Los Angeles Students Win Grand Prize at 48th Annual California Media Festival

The winners from Carpenter Community Charter Elementary School.

The winners from Carpenter Community Charter Elementary School. PHOTOS BY PBS SoCaL AND THE ART INSTITUTE OF ORANGE COUNTY

Three Los Angeles schools were the Grand Prize Winners at the 48th Annual California Student Media Festival. During the June 7th awards ceremony, held at the Harmony Gold Preview House, 87 awards were presented to 47 elementary and secondary schools from across the state. The festival, presented by on PBS SoCaL and CUE, as well as support from eighth-year presenting sponsor, Wells Fargo, is the nation’s oldest student media festival.

The awards ceremony featured the winning entries, red carpet interviews, and Academy Awards-style acceptance speeches.


Grand Prize winning schools were chosen to receive a $1,000 cash grant for winning the best overall entry in their respective divisions. The Grand Prize winners include Carpenter Community Charter School in Studio City for Best Overall Elementary with Sir Francis Drake, Millikan Middle School in Sherman Oaks for Best Overall Middle School with To Confronting #8, and Downtown Magnets High School in Los Angeles for Best Overall Secondary with My Digital Story. Among the schools to receive recognition, Mission Middle School in Escondido received the most individual classroom awards with four wins.

Highlights from the Media Festival will be televised on September 25, 2014 at 7 p.m. on PBS SoCaL. For a complete list of winners and videos, please visit PBS

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