In Their Words

Digital Shorts

Digital ShortSeason1Episode112

Meet Sofie Leng, a member of the South O'brien Jazz Band, who's been racking up the awards with her tenor saxophone skills.

Digital ShortSeason1Episode111

Meet Amara Orth, a young scientist from Lewis Central High School whose research on bees has people listening and winning awards.

Digital ShortSeason1Episode110

Meet Kevin Chow, a National champion gymnast, Academic All-American and accomplished pianist whose focus isn't just on the win, but the journey getting there.

Digital ShortSeason1Episode109
The Van Meter Bulldogs won the 2021 state football championship by a field goal thanks to first year kicker Katie Lindsay.
Digital ShortSeason1Episode108

Bishop Garrigan's Audi Crooks has been shattering records since setting the freshman single season scoring mark with 626 points.

Digital ShortSeason1Episode107

Nora Engstrom fell in love with live theatre at a young age, but it's her expertise behind the scenes that has helped Engstrom find her path and step into her own spotlight.

Digital ShortSeason1Episode106

Honored by the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame for his work in his community, Nixson works to increase bilingual access to information and provide a platform for new voices.

Digital ShortSeason1Episode105

FFA members in the Des Moines Central Campus Horticulture and Animal Science class learn the finer points of topiary design and apply their skills to displays at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

Digital ShortSeason1Episode104

Prize-winning student reporter Brynna Kern uses her talents to tell the story of Zoey Moore.

Digital ShortSeason1Episode103

JD Bumgarner has turned his passion for welding and metal into a business, giving junk metal new life.

Digital ShortSeason1Episode102

Two Courage League Sports athletes share how their love of sports helps them grow as individuals and inspire others.

Digital ShortSeason1Episode101

Laura Kipnusu is a student ambassador, wrestler and rugby player. Her parents immigrated from Africa to give their future children more opportunities.


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