National Student Television Award Nominees Announced

We are so very proud of the High Schools in our region! Nominations for the annual Student Production Awards were announced just last week. There are nine nominees from our Northwest Chapter! 

The National Student Production Awards honors the recipients from all chapter high school awards.

We submitted our 13 regional high school winners into the national competition. There is a total of 23 national categories.  To have 9 of our 13 entries nominated shows the level of excellence offered in the high schools in the Northwest Region. Congratulations to all the nominees and winners of the Northwest Regional awards.  List of winners are now available. 

Nominee from the Northwest Chapter are:

General Assignment - Serious News

  Rachel's Challenge, Timberlake High School; Samantha Kalar, Hanne Larsen; Chris Jarstad, Advisor

Short Form – Fiction

Bottled Emotions,Ballard High School; Zach Boone, Bailey Wall, PJ Hase, Aidan Jereczek; Matt Lawrence, Advisor

Short Form - Non-Fiction

On the Backs of Salmon,Ballard High School; Chris Barrett, Martin Bolivar, Caroline Harader, Jasper Land, Maddie Lausted, Freeman Marshall, Aaron Miller, Cecilia O'Rollins, Miles Whitworth; Matt Lawrence, Advisor

Long Form - Non-Fiction

Oso Strong, Ballard High School; Maddie Lausted, Freeman Marshall; Matt Lawrence, Advisor

Sports - Live Event

SKHS Girls Basketball Senior Night, South Kitsap High School; Maggie Degarimore, Abby Card-LaFrance; Mike Downum, Advisor  

Animation/Graphics/Special Effects

  WII Dogfighter,Ridgeview High School; Jordan Schmidt; DJ Holloway, Advisor


Paul, Dark and Handsome,Ballard High School; Cole Kastner; Matt Lawrence, Advisor


Bottled Emotions, Ballard High School; Zach Boone, Bailey Wall, PJ Hase, Aidan Jereczek; Matt Lawrence, Advisor


Richard,Ballard High School; Wylie Soltes; Matt Lawrence, Advisor

The national winners will be presented via a live-streamed event from the Los Angeles campus of Emerson College on Tuesday, October 18th- noon PDT.  Tom Bergeron, host of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” will host.

You can watch the streaming at these locations:


NATAS/National Student Production Awards:

NATAS/Student Awards Twitter:

NATAS Facebook:

A complete list of nominees from around the country can be viewed.


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Photos from the weekend events are posted to the NATAS NW Facebook Page

Photos include the Silver Circle event on Friday evening, and the Emmy® Awards on Saturday. 

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