Shepaug Student’s received 10 Fox 61 Student News Award nominations!

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Shepaug Student’s received 10 Fox 61 Student News Award nominations!

Henry James, Editor

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This year, Shepaug’s DMC and Broadcast Journalism students received 10 award nominations in the Fox 61 Student News competition! There are 6 different categories for nominations:

  • Governor’s Prevention Partnership Award
  • Big Y Locally Grown Award
  • Best in Student News: Feature
  • Best in Student News: Hard News
  • CHESLA/CHET Higher Education Award
  • Best in Student News: Community news

– and Shepaug has a nominee in everyone!

Dozens of schools participated in the program, and Shepaug students scored 10 of the 30 nominations. The most any other school received was 3.

Below is a list of the nominees with the number of their news stories nominated:

  • Sydell Lecher (3)
  • Erin Bailey (3)
  • Mahelet Steinmetz (3)
  • Daran Racaj (1)
  • Maya Missana (1)
  • Patrick Moriarty (1)
  • Tyler White (1)
  • Sam Quigley (1)
  • Ella Pena (2)
  • Isabella Fazzone (1)
  • Tiffany Horton (1)
  • Harlequin Sullivan (2)
  • Henry James (1)

A list of the videos nominated can be found here: List of nominees for 2018-19

The FOX61 Student News Award Ceremony will be held Wednesday, June 5 at Wilde Auditorium at University of Hartford.

Congrats Shepaug! Good luck at the scholarship award ceremony!