Sophia Weiss and Paige Courtney, two Lakeland Union High School juniors, were recently named as third prize winners in C-SPAN’s annual StudentCam competition.
C-SPAN has sponsored the StudentCam competition for the past decade. This is a competition which allows students to address specific issues and produce a video explaining the issue.
Weiss and Courtney were chosen as winners from among 4,800 student participants from 46 states and Washington, D.C. There were a total of 2,344 video submissions.
Their topic of discussion focused on corporate tax reform.
There was one grand prize winner, four first prize winners, 16 second prize winners, 32 third prize winners and 97 honorable mentions.
The winning videos may be viewed at http://www.studentcam.org/winners14.htm.