For Immediate Release
April 26, 2012

Ron Harris





Manassas, VA– College students attending the NRB 2012 Convention were recently rewarded for their concentrated hard work and creative productions. Friends and Heroes Productions Ltd. sponsored the Intercollegiate NRB (iNRB) 36:DA and 36:DV Challenges. These 36-hour audio and video contests required the participating teams from NRB member colleges and universities to produce a quality finished product in this limited timeframe. 

Students worked in teams to generate their own unique entry based on a theme provided at the start of the 36-hour contest. For more information about the 36:DV and 36:DA Challenges, click here.

The winning teams were:

First Place: Northwestern College
Josh Svendsen, Kim Davis, Lyssa Hester

Second Place:NorthGreenvilleUniversity
Josh Hipp, Emma Weisner

3rd Place:Mount VernonNazareneUniversity
Jayme McMillan, Stephen King, Dustin Mills

First Place: Northwestern College
Ross Fleming/Anna Carey/Luke Stapleton/Grant Swanson

Second Place: Southwestern Assembly ofGodUniversity
Richie Kotwica/Holden Lane/Kyla Burke/Daniel Justiniano

Third Place:NorthGreenvilleUniversity
Candace Mackie/Chelsea Bailey/Natalie Roush/Hunter Buchanan

The winners of the 36:DA & 36:DV competitions were recognized during the February 19th Student Awards Reception at the NRB 2012 Convention & Exposition. To view the 36:DV winners and to listen to the 36:DA winners, click here

Friends and Heroes Productions, Ltd., is an award-winning Christian creative production house based in the U.K.It produces the children’s animated series, “Friends and Heroes.” Their website is

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