Congratulations to each of the winning filmmakers, whose documentaries competed among the record-setting 1,203 films that were received in this year's competition. Over 2,000 students from 43 states, Washington DC, and Puerto Rico competed, and we would like to acknowledge and thank all of the students and faculty advisors that participated.

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Matthew Shimura
9th Grade
"The Constitution and the Camps: Due Process and the Japanese-American Internment"
Punahou School
Honolulu, HI
Oceanic Time Warner Cable
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Middle School

Leo Pfeifer
8th Grade
"Who Owns Free Speech?"
Salmon Bay Middle School
Seattle, WA
Comcast
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High School

Carl Colglazier
9th Grade
"Intellectual Property"
Home School
Cary, NC
Time Warner Cable
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Middle School
Matthew Delorenzo and Josiah Vega
8th Grade
"The Great Debate"
Elysian Middle School
Hoboken, NJ
Cablevision
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Cole Lazzeroni and Drew Moes
8th Grade
"The Adventures of Superman"
McKinley Middle School
Racine, WI
Time Warner Cable
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Talia Moore
8th Grade
"Birmingham and the 1st Amendment"
John Herbert Phillips Academy
Birmingham, AL
Bright House Networks
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Madeline Bowne
8th Grade
"Votes for Women"
Carusi Middle School
Cherry Hill, NJ
Comcast
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High School
Zachariah DeGiulio
11th Grade
"Article 5: Changing the Constitution"
Voorhees High School
Glen Gardner, NJ
Comcast
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Brendan Boyle and Marshall Leming
10th Grade
"The Tenth Amendment"
Air Academy High School
Colorado Springs, CO
Comcast
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Chad Klitzman and Dustin Slade
12th Grade
"Signed, Sealed, Delivered"
Cypress Bay High School
Weston, FL
Advanced Cable Communications
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Andy Locascio and Drew Precious
12th Grade
"America Over Time"
Central Virginia Governor's School
Lynchburg, VA
Comcast
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Middle School
Wilson Ekern and Chris Moran
8th Grade
"An Armed Campus"
Farragut Middle School
Knoxville, TN
Charter Communications
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Megan Mills, Laura Seitz, and Sinclair Richards
8th Grade
"Freedom of Speech - A Memory?"
McKinley Middle School
Racine, WI
Time Warner Cable
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Jonathan Mills, Jenny Norris, and Jeffrey Rauenbuehler
8th Grade
"The Death of Freedom?"
McKinley Middle School
Racine, WI
Time Warner Cable
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Tessa Williams, Ashley Sanford, and Gabriela Szymanowska
7th Grade
"A Religiously Diverse Nation"
Farragut Middle School
Knoxville, TN
Charter Communications
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Simon Yeo and Tucker Hemphill
8th Grade
"Due Process in the Digital Age"
The Lab School Of Washington
Washington, DC
Comcast
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Tyler Johnson
7th Grade
"Nineteenth Amendment: Women's Suffrage"
Kettle Moraine Middle School
Dousman, WI
Time Warner Cable
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Katherine Fu and Liana Hu
8th Grade
"Working Women: Inequity in the Nation"
Farragut Middle School
Knoxville, TN
Charter Communications
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Taylor Futch
8th Grade
"Preparing to Become Responsible Voters"
Dunnellon Middle School
Dunnellon, FL
Bright House Networks
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High School
Avika Dua, Amanda Ong, and Jeffrey Chen
11th Grade
"Our Vote, Our Voice"
Walnut High School
Walnut, CA
Charter Communications
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Vinny Castellini
12th Grade
"In God We Trust? Religion's Role in America"
Fruita Monument High School
Fruita, CO
Optimum
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Noah Fatsi, Benjamin Schwartz, and Mitchell Powers
12th Grade
"The Right to Bear Arms"
Midlothian High School
Midlothian, VA
Comcast
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Dalhia Martinez
11th Grade
"Seventh Amendment"
Clifton J. Ozen High School
Beaumont, TX
Time Warner Cable
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Lauren Braun
12th Grade
"The Constitution and You"
Edward S. Marcus High School
Flower Mound, TX
Time Warner Cable
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Josh Stokes
11th Grade
"First Amendment Documentary"
Daniel Hand High School
Madison, CT
Comcast
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Michael Whitten and Danial Gebreili
12th Grade
"The Power to Declare War"
Jenks High School
Jenks, OK
Cox Communications
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Michael Clark
11th Grade
"The Copyright Clause and Digital Media"
Jenks High School
Jenks, OK
Cox Communications
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Middle School
Nicole LaRue and Kate White
8th Grade
"The Secret Weapon of the Judiciary"
Canterbury Middle School
Fort Wayne, IN
Comcast
Davis Lamm and Callahan Elzey
8th Grade
"Technology and The Fourth Amendment"
Canterbury Middle School
Fort Wayne, IN
Comcast
Brigid Cummings and Paige Bimberg
8th Grade
"CBN Cummings-Bimberg News"
East Middle School
Plymouth, MI
Comcast
Taylor Blackwell
7th Grade
"Tapping Into The Preamble"
BAK Middle School of the Arts
West Palm Beach, FL
Comcast
 
Deepika Kurup
8th Grade
"The Bill of Rights in Modern America"
Fairgrounds Middle School
Nashua, NH
Comcast
Eleanor Burch, Amanda Royaards, and Megan Martin
8th Grade
"The Preamble"
Langston Charter Middle School
Greenville, SC
Charter Communications
Madde Ely, Kaci Deakins, and Briana Lackey
8th Grade
"Women's Suffrage: The Voice of a Nation"
Farragut Middle School
Knoxville, TN
Charter Communications
Grace Kwon, Jasmine Park, and Emily Pratt
8th Grade
"Born and Naturalized"
Farragut Middle School
Knoxville, TN
Charter Communications
 
Tucker Scott, Bradley Balltrip, and Eli Darby
8th Grade
"Worried Over Welfare"
Farragut Middle School
Knoxville, TN
Charter Communications
James Grindstaff and Sara Zimmerman
8th Grade
"The 17th Amendment"
The Walker School
Marietta, GA
Comcast
Jordan Brandt and Lainey Bailey
8th Grade
"The 19th Amendment"
Vail Mountain School
Vail, CO
Comcast
Cole Winton and Zach Aponte
8th Grade
"Cruel and Unusual Punishment"
Falcon Cove Middle School
Weston, FL
Advanced Cable Communications
 
Armando Martinez, Justin Iannacone, and Daniel Hsu
8th Grade
"Where is the Proof?"
Falcon Cove Middle School
Weston, FL
Advanced Cable Communications
Lacey Larson, Jordanne Cantrill, and Kendra Blandon
8th Grade
"Where Freedom Ends"
Falcon Cove Middle School
Weston, FL
Advanced Cable Communications
Maria Riillo, Gabrielle Ferguson, and Blair Yant
8th Grade
"Power of the Commerce Clause"
Falcon Cove Middle School
Weston, FL
Advanced Cable Communications
Joshua Prem and David Giles
8th Grade
"You Have The Right"
Falcon Cove Middle School
Weston, FL
Advanced Cable Communications
 
High School
John Lee, Patrick Garrido, and Jeffrey Madsen
11th Grade
"The Freedom to Peaceably Assemble"
Brea Olinda High School
Brea, CA
Time Warner Cable
Laura Munoz, Tahiez Toro, and Nicole Richardson
12th Grade
"Guns & Coffee"
Sacred Heart High School
Los Angeles, CA
Time Warner Cable
Makena Young
12th Grade
"I Can Vote!"
William Howard Taft High School
Woodland Hills, CA
Time Warner Cable
Krystel Johnson and MyLeera Lewis
12th Grade
"The First Amendment and You!"
Clifton J. Ozen Magnet High School
Beaumont, TX
Time Warner Cable
 
John Mann and Bolton Smith
12th Grade
"The Constitution and You: The Right To Protest"
Forsyth Country Day School
Lewisville, NC
Time Warner Cable
Jake Palmer, Isa Goldberg, and Cameron Molis
12th Grade
"First, Do No Harm"
Greenwich High School
Greenwich, CT
Cablevision
Dennis Cullen and Joshua Yamuder
12th Grade
"The Military Draft and You"
Westlake High School
Thornwood, NY
Cablevision
Jack Laszlo, Alexander Ingoglia, and Kelly Bershader
12th Grade
"An Investment in the President"
Munster High School
Munster, IN
Comcast
 
Ruby Emberling, Maria Newton, and Delaney Wright
11th Grade
"Students' First Amendment Rights"
Pioneer High School
Ann Arbor, MI
Comcast
Tamar Hofer, Andrew Siddall, and Jassadi Moore
11th Grade
"First Amendment Rights for Students"
Pioneer High School
Ann Arbor, MI
Comcasts
Jason Corey and Quinton Hawkings
12th Grade
"The First"
Somerville High School
Somervilla, MA
Comcast
Mara Koval, Asa Mazor-Freedman, and Kyra Wiant
9th Grade
"We are 2016"
Long Beach Polytechnic High School
Long Beach, CA
Charter Communications
 
Arianna Leche, Kristen Althouse, and Kaitlyn Morales
12th Grade
"No Access: When Freedom of the Press Isn't Free"
Treen Technology Center
Mandeville, LA
Charter Communications
Jill Kitzmiller, Chelsea Cappellano, and David Young
12th Grade
"The Death Penalty & 8th Amendment"
Conrad Weiser High School
Robesonia, PA
Comcast
Andrew Hoffman and Stephen Oakes
12th Grade
"The President"
Downingtown East High School
Exton, PA
Comcast
Sanam Bhalla and Jennifer Lu
11th Grade
"The 14th Amendment: Mercy or Murder?"
East Brunswick High School
East Brunswick, NJ
Comcast
 
Kieran Colby and Rebecca Ederer
12th Grade
"Occupy For Your Right: The First Amendment Today"
Montgomery Blair High School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Michael Pyskaty
9th Grade
"Keepin' It Elastic: The Story of the Necessary and Proper Clause"
Starpoint High School
Lockport, NY
Time Warner Cable
Justin Nguyen
12th Grade
"The Embracing Arms of America"
Blue Valley Southwest High School
Overland Park, KS
Time Warner Cable
Kevin Chiu
11th Grade
"In Search of Balance - The Role of the Federal Government in Public Education"
Hunter College High School
New York, NY
Time Warner Cable
 
Courtney Rosser, Claire Martuscello, and Victoria Vogel
12th Grade
"We've Got The Power To Vote"
Amsterdam High School
Amsterdam, NY
Time Warner Cable
David Starr
11th Grade
"26th and Me"
Coral Glades High School
Coral Springs, FL
Advanced Cable Communications
Alex McFry
11th Grade
"Back to the Basics"
White Plains High School
Anniston, AL
CableOne
Sam Girvin and Nathan Hughes
12th Grade
"Intellectual Property and the America Invents Act"
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Alexandria, VA
Cox Communications
 
Benjamin Boinay and Katherine Sanders
12th Grade
"The Fourth Amendment: In School and in the Real World"
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Alexandria, VA
Cox Communications
Yasmine McBride and Reece Anderson
12th Grade
"Unveiling Surveillance"
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Alexandria, VA
Cox Communications
Catherine Ayres and Claire Egan
12th Grade
"When the First Isn't First"
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Alexandria, VA
Cox Communications
Daniel Tavakol and Valerie Dinavo
11th Grade
"The Uniformity Clause: A Right to Education"
James Madison High School
Vienna, VA
Cox Communications
 
Risa McCracken
11th Grade
"Friendship in a Letter "
Jenks High School
Jenks, OK
Cox Communications
Tea'a Taylor
12th Grade
"Eighteen"
Freedom High School
Orlando, FL
Bright House Networks
Kevin Yang
12th Grade
"Youth Voting, We Need It!"
Aplington Parkersburg High School
Parkersburg, IA
Mediacom
Jessica Shub and Syra Ortiz Blanes
11th Grade
"Our Relationship with the Constitution"
San Juan, PR
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