Dear Friends – Several weeks back, MT. Gov Bullock, Jeff Bridges and Billy Shore of “Share our Strength” came to Darby Elementary School. Here’s the short documentary our kids made about their visit. https://vimeo.com/96764318
MAPS has been selected for recognition as a 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award Finalist by the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities. 360 nominations were submitted from 47 states and MAPS is one of the final 50. The top 10 receive a $10,000 prize and an invitation to come to the White House celebration.
Today we learned that MAPS received three Emmy Nominations for the PSA’s our students produced for State Farm Insurance. The Emmy awardees will be announced on June 15that the NATAS Northwest Banquet. To see the nominated spots (Graduation Matters, Distracted Driving, Be Prepared) here’s the link: https://vimeo.com/44780700
Our students also received a fourth nomination for the “GIVE HOPE” video they did for the Bitterroot Youth Homes. (Public Affairs/Community Service Category). This video was done as part of our pro-bono “GIVE BACK” program whereby noteworthy community organizations receive MAPS services free-of-charge. To view this video: https://vimeo.com/61838132