BREAKING NEWS Combat-ready Humvee stolen from National Guard Armory in Southern California Full Story
BREAKING NEWS Missing Oroville teen last seen in Oakland Full Story

Pleasant Valley High students win regional award in mental health film contest

Even with the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, students are finding a way to shine.

Posted: May 7, 2020 6:05 PM
Updated: May 22, 2020 8:49 PM

UPDATE: 8:45 p.m., Friday, May 22, 2020 - A big win for these two film students as they have won first place.

The annual Directing Change Youth Film Contest chose its winner this week and two the two Chico students won.

Titled "Our Battle", the piece was created by Vincent Zachary Munoz and Jesus Chavez-Hernandez.

Nearly 3,500 students from 190 schools entered the statewide contest.

---

CHICO, Calif. - Even with the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, students are finding a way to shine.

Two students at Pleasant Valley High School in Chico have been selected as regional winners in the annual Directing Change Film Contest.

It's the eighth year for the student film contest that encourages young people to create 30-second and 60-second films about suicide prevention and mental health.

Vincent Zachary Munoz and Jesus Chavez-Hernandez created a video entry called "Our Battle", focusing on suicide prevention.

Nearly 35 hundred students from 191 hundred schools entered the competition from throughout the state, just 21 regional winners were selected. The winner of the statewide competition will be announced at a virtual awards ceremony on Facebook Live May 19th at 7 p.m.

To view more films created by Butte County Youth click here.

To view the full list of the winners and their winning films click here.

Click Here to view the film.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 2916309

Reported Deaths: 32851
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles98992813489
San Bernardino2450331560
Riverside2338992517
San Diego2068702037
Orange2059112277
Santa Clara899831040
Kern82398551
Sacramento791371062
Fresno79033904
Alameda64760768
Ventura57941401
San Joaquin55580738
Contra Costa49759410
Stanislaus41270730
Tulare39723494
Monterey34482248
San Mateo30694294
San Francisco28200241
Imperial24882463
Solano24654105
Merced23199290
Santa Barbara23184223
Sonoma22910234
Kings18453110
Placer16761173
San Luis Obispo14851125
Madera12778130
Santa Cruz11583111
Marin11244149
Yolo10097131
Shasta9594117
Butte9127120
Sutter743976
El Dorado739441
Napa711738
Lassen506713
San Benito477843
Yuba476626
Tehama391742
Tuolumne327936
Nevada307571
Mendocino305531
Amador294029
Lake237828
Humboldt226324
Glenn179819
Colusa16849
Calaveras151322
Siskiyou138812
Mono10804
Inyo88327
Del Norte8442
Plumas5735
Modoc3783
Mariposa3414
Trinity2994
Alpine730
Sierra690
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
55° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 42°
Feels Like: 55°
Oroville
Clear
52° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 52°
Chico
Clear
55° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 55°
Red Bluff
Clear
62° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 24°
Feels Like: 62°
Red Bluff
Clear
62° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 62°
Chico
Clear
55° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 55°
We'll be dry and warm the next few days with strong winds Monday-Tuesday. We'll cool gradually through the week with a chance of showers Friday.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events