What’s Right About America Challenge Winners Announced

Amazing Students Win WhatsRightAboutAmerica.com Video Challenge

Sponsored by the not for profit Webprofessionals.org organization and its SchoolofWeb.org Web professional education initiative the WhatsRightAboutAmerica.com video challenged students to win prizes and recognition for their design, development and business skills.

Students from around the U.S. that participated in the National Web Design Contest hosted by the 50th annual SkillsUSA National Career Technical Education Conference were tasked to create a 3-5 minute video to tell the world what is right America while branding the WhatsRightAboutAmerica.com website, the SkillsUSA.org organization and the SchoolofWeb.org and CTELearning.com organizations as sponsors.

The following are the winning submissions:

First Place

Lashawn Couey and Dylan Brackett from Polk County High School Benton, TN

Judges Comments

*I like the rapid pace of the video.
*does get repetitive but the pace compensates for it.
*Kept it general to all USA… yet still showed SkillsUSA.. great balance.
*Good edits, decent framing of the shots. audio all – for the most part stayed close to the same level.
*music was nice background
*had a close and gave credits

Additional entries of note:

Jayson Herlth Nick Koski, Caroline Career and Technology Center Ridgely, MD

Judges Comments
*I like the start, I like the “We the People..” excellent visual to begin with.

Ryan Benson and Justin Whitehead from Caroline Career and Technology Center
Ridgely, Maryland

Judges Comments
*I like the documentary still of asking a question to the viewer and then hearing the answer

About the SchoolofWeb.org
As key stakeholders consisting of practicing Web professionals, experienced educators, community and business leaders we have an obligation to do better. We need to challenge one another and commit to a course of action that will improve student outcomes and a better prepared work force for tomorrow’s workplace needs.

About SkillsUSA
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student to excel. SkillsUSA is a national organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled and service occupations, including health occupations and for further education. SkillsUSA was formerly known as VICA (the Vocational Industrial Clubs of America).

About CTELearning.com
Since 2003, we have enjoyed partnering with educators to bring the best innovative of STEM / STEAM Career education globally. We have never thought it necessary to be big. Rather we have always sought to be important. To make the world a bit better for our being here.

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