StudentCam Prize Winners

StudentCam is C-SPAN's annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think critically about issues that affect our communities and our nation. This year students were asked to create a 5-6 minute long video exploring the issue they most want the president and new Congress to address in 2021.

11th grade student Claire Swadling from Canton High School in Michigan won 3rd Prize for her documentary, "Science Communication & Policy: A Winning Duo." Claire will receive $750 in prize money for her win.

C-SPAN is funded by America’s cable and satellite television companies, who also support StudentCam. In Canton, C-SPAN is available locally through Comcast.

"Despite the educational challenges students faced this year, these local winners showed creativity, resourcefulness and a strong work ethic to create documentaries addressing important issues on both the local and national level," said Maria Holmes, director of community impact for Comcast in Michigan. "Comcast continues to be committed to strengthening our communities through educational programs, including our longstanding partnership with C-SPAN and StudentCam."

More Information:
WATCH: Science Communication & Policy: A Winning Duo

Claire will receive $750 in prize money for her win

C-SPAN Founder Brian Lamb and co-President Susan Swain present Claire with a Certificate of Special Recognition

Canton Township Supervisor Anne Marie Graham-Hudak - Congratulatory Message

MIchigan State Representative Matt Koleszar - Congratulatory Message

Michigan State Senator Dayna Polehanki - Congratulatory Message

Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist present Claire with a Certificate of Special Recognition