Category: Awards

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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Creating a haven for consciousness

PRINCIPAL CHUCK DILL JEA’s Administrator of the Year 2002 of Johnsburg High School, Johnsburg, Ill. Delivered at the JEA/NSPA Awards Luncheon Nov. 23, 2002, in Dallas, Texas It is difficult for me to tell you how proud I am to receive this award. In a lot of ways it is the crowning achievement of my…
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Write-off contest results, spring 2002 (Phoenix)

SUMMARY Total contests 49 Total entries 1534 Superiors 71 Excellents 146 Honorable Mentions 217   Newswriting Superior Ben Casad Auburn Riverside High School (Auburn, WA) Superior Jennifer Vest Blue Valley High School (Stilwell, KS) Superior Kim Cutler Monta Vista High School (Cupertino, CA) Excellent Callie Ashby Allen High School (Allen, TX) Excellent Joe Hinson Mountlake…
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Write-off contest results, Fall 2001 (Boston)

SUMMARY Total contests 44 Total entries 1236 Superiors 80 Excellents 145 Honorable Mentions 247   CONTEST CONTESTANT RATING SCHOOL CITY STATE Newswriting Jennifer White Superior Highland Park HS Dallas TX Newswriting Katie McPartland Superior Kapaun Mt. Carmel Wichita KS Newswriting Elena Sorokin Superior The Taft School Watertown CT Newswriting Willy Makoski Excellent Carmel HS Mundelein…
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