Here is your winner !Our Accesslocal.tv Neighborhood News Correspondents work with young people in Sacramento to help them produce digital content and share stories from their communities. Those “Peer-Produced” pieces are published on our site, and every two months all the submissions are judged and prizes are awarded to the authors. The following are the selections for the months of March and April:

1st Place

What is marriage and who can enjoy it?

By Rajena Laffey

http://wp.me/p2rTeT-3YE

2nd Place

Mr. Bruggeman is not just a history teacher

By Victoria Rosenberg

http://wp.me/p2rTeT-3Y5

Holding a job and maintaining a high school education

By Che Vang

http://wp.me/p2rTeT-45f

Talented student offered internship

By Katie Velichko

http://wp.me/p2rTeT-44M

3rd Place

Video games: harmful or helpful?

By Justin Chambers

http://wp.me/p2rTeT-3Xz

Child care at college helps students

By Alisia Barrera

http://wp.me/p2rTeT-41l

Homelessness rising

By Genie Gil

http://wp.me/p2rTeT-45E

Students say they started smoking pot before High School

By Yvonna Williams

http://wp.me/p2rTeT-45H

Special Academy at Hiram Johnson offers medical field experiences to students

By Felicia Vasquez

http://wp.me/p2rTeT-46E

Honorable Mention

Olympic Wrestling to be cut

By Malik Powell

Olympic Wrestling to be cut

By Malik Powell

http://wp.me/p2rTeT-44n

AVID assembles surprise college fair

By Alexander Pilliard

http://wp.me/p2rTeT-3VJ

You can have a fairytale wedding without the hefty price tag

By Catherine Chenault

http://wp.me/p2rTeT-3YB

A lifetime of pollution for a 5-minute use, no thank you

By Samantha Aguirre

http://wp.me/p2rTeT-466

Hats on campus

By Anna Le

http://wp.me/p2rTeT-3Ya

The future of the Hiram Johnson basketball team

By Philip Chappell

http://wp.me/p2rTeT-45K

Health Occupation Students of America

By Lorena Ceballos

http://wp.me/p2rTeT-3Yt

Music program cuts hurt Hiram Johnson students

By Jessica Ceballos

http://wp.me/p2rTeT-3Yz

The award for 1st place is a $100 gift card. 2nd Place winners will each receive a $50 gift card. 3rd place winners are eligible for a $30 gift card. Honorable mentions will receive $10.

If you’re a young person between the ages of 15-21 living in Sacramento who is interested in participating in the next Neighborhood News Correspondent’s “Peer-Produced Contest”, send an email to connector@accesslocal.tv with information about your content topic. Submissions can be in the form of written content (blogs, reporting) or videos. Submissions should focus of community related news and/or experiences.

Congratulations to all of the winners!