Monday, November 21, 2016

Journalism Team earns honors in competitions

Nebraska High School Press Association workshop and competition:
Journalism team photo taken in Lincoln during the NHSPA Workshop

All three publications that the journalism team produces, The Mount, The Seeker, and The Freelance placed in competition.

The Freelance(online) received an award of Merit.

The Seeker(yearbook) received a Superior(This is the highest award our yearbook has received in this competition, and the first time the publication as a whole has been awarded)

The Mount(Print edition) received a Cornhusker (This is the highest award possible for any publication and it is the first time our print edition has received it.  “I am particularly proud of this achievement because it reflects the work of the entire team.  To get this honor it means our team is not only writing well, but also editing and laying out pages well.” Adviser Gina Fosco said.

A few of the Knights attending the Conference in Indianapolis 
Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association Convention

Students attended workshops, networked with other high school journalists and competed in write off competitions.

Patrick Halpin’17 received an honorable mention in Sports Writing.