High school teams honored for healthcare videosPIERRE — Twelve teams of high school students from across the state have been named winners in this year’s state Health Care Video Contest.
By: News release, SD Department of Health
PIERRE — Twelve teams of high school students from across the state have been named winners in this year’s state Health Care Video Contest.
The yearly contest is sponsored by the South Dakota departments of Health, Labor and Education to make students aware of the many career options available in health care.
Entries were judged on educational value, entertainment value, content and originality. Cash prizes were awarded to the winning teams: $700 for first, $600 for second, $450 for third, $300 for fourth, $250 for fifth and $200 for sixth.
Twenty total videos were submitted in the Promotion of Health Care Careers category. Winning teams included: Taylor Herrick, Kendra Cersosimo and Paul Bernard, Mitchell High School; Jared Schmidt, Evan Mastel and Cole Morgan, Mitchell High School; and Josh Wieger, Benjamin Morken, Josh Schmidt and Krista Huber, Mitchell High School.
Thirty teams submitted videos in the Health Care Workforce Shortage category. Winning teams included: Mataya Harrington, Taylor Youngbluth, Rachel Bigge, Adam Fink, Bailey Harrington, Julie Mingo, Haley Scholten, Tessa Carda, Logan Ledeboer, Vicki Horst, Zach Kriz and Sarah Freier, Armour High School; and Josh Leland, Shelby Gunsch and Jace Edwards, Mitchell High School.
The winning videos can be viewed at healthcareers.sd.gov/Videos.aspx, and on its South Dakota health careers Facebook page.