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Kentucky Virtual Library recognizes student winners of statewide PSA contest

Press Release Date:  Thursday, May 11, 2006  
Contact Information:  Sue Patrick
502-573-1555 ext. 308
sue.Patrick@ky.gov
 


Kentucky Virtual Library will recognize the student winners of its “Create a KYVL PSA Video” statewide contest May 12 at the first annual Student Technology Leadership Program Conference in Lexington. As a joint effort of KYVL and the Student Technology Leadership Program in Kentucky’s public K-12 schools, the third annual contest invited students to submit a 30-second public service announcement video entry highlighting KYVL and its online resources.

            Student winners will be recognized during the STLP Annual Awards Ceremony, which will be held at the Lexington Convention Center’s Bluegrass Ballroom Friday, May 12, at 10:30 a.m. These winning schools will be recognized:

·         First place- Cumberland Trace Elementary, Bowling Green

·         Second place- Robert Johnson Elementary, Fort Thomas

·         Third place- James R. Allen Elementary, Brandenburg

·         Innovation Award- East Jessamine High School, Nicholasville

The winning video entries can be viewed on the Kentucky Virtual University Web site at http://www.kyvl.org/html/k12/k12.shtml.

            “It is exciting to see the skills these students have learned through STLP,” said Enid Wohlstein, director of the Kentucky Virtual Library. “The levels of creativity and quality seen in the contest entries are impressive. Kentucky Virtual Library is proud to showcase our online services in this unique way.”

The Kentucky Virtual Library works to prepare all Kentuckians to be full participants in today's global economy by providing services to all public universities and colleges, public K-12 schools, public libraries, over 30 independent colleges and universities, and various private K-12 schools and libraries across the state.  KYVL supports access to information for all Kentucky citizens by providing a core collection of digital materials, promoting resource sharing among Kentucky libraries, and fostering collaboration for education, training, and information literacy.  For more information about KYVL, visit http://www.kyvl.org/.

The Student Technology Leadership Program is a project-based learning program that empowers students in all grade levels to use technology in and out of the classroom. All 176 school districts across the state have at least one school participating in this program. For more information about STLP, visit http://www.education.ky.gov/KDE/Instructional+Resources/Technology/Student+Initiatives/STLP+Student+Technology+Leadership+Program/default.htm.



 

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