Awards

SPOT 127 has taken home numerous student production and recognition awards from multiple organizations. SPOT 127 is honored to work with such talented students. Special thanks goes to the dedicated instructional staff and production assistants who work tirelessly to help students tell stories from their communities. 

2019

2019 - The Arizona State Fair Student Photography Exhibition awarded four SPOT East students ribbons in various categories. See their work.

 

12th Grade Advertising/Marketing: First Place

Andrea Perez - "The Bass"


12th Grade Photo Story: Second Place

Nya Villaverde - "Power Off"

 
10th Grade Studio Portraiture: Third Place

Barabara James - "Cat Portrait"


11th Grade Advertising/Marketing: Third Place

Leah Gunter - "Bass"

 

2019 - The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) nominated two stories from SPOT 127 Youth Media Center for NATAS Regional High School Student Production Awards.

 

High School Commercial - Nominated
Alejandro Marin Martinez - “The Hive

 

High School Short Form: Non-Fiction - Nominated
Alejandro Marin Martinez - “Preventing The Erase

 

2019 - Phoenix Magazine Best of the Valley (July 2019)

People and Media: Best Reason to Envision a Future for Radio - SPOT 127

 

2018

2018 - The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) nominated five stories from SPOT 127 Youth Media Center for NATAS Regional High School Student Production Awards.  

 

High School Commercial - WINNER
Catherine Schwartzmann, Max Trapp, Ben Regalado - “Healthy Relationship

 

High School Craft: Director - WINNER
Michelle Ailport – “Love is Respect

 

High School Craft: Talent - WINNER
Autumn McElvogue, Kate Ourada – “How Bullying Affects LGBT+ Youth

 

High School Public Service - Nominated

Ben Regalado - "Rescue"

 

High School Video Essay (Single Camera Only): Nominated

Balin Overstolz-McNair - "A Second Change (Arizona Bird Rescue)

 

 2017

2017 – The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) nominated four stories from SPOT 127 Youth Media Center for NATAS Regional High School Student Production Awards.

High School: Arts and Entertainment/Cultural Affairs - WINNERS

Max Trapp - "Prom Dress"

Michelle Aliport, Sarah Cowherd, Noah Delgado, Olivia Parker and Itzel Rios - "SERVED, Pita Jungle"

 

High School Craft: Editor – WINNER

Michelle Aliport - "SERVED, Nana Pancha's"

 

High School: Arts and Entertainment/Cultural Affairs - Nominated

Catherine Schwartzmann - "City of Temp'e Geeks Night Out"

 

2017 - The Arizona Interscholastic Press Association (AIPA) Fall Convention. The award-winning projects are:

Personality Profile - Excellent

Max Trapp - "The Cinderella Affair"

 

Personality Profile - Honorable Mention

Michelle Ailport - "SERVED: Nana Pancha's"

 

Commercial – Excellent

Michelle Ailport - "SVP Fast Pitch"

 

Promo - Honorable Mention

Michelle Ailport - "New Horizons at SPOT 127"

 

Production Portfolio - Superior

Michelle Ailport​

 

2017 - KinderVision/The Greatest Save Teen PSA Video National Competition

 

Phoenix Area - FIRST PLACE

Michelle Ailport - "Past, Present, Future"

 

2017 - Phoenix Magazine Best of the Valley (July 2017)

Shopping & Services: Best Summer Camp/Educational Program - SPOT 127

 

  • Phoenix Magazine Best of Valley Winner
  • RMS NATAS Emmy
  • RMS NATAS Emmy