Middle School StudentCam Contest Winners

The middle school section first prize-winning video, Down to the Last Drop, was shown. The producers, Madison Richards, Samantha Noll,… read more

The middle school section first prize-winning video, Down to the Last Drop, was shown. The producers, Madison Richards, Samantha Noll, and Lauren Nixon, were interviewed by remote video from Milwaukee. They are 7th-grade students at McKinley Middle Charter School in Racine, Wisconsin. Their video was about the sustainability of the fresh water supply. Topics included how they produced the video, why they chose the subject, and what they learned. Janet Larsen participated from the C-SPAN studio. A video clip was shown of President Obama’s remarks about water in his inaugural address. The guests responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

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C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest was a national competition in which middle and high school students produced a documentary exploring an issue of national significance that they believe is in need of urgent attention from the new president of the United States using some C-SPAN footage and covering multiple viewpoints. The local cable company was Time Warner Cable. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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