Brentwood High students win five of seven categories in WKU Film Festival

Brentwood High students win five of seven categories in WKU Film Festival

ABOVE: Best Newscast winners were RJ Taylor, Cole Hubbard, Ashley Gracia, Madison Hebert, Allison Steele. // SUBMITTED



For the second straight year, Brentwood High TV & Film students dominated the 2019 Western Kentucky University Film Festival, winning five of seven categories.  In 2018, BHS won six of seven categories.

“I continue to be amazed at some of the work turned in by my students,” BHS TV & Film teacher Ronnie Adcock said. “They put in the time and effort year-after-year, and are now being rewarded for it. They are just so creative and hard-working.”

Best Sports Story: Garrett Linney, RJ Taylor. // SUBMITTED
Best News Story James Derryberry & Cole Hubbard. // SUBMITTED

47 high schools from Tennessee, Kentucky and Indiana took part in the WKU Film Festival on the Bowling Green campus on Friday, March 1.   Here are the Brentwood High winners:

1st: Best Newscast: “WBHS 9 Senior Newscast 12/14/18” (WBHS 9 Senior News Team)

1st: Best News Story: “Lucas Davis” (Cole Hubbard, James Derryberry)
1st: Best Sports Story: “Pete Rogers, Predators Equipment Manager” (R.J. Taylor, Garrett Linney)
1st: Best Feature Story: “TN State Museum Opens” (Ashley Gracia)
Best Short film Nathan Nance, Zack Seals, James Derryberry, Lena Gurley. // SUBMITTED
Best Feature Story Ashley Gracia. // SUBMITTED

1st: Best Narrative Film: “Lucid” (Nathan Nance, Lena Gurley, Zack Seals, James Derryberry)

2nd: Best Music Video: “Time” (Jack Cerrato, Austin Collier, Barrett Hall)
3rd: Best News Videography: “Festival of Trees” (Garrett Linney, Caroline Hart)

A full list of winners, with links to the winning work, is posted at


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