The Lee Schools TV student intern program received 4 Suncoast Television Awards of Excellence, “Student Emmys”, from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). 

The Suncoast Emmy is a regional award given by NATAS.  The Suncoast region includes Florida as well as parts of Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana and Puerto Rico.  Nationwide, over 8,000 entries are received for regional Emmys and less than 10% of the entries are recognized.

Our Winners List:

  • Category:  Sports; More Effort, More Wins by Marissa Giambalvo
  • Category:  Audio/Sound; Welcome Back to School by Vince Marcucci
  • Category:  Editor; Welcome Back to School by Vince Marcucci
  • Category:   Writing; Happy Radio by Paige Renyhart

Our Honorable Mentions:

  • Category:  Public Affairs/Community Service; Team Buckingham by Macey Callans & Rahmah Alamoudi
  • Category:  Director; CurrentLee Episode 45 by Vince Marcucci
  • Category:  Director; Chromebooks in the Classroom by Vince Marcucci, Paige Renyhart & Eric Martinez
  • Category:  Writing; A Special Kind of Security by Vince Marcucci

The Lee Schools TV student intern program has won 33 Regional Student Emmys since 2010, and were awarded a National Student Emmy in Light News feature last year.

Regional winners will be advanced to the National Student Production Awards and winners will be announced in October 2017.