Newark High School’s Wildcat News Net students recently received awards in multiple categories from the High School Student Production Awards, which are a part of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The awards were presented during the Ohio Valley Emmy Awards Gala on July 25 in Lexington, Ky. Student Antoine Groutars won in the Public Service Announcement Category for his PSA about donating blood to the American Red Cross. Groutars also received honorable mentions for a video essay about a trip to Washington, D.C., and for a short film titled "The Bridge." Student Katie Stewart received an honorable mention for a video about a trip to France. Find more information about the awards at this link.
Program adviser Gregory Ardrey accepted the Student Production Award for Groutars.
The following videos won awards:
Red Cross PSA, an award in the Public Service Announcement Category
Antoine Groutars, Writer/Director/Editor
Zakk Hartless, Talent
NHS Trip to France 2015, an Honorable Mention in the Arts and Entertainment/Cultural Affairs category
Katie Stewart, Director/Writer/Editor
The Bridge, an Honorable Mention in the Short Form – Fiction Category
Antoine Groutars, director/writer/editor
Ashleigh Cowan, Abby Summers, Talent
Willie Hall, audio
Wildcat News Net is based at Newark High School. Gregory Ardrey is the program’s adviser. You can see the program’s full body of work, dating back 10 years, on its YouTube page, view behind the scenes photos on Instagram, and can also connect with the program on Facebook or Twitter.