“JOINING HANDS TOWARD ONE DESTINY” Tell the story of your alternative program in a 2-5 minute video or rap. This contest is open to middle and high school students who attend alternative education programs. Your video should communicate the message and mission of your program and relate it to the annual national NAEA conference theme “Joining Hands Toward One Destiny.” Entries may express this theme in any genre or shooting style, but must be submitted by link containing a YouTube URL.
Winners will receive the following cash awards:
First Prize—$400.00 Second Prize—$300.00 Third Prize—$200.00
Up to five Honorable Mentions—$100 each
ENTRIES MUST BE POSTMARKED by DECEMBER 18, 2017.
WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED January 26, 2018.
Entrants must be currently enrolled in and attending a middle or high school alternative education program at the time of the submission.
Entries will be judged on the following criteria:
- overall impact
- effectiveness of conveying theme
- artistic merit
- technical proficiency
A panel will make the final selection of winners. Judges’ decisions are final.
- Entrants must be enrolled in and attending alternative education classes.
- Entries must interpret some variation of the theme, “Joining Hands Toward One Destiny”. All forms must be signed and may be photocopied.
- Entries must be 2-5 minutes in length.
- Entrants who do not obtain and cannot provide written documentation of all necessary rights and permissions for music, images, video clips, and any and all other non-original aspects of their entries will be disqualified.
- Entries must be submitted by a link to a YouTube URL.
- Each entry must be labeled with the entrant’s name, school mailing address, and telephone number, as well as the title and length of the entry.
- Parent permission must be signed for every student participating in the video who is under the age of 18.
- All entries must be postmarked by DECEMBER 18, 2017.
- All entries become the property of NAEA. Entries cannot be returned.
- Judges’ decisions are final. All prizes need not be awarded.