NOTE: Some entries may contain adult themes. Minors, please ask for parental permission before reading.
Kent City High School – Alyeska Linsley – “Broken, but not shattered” (NOTE: This entry directly addresses the topic of abortion. To read this entry, please contact Joel Selby at email@example.com.)
Due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Showcase 2020 has been postponed. An announcement will be made when plans are made for its rescheduling.
Tickets purchased will be transferable. Refunds will be available once new dates are announced.
In the meantime, please enjoy the entries for Showcase posted below.
NOTE: Some entries may contain adult themes. Minors, please ask for parental permission before watching.
Created by: Justin Miller
Synopsis: Short form interview-style micro documentary on a West Michigan native (Macy Shwander) explaining and answering questions about her business, Macy Meraki.
Created by: Paige Byrnes, Alexia Stewart, Abby Wisniewski, and Emma Wisniewski
Synopsis: In the short film “Leroy Allen,” a young girl asks her older sister to read her a book that she found titled: Leroy Allen. Leroy Allen is about a teenage boy named Leroy who goes missing. His friends Kimmy and Angela go looking for him, but end up finding much more.
Created by: Dade Breuker, Connor Fritz, and Will Urban
Synopsis: Two spelunkers find danger hidden underneath their high school.
Created by: Ashton Smith, Javontae Villareal, David Wallace, and Dareon Williams
Synopsis: Interview with Jaiden Williams, who won the Boys & Girls Club Youth of Year Contest.
Created by: Dafny Estupinan, Alec Mares, and Alexus Ortiz
Synopsis: “Papeles” is a film about the struggles and worries that Hispanics and Latinos in America have to constantly think about and worry about. This powerful film shows this from a different viewpoint.
Created by: Haley Powers and Alexis Settler
Synopsis: “Social Media and Teenagers?” is about how social media is affecting teenagers. Several teens are interviewed and asked the same questions.
Created by: Abygail Derks, Rylee Hewitt, Sophie Kehr, Valerie Saville
Synopsis: We created a documentary featuring the town of White Cloud, it’s history, and vision for it’s future. Many people think that White Cloud is just a small town with limited possibilities, but that is far from the truth. We interviewed commissioners, librarians, and even the mayor. White Cloud is full of amazing people. It may be small, but it has so much life.
Tickets for West Michigan Student Showcase 2020 are now available for purchase!
- In Advance
- $8 Adults
- $5 Students
- At the Door
- $10 All Tickets
Here’s the list of which schools will be represented on which night:
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
- Calvary Christian School
- Grand Haven High School
- Grant High School
- Hart High School
- Kent City High School
- Mason County Eastern High School
- Muskegon Area Career Tech Center
- Muskegon Catholic Central High School
- Muskegon Heights Public School Academy
- Newaygo High School
- North Muskegon High School
- OAISD Careerline Tech Center
- Oakridge High School
- Orchard View High School
- Reeths-Puffer High School
- Shelby High School
- Spring Lake High School
- Western MI Christian High School
- White Cloud High School
- Whitehall Homeschool Partnership
Thursday, March 19, 2020
- Artios of Grand Haven
- Fremont High School
- Fruitport High School
- Hesperia High School
- Holton High School
- Mason County Central High School
- Mona Shores High School
- Montague High School
- Muskegon High School
- Pentwater High School
- Ravenna High School
- Walkerville High School
- Whitehall High School
Note: Awards are presented following the show on Thursday night.
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- First Place – OAISD Careerline Tech Center – “Polarized” – Allyson Rogers and Chad Watrous
- Second Place – Spring Lake High School – “The Supporters” – Sam Negen
- Third Place – Pentwater High School – “Felicidad” – Nicole Daniels, Meagan Grondsma, Haley Powers, and Lucas Quinteros
- First Place – Ravenna High School – “Station 13” – Laine Rogers
- Second Place – Artios Academies – “Itching for the Outdoors” – Clyde Kelly
- Third Place – Whitehall High School – “A Sonnet for All Seasons,” “If,” and “What More Needs to be Said?” – Leeanna Burns
- Honorable Mention – Reeths-Puffer High School – “Boxed Inside Myself,” “To Faith,” and “The Monster You Make of Us” – Sarah Huiber
- Honorable Mention – Mason County Eastern High School – “Lucille” – Kathryn Nelson
- First Place – Whitehall Home School Partnership – Piano solo of “The Cat and the Mouse” – Lydia Seaver
- Second Place – Mona Shores High School – “The Girl in 14G” – Julia Uganski
- Third Place – Grand Haven High School – Yoyo performance set to “The Buzz” and “We Will Rock You” – Gavin Hubner
- First Place – Reeths-Puffer High School – “Don’t Stop Me Now” – Killer Queens featuring Cassidy Briggs, Ray Brock, Jaxton Carpenter, Anna Compton, Jonathan Krause, Madison Navoni, Laura Nolan, Brennan Norman, Gabby Peabody, Maddy Wentworth, and Jacob Westerhof
- Second Place – Mona Shores High School – “Fire on Fire” – Madelyn Gleason, Carlie Shaw, and Matthew Yacoub
- Third Place – Calvary Christian School – “Even If” – Living Sacrifice featuring Matthew Anderson, Luke Anhalt, Kaleigh Nesbitt, Kelsey Richards, David Osburn, and Zachary Zehr
Gary W. Ostrom Showstopper Award
- Muskegon High School – Original rap entitled “Ignorant” – Donovan Sims
- First Place – Reeths-Puffer High School – “Aged Emotions” – Cody Neinas
- Second Place – Pentwater High School – “Boxes” – Meagan Grondsma
- Third Place – Muskegon High School – “Glow-Vibe” – Kimberly Duncan
- Honorable Mention – Mona Shores High School – “It Could Happen to You” – Benjamin Kendall
- Honorable Mention – OAISD Careerline Tech Center – “What Cannot Be Wept” – Savannah Bachert