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Macarthur wins statewide video contest

Why is education “bigger” in Texas? Schools throughout the state of Texas were asked to create a video, answering this question in a creative and innovative way. The video contest is coordinated by the Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) and sponsored by Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union (RBFCU) as part of the Celebrate Texas Public Schools year-round campaign. After several rounds of judging, MacArthur High School was victorious. RBFCU representatives presented a $1,000 check to the campus at the March board meeting.

CTPS Video Contest

(L to R) Principal Peter Martinez, RBFCU Representative Rafael Rodriguez, Steve Davidson, Kevin Stevenson, RBFCU Representative Steve Klein and RBFCU Representative Steve Ynostrosa present the $1,000 check.

The film director and senior at MacArthur, Kevin Stevenson, and his instructor, Steve Davidson, along with school principal, Peter Martinez, were recognized for their efforts in celebrating Texas public schools in such a creative way.  The video featured a multitude of students from various clubs and organizations.

“Every moment of every day in our public schools, real life engagement and profound learning occurs,” said Steve Ynostrosa, assistant vice president of business development at RBFCU. “This is something that our students and teachers know well. They celebrate these big and little moments as they happen. The creators of this fantastic video will allow us to continue celebrating these moments in a bigger way.”

This is the second Celebrate Texas Public Schools video contest to take place and North East ISD is home to the winner of both (Lee High School won last school year). TSPRA is looking forward to viewing the inspiring videos that will be entered into next year’s contest.

Check out the winning video below!


Posted on April 9, 2014