52nd Annual California Student Media Festival Announces 2018 Secondary Winner

ORANGE, CA (May 4, 2018) – On Tuesday, May 1, Richland High School was announced as the 2018 California Student Media Festival Secondary Education Category winner. Their awarded video, Second Chances, captures the positive connections created within the Richland High School community that ensure all students feel supported in a positive learning environment, while earning their high school credits.

Second Chances was produced by Richland’s video production class under the direction of CTE Video Production/Digital Photo Teacher Tri Dan. A part of the winnings for Richland High School include a one-year membership to CUE for Mr. Dan, along with a school plaque and other positive accolades.

Clips from award-winning videos will be featured at the California Student Media Festival in Los Angeles on June 2, where the 2018 Grand Prize winners will also be announced.

The California Student Media Festival is the nation’s oldest student media festival and is produced in partnership with PBS SoCal and CUE, an educational technology non-profit. It exists to celebrate the amazing media and multimedia projects produced by California’s students and teachers — rewarding and acknowledging their successful classroom work at an annual awards event. The Festival showcases what can be accomplished when talented students and dedicated teachers work together integrating media and multimedia into education.

Second Chances can be viewed at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UKEGXN6V6z-Zgow_YMuq9q9jif2DbHPw/view?usp=sharing




The Orange Unified School District educates approximately 26,000 PreK-12th grade students in the Cities of Orange, Villa Park, Anaheim, Garden Grove, Santa Ana, and unincorporated county areas.  In partnership with our community, we provide a safe, equitable, and innovative culture of learning for each scholar to have a competitive EDGE as a leader.