NHSTV awarded 1st place in national VBrick contest
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AMAT students Sydney Burns and Kerry Gleason anchor the winning broadcast which featured the "fifth day of Christmas" comedy segment.
NHSTV is proud to announce our new anchors for 2012-2013. Sydney Burns, Taylor Jackson, Maddy Bates, Kerry Gleason, Izzy Blackwell, , Brooke Whigham, all Juniors at Northwest High School, will bring you the latest news each and every day at Northwest High School. The new Weekly Update show host is Devon Fortenberry who will be taking over the show from departing NHS graduate Logan Davidson.
NHSTV staff visits the Glenn Beck television program
Herndon, VA - January 8, 2013 -- Enterprise IP video leader VBrick Systems announced the winners of its second Student Video Contest. Once again, the contest attracted submissions from across the country, with participating students ranging from elementary to high school age. The Student Video Contest showcases the creative ways schools are using video to change the learning experience, leveraging the talent of today’s video-savvy students. As more students use video on a daily basis and a growing number of schools adopt classroom-based video technology initiatives like ‘flip the classroom’ and ‘1:1’ computing, our winners serve as great examples of how video can truly enrich the school experience for students, teachers and parents.
NHSTV, a division of the Academy of Media Arts and Technology (AMAT), won first place in the contest category "Best Morning Announcement, Grades 9-12".
Greg Zweig, Director of Corporate Marketing for Vbrick Systems Inc. said, "We thought the product quality of NHSTV was top notch and we all got a chuckle out of the five golden rings segment. It was a tight race in this category but Northwest High School took the top honor."
NHSTV is a televison show which broadcasts five days a week to the students and faculty of Northwest High School in Justin, TX.
Links to the Vbrick Press Release and Winning Videos are as follows:
AMAT students, Sarah Parvaresh, Andrew Hall, Kerry Gleason, Mr. Rawe, Emily Erwin, Devin Fortenberry, and Ross Ocampo with Glenn Beck
NHSTV production staffers and Mr. Rawe were invited to attend a taping of the Glenn Beck Program at The Blaze television studios in Las Colinas on October 29, 2012. Upon arrival at the studio, the students were asked by the executive producer if they wanted to be on televison and help Mr. Beck with the show. The students were then put to work by updating the "tote" election board. The board is a brand new set piece on the show which was made to resemble the tote boards of the 1960's used on networks like NBC and CBS. Throughout the national broadcast, the students were seen working in the background updating in the board.
During a commercial break, Mr. Beck walked over and spoke to the students and expressed how professional they looked and how their appearance helped enhance the "look" of the show.
At the conclusion of the live show, Mr. Beck drew attention to the students and said on live tv, "You have been seeing behind me today some students from Northwest High School here in Texas, helping us out with the tote board. They will be back on election night as we have a lot of things planned for our coverage that evening."
Mr. Rawe, NHSTV and AMAT facilitator, said, "Mr. Beck surprised me when he said that on live tv. The students later indicated that Mr. Beck had asked if they wanted to come be a part of their election night coverage during a commercial break and they quickly agreed. What an amazing opportunioty for our kids during this historic election."