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BHHS Biff Radio Students Win Big at Broadcast Awards Ceremony

BHHS Biff Radio Students Win Big at Broadcast Awards Ceremony

Eleven Bloomfield Hills High School Biff Radio students recently attended the Michigan Association of Broadcasters “Michigan Student Broadcast Awards” event in Lansing. At this state-level ceremony, high school and university audio and visual programs were recognized, and five BHHS students brought home first place awards. 

The event was kicked off with a keynote speech by Emily Wilkins, CNBC Correspondent and President of the National Press Club. After an energizing and inspiring speech sharing Wilkins’ journey and tips for success in the world of journalism, awards were announced, with the following BHHS students placing in their respective audio categories:

1st Place Awards:

  • Alex Abel (grade 10): Current Events Story
  • Grant Dobbie (grade 12): Sports Public Service Announcement
  • Anthony Doria (grade 12): Public Service Announcement
  • Anthony Doria (grade 12): Sportscast
  • Kaden Kouyoumjian (grade 11): On-Air Personality
  • Magdalena Leonard (grade 10): Editorial

2nd Place Awards:

  • Alex Abel (grade 10): Promotional Announcement
  • Sydney Fortner (grade 10): Ok2Say PSA
  • Evie Keough (grade 10): Use of Social Media
  • Magdalena Leonard (grade 10): Sports Feature

Honorable Mentions:

  • Eugene Belski (grade 11 ): Promotional Announcement
  • Grant Dobbie (grade 12): On-Air Personality
  • Anthony Doria (grade 12): Ok2Say PSA
  • Anthony Doria (grade 12) and Sydney Fortner (grade 10): Talk Show
  • Abel DuChateau (grade 12): Daily Newscast/News Feature
  • Jaden Ryke (grade 11): Sports Public Service Announcement

Many congratulations to our hard-working high school radio students for their work on and off the air, and to the Biff Radio teacher and station advisor Danielle Tier and Biff station manager Ronald Wittebols for leading their students to success! Tune your radio to 88.1 FM, or go to to hear our award-winning high school students on the air, every day!