Wednesday, October 18, 2017

SPOT 127 Teens Awarded Rocky Mountain Emmys!

Photo of SPOT127 winners

Congratulations to SPOT 127 students Michelle Ailport, Itzel Rios, Noah Delgado and Max Trapp--- 2017 National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Rocky Mountain Emmy Student Production award-winners!  The students received their awards at a special gala on Sat., Oct. 14. 

Here are the winning categories, with links to the student videos:

  • High School Student - Arts and Entertainment/ Cultural Affairs, Max Trapp - Prom Dress
  • High School Student - Arts and Entertainment/ Cultural Affairs, Michelle Ailport, Noah Delgado and Itzel Rios - SERVED, Pita Jungle
  • High School Student - Craft Editor Michelle Ailport - SERVED, Nana Pancha's
A special thank you to the SPOT 127 staff members who helped the students with their projects: Rick Fowler, Cheryl Lambert, Trevor Gahona, Sylvia Cook, senior production assistant Alicia Bozutto and production assistants Gisselle Loera and Olivia Parker.

SPOT 127 is a community service of KJZZ Phoenix and Rio Salado College, with a mission is to help high school students find their voices and engage in their communities by developing skills in digital media, radio, and journalism. Learn more at spot127.org

Itzel Rios is a freshman at Prescott College, Max Trapp is a sophomore at Paradise Valley High School, Michelle Ailport is a senior at Greenway High School and Noah Delgado is a freshman at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Arizona State University.

Photo1: Left to right: Catherine Schwartzmann (senior, Corona del Sol High School), Itzel Rio, Max Trapp and Michelle Ailport.