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Mingus filmmakers take top spots in area contest

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The digital filmmaking class at Mingus Union High School has ramped things up over the past couple of years.Mingus Union High School’s Digital Filmmaking program recently had several of its students place in a MATForce video contest. First place winners are, front row from left, Bailey Stork, Nolan Powell, Eric Wilson and Nicholas Adams. Second place winners are Xavier Gonzales, Bradley Priser, Cameron Bloniarz, Nicholas Contreras and Zach Kline, back row from left.

To prove that investing in expanding the class has paid off, students in the program recently swept a video contest held by MATForce, a regional organization that works to combat substance abuse in Yavapai County.


Students Bailey Stork, Nick Adams, Eric Wilson and Nolan Powell split first place for their work along with $300 in prize money with MUHS student Cesar Lara.

In second came students Nicholas Contreras, Cameron Bloniarz, Zach Kline, Brad Priser, Nate Johnes, Jordan May, Xavier Gonzales with the $200 prize.

For the full story, see the Wednesday, April 23, edition of the Cottonwood Journal Extra.

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