Boardman Local (Mahoning) Wins Seventh Annual OSBA Stand Up for Public Schools Student Video Contest 

With 44 out of a possible 48 points, the winner of the 2018 OSBA Stand Up for Public Schools Student Video Contest is Boardman Local (Mahoning) Schools. Upper Sandusky EV came in second and North Canton City was the third-place finisher.

The contest is part of OSBA’s Stand Up for Public Schools promotional campaign (go to for more information) and is open to high school and junior high students in OSBA-member districts.

Schools were invited to submit a video (maximum length is 90 seconds) that conveys the contest’s theme — Stand up for Ohio Public Schools. The top three videos win prizes for their respective schools and will be featured at OSBA's Capital Conference and Trade Show in November. 

In 2018, 63 videos were entered into the contest by Ohio students expressing their thoughts and ideas on how public schools make a difference. The three winning videos are posted below.

First Place

Boardman Local (Mahoning) Schools

Second Place

Upper Sandusky EV Schools

Third Place

North Canton City School

The celebrity judging panel included Margo Bartlett, ThisWeek Community News reporter; Maria Durant, anchor and reporter at ABC6/FOX28 in Columbus;

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and Bailey Sandin, weekend DJ at CD102.5.