Inderkum High School offers a Broadcast Media Pathway for those students who have an interest in photography, film, video, or who are looking to get more involved on campus. This pathway prepares students for both college and career by providing them with academics in a new way. Students have the ability to gain and master skills in a variety of areas including storytelling, media arts, news broadcasting and interviewing. These skills are gained through hands-on experience with professional broadcast equipment in Inderkum’s very own SEVA Studio in their broadcast media classroom. Students learn industry standard techniques and career strategies from Melissa May, who has years of experience in the field as a TV journalist.
Classes include: Broadcast Media I, II & III
Studio Wish List: Drone, Steady Cam Rig, Graduation Cords
Dream Field Trip: A visit to Pixar!
Instructional 9-12: A Beginner’s Guide to Cross Stitching (Honorable Mention)
SEVA Teacher Melissa May
Melissa May brings a wealth of knowledge from real world experience into her classroom. Mrs. May came to Inderkum High School after a longtime career with ABC 10 as a TV journalist. Her career on TV is part of what makes Mrs. May such a dynamic and unique part of the SEVA Program. She is able to continuously give real-world applications of what the work students are doing in her class, and this has become a game changer for her students at Inderkum High School.
Mrs. May does anything she can to help her students follow their dreams and she tries to make sure every door is open to them. This includes taking advantage of partnerships, such as those with professional sports organizations. Mrs. May understands that the future of media is evolving and believes this helps not only prepare, but excite her students for the endless possibilities that could be in their future. When speaking with Mrs. May’s students, it’s clear that her passion and dedication has created a spark in them and we can’t wait to see what they are able to accomplish. Mrs. May is always willing to share her knowledge and experiences and encourages everyone to look at media from a different perspective.