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RCHS students sweep the Colorado Library Teen Video Challenge

"Stolen Knowledge" video image

HIGHLANDS RANCH – Students in Jim McClurg's film editing class at Rock Canyon High School recently used their talents to bring attention to public libraries and motivate kids to read.

Teams from the class produced four videos for submission to the Colorado Teen Video Challenge, sponsored by the Colorado State Library. The public service announcements were designed to promote the Collaborative Summer Library Program's 2015 summer reading theme, "Unmask!"

"Stolen Knowledge," produced by Max Orgill, Sam Hulsizer, and Dan Lindeen was named the winner of the challenge, and now appears on the Colorado State Library website. The video is available for promotional use by public libraries throughout the country.

The remaining three submissions from Rock Canyon were all named finalists. Each of the videos from RCHS will be included in an announcement sent to public libraries throughout the state. Producers of the winning video will receive $150, and all of the teams will receive a certificate signed by Governor Hickenlooper.

Colorado Library Teen Video Challenge

Colorful Library Gone To Books Open Creativity
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Paige Von Bank, Sam Arellano, Alley Harris, Amy England, Connor Corbett Robert Falk, David Laff, Brian Frederickson, and Shane Drabing Kirsten Greenlaw, Brickelle Bro, Tara Sampson, Hope Ballard 
May 19, 2015 | By SCPaulsen | Category: District, High School Education

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