Access Sacramento’s Fifth Annual High School PSA Competition Announces Winners
ELK GROVE, Calif. – March 29, 2019 – Three Career Technical Education students taking Animation and Digital Media Arts at Franklin High School impressed the judges and won seven of the ten cash awards respectively in the fifth annual Access Sacramento Public Service Announcement (PSA) competition. An additional eight PSAs received Honorable Mentions. Jonathan Ocampo, Andres Garcia and Ethan Ocampo earned first place for “The Unclogged Truth” in the Live Action category, while Nicoli Burdeinii earned first place for “Dog on FOG” in the Animation category for the Sacramento Area Sewer District (SASD). Emily Cho took second place in the Live Action category for “Don’t Flush Your Meds” for the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District (SRCSD), while Victoria Enaigbe took second place in the Animation category for “Wipes” for SASD. Also for SASD, Landon Lee placed third in the Live Action category with his PSA, “Talking Toilet (Wipes)”. First and second place recipients each received a cash prize. The three top winners will each appear on Access Sacramento’s Live Wire show on April 3, 2019 at 5:00 p.m., where they will receive their cash prize. Additionally, Franklin High School Digital Media Arts students, Adonis Lacho and Jessica Jimenez, received Honorable Mentions for “Wipes Use” and “Sister Says FOG” respectively.
Seventy-nine school videos were submitted for judging from ten high schools and eight school districts. Students were asked to create a 30 second spot for any one of the two participating governmental agencies: Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District or the Sacramento Area Sewer District.
About Access Sacramento
Access Sacramento (Access) is a nonprofit public access station providing 100% local television and radio programing to the greater Sacramento region. Access provides services including free coverage of important community events, professional development and enrichment courses and media arts opportunities for Sacramento’s diverse population on issues that are important to the community.
About the Elk Grove Unified School District
The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 67 schools: 42 elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 70 career-themed academies and pathways within 15 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant, and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and ensure that Every Student is Learning, in Every Classroom, in Every Subject, Every Day.
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