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SchoolJournalism Announces Winners of Annual First Amendment PSA Contest

SchoolJournalism is pleased to announce winners of the fourth annual First Amendment PSA Contest!

While claiming that selecting winners was not an easy task, the organization noted that despite the current state of the world today, it received more entries than ever before.

Entries had to follow several contest guidelines which included, but were not limited to: following copyright laws, meeting the time requirement, video on a Vimeo or YouTube platform, and fully addressing the First Amendment. All entries went through three rounds of judging.

List of Winners:

First Place: Eric Jones of Washington High School in Washington, MO 

Second Place: Keith Lowe of Coral Springs Charter School in Lauderhill, FL

Third Place: Molly Tinkey and Joie Heien of Washington High School in Washington, MO

Fourth Place: Kymani Hughes of Miami Lakes Educational Center in Miami, FL

Fifth Place: Allison Meyer and Ciestyn Jacquin of Washington High School in Washington, MO

Honorable Mention #1: Matt Baugh, Jon Tijerin, and Maddie Queeney of Hammonton High School in Hammonton, NJ

Honorable Mention #2: Emma Gomez of Raymore-Peculiar High School in Raymore, MO

Congratulations again to these outstanding individuals!

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