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Bobby Heyrat

Bobby Heyrat

Golden Valley High School senior Bobby Heyrat, a four-year member of the school’s video production program, has won third place in the Student Television Network’s national challenges video contest with his original film, “This Is It.”

Students were given a movie prompt and had less than a week to put together and submit an original short movie.

The contest was open to high school students across the country, making this third-place award a high honor.

Heyrat started in the school’s Video 1A/1B program his freshmen year and has been a member of GVTV for three years.

“I’ve always had a deep appreciation of cinema,” Heyrat said. “I love reading up on directors and exploring the actual techniques of moviemaking.”

With this win, GVTV has now placed in the national STN contest for four years.

While Heyrat has enjoyed his time making movies in high school, he plans to major in economics or political science in college with the ultimate goal of obtaining his Ph.D. and teaching college.

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