19th Annual EMPixx Competition


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.

Complete Results:

Animation 1st: Animated Tree by Collins Career Center Digital Photography 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 Multi-Media Print 2nd: The Chase by South Point High School

1st: The Minute Men by Lewis County High School and

Newscast 2nd: FHS News by Fairland High School

1st: CAVS News by Chillicothe High School

News Feature

2nd: The MakerSpace by Chillicothe High School

1st: Anything Goes at Southeastern by Southeastern High School

Radio Commercial

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

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