C-SPAN BUS TO VISIT FARRAGUT MS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS

Farragut  Middle School  Students will have the opportunity to learn about C-SPAN’s programs and resources during a bus visit scheduled for Wednesday, May 8, 2013.  The C-SPAN Bus will visit with several local student winners in the StudentCam  2013 documentary competition.

After completing its Campaign 2012 travels, the C-SPAN Bus is now in its 20th year on the road and has a new look and a new season of tours.  It is visiting numerous cities, schools and universities across the country, promoting C-SPAN’s educational and political resources for students, teachers and community members along the way.

This spring, the Bus is stopping in cities across the  U.S. to recognize winners in C-SPAN’s StudentCam 2013 documentary competition, in which middle and high school students created a 5-8 minute video on the most important issue the President should address this year.  Farragut had a first prize winner and three third prize winning entries in the contest.

First Prize:

Parin Bhaduri, Austin Hoag and Nalin Varma/ Video: Public Transportation in the Nation/ $3000

Three Third Prize winners:

Lauren Fiet, Tali Graham and Eunice Baek / Video: A Game of Risk: Israel and Iran/ $750

Grace Shoffner, Julia Hammon and Maggie Murr/ Video: Education Across the Nation/$750

Delaney Weller, Lauren Dickerson and Maggie Olson/ Video:Inefficient Government Spending: The Foundation of our Debt/$750

To see their videos and to learn more about StudentCam you can visit our website:

www.studentcam.org

To recognize their achievement, the C-SPAN Crew and will have a special ceremony at the school.

Ceremony Details:

Farragut Middle School, 200 West End, Knoxville, TN 37934

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

8:30am-9:30am:

School Gym

The Bus visit and ceremony are in partnership with Charter Communications.

 

 

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