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The public is invited to the Polk Video Awards scheduled for Tuesday, May 1 at Victory Church located at 1401 Griffin Road, Lakeland, Fl 33809. Come and see student-produced videos that include documentaries, animations, music videos and school news broadcasts. The elementary awards event begins at 5 p.m. followed by the middle and high school awards at approximately 7 p.m. The Video Awards, Polk’s version of Hollywood’s Academy Awards, are free to attend. The creative works of 5,000 students representing 68 schools will be featured. Many works from the local Video Awards have gone on to win awards at the state, national and international level since the local awards program began in 1992.
This event will broadcast on Polk County School board Television on Bright House Networks channel 614, Comcast channel 7 and Verizon FiOS channel 45. The event will also be shown live simultaneously on PGTV, the county government’s channel on Bright House channel 622, Comcast channel 5 and Verizon FiOS Channel 20. It will also be Web streamed on the school district’s http://www.polk-fl.net. Web site and the county government’s Web site, http://www.polk-county.net/.News