High School Students

Our chapter hosts an annual video competition for high school students.  The Chapter presents the Trently Prize ($1000) to the school that wins the daily newscast category.  The Norman Felsenthal Young Producer’s Award ($1500) is presented annually to the student that wins the PSA category.

Entries for the 2020 competition will be accepted January 7 through February 19.  All entries are due Wednesday, February 19 by 5:00pm.
– View the 2020 Call For Entries.
– Check the 2020 List of Categories to see where your entry belongs.
– Login or Set up your free User Account to access the entry system.
– Submit information about your entry here.
Upload your video by the deadline to compete in this year’s competition.
The awards are usually presented in May at an educational event for students in eastern Pennsylvania.

– Want to be a NATAS Member?  Student Membership information
– Trently Prize ($1000) for the school that wins the daily newscast category.
– Norman Felsenthal Young Producer’s Award ($1500) is presented to the student that wins the PSA category.
– Pillars are awarded to the school.  Order individual award pillars at Chapter Store.
– The 2019 High School Student Production Awards Recipients.
– The 2019 Student Nominees.

How to Enter and FAQs
NATAS Student membership just $10, click here.
To set up a user account to access the entry system, click here.
To submit an entry for the competition, click here.
Previous Award winners wishing to purchase personalized awards, click here to visit our Chapter store. (Click the arrow to the right to see our student pillars).

Regional Students Nominated for National Student Award
Congratulations to Parkland High School students Mary Dalton and Graham Burrell who were recognized as National Student Production Award Nominees for their entry “Cruising Over Cancer” in the “General Assignment- Serious” category. Dalton, Burrell and advisor Dave Thomas were awarded the Mid-Atlantic chapter’s Student Production Award in May and advanced to the National competition where they received a nomination for their work. The full list of 2018 National Student Production Nominees is available at on the National NATAS website.   For more information, visit http://emmyonline.com/nationalstudent.


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