Schools from Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia took part in the 19th annual EMPixx Media Arts Competition, which recognizes schools for their level of production skills and multimedia quality.
The event, held at Ohio University Southern, offered various workshops for those in attendance and concluded with an awards presentation for the following categories: Animation, Digital Photography, Entertainment, Independent, Multimedia print, News Cast, News feature, Radio Commercial, Sports News Feature, Video Commercial, Best of Show, Audio Scholarship and Video Scholarship.
For a second consecutive year, CHS students in PRCTC satellite instructor Vanessa George's Video Broadcasting class took first place in the Newscast category.
CHS students return from EMPixx on Friday.
Cavaliers Caroline Crock, Luke Smith, and Malachi Mitchell, led by Jaymie Grim, took second place News Feature for their piece, The MakerSpace.
Additionally, Jasmine Roper, Cameron Snowden, and Makenzie Greene, who are in George's Video Production class, earned second place in Entertainment for their short called Trapped.
Locally, students from Ross County's Southeastern High School received awards in the news feature, sports feature, and video commercial categories.
1st: Animated Tree by Collins Career Center
2nd: Love, Peace & Basketball by Fairland High School
1st: Jail, Corridor, and Fan by Bloom-Carroll High School Entertainment
2nd: Trapped by Chillicothe High School
1st: Disney Lip Dub by Chesapeake High School Independent
2nd: Moral Principle by Dublin High School
1st: The Toothtanic by Fairland High School
2nd: The Chase by South Point High School
1st: The Minute Men by Lewis County High School and
2nd: FHS News by Fairland High School
1st: CAVS News by Chillicothe High School
2nd: The MakerSpace by Chillicothe High School
1st: Anything Goes at Southeastern by Southeastern High School
2nd: American Heart Association by Fairland High School
1st: American Cancer Society by Fairland High School
Sports News Feature
2nd: Athlete of the Week by Fairland High School
1st: Skeens's Big Dream to Achieve Big by Southeastern High School Video Commercial
2nd: Don't Be a Distraction by Southeastern High School
1st: Beyond the Bottle by Lewis County High School and Bully Awareness by Chesapeake High School
Best of Show ($1,000 Scholarship)
Small by Zoe Bass, of Collins Career Center
Video Scholarship ($750 split)
Bryce Kellogg and Brandon Short, of Chesapeake High School
Multi-Media ($750 Scholarship)
Sarah Flesher, of Lewis County High School