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CHS Senior Takes Home C-SPAN Student Documentary Award

Congrats to CHS senior Lila Taylor. She won third prize in the High School Central division for C-SPAN's 2020 StudentCam competition. Her documentary looked at adult sentences for juveniles in the U.S. prison system.


StudentCam is C-SPAN's annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think critically about issues that affect our communities and our nation. 

This year students in grades 6-12 were asked to create a short (5-6 minute) video documentary on a topic related to the competition theme, "What's Your Vision in 2020? Explore the issue you most want presidential candidates to address during the campaign." Students were asked to analyze the current or historical significance of their chosen issue and include differing points of view.


Take a look at Lila's video documentary - it's called "Tried as an Adult."