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Work from Gwinnett students nominated for Emmy Awards

GCPS student producers earn national nod

Work from Gwinnett students nominated for Emmy Awards

June 26, 2018

  Six Gwinnett County Public Schools students won awards at the National Academy of Television Arts and Science (NATAS) Southeast competition. Andy Cole, from Lanier High School, Lauryn Johnson, from Parkview High School, and three students from Phoenix High School— Chris Nooney, Lislay Estrada and Justin Harris— will go on to compete at the National NATAS competition after taking home awards at the Southeast Competition. The student nominees are listed below along with the category in which they won and the name of their productions.

NEWS:  GENERAL ASSIGNMENT - LIGHT NEWS 
“Work Based Learning”
Andy Cole of Lanier High School

HIGH SCHOOL 21 – TALENT
Andy Cole of Lanier High School

HIGH SCHOOL 14 – PUBLIC AFFAIRS/COMMUNITY SERVICE 
“Fake It ‘Till You Make It”
Chris Nooney, Lislay Estrada, and Justin Harris of Phoenix High School

HIGH SCHOOL 04 – ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT/CULTURAL AFFAIRS 
“Wonderglass”
Lauryn Johnson of Parkview High School 

     A total of 14 student productions from six Gwinnett schools were nominated for NATAS Southeast Student Production Awards. Lanier High School led the way with nine nominations. In addition to nominations for Lanier and Phoenix high school productions, the following schools each received one nomination: Brookwood High School; Parkview High School; Peachtree Ridge High School; and Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology (GSMST).

     NATAS awards encourage the pursuit of excellence in video production and focuses public attention on outstanding achievements produced by high school and college students. 
 

 

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