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 been recognized by the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations
(NCMPR) with two District 1 Medallion Awards, which recognize excellence in
community, technical and junior college marketing and public relations
The film was recognized in College Promotional
Video category and in the College Video Program category. The awards will be presented at the Medallion
Awards reception during the District 1 Conference, November 7, 2016, at the
Hyatt Regency Newport Hotel in Newport, RI.
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 as well as the media. NBC4 featured DMSI’s founder, Brian Hamlin,
and some PGCC senior administrators on their special human interest program
called “Viewpoints” earlier this year.