FOX61 Student News to hold awards ceremony

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FOX 61 Student News relaunched in February with a story from South Windsor High School.

EAST HARTFORD — The 2017 Student News Awards Ceremony will be held at Goodwin College on Riverside Drive in East Hartford.

The ceremony will take place on Thursday, June 8, from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m.

The FOX61 Student News program relaunched in February. FOX61 Student News gives Connecticut middle and high school students the opportunity to create stories by producing original content under the guidance of industry professionals.

If you are a teacher or administrator and want to attend, please RSVP by emailing CDeziel@fox61.com

Here is a list of nominees:

Best in Student News Reporting and Writing

Manchester High School – CT Humane Society
NFA – Seal Watch
Dr. Helen Baldwin Middle School Canterbury – Gypsy Moth Infestation
Stonington High School – Texting and Driving
South Windsor High School – Hockey Players for Kids

Best in Student News Pre- and Post- Production and Editing

Daniel Hand Madison High School – Saferides
South Windsor High School – Remembering Through Scholarships
Cheney Tech – Hartford Stage
Stonington High School – Stonington Crew
South Windsor High School – Rapping Doctor

Best in Student News Photography and Lighting

NFA – Local Manufacturing
NFA – Mock Elections
South Windsor High School – Special Olympics
South Windsor High School – CT History Day
Rippowam Middle School – 21st Century After School Program

Most Compelling Student News Story

South Windsor High School – Josie the therapy dog
NFA – Seal Watch
Stonington High School – Challenging the Odds
John F. Kennedy High School Waterbury – Habitat for Humanity
South Windsor High School – Relay for Life