RAY CITY, Ga., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- U.S. Education TV has named the top schools in online broadcast through the 2nd Annual U.S. Education TV Awards at the 2013 Student Television Network Convention, held in Los Angeles March 7-10, 2013. With over 200 schools eligible from 30 states, these awards are truly something that students, instructors and school systems will celebrate.
U.S. Education TV was founded in 2009, with the mission to connect, interact, communicate, relate and experience local and regional school events through the eyes of its students, staff, and community through the use of a high definition, secure, revenue generating online platform. U.S. Education TV has partnered with STN for the past two years to honor outstanding online broadcast, community involvement, instructional use and even live events. The winners represent the best student work of schools who are members of STN and utilizing the no-cost products and services of U.S. Education TV. Students compete for a share of $50,000 in cash prizes for their schools.
This year's winners were as follows:
Best Community Involvement:
Searcy High School, Searcy, Arkansas - $5,000
Best New School:
Current River Career Center, Doniphan, Missouri - $5,000
Best Live Event:
Whitney High School, Whitney, California - $5,000
Best Middle School:
Armand Larive Middle School, Hermiston, Oregon - $5,000
Best Use of Advertising:
Youree Drive Middle AP Magnet School, Shreveport, Louisiana - $2,500
Best Instructional Usage:
Benson Polytechnic High School, Portland, Oregon - $5,000
Most Innovative Use of Platform:
Lee's Summit High School, Lee's Summit, Missouri - $5,000
Best News Production:
Cypress Bay High School, Weston, Florida - $5,000
Best News Story:
Whitney High School, Cedar Crest High School, Texas High School, Maitland Middle School, Winter Park High School - $500 each
Best Overall Network:
White County High School, Cleveland, Georgia - $10,000
"We are very proud of all of our programs for the positive impact they are having on their school and community," says Todd Bateman, COO of U.S. Education TV. "We wish we could have recognized every program, but our winning schools are the best of the best and have accomplished amazing feats with the US Education TV model. We congratulate the winners and encourage all schools to continue to turn their talents outward to the service of others."
U.S. Education TV will continue their 2013 convention tour, broadcasting live at Skills USA in Atlanta, GA, March 20-23, and attending both the National School Boards Association Conference in San Diego, CA April 12-14 and the International Society for Technology in Education Conference in San Antonio, TX June 24-26.
About U.S. Education TV
U.S. Education TV Brings 30 Years of Video Production Experience and Over 10 Years of Web Development to the Table. Their mission is to connect, interact, communicate, relate and experience local and regional High School, College and Church Events through the eyes of its students, staff, community; thereby introducing the world to their experience. In addition, U.S. Education TV will provide schools with an opportunity to significantly increase revenue to help off-set increasing budget cuts as well as take advantage of public funding opportunities. For more information, or to inquire about having a school added to the network, visit U.S. Education TV at www.useducationtv.com.
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