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F.E. Warren Youth Center wins WY Outside video competition

Posted: Thursday, December 12, 2013
Contact: Ashley Rooney

Eight students from the F. E. Warren Air Force Base Youth Center and their production of “Remember Outside?!?” are the winners of the inaugural WY Outside Youth Video competition. Youth Lead and producer of the video is Jenna Weinzierl, who was joined by Samantha Chernogorec, Aamiah Jones, Dakoda Kempthorne, Aidan Lanchoney, Keyan Mefford-Owens, Zoe Posch, Dominick Rodriguez, and Drake Salmon in the completion of the production filmed at the Youth Center.

The winning video can be seen at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P75fG-LzOJc.

In winning the competition, the students each received an LED flashlight, 5-in-1 utility tool, and a gift bag from the Game and Fish expo. The Youth Center received three fishing poles.

This year’s video competition was developed to engage youth and their interests in expressing what is important to them about being outside. The contest was open to all Wyoming youth and entrants were encouraged to go outdoors and experience nature for themselves.

Entrants were asked to produce a video sharing what is important to them about being outside!

WY Outside coalition members donated prizes for the students. Agencies that donated prizes are: Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails; U.S. Forest Service; Yellowstone National Park; NOLS; Science Kids; and Wyoming Game and Fish.

Current/Active members of the coalition are: Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails, National Park Service, Forest Service, BLM, NOLS, Science Kids, Wyoming Game and Fish, Wyoming Agriculture in the Classroom, Wyoming Arts Council, Teton Science Schools, WY Department of Health, Wyoming Office of Tourism, WY Quality Counts and the Wyoming Association for Environmental Education.