Roswell Students Receive Award in C-SPAN Competition

CSPANLast fall, three members of Duke City Repertory Theatre went down to the Sidney Gutierrez Middle School to teach documentary filmmaking to a class of 8th graders.  The students were preparing projects to submit to C-SPAN’s StudentCam, an annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think critically about issues that affect our communities and our nation.  Much to the delight of Duke City Rep, one of the groups from Sidney Gutierrez Middle School received an Honorable Mention in the competition!

 

DCRT 2Taylor Fitts, Vittoria Price & Hannah Bejarano created a film on immigration and were not only visited by a C-SPAN bus, but a personal visit from Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh, a letter of congratulations from NM State Senator Henrich, and special video from Congressman Pearce.

 

DCRT is not only incredibly proud of the students for their hard work and diligence, but for presenting a project that is specifically tied to New Mexico and our culture. Congratulations, ladies!

 

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