Shawnee Mission Student Honored in National Video Competition

SM West Student Receives Honorable Mention
Shawnee Mission School District

Evan McNeley-Phelps, a junior at Shawnee Mission West, received an honorable mention for his entry in the nationwide Student Television Challenge Contest. The award-winning video is featured on this page.

McNeley-Phelps entered the Public Service Announcement (PSA) category. Students were challenged to produce a PSA about ending plastic pollution. The video had to convey the message in one minute or less. McNeley-Phelps had five days to plan, shoot and edit the PSA.

“Evan is a very talented and dedicated student,” Kelly Gill, broadcast teacher, said. “He has been involved in the broadcast program for two years and plans to pursue a career in this field.”

Photo credit: Inter-State Studio