LARGO, Md. — Striving for the Extraordinary, the breakthrough documentary that
chronicles a year in the experiences of male students in the Diverse Student
Male Initiatives (DMSI) program at Prince George’s Community College (PGCC),
has won a Telly Award in the Educational Institution category.
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Striving for the Extraordinary,
produced and directed by PGCC-TV's Angela Brown-Mathis and Marshall Johnson who
served as associate producer and editor, has garnered tremendous support
from both the college community and the media. The film has been honored by the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) with
two District 1 Medallion Awards in the College Promotional Video category and
the College Video Program category. NBC4
also featured DMSI’s founder, Brian Hamlin, and some PGCC senior administrators
on their special human interest program called “Viewpoints”.