Penn-Trafford High School Brings Home Six Emmys

Mr. Steve Vinton’s Television Production classes at Penn-Trafford High School were awarded six High School Student Production awards by the NATAS Mid-Atlantic region on Thursday, May 19, 2022.  Penn-Trafford competed against other schools from across Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and West Virginia.


Penn-Trafford received twelve nominations and received the following six Emmys:  


Best Newscast - “Wake Up Warriors”

By Ava Burdell, Liam Carey, Colin Conners, Ella Coy, Zach Grabowsky, Morgan Fong, Aidan Kelly, Becca Mills, Phelan Newman, Jake Pleins, Aidan Pula, Gianna Purpura, Dom Randall, Katie Reese, Braden Schreyer, Nik Shermeto, Cade Stukus, TJ Szewcow, and Mason Tsadori (this marks Penn-Trafford’s 4th category win in 5 years)


Serious News - “Mental Health Resources

By Zach Grabowski


Light News - “You’ve Got a Friend Day”

By Morgan Fong


Public Service Announcement -  “Piece of Paper”

By Phelan Newman (Norman Felsenthal Young Producer Award & $1000 cash)



Becca Mills


Video Essay - “COVID's Impact On Local Small Businesses”

By Zach Grabowski



The following pieces also received nominations:


Arts and Entertainment - “Metallica More than Metal”

By Cade Stukus


Music Video - “When We Were Young”

By Phelan Newman


Magazine Program - “Prime Time Sports”

By Aidan Kelly, Aidan Pula, Colin Conners, Conner Alexander, Ella COy, Liam Carey, Phelan Newman, Paul Mills, and Dom Randal


Long Form - “Warriors: Forged From Football”

By Jake Pleins, Aidan Kelly, Zach Grabowski, Ella Coy, Katie Reese, and Morgan Fong


Commercial - “Brushes and Beans”

By Khristian Miller


Light News - “Marathon with a Misson”

By Becca Mills, Bradey Schreyer, and Giannna Purpura


The PTTV “Wake Up Warriors” crew

The PTTV “Wake Up Warriors” crew