2019 STN Banquet Videos

Slideshow 1: Photography Courtesy of Nikki Acosta, Magnetic Focus Photography; Video by Rio Tafoya
Slideshow 2: Video by Kallie Coombs
2019 Senior Goodbye’s from Centennial STN Advisers

2019 DLFF Winners

2019 Desert Light Film Festival , Drama/ Comedy Short Film
“Jeremy Marilyn” – Best in Festival & 1st Place Winner

Students from the CHS Film classes submitted 26 films to the 2019 Desert Light Film Festival. The team was very successful, placing first in 5 of the 6 categories as well as several 2nd place winners. The short film “Jeremy Marilyn,” written and directed by Kallie Coombs received the overall “Best in Festival” award and Kallie received a $1,000.00 scholarship to New Mexico State University to study film. You can view several of the submissions on YouTube by clicking on the links below. Congratulations to all the students who participated this year.

Drama/Comedy Short Film – “Do the Math” – 2nd Place
Drama/Comedy Short Film – “Ordinary Hero”
Drama/Comedy Short Film – “Armrest Conquest”
Drama/Comedy Short Film – “Dive the Band”
Commercial – “NM True” – 1st Place
Experimental Film – “El Paso Super 8” – 1st Place
Experimental Film – “Raining” – 2nd Place
Animation – “Letter of Love” – 1st Place
Documentary Film – “Inside the Pain” – 1st Place

Spot Feature – National Winner

CHS media students Rudy Cavazos, 12th; Kieran Binkley, 12th, Juan Gamon, 11th; and Kenneth Andrews, 10th placed 3rd in this year’s Spot Feature contest at the 2019 Student Television Network National Competitions in Seattle, WA. They had 6 hours to complete a news broadcast feature story using the prompt: “In A Groove.”

2019 STN National MMJ Champion.

Sarah Rodriguez, CHS Junior, placed first at the Student Television Network National Competition in Seattle, WA this past March. She competed in the Multi-Media Journalist individual contest where she produced a feature story for broadcast and online print story based on the topic, “Making it Happen.” Sarah had 6 hours to meet her deadline which included 3 hours to develop a topic, gather her video and conduct her interviews; and 3 hours to edit.

Continue reading “2019 STN National MMJ Champion.”

STN Crazy 8 Film

The CHS Hawk Productions film team produced an 8 minute or less short film in 8 hours based on a given title and a prop.

Title = “Puddle jumper” Prop = Pancho

STN Crazy 8 Broadcast Show

Students traveled to Seattle, WA in March to compete at the Student Television Network National Competition for news and film. During the Crazy 8 Broadcast Competition the CHS news team had to produce an 8 minute show in 8 hours using the theme: “Native American Culture.”

CHS Media Wins State

CHS photojournalism, newspaper, broadcast journalism, and yearbook classes competed in the 2019 New Mexico Scholastic Press Association State competition on Saturday, January 26th at Centennial High School. With a combined effort from all media students, the Hawks won the blue trophy for the second year in a row. Centennial Student News along with Hawk Productions (film) will head to the Student Television Network Conference in March to complete at nationals. Congratulations to all the winners.  

STN 2018 Fall Film Contest Award

Luke Tumblin, Sam Garcia-Bryce, Gus Sanchez and Davin Lee take 2nd place in the Student Television Network Fall National Contest.  The team had 6 days to produce their film based on the prompt, “Do the Math.” Congratulations to the team.


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