Two students from Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina were recently honored with the first place award in radio in the Freedom of Speech Public Service Announcement competition held by the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation and the Broadcast Education Association. Breanna Holmes and Iveon Sprangle will each receive a $3,000 scholarship.
The contest asked students to create a 30-second radio spot on what free speech means to them and how it plays a role in their world. Holmes and Sprangle’s winning public service announcement was entitled, “What Is [Free] Speech? It will be made available to radio stations across the country.