C-SPAN's StudentCam is an annual national video documentary competition that encourages students to think seriously about issues that affect our communities and our nation. Students are asked to create a short (5-8 minute) video documentary on a topic related to the theme: “Washington, DC - Through My Lens”
Tell us about an issue, event, or topic that helped you better understand the role of the federal government in your life or community.
President Obama discussing the importance of the CSPAN competition:
10th grader Sawyer Bowman made the following 2009 winning video "Cancer: It's Personal"