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Winners Named in Student Health Care Video Contest





SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 21, 2011
CONTACT: Chrystal Wright, (605) 773-3361                    
 
Winners Named in Student Health Care Video Contest
PIERRE, S.D. –The state Office of Rural Health has announced the winners of this year’s Health Care Video Contest for South Dakota high school students. The annual contest is sponsored by the South Dakota Departments of Health, Labor and Education to increase awareness of health care careers and promote them as an option.
     Entries were judged on four criteria — education value, entertainment value, content, and originality. Cash prizes were awarded to the winners: $700 for 1st, $600 for 2nd, $450 for 3rd, $300 for 4th, $250 for 5th, and $200 for 6th.
     In the Promotion of Healthcare Careers category winners were:
·         1st – Scott Dykstra and Evan Hendricks (Dakota Valley High School, North Sioux City);
·         2nd – Ryan Quasney, Nic Tegethoff, Skyler Mickelson, Paul Bernard, and Kristopher Limberg (Mitchell High School);
·         3rd – Ryan West and Keegan Hecht (CTE Academy, Sioux Falls);
·         4th – Andrea Paine and Taylor Benton (CTE Academy, Sioux Falls);
·         5th – Dan Nelson (CTE Academy, Sioux Falls); and
·         6th – Devin Walters and Chris Lybarger (CTE Academy, Sioux Falls).
     Winners in the Health Care Workforce Shortage category were:
·         1st – Susan Wallrich (CTE Academy, Sioux Falls);
·         2nd – Nicholas Davenport (CTE Academy, Sioux Falls);
·         3rd – Andrea Uher, Cameron Johnson, Trevor Frye, Nick Eliason, Cassi Murtha, and Natasha Stern (Mitchell High School);
·         4th – Zachary Miller (CTE Academy, Sioux Falls);
·         5th – Jessica Brandt, Faith Hanson, Micaela Johnson, and Elizabeth Anderson (Bowdle High School); and
·         6th – Tyler Carr (CTE Academy, Sioux Falls).
     The winning videos can be viewed on the Health Department’s HOTT (Health Occupations Today and Tomorrow) website at: healthcareers.sd.gov/Videos.aspx and on its South Dakota health careers Facebook page.