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Rising Star of the West Scholarship
Meg English
Monday, January 28, 2019

Are you interested having your opinions heard
across the Black Hills?
KEVN Black Hills FOX TV and Black Hills Energy
are going to give you the chance to become our next
“Rising Star of the West” and earn your share of
$7,500 in scholarships! 1st Place-$4000, 2nd Place-$2000, 3rd Place-$1000, 4th Place-$500
It’s easy to enter!
1. Create a video segment (30 to 60 seconds) showing you speaking
about any topic of interest to you, your fellow students or the
reporting of events occurring in your high school community.
2. Mail, e-mail or drop off your videotape or DVD to KEVN Black Hills
FOX TV (address below). Deadline for submissions is February
22nd, 2019.
3. If your entry is chosen by the KEVN Black Hills FOX staff, you will
be one of the semi-finalist participants to take part in the on-air
news contest starting in March, 2019. If chosen, you must be
available to tape your on-air segment in February or March, 2019.
4. Weekly finalists will then be selected to compete in April, 2019 for
the “Rising Star of the West” title and your share of $7,500 in
scholarships!
Of course, there are some rules:
1. Entrants must be students at high schools or home-schools within the KEVN
coverage area.
2. Selected participants are required to tape their on-air segments at the KEVN TV
studios at a designated time and the segment will be subject to editorial approval
by KEVN.
3. Participants agree that KEVN shall maintain the right to publicize and broadcast
their name, likeness and voice as a participant in this contest and shall be
required to sign a publicity release waiver form.
4. Finalists must be available to come to the KEVN studios in April 2019 to prepare
for the final on-air competition in April & May.
5. Employees of KEVN TV, KOTA TV, Gray Television and Black Hills Energy, their
immediate families and persons living in their households are not eligible.
6. Decisions of the judges are final.
7. Scholarship awards will go towards higher education and will be paid directly to
the college of your choice as credit towards tuition.
8. For the complete rules, please visit
http://media.graytvinc.com/documents/Gray+Model+Contest+RulesRising+Star+2019.pdf. In the event of any inconsistence between the rules in
this entry form and the rules on KEVN-TV’s website, the rules on KEVN-TV’s
website shall control.
KEVN
TV

FOR YOUR CHANCE TO BE THE “RISING STAR OF THE WEST”
AND TO QUALIFY FOR A SHARE IN $7,500 IN SCHOLARSHIPS
SIMPLY FILL OUT AND ENCLOSE THIS ENTRY FORM
WITH YOUR VIDEO CLIP AND DELIVER TO
KEVN BLACK HILLS FOX TV
NAME_________________________________________________________________________________________
ADDRESS______________________________________________________________________________________
PHONE__________________________________E-MAIL ADDRESS_____________________________________
SCHOOL_____________________________________________________ GRADE__________ AGE___________
By submitting this entry form, the student agrees to abide by all of the rules and requirements of
this contest, which are available at
http://media.graytvinc.com/documents/Gray+Model+Contest+Rules-Rising+Star+2019.pdf. If
the student is chosen to be one of the semi-finalists, they will be required to arrive at KEVN as
scheduled to produce a sixty-second segment in February or March, 2019. If the student is
selected as a finalist, student agrees to be available in April, 2019 as scheduled to produce four
sixty-second segments to air in the months of April & May, 2019.
SUBMIT AUDITION TAPES:
By Mail to: Rising Star of the West
KEVN Black Hills FOX TV
2001 Skyline Drive
Rapid City, SD 57701
By e-mail to: jackc@blackhillsfox.com
Or drop off during business hours (Mon-Fri; 8am-5pm) at:
KEVN Black Hills FOX Studios
2001 Skyline Drive
Rapid City, SD 57701
KEVN STATION CONTACT:
Jack Caudill
605-394-7777 Ext. 152
Phone: (605) 394-7777 Fax: (605)