BESD's Youth Cinema Project earns statewide recognition

Former Barbara Worth Junior High School student Faith Valdez speaks onstage next to filmmaker, Robert Rodriguez, at the 2019 L’ATTITUDE LATINXT Conference where the school’s Youth Cinema Project was honored. COURTESY PHOTO

BRAWLEY — Brawley Elementary School District has won a statewide award in recognition of a program that employs filmmaking as a means to help students grow academically.

The California Schools Boards Association’s Golden Bell Awards are intended to promote excellence in education and school board governance by recognizing outstanding programs and governance practices of boards in districts and county offices of education throughout the state.

BESD's Youth Cinema Project earns statewide recognition

Barbara Worth Junior High’s eighth-grade Youth Cinema Project class attends the 2019 L’ATTITUDE LATINXT Conference with teacher Amy Quarcelino and Brawley Elementary School District Trustee Armando Padilla. COURTESY PHOTO

BESD's Youth Cinema Project earns statewide recognition

The Barbara Worth Junior High seventh-grade Youth Cinema Project class participates in team-building activities. COURTESY PHOTO

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