2016 Youth Video Contest Winners
The winners of the 2016 Youth Video Contest with the theme of “Peace and Harmony” received their awards on Sunday, December 18, 2016 in Fairfax, Virginia, with a red carpet reception and ceremony.
The First Place Award Winner Rhashad El
The First Place Award Winner Rhashad El received the good news via video conference while at his home in Henry County, McDonough, Georgia. His inspiring and humorous video is titled as “The Look Within“.
The Second Place Award Winner Olivia Colombo
The Second Place Award Winner Olivia Colombo is from Kingston, Massachussetts. Her winning video is titled as “What does PEACE & HARMONY mean to me?“. Tuğba Erpek, the TATV Director of PR, accepted the Award on Olivia’s behalf since she could not join the ceremony.
The Third Place Award Winner Alex Bougher
The Third Place Award Winner Alex Bougher is from Bloomington, Indiana. Her video is titled as “Turk(ish)“, an amazing intercultural story of Caleb Farley who spent his childhood years in Ankara, Turkey. ATA-DC Past-President Demet Cabbar presented the award to Suzan Ok who received it on behalf of Alex since she was was not able to attend the Ceremony.
TATV program host Özge Övün-Sert was the Emcee for the 2016 Youth Video Contest Award Ceremony.