KHS Video productions almost sweeps top honors at Tarrant Teen VideoFest

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Win 4 of 6 top awards … updated 4/28/2018 with correction in red
Kennedale High School?s video production class won top honors in three different categories for their entries in Tarrant County Public Health Department?s TEEN VIDEOFEST.? One video also won one of the top two honors of the festival ? the Director?s Choice Award for Best Film. {{more: continue …}}
It wasn’t easy.? There were both big and small school, public and private schools from across the county that submitted videos. And the judging standards include three elements:
  • Message Design ? How well the issue is presented and the solution or response demonstrated.
  • Creative Elements ? Include the quality of writing, originality, visual imagery and artistic use of medium.
  • Production Elements ? Include camera work, lighting, audio, talent.

Three KHS teams earned #1 in three of the four categories while two others placed in the top 5. Earning honors for the Wildcats by topic were:?

Substance Abuse
#1 Goldylocks Productions – KHS: Julia McHugh?(10th grade)

#5 Team JH ? KHS: Jalean Howe (9th Grade)

Peer Pressure?

#2 Team Originals – KHS: Nelida Jiminez (9th grade)

Dating Violence?
#1 Alia Boubel Productions – (KHS: Alia Boubel?(9th grade)

#1 Team Maddie/Marissa – KHS: Madison Fail?(9th grade) & Marissa Rozas?(9th grade)

Director’s Choice for Best Film – KHS freshman?Alia Boubel?
KHS students best overall in total number of awards …
Students who earned 1st Place for each category received $300 gift cards. Students who earned 2nd Place received $200 gift cards. In total, Kennedale students won $1,150 – the most of any school in the competition.?
The videofest is a project of the county health department that has as one of its goal highlighting teen health issues while encouraging positive decision making . According to information provided by TCPH the contest provide students across the county ?a meaningful, exciting and worthwhile project that requires compassion, creativity, cooperation and team work.? The Teen VideoFest was started in 1999 with hundreds of videos submitted each year.

The video production class is part of Career Technology Education (CTE) at the high school. The Kennedale High School CTE A/V Teacher is?Rachel Parker.

Find out more @?Teen VideoFest

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