South Mountain Alumnus & Teacher National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences National Student Production Awards

Posted by Communications at 9/14/2017

South Mountain alumnus Amanda Salameh,  along with teacher/advisor Heather Jancoski were announced as nominees for the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences National Student Production Awards, also known as the Emmys.  Nominees were selected from high school student entries across the country in 23 programming and craft categories.  National winners will be announced at the awards presentation, which will be live-streamed October 3 from Los Angeles. 

Salameh, who graduated last year,  produced a video essay (single camera only) called “Females in Aerospace.”  She advanced after winning a Rocky Mountain/Southwest Chapter Emmy.  She is the second South Mountain student in the past two years to be nominated for a national Emmy.

Over 200 young professionals, from 19 regional chapters of the NATAS were narrowed down from 1,500 entries by judges selected from industry professionals to advance to the national competition.