AASL announces winners of School Library Month video contest

For Immediate Release
Tue, 04/17/2012


Jennifer R Habley

Manager, Web Communications

American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

800-545-2433 ext.4383


CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) is proud to announce the winners of the "You Belong @ Your School Library" Student Video Contest.  The contest solicited videos illustrating why the school library is (either physically or virtually) the place to be. Forty-two entries were received, and one winner at the elementary, middle and high school levels was selected based on scores awarded by a panel of judges.

The winning entries are:

Elementary School
Why We Love the Library!

Town School For Boys
San Francisco, Calif.

Middle School
Top Ten Tips for Library Fun

Harry F. Byrd Middle School
Richmond, Va.

High School
You Belong @ Your School Library
White Plains High School
Anniston, Ala.

Student winners will receive a $100 Amazon.com gift card and Mackin will provide their school library a prize of $500 in books. In addition, winning entries will be featured on the AASL and SchoolTube websites and social networking platforms. All contest entries can be seen via AASL’s 2012 School Library Month SchoolTube Channel.

The American Association of School Librarians, www.aasl.org, a division of the American Library Association (ALA), promotes the improvement and extension of library services in elementary and secondary schools as a means of strengthening the total education program. Its mission is to advocate excellence, facilitate change and develop leaders in the school library field.