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MTSU, partners produce Metro student video awards show

NASHVILLE — The Academy of Health Science and Law at McGavock High School won the Best in Show at the second annual Academies of Nashville Video Awards Show sponsored by Middle Tennessee State University, the Nashville Film Festival and the Metro Nashville Public Schools.

 

MTSU's Billy Pittard and Metro Nashville Public Schools administrator Dr. Chaney Mosley present the Best In Show check for $1,000 to the Academy of Health Science and Law at McGavock. (Left to right): Mosley; Elise Taylor, student at McGavock; Barclay Randall, broadcasting teacher at McGavock; Robert Bagwell, student at McGavock; DeLaney Williams, student at McGavock,; and Pittard, chair of MTSU's Department of Electronic Media Communications.(MTSU photos by J. Intintoli)

MTSU’s Billy Pittard and Metro Nashville Public Schools administrator Dr. Chaney Mosley present the Best in Show check for $1,000 to the Academy of Health Science and Law at McGavock. Left to right are Mosley; Elise Taylor, a student at McGavock; Barclay Randall, broadcasting teacher at McGavock; Robert Bagwell, student at McGavock; DeLaney Williams, a student at McGavock,; and Pittard, chair of MTSU’s Department of Electronic Media Communication. (MTSU photos by J. Intintoli)

The winning videos were a result of a districtwide competition created to tell the stories of the Academies of Nashville offerings within the 12 Metro Nashville high schools. The awards show was held April 22 at the Regal Green Hills Cinema.

Co-producers Kelsey Lebechuck (back row) and Matt Binford (foreground front row), were two of 40 undergraduates in the Electronic Media Communications department from MTSU who produced the AON Awards Show on April 22.

Co-producers Kelsey Lebechuck, shown in the back row, and Colby Graham, shown in the foreground, were two of 40 undergraduates in MTSU’s Department of Electronic Media Communication who worked on the Academies of Nashville Video Awards Show on April 22.

Billy Pittard, chair of MTSU's Electronic Media Communications department, welcomes the crowd at the second annual Academies of Nashville Video Awards Show at Regal Cinema in Green Hills.

MTSU EMC department chair Billy Pittard welcomes the crowd at the second annual Academies of Nashville Video Awards Show at Regal Green Hills Cinema.

This is the second year MTSU has agreed to be the title sponsor of the show.

“We were delighted to again be part of the Academies of Nashville Video Awards Show,” said Dr. Sidney A. McPhee, president of MTSU. “This show unites the talented students from Metro Schools with our exceptional students from the Department of Electronic Media Communication.”

MTSU students also produced the awards show using the university’s state-of-the-art $1.2 million mobile production truck. There were 40 students from Metro Schools and MTSU working the hourlong production. Kelsey Lebechuck and Matt Binford, EMC undergraduate students at MTSU, co-produced the show.

Other winning entries included:

• Best Arts, Media, and Communication: Academy of Design and Technology at Hunters Lane.

• Best Business, Marketing, and Information Technology: USCCU Academy of Business and Finance/ Gaylord Entertainment Academy of Hospitality at McGavock.

• Best Engineering, Manufacturing, and Industrial Technology: Academy of Public Service at Whites Creek.

• Best Health and Public Service: Academy of Health and Human Service at Hunters Lane.

• Best Hospitality and Tourism: Academy of Hospitality at Hunters Lane.

• Best Freshman Video: McGavock High School Freshman Academy.

• Best Creativity in Presentation: Academy of Architecture and Construction at Cane Ridge.

• Best Video Personality: Academy of Entertainment Communication at Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet High School.

• Best Hands-On Learning: Academy of Health Science and Law at McGavock.

• Best Script: Academy of International Business and Communication at Hillsboro.

• Best Content: CMT Academy of Digital Design and Communication at McGavock.

• Community Vote: Academy of Science and Engineering at Stratford STEM Magnet High School.

— Doug Williams (doug.williams@mtsu.edu)

 

Co-host Kayla Knolenburg, MTSU senior, and Gerald Harris, senior at Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet, prepare to recognize one of the 12 winners at the AON Awards Show ceremony on April 22 at Regal Cinema in Green Hills.

Co-host Kayla Knolenburg, MTSU senior, and Gerald Harris, a senior at Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet, prepare to recognize one of the 12 winners at the AON Awards Show.

Co-host Jordan Hall, MTSU senior, and Wan Rashid, sophomore at Glencliff, recognize one of the 12 winners at the AON Awards Show ceremony on April 22 at Regal Cinema in Green Hills.

Co-host Jordan Hall, an MTSU senior, and Wan Rashid, a sophomore at Glencliff, recognize one of the 12 winners at the AON Awards Show ceremony.

 


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