Students win regional video production awards

Students in the Burnsville High School video production program won six Upper Midwest Student Production Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at a ceremony April 14. Junior Scott Svare was the most awarded student at the event, bringing home five awards himself.

Award winners from Burnsville were: “Sioux Trail Elementary Lip Dub,” Music Video, Noura Elmanssy and Thomas Lidholm, producers; “Sight Without Eyes,” Long Form Non Fiction, Scott Svare, producer; “NEDA Walk PSA,” Public Service Announcement, Scott Svare, producer; “Frontier Ranch – Youth Retreat,” Public Affairs/Community Service, Scott Svare, producer; “Boys Lacrosse,” Commercial, Scott Svare, producer; Photographer, Scott Svare.

The Burnsville High School video production program is taught by Tyler Krebs. To see more information about the winning entries and watch the videos, go to