Aliquippa, PA
Ashley Durham, a senior broadcast communications major, is a daughter of Jesse and Arlene Durham and a graduate of Central Valley High School. She presents Over the Rainbow. The documentary shares Durham's story of self-acceptance while also showcasing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender lifestyle in Pittsburgh. It specifically follows Durham to and during the annual Pride festival in June, the people she met and their individual stories of pride and what she learned about herself along the way.

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Erie, PA
James McCallion, a junior broadcast communications major, is a son of Mark and Eva McCallion and a graduate of Iroquois High School. He presents Dirty Politics: Super Smear Me and the 2012 Presidential Campaign. The digital documentary investigates the effects negative campaign ads made on voters in the 2012 presidential election.

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Jefferson Hills, PA
Jordan Greer, a senior broadcast communications major, is a son of Joseph and Mariagnes Greer and a graduate of Baldwin High School. He presents A Modern American Dream: The Sammy Story. The documentary follows Souheil Obaid and his journey from living in his home country of Syria to immigrating to the United States and becoming a successful business owner. The film looks to show a positive example of the current "American Dream" as opposed to the common media focus on illegal immigration.

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New Castle, PA
Andrea Tice is a senior broadcast communications major in the Westminster Lifelong Learning Program. She presents Wounded Warriors, Healing Hounds. This digital film explores veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder using psychiatric service dogs to reclaim their lives and freedom.

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Pittsburgh, PA
Liam Halferty, a senior broadcast communications major, is a son of Patrick and Elizabeth Halferty and a graduate of Central Catholic High School. He presents The Heartbeat of Lawrenceville. Nearing its 100th year anniversary, Saint Mary's Lyceum has long been a place for the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Lawrenceville to come together to enjoy the various festivities held at the historical venue. This documentary will highlight how through economic and social trials hard-working people have put in countless hours to keep the century-old building up and running.

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Coshocton, OH
Courtney Crown, a senior broadcast communications major, is a daughter of Max and Rhoda Crown and a graduate of Coshocton High School. She presents Love Never Fails. The documentary takes a look into the journey of 10 children who survived European orphanages and now live as a family in Raleigh, N.C.

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Painesville, OH
Adam Carswell, a senior broadcast communications major, is a son of Michael and Diane Carswell and a graduate of Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin School. He presents The Quest of Champions. This digital documentary gives an inside look into the 2012 Westminster men's track and field season.

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Des Moines, IA
Hannah Paczkowski, a senior broadcast communications major, is a daughter of Scott and Jill Paczkowski and a graduate of West High School. She presents Be Our Guest. The documentary is on a single mother trying to rebuild her life. The film helps break the stereotypes of homeless people and shows that even in America's richest metro, people from a variety of different backgrounds are struggling to stay afloat.

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Elma, NY
Connor Kobis, a senior broadcast communications major, is a son of Michael and Kathleen Kobis and a graduate of Bishop Timon-Saint Jude High School. He presents 4th and a Miracle. The documentary follows the lives of Scott and Sarah, starting from the day they met, through Scott's almost fatal injury and almost being let go from his job, and how everything they have gone through has made their bond even stronger.

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