Deadline extended for Pitt-Greensburg high school media competition
GREENSBURG, PA – The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg has extended the deadline for accepting submissions to its First Annual High School Media Competition. Submissions will be accepted through February 26.
Students in grades 9 through 12 who reside in or attend school in Westmoreland County are invited to submit a video between five and 10 minutes in length on the topic of “The Unity of Difference.” Prizes are $500 for first place, $300 for second place, and $200 for third place.
The contest is sponsored Pitt-Greensburg’s President’s Advisory Committee on Diversity Affairs, which defines diversity to include peoples of all racial, ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds, as well as all genders, abilities, ages, and sexual orientations.
All submissions should be sent to Dr. Lipika Mazumdar; Chair, Diversity Committee; 130 Powers Hall; University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, 150 Finoli Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601. Submissions must be postmarked by February 24. Audience viewing, voting, and awards presentations are scheduled for Thursday, March 18, in Village Hall at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg.
Videos must be on a CD and be able to be viewed using Windows Media Player. Submissions may be either documentary and/or narrative in style. Students may work individually or as a team with up to four members. Included with each submission should be the title (also printed on the CD), contestant(s) name(s), school and class standing(s), age(s), and a short one to three sentence description of the submission.
For contest rules Click Here.
Submissions will be judged on the night of the event by the audience in attendance. Pitt-Greensburg reserves the right to discontinue the competition in the event of too few submissions. Pitt-Greensburg also reserves the right to pre-screen all submissions prior to the official showing in order to remove videos that do not meet the criteria listed above or to narrow the number of videos in the event of a large number of submissions.