AASL announces winners of School Library Month video contest

For Immediate Release
Wed, 05/01/2013

Contact:

Jennifer R Habley
Manager, Web Communications
American Association of School Librarians (AASL)
800-545-2433 ext.4383
jhabley@ala.org

CHICAGO - The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) is proud to announce the winners of the "Communities matter @ your library" Student Video Contest.  Contestants were urged to let loose their creativity and use humor, drama, music and/or special effects to illustrate how the school library program fosters a sense of community in their school. Three ranked winners were selected based on scores awarded by a panel of judges. The winning entries are:

1st Place
The Library Community
Town School For Boys
San Francisco, Calif.

2nd Place
Town School Community
Town School For Boys
San Francisco, Calif.

3rd Place
The Mystery of the Missing Seven Habits
Hallowell Elementary School
Horsham, Pa.

Student winners will receive Amazon.com gift cards and their school library will receive a $50 gift certificate for ALA Graphics. 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 2013 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.