Searider Productions Awards


Island Movie Contest – Sponsored by the Department of Education Advanced Technolgy Research Branch Overall Winners – $1,000 prize Teacher Mike O’Connor Students Laken Antonio, Ingrid Neidhardt, Heidi Neidhardt, Tatiana Wilbur, Amanda Hammand, Kiani Aiu, Nathan McCloud, Jordan Aipoalani-Rita, Sam Spake, Korsyca Oya, Audrey Mayfield, Sean Bongo, Derek Santos, Justin Talalotu, John Mangrubang, and Robert Goodwin. Students from Searider Production’s animation class entered an animation short on suicide in the “Tell Me A Story” category. 2008 Earth Month Awards – Sponsored by the City and County of Honolulu Storm WAter Quality Branch, KHON2, Lex Brodie’s Tire Company and GeoTech Solutions, Inc. 1st Place – $1,000 Teacher John Allen III Students Ed-Recco Eli, Ceythan Moku Kamealoha, and Jerome Max Halloway Students created a :30 second Public Service Announcement on keeping our ocean pollution free from floatables, runnoff, nutrients, and sediments. 2008 First Freedom Award Sponsored by the Student Televsion Network 1st Place – Trip to Washington DC as part of the opening ceremony of the “Newseum” and $1,000 Teacher John Allen III Students Laurissa Asuega and Missy Trippett Students created a :30 second Public Service Announcement exercising their First Amendment rights through a creative “rap” style message. Students and their teachers will travel to Washington DC April 9-13 where their PSA will be shown at the “Newseum”. 2008 Hawaii Technology Education Association Fair – Sponsored by the Department of Education Office of Curriculum & Student Services Department – Instructional Service Branch Teacher Mike O’Connor

  • Ingrid Niedhardt and Audrey Mayfield Honorable Mention in Desktop Publishing PD-1 – CD/DVD Cover
  • Kiani Aiu 2nd Place in Desktop Publishing Business Card/Stationary
  • Laken Antonio 3rd Place in Desktop Publishing Business Card/Stationary
  • Korsyca Oya Honorable Mention in Desktop Publishing Business Card/Stationary
  • Audrey Mayfield Honorable Mention in Desktop Publishing Business Card/Stationary
  • Jared Keeler Honorable Mention in Desktop Publishing Business Card/Stationary
  • Robert Goodwin Honorable Mention in Desktop Publishing Business Card/Stationary
  • Derek Santos Honorable Mention in Desktop Publishing Business Card/Stationary
  • Sean Bongo Honorable Mention in Desktop Publishing Business Card/Stationary
  • Ingrid Niedhardt Honorable Mention in Desktop Publishing Business Card/Stationary
  • Sean Bongo 3rd Place Desktop Publishing Invitation/Flyer
  • Laken Antonio 1st Place in Packaging
  • Tatiana Wilbur Honorable Mention in Packaging
  • Nathan McCloub 3rd Place in Magazine Layout
  • Laken Antonio Honorable Mention in Poster
  • Ingrid Neidhardt Honorable Mention in Poster


2008 Gold Circle Awards Sponsored by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Teachers Lorraine Gershun, John Allen III, and Mike O’Connor

  • 1st Place Commercial – Laurissa Asuega, Martinea Trippett & Brandie Morales, “Locally Grown Family,”
  • 2nd Place Commercial – Max Halloway, Ed-Recco Eli & Brittanay Gomes, “Pay Your Dues”1st Place PSA – SP Staff, “Motivation”
  • 2nd Place PSA – SP Staff, “Math Class”
  • 3rd Place PSA – SP Staff, “Determination”, “Spark Change”, & “The Walk Home”
  • 2nd Place News Package – Mhaniverl Moresla, “Teacher Greivance”

1st Place Feature Package – Shanti Sergovia-Manner & Marshall Mole, “Wack Challenge 2nd Place Feature Package – SP Staff, “Home is Where the Heart Is” 3rd Place Feature Package – Raquel Paaluhi & Ceythan Moku Kamealoha, “New Flight Club” 3rd Place Feature Package – Bryson Armitage, Malie Pine & Johalyn Arao, “About the Ride” 3rd Place Feature Package – Malie Pine & Brandi Baker, “A Tree Story” 2nd Place Documentary – SP Staff, “Finding Sun Yat Sen”

Clearly, Wai`anae kids “ROCK.”

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