By Beth David, Editor
Fairhaven High School students won four awards from this year’s National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences New England Student Emmy Awards.
FHS recipients are: Sean Flynn for his video essay about Greasy Luck; Kelsey Pereira for her audio on her word of the week segment “Cacophony”; Noah Duarte for his photography in his open letter to New England, “Estranged: A Love Letter to New England”; and Michael Sargent and Jeffrey Szynal for their open letter “Dear Meghan.”
Alyssa Botelho received two honorable mentions for her music video “Arsonist’s Lullaby,” and her PSA “Dear Future Senior.” Jasmine Melo received an honorable mention for writing in “Dear Love,” and Kaelyn Bourgeois received an honorable mention for her news story on the “Lil Spikers.”
The entries can be viewed at http://www.fhsart.net/news/2017-student-production-award-winners
Mr. Flynn’s video essay on the Greasy Luck includes interviews with employees and beautiful, artistic photography of New Bedford, the facility and the food. He won the Exc
“Cacophony” by Kelsey Pereira is a mix of sounds heard in the classroom every day.
In his open letter to New England, Noah Duarte features New England’s stone walls, oak trees and wildlife by the ocean, with a poem the need to explore life beyond home.
In “Dear Meghan,” Mr. Sargent and Mr. Szynal write to Mr. Sargent’s sister, who was killed in a car accident in 2015, with photographs of her and other aspects of their home life, and memories of a sister and brother growing up together.
In the music video “Arsonists’s Lullaby” Alyssa Botelho features the music of Hozier, shadowy photography and creative choreography, with interesting visuals.
Her public service announcement, “Dear Senior” is full of advice to future seniors, mostly….have fun.”
“Lil Spikers” by Kaelyln Bourgeois is a news story about volleyball featuring interviews with coaches and players, and shots of students learning to play.
In her open letter “Dear Love,” Jasmine Melo disparages love as nothing but an idea and not real.
See the 3/19/17 issue of the Neighb News for details on awards FHS students won at the Salem Film Fest.
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