2007 Multi-Media Contest Winners

Winners:

1st Place — Danese Kenon, The Indianapolis Star
Down, not defeated
John Marshall principal Jeffery C. White responds to the rape of one of his students

2nd Place — Christopher Smith, The Times of Northwest Indiana
Organ Session Skating
Seniors gather at the Glenwood Roller Rink in Glenwood, Ill. to dance on skates to the sounds of standards arranged for the organ – Video takes a few moments to load

3rd Place — Matt Detrich, The Indianapolis Star
Junk Is Art
Junk is art to local artist William Ryder as one man’s junk is another man’s treasure.

HM — Andrew Laker, The Republic
The Street with No Name

Freetown is home to one of the most unusual roads in Indiana. Watch the 3-part documentary and explore interactive maps to learn how “No Name Street” came to be.

HM — Sam Riche, The Indianapolis Star
Colts vs. Patriots

The Indianapolis Colts host the New England Patriots in a dual of unbeaten teams

Judges pre-selection for Finalists (no particular order):

  • Matt Detrich, The Indianapolis Star
    Race For The Cure
    Komen Race for the Cure raises awareness about bresat cancer as survivors run and walk through the life-bonding event
  • Andrew Laker, The Republic
    The Street with No Name
    Freetown is home to one of the most unusual roads in Indiana. Watch the 3-part documentary and explore interactive maps to learn how “No Name Street” came to be.
  • Chris Howell, Bloomington Herald-Times
    Starlite Drive-In
    Life at the Starlite Drive-In is much like it was more than 30 years ago. The family atmosphere is key to it’s longevity.
  • Matt Detrich, The Indianapolis Star
    Junk Is Art
    Junk is art to local artist William Ryder as one man’s junk is another man’s treasure.
  • Denny Simmons, Evansville Courier & Press
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    Castle High School Talent Show
  • Denny Simmons, Evansville Courier & Press
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    Plight of the honeybees
  • Sam Riche, The Indianapolis Star
    Colts vs. Patriots
    The Indianapolis Colts host the New England Patriots in a dual of unbeaten teams
  • Danese Kenon, The Indianapolis Star
    Down, not defeated
    John Marshall principal Jeffery C. White responds to the rape of one of his students
  • Christopher Smith, The Times of Northwest Indiana
    Louder than a Bomb
    TF North High School in Calumet City, Ill. tries for its 4th straight victory in the Chicago city teen poetry slam competition – Video takes a few moments to load
  • 2nd Place — Christopher Smith, The Times of Northwest Indiana
    Organ Session Skating
    Seniors gather at the Glenwood Roller Rink in Glenwood, Ill. to dance on skates to the sounds of standards arranged for the organ – Video takes a few moments to load

Below are all the entries for the 2007 INPA multi media contest.

  1. Demo Derby Coverage of the annual demolition derby at the county fair.
  2. Indiana Football Fans Coverage of Indiana University football fans watching the Insight Bowl at a local bar in Bloomington.
  3. Sgt. William R. Fritsche Laid to Rest Description Coverage of the memorial and funeral of Sgt. William R. Fritsche who was killed while serving in the U.S. Army in Afghanistan.
  4. The Street with No Name Freetown is home to one of the most unusual roads in Indiana. Watch the 3-part documentary and explore interactive maps to learn how “No Name Street” came to be.
  5. Starlite Drive-In Life at the Starlite Drive-In is much like it was more than 30 years ago. The family atmosphere is key to it’s longevity.
  6. Mower Repair Tom Ludwig, 65, of Whitehall, has spent most of his life taking other people‚Äôs junk and making it useful again. Most days, he can be found in his garage bringing old, forgotten lawn mowers back to life. “If a guy like me would ever get organized,” he said, “I’d have people standing in line waiting on him to work on ’em.”
  7. Tractor Parts If you are looking for rims and tires for a 70-year-old tractor, or looking for axles, gas tanks or fenders, you can probably find them hiding in the tall grass at D & J Farm Equipment in Gnaw Bone.
  8. Race For The Cure Komen Race for the Cure raises awareness about breat cancer as survivors run and walk through the life-bonding event
  9. One-Legged Football Player Freshman Jordan Ewart lost his leg early in life but excels as a starting player on the freshman football team at Pendelton Heights High School
  10. Junk Is Art Junk is art to local artist William Ryder as one man’s junk is another man’s treasure.
  11. Black Friday Holiday Shopping Shoppers rise before dawn to get an edge on bargains – Video takes a few moments to load
  12. Louder than a Bomb TF North High School in Calumet City, Ill. tries for its 4th straight victory in the Chicago city teen poetry slam competition – Video takes a few moments to load
  13. Organ Session Skating Seniors gather at the Glenwood Roller Rink in Glenwood, Ill. to dance on skates to the sounds of standards arranged for the organ – Video takes a few moments to load
  14. Down, not defeated John Marshall principal Jeffery C. White responds to the rape of one of his students
  15. Life on the edge Investigative report on one of the most dangerous apartment complexes in Indianapolis.
  16. Cost of War Soldiers return from Iraq beaten and broken, mentally and physically
  17. Colts vs. Patriots The Indianapolis Colts host the New England Patriots in a dual of unbeaten teams
  18. IRL Experience Learn to drive like real Indy 500 drivers at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
  19. Aleyda Story about a woman who has lost sight due to diabetes.
  20. Naptown Roller Girls part 1 | Naptown Roller Girls part 2 Story about the Naptown Roller Girls, a roller derby team in Indianapolis. Note: Story is in two parts
  21. Colts vs. Texans Multimedia featuring fans and game action from the NFL game.
  22. Flynnville Train On the road with hometown country music artists Flynnville Train.
  23. Ratliff’s Country Christmas Trees A visit to Ratliff’s Country Christmas Trees.
  24. I Love Cheerleading Cheerleading clinic for kids.
  25. dlse_dscastleslideshow Castle High School Talent Show
  26. dlse_dsbeemanslideshow Plight of the honeybees
  27. dlse_fiddleslideshow Picking & Fiddling