High schooler wins Emmy

April 21, 2009 5:21:29 AM PDT
An Enloe High School senior has won a Student Emmy award for a commercial spoof.Taylor C. Leslie won the writing category for "Real Teachers of Genius."

It's the twelfth Student Emmy award in 13 years for Enloe. The school has a total of 23 nominations.

"The student awards are judged on the same criteria as the Emmy Awards for professionals," said Geneva M. Brignolo, executive director of the Emmy's Nashville chapter. "Many of the pieces that won could easily be shown, with pride, on broadcast television. And the academy can have no greater role in the industry than to foster the next generation."