Rowan Students and Professor Win Documentary Awards

Rowan Students and Professor Win Documentary Awards

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GLASSBORO--Four Rowan University Radio/TV/Film students won an Award of Distinction for their documentary, A Family in Harmony: The Burling School from the International Television Association (
GLASSBORO--Four Rowan University Radio/TV/Film students won an Award of Distinction for their documentary, <+>A Family in Harmony: The Burling School<+> from the International Television Association (ITVA). They received the award at the ITVA's New Jersey Awards Ceremony at the Sheridan Hotel in Edison.

Gail Maurer, of Glendora; Mike Fagnani, of Washington Township; Maria Canino, of Bridgeton and Serena Jones, of Winslow Township comprised the documentary's production team from Professor Ned Eckhardt's Spring ?98 Television Documentary class. The students researched, wrote, videotaped and edited the 20-minute documentary which spotlighted a unique elementary school in Pennsauken, New Jersey that is achieving success in the classroom by using many creative approaches to education.

Eckhardt, of Glassboro, received a Silver Award for his own documentary, <+>The 1998 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals.<+> The 30-minute documentary of the world's largest creative problem-solving competition was shot in Disney World during the summer of 1998.

The ITVA is one of the largest professional media production associations in the world. There are chapters in all 50 states and 22 countries.

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