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StudentCam - 2022 Winners

In another tumultuous school year, we received documentaries from over 3,000 students representing 41 states and Washington, DC, South Korea, and Morocco. Students were asked to create a 5-6 minute long video exploring a federal policy or program that has an impact on them or their community. After multiple rounds of judging and much deliberation, we are thrilled to announce this year's 150 prize winning documentaries, the 2022 "Fan Favorite", and the winners of our "Behind the Scenes" photo competition.

 

Now in our 18th year of our annual competition, we want to recognize the extraordinary work of all who participated this year. For the students who participated, the Omicron variant, hybrid school schedules and school closures created obstacles that you had to overcome during the path to completing your documentary. Many of you continued to take advantage of technologies like Zoom, Facetime and other video conferencing software to conduct interviews with officials and experts on your chosen issues. The incredible amount of effort that went into many of the productions was clearly apparent to our judges. Some of you invested weeks or even months in planning, researching, filming, and editing your work. There were interviews with professors, lawyers, historians, and a wide variety of elected officials. We learned about countless topics that you and your peers are passionate about, and we sincerely enjoyed viewing each and every submission. Aside from prize recognition, we hope that you learned valuable technical skills, and continued to build your communicative skills, gaining confidence in expressing your personal points of view. You should be proud of your effort and even if you did not win one of the 150 prizes listed below, please check your email for an opportunity to receive a small gift in the mail as a token of our appreciation.

 

All student filmmakers and their teachers will be contacted via email with more information regarding their winning entry. C-SPAN television networks will broadcast each of the grand prize, first prize, and second prize winning documentaries at 6:50am ET and throughout the day during the month of April. See below for the documentary air-dates of the top 21 winning entries.

 

Thank you again to all who participated this year and we hope those of you with remaining eligibility will consider participating in our 2023 competition. Our new theme will be announced this summer and the official competition launch will coincide with the beginning of the new school year. Congratulations to all!

 

Congratulations to Nathan Kuczmarski whose video, Dream of Clean Water, won the 2022 "Fan Favorite" award, receiving over 2,500 votes. Nathan will receive an additional $500 for his win.

Congratulations also to the 5 winners of our "Behind the Scenes" Photo Competition. Each of the 5 groups below will receive $100 for sharing photos of their StudentCam documentary production on social media:

Dermott Foley & Tyler Foley
7th Grade
What Happened to Gibson Grove?
Eastern Middle School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Air Date: Thursday, April 21




HIGH SCHOOL - CENTRAL DIVISION


Jason Boudreaux, Jaleaha Joseph, & Shontenaisha Manuel
11th & 12th Grade
FEMA's Impact on Our Lives in Southwest Louisiana
College Street Vocational Center
Lake Charles, LA
Suddenlink
Air Date: Wednesday, April 20



HIGH SCHOOL - EAST DIVISION


Evelyn Shue & Ida Chen
11th Grade
Something in the Water
Richard Montgomery High School and Winston Churchill High School
Rockville and Potomac, MD
Comcast
Air Date: Tuesday, April 19



HIGH SCHOOL - WEST DIVISION


Kimber Koteskey & Zoe Gliko
9th Grade
American Rescue Plan: Economic Boost or Bust?
Foothills Community Christian School
Great Falls, MT
Spectrum
Air Date: Monday, April 18



MIDDLE SCHOOL


Aria Rani Sindledecker
8th Grade
Stigma-Free Nation: Pathway to Parity
Isaac Newton Graham Middle School
Mountain View, CA
Comcast
Air Date: Sunday, April 17



HIGH SCHOOL - CENTRAL DIVISION

Shannon Germaine
12th Grade
Code Red: The Clean Air Act's Battle Against Climate Change
Clonlara School
Ann Arbor, MI
Comcast
Air Date: Saturday, April 16

Lauren Cargal, Sophia Smith, & Jacob Shaddock
11th Grade
The Threat of Tomorrow
Jenks High School
Jenks, OK
Cox
Air Date: Tuesday, April 12
Nathan Kuczmarski
12th Grade
Dream of Clean Water
Saint Ignatius High School
Cleveland, OH
Spectrum
Air Date: Friday, April 8

During a week long period of public voting where almost 12,000 votes were cast, "Dream of Clean Water" received over 2,500 of those votes. Nathan will receive an additional $500 cash prize as the 2022 StudentCam "Fan Favorite" documentary.

Kate Pinnell & Analicia Wilde
10th Grade
Milking the System
Jenks High School
Jenks, OK
Cox
Air Date: Monday, April 4
HIGH SCHOOL - EAST DIVISION
Nick Bourg, Maggie Megosh, & Trini Szell
10th Grade
In Google We Trust
Montgomery Blair High School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Air Date: Friday, April 15

Tammy Premchan & Sam Bernbaum
12th & 10th Grade
The Magic of Misinformation: Deception In Our Democracy
Winter Park High School
Winter Park, FL
Spectrum
Air Date: Monday, April 11
Lauren Yu & Lauren Kim
10th Grade
Untreated: The Mental Health Crisis
Bergen County Academies
Hackensack, NJ
Optimum
Air Date: Thursday, April 7
Alani Hamilton & Juliette Maxfield
12th Grade
Missing White Woman Syndrome
Richland Northeast High School
Columbia, SC
Spectrum
Air Date: Sunday, April 3
HIGH SCHOOL - WEST DIVISION
Caden Kawamura & Emerson LaPorta
9th Grade
No Silver Bullet
Long Beach Polytechnic High School
Long Beach, CA
Spectrum
Air Date: Thursday, April 14
Peyton Verinder, Kyle Horne, & Hayden Canty
12th Grade
Feed Our Tomorrow
Ben Barber Innovation Academy
Mansfield, TX
Spectrum
Air Date: Sunday, April 10
Linnea Gebauer
12th Grade
Fire Season
Klamath Union High School
Klamath Falls, OR
Spectrum
Air Date: Wednesday, April 6
Nadia Soberg, Matthew Arradaza, & Griffin Sturino
10th Grade
A Student's Perspective on Affirmative Action
Palo Alto High School
Palo Alto, CA
Comcast
Air Date: Saturday, April 2
MIDDLE SCHOOL
Anjali Harrison & Isabella Langlee
8th Grade
Guilty Until Proven Innocent
Eastern Middle School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Air Date: Wednesday, April 13
Sri Srinivasan, Daniel Franca-Koh, & Noa Dubnov
8th Grade
Connection Lost: Broadband Inequality and the Digital Divide
Eastern Middle School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Air Date: Saturday, April 9
Sophia Jones, Lilia Lash, & Riley MacArthur
8th Grade
Not Applicable: Religious Exemptions and the Effects of Title IX
Eastern Middle School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Air Date: Tuesday, April 5
Ada Watson
7th Grade
Our Hands Are Tied
RD and Euzelle Smith Middle School
Chapel Hill, NC
Spectrum
Air Date: Friday, April 1

HIGH SCHOOL - CENTRAL DIVISION
Rose Wendel, Makayla Jones, & Molly Musland
12th Grade
Vertically Challenged: Our Beef Industry And Their Struggle
LaMoure Public School
LaMoure, ND
Dickey Rural Networks
Emma Whelan
12th Grade
Oklahoma's Wealth, America's Health
Jenks High School
Jenks, OK
Cox
Whit Overton & Chase Campbell
12th Grade
Minimum Wage
Lakeside High School
Hot Springs, AR
Cablelynx
Sam Gibbon, Mairin Duffy, & John Cernicky
12th Grade
Hell on Earth
Saint Thomas More High School
Rapid City, SD
Midco
Lucy Burns
12th Grade
The Plastic Problem
Kirkwood High School
Kirkwood, MO
Spectrum
Olivia Graff & Rachel Oakes
12th & 10th Grade
The ACA is Here to Stay
Jenks High School
Jenks, OK
Cox
Lily Citron
11th Grade
Section 230: Liability on the Internet
Interlochen Arts Academy
Interlochen, MI
Spectrum
Gabriel Tiong
11th Grade
Program of Violence
Jenks High School
Jenks, OK
Cox
HIGH SCHOOL - EAST DIVISION
Sofiya Tkach & Lucy Montalti
10th Grade
The Vote: For the Future, By the Future
Bergen County Academies
Hackensack, NJ
Optimum
Derek Mu & James Mu
10th & 12th Grade
For Every Kind
Montgomery Blair High School & Thomas S. Wootton High School
Silver Spring & Rockville, MD
Comcast
Brandon Yohe & Coleman Preisser
10th Grade
Does America's Vote Count?
Winter Park High School
Winter Park, FL
Spectrum
Asher Anantham & Alana Anantham
9th & 6th Grade
White Picket Fence
Montgomery Blair High School & Westland Middle School
Silver Spring & Bethesda, MD
Comcast
Blaine Miller
11th Grade
National Parks: The Benefits of America's Greatest Institution
Winter Park High School
Winter Park, FL
Spectrum
Mia Levings, Izzy Mathiascheck, & Nubia Audena
10th Grade
Immigration Nation
Montgomery Blair High School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Alexander Korn & Ethan Aldrich
11th & 10th Grade
A Tipping Scale
Winter Park High School
Winter Park, FL
Spectrum
Ellis Chung
9th Grade
Unpunished Crimes: Hate Crime Legislation and the COVID-19 Pandemic
Bethesda Chevy Chase High School
Bethesda, MD
Comcast
HIGH SCHOOL - WEST DIVISION
Carson Collins
9th Grade
Minimum Wage: Wealth Creator or Job Killer?
Home School
Austin, TX
Spectrum
Samuel Tomatz
12th Grade
Can Healthy Food Be Cheap?
New Vista High School
Boulder, CO
Comcast
Sharon Chen & Amber Khauv
11th Grade
The Lasting Impact of Space Travel
Portola High School & Orange County School of the Arts
Irvine & Santa Ana, CA
Cox & Spectrum
Alivia Seard, Anya Murrell, & Ivy Bragg-Guzman
9th Grade
An Imperfect Union: Hate Crime Legislation in America
Long Beach Polytechnic High School
Long Beach, CA
Spectrum
Sebastian Fonseca & Sarah Madden
9th Grade
A Helping Hand In Times of Crisis
Long Beach Polytechnic High School
Long Beach, CA
Spectrum
Jennifer Hong & Tovya Michael
11th Grade
The National School Lunch Program: Time for a Change?
Inderkum High School
Sacramento, CA
Comcast
Samantha DeLange & Trinity Nicholson
10th Grade
The STOP Act: The Solution To Every Generations Downfall
Foothills Community Christian School
Great Falls, MT
Spectrum
Tanish Doshi, Allison Kuester, & Emilia Kim
9th Grade
Level Playing Field;
BASIS Oro Valley
Oro Valley, AZ
Comcast
MIDDLE SCHOOL
Amaya Temne
8th Grade
Redlining In Reverse
RD and Euzelle Smith Middle School
Chapel Hill, NC
Spectrum
Casey Pendergast & Maggie VanDerWoude
8th Grade
Falling Short of the IDEA
Eastern Middle School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Daryn Mand
8th Grade
The Impact of Social Media: Impacting the Health of American Teens
The Alfred and Adele Davis Academy
Atlanta, GA
Comcast
Akith Madurapperuma & Eleazar Michael
8th Grade
The Dream Denied
Natomas Charter School
Sacramento, CA
Comcast
Lukas Snevoll, J.C. Shiff, & Nate Sousley
8th Grade
The United States: A Monitored Nation
Whitman Middle School
Seattle, WA
Comcast
Kaleel Nabi
7th Grade
Government in the Age of Machines
Las Flores Middle School
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Cox
Yara Sinnott
8th Grade
Individual Choice or Collective Voice? Making an energy impact in the US
RD and Euzelle Smith Middle School
Chapel Hill, NC
Spectrum
Laila Kwong
7th Grade
Title IX : Gender Equality in Women's Sports
RD and Euzelle Smith Middle School
Chapel Hill, NC
Spectrum

Teresa Fang
9th Grade
STAND & DELIVER: Our Youth Voices
East Chapel Hill High School
Chapel Hill, NC
Spectrum
Norah Solaiman
10th Grade
Equality for All - Evaluating the Effectiveness of Title IX
Rockville High School
Rockville, MD
Comcast
Joey Panner, Lukas Barbieri, & Ruby Burckle
10th Grade
A Hard Pill to Swallow: Corruption in the FDA
Montgomery Blair High School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Han Nelson & Max Brabham
12th Grade
Barriers to Employment
Richland Northeast High School
Columbia, SC
Spectrum
Desiree Chen & Emily Duan
11th Grade
Unmasking the Mask Mandate
Richard Montgomery High School
Rockville, MD
Comcast
Elissa Huettel, Anna Benjamin, & Zola Giscombe
8th Grade
How Much is Too Much? Freedom Of Speech In America
RD and Euzelle Smith Middle School
Chapel Hill, NC
Spectrum
Nola Busansky, Levi Armstrong, & Madison Parr
11th Grade
Yet Again: Gun Violence's Effect on American Youth
Northampton High School
Northampton, MA
Comcast
Deim Marion Gannaban, Emanya Roach, & Christina Foster
12th Grade
Are You Still Watching?
Richland Northeast High School
Columbia, SC
Spectrum
Anna Li & Valerie Hoang
11th Grade
Securing Social Security
Poolesville High School & Northwest High School
Poolesville & Germantown, MD
Comcast
Tika Jonnum & Shakinat Oladepo
9th Grade
The Farm Bill, Who's Heard Of That?
Long Beach Polytechnic High School
Long Beach, CA
Spectrum
Alyssa Limjuco & Samantha Jaffe
11th Grade
Breaking the Cycle
Montgomery Blair High School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Katya Oks, Devon Vicencio-Ruiz, & Eloise Dumas
10th Grade
The Privilege of Quality: Public Education
Palo Alto High School
Palo Alto, CA
Comcast
Sesh Sudarshan
7th Grade
DREAMs of Our Community
Swanson Middle School
Arlington, VA
Comcast
Harris Unell & Avery Slipakoff
8th Grade
Staying in School: Masking, Vaccinating, Learning
The Alfred and Adele Davis Academy
Atlanta, GA
Comcast
Emily Liu & Elisa Tsao
8th Grade
A Plastic Pandemic
Eastern Middle School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Aaron Castellanos
11th Grade
Abandoned Heroes
Lake Ridge High School
Mansfield, TX
Spectrum
Mackenzie Gordan, Bridgit Stevens, & Tessa Partridge
8th Grade
The Problem of a Nation: The Opioid Crisis Is Not Over
Nashoba Brooks School
Concord, MA
Comcast
Jacob Hamilton-Rohe, Sean Flaherty, & Andrew Luse
8th Grade
The Paris Climate Agreement: Are We Doing Enough?
Eastern Middle School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Anna Bauer, Charlotte Maher, & Victoria Matti
9th & 10th Grade
The Immigration and Nationality Act: Broken Opportunities?
Foothills Community Christian School
Great Falls, MT
Spectrum
Jada Abdalati
10th Grade
To A Better Tomorrow
Peak to Peak Charter School
Lafayette, CO
Comcast
Shreya Jangada
11th Grade
Minimum Wage: The Double-Edged Sword
Middlesex County Academy for Science, Mathematics & Engineering Technologies
Edison, NJ
Optimum
Maggie Crow, Kate Gray, & Yasmeen Nekoui
10th Grade
The Long Game
Montgomery Blair High School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Sofia Schilo & Vivienne Hemsey
8th Grade
Teaching Tolerance
RD and Euzelle Smith Middle School
Chapel Hill, NC
Spectrum
Matthew Tierney, Nathan Lukes, & Zach Sipes
8th Grade
Annexation
Lora Batchelor Middle School
Bloomington, IN
Comcast
Marley Gerber & Mary Robbins Herman
10th Grade
Paid to Play
Winter Park High School
Winter Park, FL
Spectrum
Lydia Seo, Catherine Yang, & Vera Signoret
8th Grade
Making Change: School Gun Violence in America
Eastern Middle School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Everett Joyner & Tyson Stodghill
11th & 12th Grade
The Gift That Never Gives
Richland Northeast High School
Columbia, SC
Spectrum
Diya Phadke, Ananya Tadepalli, & Rukaiya Balagamwala
9th Grade
The Impact Of the ESSA
Innovation Academy
Alpharetta, GA
Comcast
Gabriel Swinton
8th Grade
Gun Control: Why Something Needs to Change
Browne Academy
Alexandria, VA
Cox
Brendan White, Adelaide Pucci, & Silvan Unger
10th Grade
The Danger at Our Fingertips
Montgomery Blair High School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Sasha Allen
10th Grade
Something in the Water: When Will the Federal Government Regulate PFAS?
Eden Prairie High School
Eden Prairie, MN
Comcast
Gabe Marra-Perrault, Siena Gleason, & Aden Jeral
10th Grade
Lifeboat Filled With Holes
Montgomery Blair High School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Nora Hamilton
10th Grade
America's Best Idea
Kirkwood High School
Kirkwood, MO
Spectrum
Claire Hwang & Brianna Lin
11th Grade
Grants: Gratitude or Grief?
Montgomery Blair High School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Avery Shirbroun, Mikayla Shekell, & Dylan Aulenta
9th Grade
The Reality Of LA
Long Beach Polytechnic High School
Long Beach, CA
Spectrum
Meredith Kenney
10th Grade
How Can We Solve a Climate Crisis?
Chadwick School
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA
Cox
Elora Derbyshire & Rae Foster
8th Grade
The Anti-Progressive Pause: What Committing to the Paris Climate Agreement Means for the Future of Our Country
Eastern Middle School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Jolie Abdo & Rori Johnson
12th Grade
Barred
Jenks High School
Jenks, OK
Cox
Jane Dubberke
101h Grade
The American Dream
Kirkwood High School
Kirkwood, MO
Spectrum
Faye Pinho
12th Grade
Funding the Future
Royal Oak High School
Royal Oak, MI
Comcast
Rachel Sherman
9th Grade
Change for Climate Change, Together
International School of the Americas
San Antonio, TX
Spectrum
Courtney Machani & Gabe Herrera
12th Grade
Blocked
Ben Barber Innovation Academy
Mansfield, TX
Spectrum
Emma Reilly & Avani Chandwaney
10th Grade
Keep Calm And STEM On
Jenks High School
Jenks, OK
Cox
Anaika Walia & Raeva Parikh
9th Grade
Has COVID-19 Already Won?
Castilleja School
Palo Alto, CA
Comcast
Jeo Dela Pena, Joseph Chung, & Laly Ekoh
12th & 10th Grade
The Future Of Generation Z
Franklin High School
Elk Grove, CA
Comcast
Kamea Hosendove, Mark Smith, & Tyler Stodghill
11th & 12th Grade
Medicaid and Minorities
Richland Northeast High School
Columbia, SC
Spectrum
Charlotte Goltra, Hazel Patton, & Zoe Wallace
8th Grade
The Criminal Injustice System
Nashoba Brooks School
Concord, MA
Comcast
Margot Buehler, Nora Pierce, & Mireya King
9th Grade
Industrial Inhale
Montgomery Blair High School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Christopher Mullins
10th Grade
Social Security - The Solvency Issue and Call for Reform
Lakeside High School
Hot Springs, AR
Cablelynx
Nidhi Gadekar & Saikiran Battula
9th Grade
The Cost of a Comfortable Life
Innovation Academy
Alpharetta, GA
Comcast
Isabella Brown & Noel Allen
8th Grade
"Monumental Impact"
Correia Middle School
San Diego, CA
Cox
Jake Ritter, Exly Lundahl, & Hendrix Crouther
11th Grade
Something in the Water
Millikan High School
Long Beach, CA
Spectrum
Cole Richardson
12th Grade
The Earth With No Energy
Northwest High School
Justin, TX
Spectrum
Cecilia Bartin
11th Grade
Imprisoning America: The War on Weed
Kirkwood High School
Kirkwood, MO
Spectrum
Justin Tobiason, Liam Classen, & Seamus Freeman
8th Grade
The Clean Air Act and the Climate Crisis
Eastern Middle School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Hanna Roemer-Block
11th Grade
Bridge Over Dirty Water
Science Leadership Academy
Philadelphia, PA
Comcast
Jacob Wesoky
12th Grade
Hate vs. Speech: The Controversial Implications of Executive Order 13899
Dominion High School
Sterling, VA
Comcast
Kong Chen, Lalia Rehman, & Sydney Kerrihard
12th Grade
Spilling the Beans
Moorestown High School
Moorestown, NJ
Comcast
Brennan Davis, Mary Jayne Davis, & Jessica Gonzalez
12th & 10th Grade
The Waiting Room
Richland Northeast High School
Columbia, SC
Spectrum
Luis Jimenez, Will Schumacher, Cody Iwig
12th Grade
"Agriculture and the Farm Bill"
Urbandale High School
Urbandale, IA
Mediacom
A.J. Garcia, Robyn Boyland, & Jamie Bryant
12th Grade
One Nation Under God
Bellevue West High School
Bellevue, NE
Cox
Emma Laviolette, Mila Cueva, & August Vanskike
10th Grade
Wind & Water: Path to Global Relief
Montgomery Blair High School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Neena Peterson & Zaina Tarafder
12th Grade
We're Still Fighting: Our Quest for Healthcare
Dominion High School
Sterling, VA
Comcast
Camille Catolos, Isabella Estevez, & Allison Galon
12th Grade
Should We Care About the CARES Act?
Skyline Middle College
San Bruno, CA
San Bruno CityNet Services
Tara Prakash & Jaiden Saran
9th Grade
Postal Cents
Sidwell Friends School & McLean High School
Washington, D.C. & McLean, VA
Comcast & Cox
Joshua Beeler, Logan Gervais, & Philip Morrison
12th, 10th & 9th Grade
Homeland Security: Safety For All?
Foothills Community Christian School
Great Falls, MT
Spectrum
Julia Fosah
11th Grade
Electoral College
Rockville High School
Rockville, MD
Comcast
Janiah Rutledge & Simeon Williams
11th Grade
Who Can You Trust?
Ramsay IB High School
Birmingham, AL
Spectrum
Ruthie Heis, Tejus Deo Dixit, & Dia Rubio
9th Grade
The Great American Healthcare Puzzle
Long Beach Polytechnic High School
Long Beach, CA
Spectrum
Thao-Vi Do
11th Grade
The Challenges Behind Funding Art Education
Kirkwood High School
Kirkwood, MO
Spectrum
Breanna Patterson, Anna Jones, & Lily Egenrieder
12th Grade
It’s Time to Redefine Title IX
Dominion High School
Sterling, VA
Comcast
Adi Parekh & Matthew Fields
8th Grade
Climate Change
Natomas Charter School
Sacramento, CA
Comcast
Jordan Husk & Annalise Thapaliya
12th Grade
Diving into the Safe Drinking Water Act
Grassfield High School
Chesapeake, VA
Cox
Zoe Becraft & Adella Burrell
11th & 12th Grade
Freeing the Cage Birds
Richland Northeast High School
Columbia, SC
Spectrum
Ketan Altekar-Okazaki, Aspen Stitt, & Alma Samet
10th Grade
Student Press Rights vs Censorship
Palo Alto High School
Palo Alto, CA
Comcast
Brayden Maxwell
11th Grade
Holes in the Safety Net
Kirkwood High School
Kirkwood, MO
Spectrum
Charles Pomfret
11th Grade
How The U.S. Government Is Keeping People Poor!
Oliver Ames High School
North Easton, MA
Comcast
Caroline Wang & Sophia Godfrey
8th Grade
24/7: Exploring Cyber Surveillance and its Implications
RD and Euzelle Smith Middle School
Chapel Hill, NC
Spectrum
Naomi Okunrobo, Chelsea Igbinigun, & Jenifer Chulai
12th Grade
Beware! Government Approved Nutrition
Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics
Bronx, NY
Optimum
Ian Clark
12th Grade
NASA's Impact on the World
Bellevue High School
Bellevue, WA
Comcast
Abigail Stoker & Henna VanHorn
12th Grade
Federal Student Aid: Relief for Students Like Us
Central DeWitt High School
DeWitt, IA
Mediacom
Chloe Ubanan, Mirah Blanchard, & Jaxn Brownell
10th Grade
The Golden Door: Immigration
Winter Park High School
Winter Park, FL
Spectrum
Niyah Ellerbee
11th Grade
Food Insecurity
Brooklyn High School for Leadership and Community Service
Brooklyn, NY
Optimum
David Shukhin, Frederick Alfonso-Frank, & Daniel Hirsch
11th Grade
Psychedelic Renaissance
Montgomery Blair High School
Silver Spring, MD
Comcast
Ella Bishop, Cal Currier, & Anthony Landa-Mendoza
10th Grade
Rethinking Government Spending
Palo Alto High School
Palo Alto, CA
Comcast
Lucy Savarie & Mia Mervis
10th Grade
One Stamp At A Time
Alexandria City High School
Alexandria, VA
Comcast
Sevag Markarian, Sevag Vakian, & Diana Karadanaian
8th Grade
The Government's Approach Towards Climate Change: A Middle School Perspective
AGBU Manoogian-Demirdjian School
Canoga Park, CA
Spectrum
Melissa Park & Jocelyn Yuan
10th Grade
Race and Student Admissions
Bergen County Academies
Hackensack, NJ
Optimum
Paola Perez
11th Grade
YOUnion
Coral Reef Senior High School
Miami, FL
Comcast
Malaak McDonald
11th Grade
Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay
Rockville High School
Rockville, MD
Comcast
Chloe Chang, Jocelyn Yuan, & Sydney Saeed
8th Grade
The Controlled Substance Act
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School
Germantown, MD
Comcast
Emily Ross & Jack Murkowski
11th & 12th Grade
Hunting and Fishing: Impact of the Federal Government
Lumen Christi High School
Anchorage, AK
GCI
Chase Venable
10th Grade
Lab Rats for a Cause
Jenks High School
Jenks, OK
Cox
Madison Harvey & Gidey Gezae
12th Grade
Greater Evil: The Baltimore Wheelabrator Incinerator
Elizabeth Seton High School
Bladensburg, MD
Comcast
Parker Garrett
11th Grade
Selected to Serve
Madison Central High School
Madison, MS
Comcast
Hadley Frey & Jack Epstein
8th Grade
The Endangered Species Act
Alice B. Landrum Middle School
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Comcast
Lily Danks, Harper Hogan, & Sate You
9th Grade
Are Student Loans Worth It?
Long Beach Polytechnic High School
Long Beach, CA
Spectrum