Brasler Prize Winners

The first place winners from each Story of the Year category – News, Feature Story, Editorial/Opinion Story, Sports Story and Diversity Story – compete for the $1,000 Brasler Prize.

2017
Camille Respess, Ellie Tomasson, Charlie Brennan
The Globe
Clayton (Missouri) High School

2016
Camille Respess, Ellie Tomasson, Alex Bernard
The Globe
Clayton (Missouri) High School

2015
Chris Roussell, Josh Jean-Marie
The Crimson Record
duPont Manual HS, Louisville, Kentucky

2014
Zoe Gregozek, Alice Koltchev, Gillian Weatherford, Ava Poen, Eliza Davis
Ink
Georgiana Bruce Kirby Prep School
Santa Cruz, Calif.

2013
Staff
Spark
Lakota East High School
Liberty Township, Ohio

2012
Ry Faraola, Zoe Gregozek, Acacia Lommen-Nelson, Lucy Saldavia, Adriana Brock
Ink
Georgiana Bruce Kirby Prep School
Santa Cruz, Calif.

2011
Bryan Hess, Sarah Schaeffer
Penn Points
Penn Manor High School
Millersville, Pa.

2010
Jane Seo
The Hub
Davis Senior High School
Davis, Calif.

2009
Henry Rome
The Spoke
Conestoga High School
Berwyn, Pa.

2008
Chelsea Long
The Rock
Rock Canyon High School
Highlands Ranch, Colo.

2007
Bianca Giaever
The Garfield Messenger
Garfield High School
Seattle, Wash.

2006
Dean Carson, Emily Dansereau, Kyle Hargus, Zach Hartnett, Molly Swenson, Becca Varon, Dana Wu
The Garfield Messenger
Garfield High School
Seattle, Wash.

2005
Mark Green
Mane Events
McKinney High School
McKinney, Texas

2004
Heiko Yang
The Spark
Lakota East High School
Liberty Township, Ohio

2003
Anand Gandhi
Gazette
Granite Bay High School
Granite Bay, CA

2002
Chen Wu and Ross Shahandeh
Spark
Lakota East High School
Liberty Township, OH

2001
Lauren Stiglich and Tarah Sobodas
Tiger Tales
Joliet West High School
Joliet, IL

2000
Andrew Schrader
The Pony Express
Gaither High School
Tampa, FL

1999
Jana Zabkova
Lakewood Times
Lakewood H.S.
Lakewood, OH

1998
Jonathan Belitsos
Matthew Tossman
The Page
St. Paul’s School
Brooklandville, MD

1997
Becca Jesada
The Quill
Bryn Mawr School
Baltimore, MD

1996
Scott Palmer
Featherduster
Westlake H.S.
Austin, TX