Stillwater’s Luke Cheatwood, 18, a 2019 graduate of Stillwater High School and Stillwater Meridian Technology, was recently awarded the prestigious Business Professionals of America Individual National Championship for his film “Dream Bigger.”
In May, he traveled to Anaheim, California, where he presented his award winning film telling the story of his childhood dream of being a Hollywood feature film director along with his experience as the Director’s Assistant on the set of the feature film “Unplanned” shot in Stillwater in March-April of 2018.
The national contest was made up of a highly competitive field. After placing in the Top 10 against other secondary students and post graduates throughout the United States, he went on to BPA’s 53rd Annual National Leadership Conference to capture the Individual Virtual Multimedia & Promotion National Championship.
While in Anaheim, Luke was given a tour of Warner Brothers Studios, met with working Hollywood actors, directors and producers, walked the illustrious Hollywood Walk of Fame, visited Disneyland along with a host of other famous Hollywood sites. The celebrated Awards Show was live-streamed across the world.
Luke is the son of Mark and Jennifer Cheatwood of Stillwater.