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C-SPAN’s StudentCam Winner: Leaving Religion at the Door?

Today C-SPAN announced the winners of its StudentCam contest. The Grand Prize winning video is “Leaving Religion at the Door,” by Scott Mitchell and Nick Poss, 11th graders at Jenks High School in Jenks, Oklahoma. Their film explores the role of religion in decisions about presidential candidates in 2008. A cash prize of $5,000 accompanies the award. Their winning video will air on C-SPAN on Sunday, April 27th followed by an interview with the students.

Leaving Religion at the Door?: Faith & Politics in Decision 2008

C-SPAN StudentCam is an annual documentary competition that encourages students to think seriously about issues that affect our communities and our nation. C-SPAN StudentCam invites students to identify a current political topic of interest and produce a short (up to ten minute) video documentary which creatively explores an issue while integrating C-SPAN programming.

Discussion question: Which of the 28 fundamental doctrines do you think provides the best — or at least an interesting — foundation for a distinctively Seventh-day Adventist approach to voting in elections — from nominating committees to country heads?

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