Friday, May 1, 2015

Knight Writers Win 4 State Championship Medals & More!

Sophmore Homer Xu joins student journalists from other schools,
accepting his first place medal for News/Feature Photography
On April 27 eleven qualifiers traveled to Norfolk to compete in the NSAA state tournament for journalism.  The qualifiers were Harrison Hohman, Young Joon Park, Oliver Jarosik, Adam Terasinski, Thomas D’Aquila, Leo McGrath, Sam Van Haute, Jack Morrissey, Jackson Thompson and Homer Xu.  These students then were given prompts in various categories of writing and design for both newspaper and yearbook categories.  The team, competing in a much more competitive class B, took 4th place out of 26 teams.  We also had several individuals who did very well.

Harrison Hohman-Class B champion: Editorial Writing and Sports News Writing
Jack Morrissey-Class B Champion: Photo Illustration, 4th place In Depth Coverage
Homer Xu-Class B Champion: News/Feature Photography
Jackson Thompson- 2nd place Entertainment Review Writing, 4th place Headline writing
Thomas D’Aquila -2nd place Feature Writing
Joe Budd-4th place In Depth Coverage
Adam Terasinski-6th place News Writing