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NSPA Winners

NSPA Best of Show Winners
2006 JEA/NSPA Spring National
High School Journalism Convention
San Francisco

Newspaper 1-8 Pages

1. Green & Gold
Narbonne High School
Harbor City, Calif.
Tanya Berry, editor(s)
Brandon Crist, adviser

2. Gresham Argus
Gresham High School
Gresham, Ore.
Emily Smith, Sarah Lily, editor(s)
Laurie Kopperman, adviser

3. Tiger Hi-Lites
La Grande High School
La Grande, Ore.
Ellyn Herman, editor(s)
Joseph Duncan, adviser

4. Stagg Line
Amos Alonzo Stagg High School
Stockton, Calif.
Violet Salazar, Anna Belle Peterson, Robin Ruhstaller, editor(s)
Don Bott, adviser

5. The Blue & Gold
Findlay High School
Findlay, Ohio
Dan Price, editor(s)
Jim McGonnell, adviser

6. Flight
Capital High School
Boise, Idaho
Lara Hall, editor(s)
Vicki Francis, adviser

7. Prairie News
Kickapoo High School
Springfield, Mo.
Keri Butler, editor(s)
MIchelle Wahlquist, adviser

8. Talon
Clayton Valley High School
Concord, Calif.
Zally Ahmadi, editor(s)
Lisa Shafer, adviser

9. Cat Tales
Mount Si High School
Snoqualmie, Wash.
Andrew Talevich, Amy Whitney, editor(s)
Susan Fergueson, adviser

10. The Eagle
Saint Thomas High School
Houston, Texas
Peter Bobkowski, adviser

Newspaper 9-12 Pages

1. Wingspan
Cypress Falls High School
Houston, Texas
Marcelino Benito, editor(s)
Lisa Van Etta, adviser

2. The Peninsula Outlook
Peninsula High School
Gig Harbor, Wash.
Ashley Coats, editor(s)
Derek Smith, adviser

3. The Casa Chronicle
Casa Roble High School
Orangevale, Calif.
Liz Costello, Bri Gerard, editor(s)
Dan Austin, adviser

4. Sound
Gig Harbor High School
Gig Harbor, Wash.
Chris Berland, Becca McLaughlin, Lukas Grove, editor(s)
Michelle Wyman-Warren, adviser

5. The Piedmont Highlander
Piedmont High School
Piedmont, Calif.
Orli Florsheim, Casey Hollis, editor(s)
Beth Black, adviser

6. The Broadview
Convent of the Sacred Heart High School
San Francisco, Calif.
Lara Jordan, editor(s)
Tracy Anne Sena, adviser

7. The Octagon
Sacramento Country Day School
Sacramento, Calif.
Laura Murphy, Meredith Bennett-Smith, editor(s)
Patricia Fels, adviser

8. Knights Herald
Thomas Downey High School
Modesto, Calif.
Clair Alkire, editor(s)
Rebecca Fuentes, adviser

9. The Murmur
Waterford Kettering High School
Waterford, Mich.
Jayna Salk, editor(s)
Brian Wilson, adviser

10. Pony Express
Stillwater High School
Stillwater, Minn.
Karlee Weinmann, Matt Murphy, editor(s)
Rachel Steil, adviser

Newspaper 13-16 Pages

1. The Hawkeye
Mountlake Terrace High School
Mountlake Terrace, Wash.
Alex LaCasse, editor(s)
Vince DeMiero, adviser

2. Rocky Mountain Highlighter
Rocky Mountain HS
Fort Collins, Colo.
Valerie Hisam, editor(s)
Stephen Wahlfeldt, adviser

3. Corinthian
Grace M. Davis High School
Modesto, Calif.
Thomas Pardee, editor(s)
Jim McCarthy, Jeff Albritton, adviser

4. The Nexus
Westview High School
San Diego, Calif.
Stacey King, Vanessa Do, editor(s)
Jeff Wenger, adviser

5. Sunrise
Corona Del Sol High School
Tempe, Ariz.
Sara Bernal, editor(s)
Kris Urban, adviser

6. The Squall
Dexter High School
Dexter, Mich.
Michelle Svetkoff, editor(s)
Rod Satterthwaite, adviser

7. Omega
Downers Grove North High School
Downers Grove, Ill.
Elizabeth Levin, adviser

8. Wolf Pack Press
Woodcreek High School
Roseville, Calif.
Sara Seyedin, editor(s)
Lisa Edmisten, adviser

9. The Lancer
Thousand Oaks High School
Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Eric Huang, Mike Lock, editor(s)
Jo Zimmerman, adviser

10. Roxbury Review
Roxbury High School
Succasunna, N.J.
Maren Morsch, Emily Baltz, editor(s)
Jane Hopper, adviser

Newspaper 17+ Pages

1. The A-Blast
Annandale High School
Annandale, Va.
Stacey Marin, Lekha Menon, editor(s)
Alan Weintraut, adviser

2. Statesman
Stevenson High School
Lincolnshire, Ill.
Ben Slivnick, Perri Kofkin, Andrew Africk, editor(s)
Barb Thill, adviser

3. The North Star
J.W. North High School
Riverside, Calif.
Kathy Rossi, adviser

4. Saratoga Falcon
Saratoga High School
Saratoga, Calif.
Henry Barmeier, Elaine Mao, editor(s)
Mike Tyler, adviser

5. The Chronicle
Harvard-Westlake School
North Hollywood, Calif.
Anjani Nadadur, Peter Jackson, editor(s)
Kathleen Neumeyer, adviser

6. The Apple Leaf
Wenatchee High School
Wenatchee, Wash.
Nick Feldman, editor(s)
Logan Aimone, adviser

7. The Falconer
Torrey Pines High School
San Diego, Calif.
Shauna Peterson, editor(s)
Mia Boardman Smith, adviser

8. Iniwa
Great Falls High School
Great Falls, Mont.
Roman Stubbs, editor(s)
Linda Ballew, adviser

9. The Lowell
Lowell High School
San Francisco, Calif.
Katharine Swan/Jennifer Moffitt, adviser

10. The Gazette
Granite Bay High School
Granite Bay, Calif.
Meegan Brooks, Dena Fehrenbacher, editor(s)
Karl Grubaugh, adviser

Newspaper Special Edition

1. The Register
Central High School
Omaha, Neb.
Molly Mullen, editor(s)
Matt Deabler, adviser

2. El Estoque
Monta Vista High School
Cupertino, Calif.
Alex Cohn, Edward Young, editor(s)
Michelle Balmeo, adviser

3. The Gazette
Granite Bay High School
Granite Bay, Calif.
Meegan Brooks, Dena Fehrenbacher, editor(s)
Karl Grubaugh, adviser

4. The Packer
West Fargo High School
West Fargo, N.D.
Alison Kelly, Karin Flom, editor(s)
Toni Nelson, adviser

5. Northern Lights
North Central High School
Indianapolis, Ind.
Spencer Fort, Kate Swarbrick, editor(s)
Tom Gayda, adviser

6. Wingspan
Cypress Falls High School
Houston, Texas
Marcelino Benito, editor(s)
Lisa Van Etta, adviser

7. Talon
Clayton Valley High School
Concord, Calif.
Zally Ahmadi, editor(s)
Lisa Shafer, adviser

8. Bulldog Press
Judge Memorial Catholic High School
Salt Lake City, Utah
Justin Bogue, editor(s)
Chris Sloan, adviser

9. The Echo
Sandra Day O'Connor High School
Glendale, Ariz.
Kristiana Powers, Ashli Woods, Ryan Bostick, editor(s)
Erin Howard, adviser

10. Aqui LCPA
Latino College Prep Academy
San Jose, Calif.
Carla Estrada, Robert Garcia, editor(s)
Eric Lee, adviser

Newsmagazine

1. Verde
Palo Alto High School
Palo Alto, Calif.
Rotem Ben-Shachar, Irene Chang, Laura Park, editor(s)
Paul Kandell, adviser

2. The Crusader
Salpointe Catholic High School
Tucson, Ariz.
Anna Meier, editor(s)
Brian Klug, adviser

3. JagWire
Emerald Ridge High School
South Hill, Wash.
5 editors, editor(s)
Jeff Nusser, adviser

4. Featherduster
Westlake High School
Austin, Texas
Kaitlin Raftus, editor(s)
Deanne Brown, adviser

5. North Star
Francis Howell North High School
St. Charles, Mo.
Stephanie Cope, Danielle Karstens, editor(s)
Aaron Manfull, adviser

6. Century Star
Century High School
Bismarck, N.D.
Sam Offerdahl, editor(s)
Sue Skalicky, adviser

7. Element (i)
Great Falls High School
Great Falls, Mont.
Roman Stubbs, editor(s)
Linda Ballew, adviser

8. The Muse
Dreyfoos School of the Arts
West Palm Beach, Fla.
Lauren Bankert, Brittany Herring, Grace Stainback, editor(s)
Laurie Cohen, adviser

9. Eye of the Tiger
Chaffey High School
Ontario, Calif.
Kristina Hernandez, editor(s)
Jeanette Neyman, adviser

10. Central Intelligence
North Central High School
Indianapolis, Ind.
Scott Silver, editor(s)
Tom Gayda, adviser

Yearbook 1-224

1. Wings
Arrowhead Christian Academy
Redlands, Calif.
Kathryn Quanstrom, Ruth Parcon, editor(s)
Crystal Kazmierski, adviser

2. The Aquin
Saint Thomas High School
Houston, Texas
Peter Bobkowski, adviser

3. Magician
Muncie Central High School
Muncie, Ind.
Christy Thompson, editor(s)
Terry Nelson, adviser

4. The JAG
Mill Valley High School
Shawnee, Kan.
Megan Jones, Chyla Engster, editor(s)
Kathy Hill Habiger, adviser

5. Century Spirit
Century High School
Bismarck, N.D.
Kate Amundson, editor(s)
Sue Skalicky, adviser

6. Legend
North Side High School
Fort Wayne, Ind.
Bridgett Hernandez, editor(s)
Marsha Flora, adviser

7. Behemoth
Skyline High School
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Jo Seely, editor(s)
Rebecca McGuyer, adviser

8. Orbit
Irvin High School
El Paso, Texas
Tania Corral, editor(s)
Donna Griffin, adviser

9. Aquila
West Valley High School
Cottonwood, Calif.
Cherise Smith, editor(s)
Debbie Chrasta, adviser

10. Talon
Capital High School
Boise, Idaho
Vicki Francis, adviser

Yearbook 225-274

1. Buccaneer
Pine Tree High School
Longview, Texas
Amana Malik, editor(s)
Susan Duncan, adviser

2. La Vista
Mountain View High School
Mesa, Ariz.
Jenny Allen, editor(s)
Landon Wrather, adviser

3. Classic
Tremper High School
Kenosha, Wis.
Lauren Guttormsen, Liz Mathews, Jen Zolper, editor(s)
Sandy Jacoby, adviser

4. Pantheron
Brookwood High School
Brookwood, Ala.
Tabitha Caddis, Jessica Cate, Natasha Williamson, editor(s)
Kristie Gray, adviser

5. Unaliyi
Souderton Area High School
Souderton, Pa.
Sharon Kulp, editor(s)
Michelle Ruch, adviser

6. Tenas Coma
Mount Si High School
Snoqualmie, Wash.
Natsumi Asanuma, editor(s)
Susan Fergueson, adviser

7. Crossings
Charles Wright Academy
Tacoma, Wash.
Erin Dees, editor(s)
Steve Matson, adviser

8. Chieftain
Westwood High School
Mesa, Ariz.
Jonna Jackson, Brie Lieber, editor(s)
Yvonne Johnson, adviser

9. Wopacan
Park High School
Cottage Grove, Minn.
Casey Dickinson, Abby Torgusen, editor(s)
Tom McCarthy, adviser

10. Medallion
Sacramento Country Day School
Sacramento, Calif.
Kate Coulouras, editor(s)
Briana Fortenbach, adviser

Yearbook 275-324

1. Equus
Dobson High School
Mesa, Ariz.
Reyna Nowaczyk, Courtnee Benford, Becca Schubert, editor(s)
Micki Remos, adviser

2. The Lion
McKinney High School
McKinney, Texas
Alexandra Morales, Logan Smith, editor(s)
Lori Oglesbee, adviser

3. The Epic
Center High School
Antelope, Calif.
Lien Hoang, Stacy Saechao, Kathleen Balmeo, editor(s)
Pete LeBlanc, adviser

4. Hi-S-Potts
Pottsville Area High School
Pottsville, Pa.
Jacqui Petock, editor(s)
Kathleen D. Zwiebel, adviser

5. WaWa
Wenatchee High School
Wenatchee, Wash.
Boe Nelson, editor(s)
Logan Aimone, adviser

6. Roundup
Great Falls High School
Great Falls, Mont.
Kendra Butterfield, editor(s)
Linda Ballew, adviser

7. The Chronicle
Charter Oak High School
Covina, Calif.
Candice Mudrick, editor(s)
Bonnie Black-Shockey, adviser

8. Kismet
Waterford Kettering High School
Waterford, Mich.
Megan Mulvihill, Jordan Jacobs, editor(s)
Brian Wilson, adviser

9. Calumet
Arapahoe High School
Littleton, Colo.
Chesney Randolph, editor(s)
Clarissa Crozier, adviser

10. The Legend
Lafayette High School
Wildwood, Mo.
Jessica Huang, editor(s)
Nancy Smith, adviser

Yearbook 325+

1. Cayuse
Walnut High School
Walnut, Calif.
Alice Lin, Tyler Kamachi, editor(s)
So Hee Tan, adviser

2. Indian
Shawnee Mission North High School
Overland Park, Kan.
Becky Tate, adviser

3. The Lair
Shawnee Mission Northwest High School
Shawnee, Kan.
Kourtney Geers, editor(s)
Susan Massy, adviser

4. Odyssey
Chantilly High School
Chantilly, Va.
Meredith Jordan, editor(s)
Mary Kay Downes, adviser

5. Hauberk
Shawnee Mission East High School
Prairie Village, Kan.
Mariah Eilts, editor(s)
C. Dow Tate, adviser

6. Vox Populi
Harvard-Westlake School
North Hollywood, Calif.
Hannah Dean, editor(s)
Matthew Arnold, adviser

7. Decamhian
Del Campo High School
Fair Oaks, Calif.
Ryan Baker, editor(s)
Jim Jordan, adviser

8. Etruscan
Glenbrook South High School
Glenview, Ill.
Cait Castello, Amy Manning, editor(s)
Brenda Field, adviser

9. Helios
Sunny Hills High School
Fullerton, Calif.
Janet Lim, editor(s)
Suzanne Boxdorfer, adviser

10. Pilot
Redondo Union High School
Redondo Beach, Calif.
Jenny Byrne, Courtney McManus, editor(s)
Mitch Ziegler, adviser

Junior High Yearbook

1. Windward
C.E. Utt Middle School
Tustin, Calif.
Keila Halili, editor(s)
Carol DeMarco, adviser

2. The Patriot
Harvest Park Middle School
Pleasanton, Calif.
Carolyn Blumert, adviser

3. Eagle
Maize South Middle School
Wichita, Kan.
Tara Augustin, Mallory Schroeder, editor(s)
Mary Patrick, adviser

Junior High Newspaper

1. The Scuttlebutt
Orangevale Open K-8 School
Orangevale, Calif.
Riley Egeland, editor(s)
Sharon Swaby, adviser

Literary Magazine

1. Silver Quill
Montgomery Blair High School
Silver Spring, Md.
Wilma Bainbridge, editor(s)
Valerie Josenhans, adviser

2. Itinerary
Episcopal School of Dallas
Dallas, Texas
Kate Marple-Cantrell, editor(s)
Christine N. Gonzalez, adviser

3. Reflections
Salpointe Catholic High School
Tucson, Ariz.
Alex Huber, Anna Meier, Brian Klug, editor(s)
Dave Cosgrove, adviser

4. Ikon
Bakersfield High School
Bakersfield, Calif.
Jory Bidart, Allison Olmos, editor(s)
Elizabeth O'Connor, adviser

5. The Red Feather
Maize High School
Maize, Kan.
Kelly Larson, Jennifer Scheer, editor(s)
Sherry Pfeifer, adviser

6. Polaris
J.W. North High School
Riverside, Calif.
Kathy Rossi, adviser

7. Indian Lore
Shawnee Mission North High School
Overland Park, Kan.
Rosana Godinez, Kelly Kutchko, editor(s)
Becky Tate, adviser

8. The Muse
Blue Valley Northwest High School
Overland Park, Kan.
Kelly Anderson, Yitka Winn, editor(s)
Linda Brechersen-Paibyl, adviser

9. Scrawl
Narbonne High School
Harbor City, Calif.
Amanda Newcomb, editor(s)
Anna Sarnoff, adviser

10. The Glass Knife
Sacramento Country Day School
Sacramento, Calif.
Renee Covey, editor(s)
Joanne Melinson, adviser

Broadcast Program

1. 2AToday
Findlay High School
Findlay, Ohio
Wesley Mathern, editor(s)
Jim McGonnell, adviser

2. Mooresville News Network
N.F. Woods Technology Ctr.
Mooresville, N.C.
Christina Nuss, adviser

3. Channel M
Montrose High School
Montrose, Colo.
Brandon Womack, Chelsea Barrientos, editor(s)
Kathy Gaber, adviser