Congratulations to Monroe County Community School Corporation‘s (MCCSC) Addie Hammond and Grace Weiler.
Addie and Grace, 7th grade students at Batchelor Middle School, received an honorable mention in the C-SPAN StudentCam Competition. Their documentary was on school funding and featured Indiana State Superintendent Jennifer McCormick, Indiana State Representative Jeff Ellington, MCCSC Board of School Trustees member Cathy Fuentes-Rohwer, and Batchelor Middle School Principal Eric Gilpin.
C-SPAN announced that there were only 150 prize winning documentaries from 2,903 films received by the over 5,600 students – the most entries in the thirteen years of the competition. Entries came from 46 states, as well as Washington DC, England, Germany, Singapore and Taiwan.
This post was created in collaboration with Andrew Clampitt, Public Relations and Information Officer, Monroe County Community School Corporation.
Indiana’s urban schools offer Hoosier students a rich array of programs, services, and opportunities. IUSA appreciates the opportunity to share the stories that demonstrate what the schools have to offer and the many successes their students, faculty and staff achieve.