Category: Awards

Write-off contest results, spring 2006 (San Francisco)

1,445 participants 502 award recipients (35%) 84 superiors (17%) 172 excellents (34%) 246 honorable mention (49%) CONTEST RATING RECIPIENT NEWSWRITING Superior Meredith Bennett-Smith, Sacramento Country Day School (Sacramento, CA)   Superior Sara Full, Blue Valley Northwest High School (Overland Park, KS)   Superior Tiffany Heien, Rocky Mountain High School (Fort Collins, CO)   Superior Tori…
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Linda Drake given 2007 Teacher Inspiration Award

Linda Drake, Certified Journalism Educator and publications adviser at Chase County (Kan.) High School, will receive Journalism Education Association’s Teacher Inspiration Award during the organization’s national convention at the Hyatt Regency Denver, Saturday, April 14. The Teacher Inspiration Award recognizes a teacher who, through the teaching and/or advising of journalism, inspires others to pursue journalism…
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Marcelino Benito, Jr. named 2006 Student Journalist of the Year

High school journalist of the year competition was begun by JEA to award outstanding high school journalists from all over the country. The competition this year attracted hundreds of entries in some states and none in others. When the 32 state JOY portfolios were perused by the 19 members of the scholarship committee in San…
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Teacher Inspiration Award 2006

Recognizing a journalism teacher who through excellent instruction inspired others to pursue scholastic journalism teaching and/or advising. Linda Drake given 2006 Teacher Inspiration Award RELEASED APRIL 2006 Linda Drake, Certified Journalism Educator and publications adviser at Chase County (Kan.) High School, will receive Journalism Education Association’s Teacher Inspiration Award during the organization’s national convention at…
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Martha Akers named Yearbook Adviser of the Year

In a special ceremony at Loudon Valley High School in Purcellville, Va., on Nov. 28, H. L. Hall, JEA’s past president praised Akers for her work at Loudoun Valley High School and for her work nationally with yearbook staffs. JEA will recognize Akers again at its spring convention in April in San Francisco and will…
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