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Congratulations to
our 2013 StudentCam


Congratulations to all winners of C-SPAN's StudentCam 2013 competition! You can view both national and local winner videos by clicking on the links below.   

National 2nd Prize Winner
$1,500 Student Cash Prize; $125 in Digital Equipment for Schools

(One of Eight Winners)

Guns in Our Schools

Alexandra Chandler
Clearwater High School, Clearwater, FL
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Alexandra Chandler tackles the sensitive yet sadly relevant topic of assaults involving guns at our schools. She points out some of the flaws that exist in our school’s security and proposes a few solutions to end this horrific trend once and for all.

Local Bright House Sponsored Prizes
$1,000 Student Cash Prize/$1,000 School Grant

Healthcare for Everyone, remove the Red Tape

Ashley Tate
John Herbert Phillips Academy, Birmingham, AL
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Alabama currently remains one of the 14 states that do not participate in Obamacare. In this video, Ashley Tate firmly expresses her opinion on universal healthcare and offers a local perspective by interviewing residents of her hometown.

How the Economy Affected Small Businesses

RaeAnna Speights
Ramsay High School, Birmingham AL
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RaeAnna Speights illustrates the influence that the economic downturn has had on local small businesses in Alabama.

Local Bright House Sponsored Prizes (continued)
$1,000 Student Cash Prize/$1,000 School Grant

Raising the Standard for Public Education

Grace Moore
Centennial High School, Bakersfield, CA
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Grace Moore thoroughly addresses America’s current education crisis. She presents a course of action the U.S. government should take in order to restore this valuable institution.

Restoring the American Dream

Joseph Komor
Southeast High School, Bradenton, FL
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As job statistics indicate, the true American dream seems like a thing of the past. However, Joseph Komor asserts his hope in America and implies that there is a light at the end of the tunnel.

America’s Economy

Banin Ehsan
Freedom High School, Orlando, FL
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Banin Ehsan reviews the current state of the economy in America and presents some viable solutions to rebuild it.

A Child’s Heart

Olivia Peters
Tampa Bay Technical High School, Temple Terrace FL
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Historically, America has assisted other countries in times of need. Olivia Peters shines a light on an atrocity that our government has neglected to help put an end to: the Ugandan Civil War.