C-Span StudentCam competition deadline is January 20, 2015!

c-spanStudentCam is an annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think critically about issues that affect our communities and our nation, sponsored by C-SPAN.

The StudentCam theme for 2015 is:  ““The Three Branches and You.” Tell a story that demonstrates how a policy, law, or action by either the executive, legislative, or judicial branch has affected you or your community.

Deadline: January 20, 2015.

Maximum award: $5,000, plus $750 to spend on digital video equipment for his/her school. Eligibility: students grades 6-12, individually or in teams. Students in grades 6-8 will be considered “middle school” entrants; grades 9-12 …