St. X student wins national student award for video production

St. X student wins national student award for video production
Cooper Tyra (second from left) was the only student from the Ohio Valley Regional Emmy chapter to be recognized on the national level.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A St. Xavier High School student has been recognized at the national level for his work in video production.

Cooper Tyra, who is also University of Louisville’s Athletic Director Vince Tyra’s son, won a National Student Production Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. NATAS is the organization that presents the Emmy.

In a competition against students from all over the country, Tyra won for his work on a video essay documenting a mission trip to Jamaica. It was a single camera production.

Here is the full list of 2018 National Student Production Award winners.

Tyra was the only student from the Ohio Valley Regional Emmy chapter to be recognized on the national level. His adviser was Brian Mitchell.

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