2020 Pacemaker Awards in Newspaper/Newsmagazine/Specialty magazine

Nov. 21, 2020

National Scholastic Press Association salutes the winners of its 2020 Pacemaker Awards in newspaper, newsmagazine and specialty magazine —

Middle School/Junior High Newspaper/Newsmagazine

High School Newspaper/Newsmagazine

Specialty Magazine

Winners of NSPA Pacemaker Awards in broadcast, specialty magazine and newspaper/newsmagazine, as well as winners of NSPA Individual Awards, were announced during the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention on Nov. 21 in a virtual awards ceremony.

Winners are alphabetical by state.


Middle School/Junior High Newspaper/Newsmagazine

The Town Crier
Paul Revere Middle School
Los Angeles, California
Editor: Staff
Adviser: Eric Wechsler

The Scroll
The American School in London (Middle School)
London, England
Editor: Staff
Adviser: Colin Bridgewater


High School Newspaper/Newsmagazine

CS Press
Cactus Shadows High School
Cave Creek, Arizona
Editors: Avianna Hoppes, Logan McDade
Advisers: Robert Adamson, Lori Hart

El Estoque
Monta Vista High School
Cupertino, California
Editors: Hannah Lee, Anish Vasudevan
Adviser: Julia Satterthwaite

The Granite Bay Gazette
Granite Bay High School
Granite Bay, California
Editor: Staff
Adviser: Karl Grubaugh

Bear Witness
Branham High School
San Jose, California
Editors: Julianne Alvares, Elizabeth Posey
Adviser: Fitzgerald Vo 

Winged Post
The Harker School
San Jose, California
Editors: Eric Fang, Gloria Zhang
Adviser: Ellen Austin

The Mirror
Van Nuys High School
Van Nuys, California
Editors: Kayla Lee, Pilar Sims
Adviser: Ron Goins

U-High Midway
University of Chicago Laboratory High School
Chicago, Illinois
Editors: Nikhil Patel, Abigail Slimmon
Adviser: Logan Aimone

HiLite
Carmel High School
Carmel, Indiana
Editor: Da-Hyun Hong
Adviser: Jim Streisel

The Express
Blue Valley Northwest High School
Overland Park, Kansas
Editor: Ethan Knauth
Adviser: Jim McCrossen

The Harbinger
Shawnee Mission East High School
Prairie Village, Kansas
Editors: Caroline Chisolm, Carolyn Popper, Lila Tulp
Adviser: Dow Tate

The Communicator Magazine
Community High School
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Editors: Atticus Dewey, Isaac McKenna, Camryn Tirico, Tai Tworek
Adviser: Tracy Anderson

Echo
St. Louis Park High School
St. Louis Park, Minnesota
Editors: Marta Hill, Isabel Kjaer
Adviser: Lori Keekley

Tribal Tribune
Wando High School
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Editors: Eva Chillura, Ted Fairchild
Adviser: Tamela Watkins

The Dispatch
James Bowie High School
Austin, Texas
Editors: Peter Dang, Marisa Salzar
Adviser: Michael Reeves

Eagle Edition
Episcopal School of Dallas
Dallas, Texas
Editors: Emily Delgado, Victoria Willox, Evelyn Zhao
Adviser: Ana Rosenthal

The ReMarker
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Dallas, Texas
Editor: Sam Ahmed
Adviser: Ray Westbrook

Tiger Times
Texas High School
Texarkana, Texas
Editors: Addison Cross, Anna Grace Jones, Molly Kyles
Advisers: Rebecca Potter, Clint Smith

tjTODAY
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
Alexandria, Virginia
Editors: Justin Chang, Irina Lee, Grace Mak
Adviser: Erinn Harris

The Highlander
McLean High School
McLean, Virginia
Editors: Nicholas Lohman, Dasha Makarishcheva, Ava Rotondo
Adviser: Lindsay Benedict


Specialty Magazine

C Magazine
Palo Alto Senior High School
Palo Alto, California
Editors: Ellie Fitton, Ashley Guo, Chloe Laursen, Hazel Shah
Adviser: Brian Wilson

On the Record
duPont Manual High School
Louisville, Kentucky
Editor: Ysa Leon
Adviser: Liz Palmer

Focus Magazine
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Dallas, Texas
Editors: Alam Alidina, Sai Thirunagari
Adviser: Ray Westbrook