For the recognition of excellence throughout the Northwest

Students from high schools in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Washington are invited to participate in NATAS Northwest chapter's annual recognition of high school student television production.

All entries are judged by members of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. One pillar will be awarded in each category. Certificates will be awarded to all individuals named on the entry.

Student Nominees from the Northwest Chapter for the 2018 NATAS National Awards:

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 Thursday, 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: https://www.facebook.com/NATASSPA

NATAS/Student Awards Twitter: https://twitter.com/NATASSPA

NATAS Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheEmmys

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