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Students Win Big in Annual C-SPAN Documentary Competition


Evelyn Shue and Ida Chen, sophomores at  Richard Montgomery  and  Winston Churchill high schools , won first place in  StudentCam , C-SPAN's annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think critically about issues that affect our communities and our nation. Their video, " High Stakes ," is a documentary about education and standardized testing. Second place winners were Aileen Qi and Kevin Rha, sophomores at  Montgomery Blair High School . Their video is " Let Science Speak ." During a weeklong period of public voting where more than 71,000 votes were cast, "Let Science Speak" received more than 11,000, winning the "Fan Favorite" prize.