2011 Award Winners
Christopher Schwalm teaches at Cedar Crest High School in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Schwalm created the broadcast video program 11 years ago and is currently offering multiple levels of broadcast journalism courses, which produce the morning news program, C.C.H.S. Today, and a monthly cable program, Cedar Crest News Network. Schwalm also advises independent studies for students in film production. Underneath Schwalm’s direction, students have won recognition for their submissions to the CBS “Max Preps” National Sports Feature. His students have also been recognized for their submissions to the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) including awards for the Northeastern Regional News Story in 2010, the Northeastern Regional Sports Story in 2010, the Northeastern Regional News Story in 2011, the Northeastern Regional Feature Story in 2011, and the Northeastern Regional Photography in 2011.
Schwalm holds the honor of being the first place recipient for
the Student Television Network National Advisers Video Production
Award. He has attended JPRA graduate classes at Temple University
and recently obtained a Master’s degree from The Pennsylvania
State University in Education Technology.