Digital Film Making Scholarship Prize
PHS Student Wins Digital Film Making Scholarship Prize
Posted on 05/18/2011

Austin Wiggins, a senior at Pepperell High School, finished first in the Art Institute of Atlanta’s high school scholarship competition held last month. Wiggins won a $15,000 scholarship for his 10-minute video drama entitled “Last Call.”. The competition was open to all high school seniors interested in pursuing a career in digital film making. Wiggins wrote the screen play, directed, edited, cast, and produced the short film. 

Wiggins has been involved in video projects for several years at Pepperell High. He started the morning talk show at Pepperell called "The Biscuit". He was also involved in a video series called "Survivor Pepperell." Video copies of “The Biscuit” and “Survivor Pepperell” are available on the Pepperell High School website. You may view “Last Call” on the Floyd County Schools YouTube Channel at

Wiggins plans to attend the Art Institute of Atlanta in the fall. He plans to study digital film making.