Huntington North H.S. Radio/TV Students Win At IASB State Competition (VIDEOS)

By Emma Koch - 21Alive

March 11, 2014 Updated Mar 11, 2014 at 3:03 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (21Alive) – Senior Jack Pickard brought home top honors in one category and third place in another as members of the Huntington North High School radio and television programs attended the annual Indiana Association of School Broadcasters conference and competition Monday at the University of Indianapolis.

Pickard, the student director of the school’s Television Productions program, placed first in the IASB’s “TV Open or Close” category for his HNHS Today Christmas Intro. He was also awarded third in the “Video In-­-Depth” category for his Epilepsy Documentary. Links to Pickard’s winning entries on are as follows:

Huntington North had seven entries in five television categories along with three entries in two categories for radio from its student-­-run radio station, WVSH 91.9 FM.

“I’m just proud of the work Jack and his classmates have done for our mass media programs in their time at Huntington North,” said Nick Altman, HNHS Television Production adviser and WVSH station manager. “Radio and television programs in Indiana have become competitive, so it’s really an honor for our students’ work to be recognized.”

More than 700 students attended the Monday’s conference, representing 28 high school radio and television programs.

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