On Monday, November 12th at 6:30 pm, 38 Manawatu schools participated in the Manawatu Digi Awards . The air was filled with suspense as the night began to roll along. The evening started off with a warm welcome from the Pacifica group from Somerset School. We then got on to photography which was a category filled with stunning photos from all ages. The year 1-3 award winner was Teri from Somerset Crescent School, year 4-6 award winner was by Finn from Russell Street School and the year 7-8 award winner was by Jenna from Carncot School. Jacob and Emmett winning the year 4-6 book review.
Then the Regent was filled with the sounds of different music – the music video category. The winners of the 1-3 was ‘Good Time’ – by Georgia, Rosalind, and Grace from Room 3 at Russell Street School. The winner of the Year 4-6 award had our school band, ‘Adopted Owl and the Epic’s’ Music video was in the finals but the winner was from Ashurst School. The year 7-8 winner was ‘I just can’t behave’ by Room 18 from Roslyn School. Short Movie award 1 – 3 went to ‘Not So Fast’ by Room 3 (3D) Russell Street School, Year 4-6 went to ‘Whakarongo Games’ by Elliot, Max & Joshua from Whakarongo School, Year 7-8 award went to ‘Fresh Meat’ by Nathan & Fergus from Ruahine School. The TV Advert awards for Year 1-3 went to ‘Energy Wise’ by Sophie, Ricco, Sophie, Campbell, Mia, Eden & Stephen from Ruahine School Year 4-6 went to ‘Conserving Energy’ by Emma, Angus & Ava from Ashurst School. Year 7-8 went to ‘SG Energy’ by Gemma & Samara from Ross Intermediate.
Supreme Award Winners
Year 1 – 3 Supreme Award Winner: Not So Fast SHORT MOVIE (Room 3 – Russell Street School.
Year 4 – 6 Supreme Award Winner: The Rain DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPH (Finn – Russell Street School). Pictured above.
Year 7 – 8 Supreme Award Winner: The Highwayman ANIMATION (Charlie – Whakarongo School).
Best Actor or Actress: Georgia Tindle in ‘Good Time’ (Music Video)