  (max 3:00)
Middle School Public Service Announcement  (max :60)
Middle School Music Video  (song provided)

All contests will be awarded 1st, 2nd, 3rd and, if applicable, Honorable Mention. If the entries do not meet STN standards, the judges may elect to award less or no awards.   

REGISTRATION DEADLINE
October 18, 2018 at 5pm PST

REGISTER FOR THE CHALLENGE! 

This contest is Pre-Registration ONLY. Teams must sign up and commit to the Challenge BEFORE the contest begins. You must know the names of your team members in order to register and you CANNOT change any of the names after the deadline. 

Affiliates may enter one team in each category, with no more than 4 students on a team. Individual students may participate in only one Challenge category per membership.

Each entry costs $20 and must be paid with a credit card at the time of registration. This fee is not refundable should you decide not to enter a video in the Challenge OR if you miss the deadline OR if registered team members become unavailable during the contest period, for any reason.         

CHALLENGE TOPICS announced October 19 on STN Website and Social Media: Facebook.com/studenttelevisionnetwork
Instagram@stnnow
Twitter@stnnow
 


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CHALLENGE RULES & REGULATIONS 

●      Entries may not exceed the time limit above

●      All interviews and video footage must be shot by the team, during the contest period. No file footage or clips from other media outlets or parts of previous stories or projects may be used. Still pictures are permitted for back story.

●      Advisers may not shoot, write or edit any part of a challenge entry. This is a “hands-off “contest and must be 100% student produced.

●      To review Rules and Regulations that apply to all contests visit the contest page on the STN website. 

●      Only teachers may access the STN Dashboard Upload System. No students please!

●       Entries must be submitted by 5:00 pm Pacific time on October 24, 2018 using the STN Upload System in the STN Dashboard at www.studenttelevision.org*

JUDGING CRITERIA 

Entries should tie into the topic. Strong stories will grab the viewer's attention and keep it. Beginning, middle and end, as well as the overall pacing are important. Sound should provide insight, the visuals must be compelling and the story should be focused. Winning entries will meet the following criteria:

●       Excellent content that tells a story.          

●       Excellent production values.       

●       Strong connection to the topic.   

●       Overall impact and professionalism.         

Please refer to the judging criteria on the next few pages for a complete description of the specific contest category expectations. The winning entries will be announced and promoted on the STN website and will receive applicable plaques or certificates.

 

2018-2019 CHALLENGE RULES plus Judging Criteria

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 
STN 2017-2018 CHALLENGE WINNERS!

High School News Feature Story Winners

1st Place
Healthful Helper- Aaron Kredi
"Healthful Helper- Aaron Kredi" (2:57)
Plantation, FL
Sophia Donskoi, Noah Brenner, Emily Myers, Ana Curi

Cancer Catering
2nd Place
"Cancer Catering " (2:51)
Geneva , IL
Katelyn Keenehan , Eliza Peters , Carly Rasmussen, Andrew Wilkie

Carlsbad High School
3rd Place
"Carlsbad High School" (2:17)
Carlsbad, CA
Eli Bensen, Jaden Santini, Michael Cruz, Kelsey Beekman

Achieve Miami
Honorable Mention
"Achieve Miami" (1:50)
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Alexis Bernstein

Tiny House Large Impact
Honorable Mention
"Tiny House Large Impact" (2:54)
Rocklin, CA
ABERCROMBIE FAITH, PERA EMMA, BRUMLEY EMILY, BONTILAO TRACEY

High School Sports Feature Story Winners

1st Place
Wrestling the Weight
"Wrestling the Weight" (2:50)
Waianae, HI
Nicole Tagalicud, Jayden Kepoo Caspino, Amee Neves, Brayzhelle Williams Quitog

Christopher Columbus High School
2nd Place
"Christopher Columbus High School" (3:00)
Miami, FL
Sebastian Valdes-Denis, Alexander Ramos, Alexander Someillan, Joeseph Fernandez

Winter Park High School
3rd Place
"Winter Park High School" (3:01)
Winter Park, FL
Walker Simasek , Clay DeHart, Mark Whittingham, Trey Vittetow

Nature Coast Technical High School
Honorable Mention
"Nature Coast Technical High School" (2:25)
Brooksville, FL
Domenick Rado, Dawn Posey, Heather Rodriguez, Tyler Murcko

Heart Over Height
Honorable Mention
"Heart Over Height " (2:46)
Honolulu , HI
Mari Kimoto, Caleb Casinas, Trinna Tran, Jiliann Takamoto

High School Short Film Winners

1st Place
Royse City High School
"Royse City High School" (3:01)
Royse City, TX
Shelby Doroshow, Lindsey Miller, Tony Garcia, Sebastian Garza

Fayetteville High School TV
2nd Place
"Fayetteville High School TV" (2:08)
Fayetteville, AR
Noah Chacon, Collin Schultz, Ian Linn, Jordan Giacalone

Windermere HS
3rd Place
"Windermere HS" (3:01)
Windermere, FL
Sage Croft, Chandler Farber, Noah Gotro, Hunter Makin

Coppell High School
Honorable Mention
"Coppell High School" (3:00)
Coppell, TX
John Coffee, Ashwin Suresh, Landon Flesher, Henry Noel

Lyman High School
Honorable Mention
"Lyman High School" (0:00)
Longwood, FL
Justin Fox, Domonic Crane-Sherman, Aidan Archard

High School Public Service Announcement Winners

1st Place
Good Food = Better Mood
"Good Food = Better Mood" (1:01)
Waianae, HI
Makana Allen, Chloe Galinato, Justin Rey Durupan, Andrew Chalmers

Brighten Your Day
2nd Place
"Brighten Your Day " (0:54)
Geneva , IL
Diego Cardenas , Emma Ptak, Sydney Andersen , Payton Dahlin

Dallastown Good Food - Better Mood
3rd Place
"Dallastown Good Food - Better Mood" (1:00)
Dallastown, PA
Alexander Tolerico, Cruz Mead, Jenna Wellman

Skyridge High School
Honorable Mention
"Skyridge High School" (0:59)
Lehi, UT
Madison Jackson, Ruby Cooper

Good Food = Good Mood - PVHS
Honorable Mention
"Good Food = Good Mood - PVHS" (0:49)
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Tally Gonzales, Gabby Rudy, Kevin Crump, Daniella Vincent

Middle School Feature Story Winners

1st Place
Maui Waena Intermediate School
"Maui Waena Intermediate School" (2:31)
kahului, HI
logan Tsukiyama, Samantha Della, Glenzy Salcedo, Hannah Okamoto

Lending a Helping Paw
2nd Place
"Lending a Helping Paw" (2:43)
Pukalani, HI
Sean Sakamoto, Amaya Genovia, Jayden Pahukula, Mackenzie Ventura

Castaic Middle School
3rd Place
"Castaic Middle School" (2:13)
Castaic, CA
Megan Alangui, Alec Gomez, Chris Toguba, Jaime Lee Hyde

Valley Middle School
Honorable Mention
"Valley Middle School" (2:09)
Carlsbad, CA
Olivia Lewis, Maya Basista, Brock Sarsilmaz, Colin Graff

Palos Verdes Intermediate School
Honorable Mention
"Palos Verdes Intermediate School" (0:55)
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Cherise Stoll, Neena Matharu

Middle School Public Service Announcement Winners

1st Place
Good Food =  Better Mood
"Good Food = Better Mood" (0:31)
Lihue, HI
Natalie Lett, Janine Salud, Evan Batalucco

Hempfield Middle School
2nd Place
"Hempfield Middle School" (0:39)
Landisville, PA
Ava Bear, Autumn Rhoads, Anna Grainger, Annie Keitel

Castaic Middle School
3rd Place
"Castaic Middle School" (0:56)
Castaic, CA
Jessica Schubert, Beth Powell, Vanessa Smay, Isabella Tayag

Valley Middle School
Honorable Mention
"Valley Middle School" (0:40)
Carlsbad, CA
Mason Bowers, Toby Harris, Charles White, Solomon Williams

Food Mood
Honorable Mention
"Food Mood" (0:30)
Waianae, HI
Jordan Echiberi, Mallory Relph

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2017-2018 CHALLENGE WINNERS

 

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We strongly recommend you review ALL of the
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Also note NEW clarifications for planning Challenge contest entries.