Applicants wanted for student video contest

C-SPAN is calling for student documentary entries for its fifth annual StudentCam video documentary competition.

All middle and high school students can produce a five to eight minute documentary on the topic: “A message to the new president: What is the most urgent issue for the new president to address after taking office, and why?”

Deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 20. Students can submit their documentaries by filling out an online entry form and then upload the video on a link at www.studentcam.org.

Winners will be announced March 10. A total of $500,000 in prizes will be awarded.