Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Canyon Crest Academy alum wins Emmy College Television award

Canyon Crest Academy alum wins Emmy College Television award

A woman who grew up in Del Mar and attended Canyon Crest Academy has been honored with a prestigious filmmaking award.

Becky Prolman, 25, a Chapman University graduate, won the Children's Television Programming distinction at the Emmy College Television Awards on May 24 for her senior project titled "A Taylor's Story."

The award was presented to her by popular television personality and scientist Bill Nye.

The film, in which Prolman served as executive producer, follows a 15-year-old girl with cancer who spends Halloween night out with her friends. She decides whether to go through with an experimental trial treatment or spend her last days living life to the...

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