Category: Awards

Georgia principal receives national award

The Journalism Education Association (JEA) honored Cheryl L. Finke, principal of Chamblee (Ga.) High School, with its Administrator of the Year Award during the organization’s national convention. She received the award at a luncheon at the Hilton Washington, in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Nov. 22. Finke spoke at the luncheon about the situation leading up…
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Dvorak receives 2003 Carl Towley Award

RELEASED NOVEMBER 2003 The Journalism Education Association (JEA) honored Jack Dvorak, professor of journalism at Indiana University, with its Carl Towley Award during the organization’s national convention. The award was presented at a luncheon at the Hilton Washington, in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Nov. 22. Dvorak spoke about heroes at the luncheon. The Towley Award…
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Write-off contest results, spring 2003 (Portland)

1601 entrants 520 winners (32%) in 48 contests 91 superiors (18%) 176 excellents (34%) 254 honorable mentions (49%) NEWSWRITING Superior Traci Carlson (Century High School, OR) Superior Jennifer Case (El Segundo High School, CA) Superior Andrea Chang (Cupertino High School, CA) Superior Matt Cooper (Mount Whitney High School, CA) Superior Dan Moe (Charles Wright Academy,…
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Yuxing Zheng named 2003 Student Journalist of the Year

RELEASED APRIL 2003 Born in China, Yuxing brings diversity awareness to the forefront as she has struggled to learn her second language, English, and maintain the number one position in her class of 218 students with a 4.0 average. Yuxing has learned that even high school journalists can work in the professional world. Her journalism…
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Write-off contest results, fall 2002 (Dallas)

SUMMARY Total contests 48 Total entries 2211 Superiors 136 Excellents 214 Honorable Mentions 361 Newswriting Superior Callie Ashby Allen High School (Allen, TX)     Rebecca Elliott Thomas Jefferson HS for Science & Technology (Alexandria, VA)     John Muller Harvard-Westlake School (North Hollywood, CA)     Jessie Taylor Mary Carroll High School (Corpus Christi,…
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