THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards Best in Education

Knowing that social media can be the best way to get a message across to people all over the world, these nominees used that power to educate their audiences. Whether it’s traditional science lessons or financial planning, random facts or how to build a fire with sticks, these creators showed an extraordinary ability to educate and entertain.

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Nominees

Be Kind Rewind
Fostered from her passion for watching classic cinema “all day every day,” Isabel Custodio debuted …
Cody's Lab
Meet Cody Don Reeder, the backyard scientist and viral YouTuber behind Cody’sLab, the channel with …
Early EDventures
Proclaimed cheese hater and 3rd grade teacher Mrs. Shelley Coates is quickly rising to the top of h…
finalist
Five Foot One Teacher
A survivor of the Parkland, Florida school shooting, Brittany Sinitch is fostering hope and change …
Kaptain Kristian
Following a year’s hiatus, the beloved pop media studies vlogger Kristian Williams aka Kaptain Kris…
finalist
Mark Rober
Former NASA engineer and YouTube phenom Mark Rober is making science the life of the party. Growing…
Parker Walbeck
Filmmaker, educator and tech guru Parker Walbeck is living his dream as a full time filmmaker who h…
finalist
Physics Girl
Farmer turned physicist Dianna Cowern is bringing science inspiration “to every atom and eve.” The …
finalist
Sam O'Nella Academy
“Hey, it's that stick figure from YouTube.” Featuring random facts explained through personality-ri…
finalist
Stan Prokopenko
Working with the mentality, “if you’re having fun and enjoying the learning process, you learn bett…
The Backyard Scientist
He’s like “like Bill Nye, MythBusters and Jackass all rolled into one.” Famous for his dangerous ex…
winner
Tristan Paredes
Vocal coach, media maestro and YouTuber Tristan Paredes is raising the bar for singers internet-wid…