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NSPA Winners

NSPA Best of Show Winners
JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention
April 12-15, 2012, Seattle

Yearbook 224 or Fewer Pages

1. Wings, Arrowhead Christian Academy, Redlands, Calif.
Joanna Sowell, Cameron Wilson, editors
Crystal Kazmierski, adviser

2. Titanium, Antelope HS, Antelope, Calif.
Anna Cheban, Neda Talebi, editors
Pete LeBlanc, adviser

3. Rampages, Casa Roble HS, Orangevale, Calif.
Tori Brodsky, Nicole Maddux, Stephanie Clark, editors
Dan Austin, adviser

4. Hoofbeats, Burges HS, El Paso, Texas
April Hernandez, editor
Patricia Monroe, adviser

5. Nugget, Cupertino HS, Cupertino, Calif.
Sarah Choi, editor
Leslie Robledo, adviser

6. The Ayrie, Liberty North HS, Liberty, Mo.
Brennan Canuteson, editor
Ronna Sparks-Woodward, adviser

7. Daedalus, Northeastern HS, Manchester, Pa.
Katelyn Griffith, editor
Beth Ann Brown, adviser

8. The Siege, Troy Buchanan HS, Troy, Mo.
Claire Adkins, editor
Mojisola Oladehin, adviser

9. Apex, Gregori HS, Modesto, Calif.
Carmen Romo, Marisa Ferreira, editors
Jim McCarthy/Melissa Alvarado, advisers

10. Talon, Andress HS, El Paso, Texas
Amber Gomez, editor
Ismael Barraza, adviser

Yearbook 225-274 Pages

1. The Lion, McKinney HS, McKinney, Texas
Sydney Smith, Bliss Froelich, Jackie Brenna, Callie Seilbert, Becca Browder, editors
Lori Oglesbee, adviser

2. The Hawk, Pleasant Grove HS, Texarkana, Texas
Riley Goodman, Rachel Breitfeller, editors
Charla Harris, adviser

3. Leopard, Lovejoy HS, Lucas, Texas
Natalie Malliet, Ellie Tober, Anjali Sethi, editors
Mary Woodruff, adviser

4. The JAG, Mill Valley HS, Shawnee, Kan.
Aleksandra Milewski, Miranda Wagner, editors
Kathy Hill Habiger, adviser

5. Westwind, Lewis-Palmer HS, Monument, Colo.
Nathalie Krainock, Alex Vasser, editors
Carrie Hendrix, adviser

6. Valhalla, Lynbrook HS, San Jose, Calif.
Ray Chen, Tiffany Ko, Annie Li, editors
Jim Schussler/Nancy Belmont, advisers

7. Historian, McClintock HS, Tempe, Ariz.
Malakie Peters, Carly Blodgett, editors
Trish Ladue, adviser

8. La Vista, Mountain View HS, Mesa, Ariz.
Kaylie Hatos, editor
Landon Wrather, adviser

9. Roundup, Great Falls HS, Great Falls, Mont.
Brooke Hansen, Taylor Preston, editors
Linda Ballew, adviser

10. Malu Nani, Maui HS, Kahului, Hawaii
Jessica Green, editor
Mike Green, adviser

Yearbook 275-324 Pages

1. Log, Columbus North HS, Columbus, Ind.
Grace Yonushonis, Lizzy Vogel, editors
Kim Green, adviser

2. Belltower, St. Thomas' Episcopal School, Houston, Texas
Ryan Herrscher, Jenny Pearsall, editors
David Graves, adviser

3. Excalibur, Francis Howell North HS, St. Charles, Mo.
Ashlee Schneider, Melissa Shannon, editors
Aaron Manfull, adviser

4. Lion's Roar, Christ Presbyterian Academy, Nashville, Tenn.
Anna Cantwell, Lizzy Orr, editors
Heather Nagel/Deanne Carroll, advisers

5. Wingspan, James C. Enochs HS, Modesto, Calif.
Matt Iles, Bekah Burroughs, Gilbert Ruiz-Ortega, editors
Tamra McCarthy, adviser

6. Reflections, Blue Valley HS, Stilwell, Kan.
Gretchen Hess, editor
Jill Chittum, adviser

7. Summit, Smoky Hill HS, Aurora, Colo.
Shelby Hunt, editor
Carrie Faust, adviser

8. Heritage, Horizon HS, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Amy Sepersky, Caellen Demos, editors
Lisa Baker, adviser

9. Kismet, Waterford Kettering HS, Waterford, Mich.
Melinda White, editor
Brian Wilson, adviser

10. Howelltonian, Francis Howell HS, St. Charles, Mo.
Alison Dunaway, editor
Michele Dunaway, adviser

Yearbook 325 or More Pages

1. Etruscan, Glenbrook South HS, Glenview, Ill.
Kyle Redden, Taylor Rech, editors
Brenda Field, adviser

2. Indian, Shawnee Mission North HS, Overland Park, Kan.
Aleis Reid, Annie Basham, editors
Becky Tate, adviser

3. Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest HS, Shawnee, Kan.
Lauren Minick, editor
Susan Massy, adviser

4. Hauberk, Shawnee Mission East HS, Prairie Village, Kan.
Hannah Walter, editor
Dow Tate, adviser

5. El Paisano, Westlake HS, Austin, Texas
Walter Bezanson, Masha Romanova, editors
Deanne Brown, adviser

6. Decamhian, Del Campo HS, Fair Oaks, Calif.
Madison Nagle, Sarah Noble, Alyssa Williams, editors
Jim Jordan, adviser

7. Pilot, Redondo Union HS, Redondo Beach, Calif.
Brandon Pritzkat, Bonnie Mata, Jake Collins, editors
Mitch Ziegler, adviser

8. Odyssey, Chantilly HS, Chantilly, Va.
Jennifer Urban, editor
Mary Kay Downes, adviser

9. Titanian, San Marino HS, San Marino, Calif.
Maya Kulkarni, Stephanie Cai, editors
José A. Caire, adviser

10. The Carillon, Bellarmine College Preparatory School, San Jose, Calif.
Andrew Valencia, Graham Beck, editors
Dmitri Conom, adviser

Newspaper Special Edition

1. The Rock, Rock Bridge Sr. HS, Columbia, Mo.
Jack Schoelz, Shivangi Singh, Avantika Khatri, Theresa Whang, editors
Robin F Stover, adviser

2. The Squall, Dexter HS, Dexter, Mich.
Connor Thompson, Emily Darrow, editors
Rod Satterthwaite, adviser

3. Arrow Newsmagazine, Renton HS, Renton, Wash.
Queenelle Gazmen, editor
Derek Smith, adviser

4. Grant Magazine, Grant HS, Portland, Ore.
Alison Lasher, Ryan Yambra, Julia Comnes, editors
David Austin/Melody Rockwell, advisers

5. The Packer, West Fargo HS, West Fargo, N.D.
Jaurdyn Dobler, editor
Jeremy Murphy, adviser

6. West Side Story, Iowa City West HS, Iowa City, Iowa
Eleanor Marshall, editor
Sara Jane Whittaker, adviser

7. Eagle Eye, Mountain Vista HS, Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Macy Morgan, Erica Rasquinha, Joanie Lyons, editors
Mark Newton, adviser

8. The HiLite, Carmel HS, Carmel, Ind.
Laura Peng, editor
Jim Streisel, adviser

9. The Royal News, Prince George HS, Prince George, Va.
Kim Carneal, editor
Chris Waugaman, adviser

10. Jag Wire, Mill Valley HS, Shawnee, Kan.
Sarah Darby, Jill Applegate, editors
Kathy Hill Habiger, adviser

Newsmagazine

1. North Star, Francis Howell North HS, St. Charles, Mo.
Kelsey Bell, editor
Aaron Manfull, adviser

2. The Apple Leaf, Wenatchee HS, Wenatchee, Wash.
Anna Dye, editor
Jeanette Marantos, adviser

3. The World, Topeka HS, Topeka, Kan.
Nick Henriquez, editor
Barbara Padget, adviser

4. Eagle Eye, Mountain Vista HS, Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Macy Morgan, Erica Rasquinha, Joanie Lyons, editors
Mark Newton, adviser

5. The Triangle, Columbus North HS, Columbus, Ind.
Katie Kutsko, editor
Kim Green, adviser

6. Crimson, Paso Robles HS, Paso Robles, Calif.
Katie Wingfield, Megan Rodrigues, editors
Jeff Mount, adviser

7. Hi-Herald, Bismarck HS, Bismarck, N.D.
Alek Hqugen, editor
Annie McKenzie, adviser

8. Featherduster, Westlake HS, Austin, Texas
Hannah Kunz, Elizabeth Freidman, editors
Deanne Brown, adviser

9. Bucs’ Blade, Grand Haven HS, Grand Haven, Mich.
John Cherrett, Mike Ginocchio, editors
C.E Sikkenga, adviser

10. Nordic News, Inglemoor HS, Kenmore, Wash.
Cleo Spencer, Hy Khong, editors
Kirsten Vesely, adviser

Literary Magazine

1. First Flight, Torrey Pines HS, San Diego, Calif.
Jen Cheng, Kate Hohenstein, editors
Mia Boardman Smith, adviser

2. 'Riot, Century HS, Bismarck, N.D.
Lauren Christianson, Molly Zachmeier, editors
Gail Beaudoin, adviser

3. Andromeda, Chantilly HS, Chantilly, Va.
Stefanie Feldman, editor
Bretton Zinger, adviser

4. The Glass Knife, Sacramento Country Day School, Sacramento, Calif.
Dylan Dahlquist, editor
Joanne Melinson, adviser

Junior High Newspaper

1. The Spectrum, Harvard-Westlake MS, Los Angeles, Calif.
Zoe Dutton, Jeremy Tepper, Sara Evall, editors
Stephen Chae, adviser

2. The Canine Chronicle, Mt. Baker MS, Auburn, Wash.
Payton Juan, Chris Sader, Brooke Johnson, editors
Peter Warring, adviser

Junior High Yearbook

1. Eagle Eye View, Sierra MS, Parker, Colo.
Emily Biffinger, Ty Eatherton, editors
Jed Palmer, adviser

2. The Prowl, Powell MS, Littleton, Colo.
Paige Johnson, editor
Yvette Manculich, adviser

Publication Website Small School

1. Wayland Student Press, Wayland HS, Wayland, Mass.
http://waylandstudentpress.com
Matthew Gutschenritter, Evan Barber, editors
Janet Karman/Mary Barber, advisers

2. Jag Wire, Mill Valley HS, Shawnee, Kan.
http://www.mvnews.org
Sarah Darby, Kaitlin Rounds, editors
Kathy Hill Habiger, adviser

3. The Feather, Fresno Christian HS, Fresno, Calif.
http://www.thefeather.com
Nick Avery, Mary Hierholzer, editors
Greg Stobbe, adviser

4. FHNtoday.com, Francis Howell North HS, St. Charles, Mo.
http://fhntoday.com
Kaitlyn Williams, editor
Aaron Manfull/Beth Phillips, advisers

5. The Royal News, Prince George HS, Prince George, Va.
http://trnwired.org
Olivia Tritschler, Wayne Epps Jr., editors
Chris Waugaman, adviser

6. Southwest Shadow, Southwest Career and Technical Academy, Las Vegas, Nev.
http://www.southwestshadow.com
Tazia Statucki, editor
Matthew LaPorte, adviser

7. The Winged Post, The Harker School, San Jose, Calif.
http://www.talonwp.com
Jackie Jin, editor
Christopher Daren, adviser

8. The Tiger Print, Blue Valley HS, Stilwell, Kan.
http://www.bvtigernews.com
Maegan Kabel, editor
Jill Chittum, adviser

9. The Newsstreak, Harrisonburg HS, Harrisonburg, Va.
http://www.newsstreak.com
Jack Burden, editor
Valerie P. Kibler, adviser

10. Eagle's View, Liberty North HS, Liberty, Mo.
http://www.eaglesviewonline.com
Haley Richardson, Dylan Sanchez, editors
Jennifer Higgins, adviser

Publication Website Large School

1. The Paly Voice, Palo Alto HS, Palo Alto, Calif.
http://www.palyvoice.com
Matt Slipper, Hannah Kim, Aaron Zelinger, Jeffrey Lu, editors
Paul Kandell, adviser

2. The Sidekick, Coppell HS, Coppell, Texas
http://www.coppellstudentmedia.com
Wren Culp, Michelle Pitcher, editors
Chase Wofford, adviser

3. The Northwest Passage, Shawnee Mission Northwest HS, Shawnee, Kan.
http://www.smnw.com
Daniel Magwire, editor
Susan Massy, adviser

4. The HiLite, Carmel HS, Carmel, Ind.
http://www.hilite.org
Laura Peng, editor
Jim Streisel, adviser

5. The Prospector, Cupertino HS, Cupertino, Calif.
http://www.chsprospector.org
Harini Jaganathan, Eric Jang, editors
Ann Peck, adviser

6. The Rider, Legacy HS, Mansfield, Texas
http://www.therideronline.com
Julianna Di Napoli, editor
Leland Mallett, adviser

7. The Murmur, Waterford Kettering HS, Waterford, Mich.
http://murmurnews.com
Shelby Netschke, Jacob Alessi, editors
Brian Wilson, adviser

8. Hawkeye, Mountlake Terrace HS, Mountlake Terrace, Wash.
http://www.thehawkeye.org
Michelle Schomer, editor
Vince DeMiero, adviser

9. The Rock, Rock Bridge Sr. HS, Columbia, Mo.
http://www.bearingnews.org
Jack Schoelz, Shivangi Singh, Avantika Khatri, Daphne Yu, Parker Sutherland, editors
Robin F Stover, adviser

10. Niles West News, Niles West HS, Skokie, Ill.
http://www.nileswestnews.org
Colene Gibson, editor
Evelyn Lauer, adviser

Broadcast Program

1. MHS-1, McKinney HS, McKinney, Texas
Jacob Derryberry, Jacob Judd, Matt Farmer, Jared Endsley, Joel Quinones, Alex Kinsinger, Andrew Wilson, editors
Alyssa Armentrout, adviser

2. Husky Headlines, Blue Valley Northwest HS, Overland Park, Kan.
Jamie Cernich, editor
Kim White, adviser

3. FHNToday TV, Francis Howell North HS, St. Charles, Mo.
Jaxon Nagel, editor
Aaron Manfull, adviser

4. Lovejoy News Network, Lovejoy HS, Lucas, Texas
Garrison Clough, editor
Brian Higgins, adviser

5. DVTV, Desert Vista HS, Phoenix, Ariz.
Cory Crowe, editor
Michelle Coro, adviser

6. CTV Network, Coronado HS, El Paso, Texas
Jamie Loper, Moriah Garcia, editors
Alex Seufert, adviser

7. D-TV, Davis HS, Kaysville, Utah
Braxton Moon, editor
Terri Hall, adviser

8. GNG News, Timberline HS, Lacey, Wash.
Ashley Shute, editor
Jeffrey Reagan, adviser

9. cdstv, Corona del Sol HS, Tempe, Ariz.
Aidan Orsino, editor
Ben Forbes, adviser

10. BNN-Bull Dog News Network, Columbus North HS, Columbus, Ind.
Zach Bishop, Sadie Allman, editors
Rachel McCarver/Jeff Metz, advisers

Newspaper Broadsheet 8 or Fewer Pages

1. The Spartana, Homestead HS, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Mary Distler, Joe Janizeck, editors
Rod Kuhn, adviser

2. The Stagg Line, Amos Alonzo Stagg HS, Stockton, Calif.
Mikeala Axton, Taylor Hurles, editors
Don Bott, adviser

3. The Urban Legend, The Urban School of San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif.
Cody Siler, Sabrina Werby, editors
Beatrice Motamedi, adviser

4. The Bengal's Purr, Lewiston HS, Lewiston, Idaho
Nicole Mowckli, Michael Bingman, Daniel Kloepfer, editors
Patrick Shannon, adviser

5. Blue & Gold, Findlay HS, Findlay, Ohio
Lydia Bauler, editor
Jim McGonnell, adviser

6. Spotlight, Francis Howell HS, St. Charles, Mo.
Ann Molina, editor
Michele Dunaway, adviser

7. Cedar Post, Sandpoint HS, Sandpoint, Idaho
Mackenzie Jones, editor
William Love, adviser

8. King's Courier, El Camino Real Charter HS, Woodland Hills, Calif.
Clare Ramirez, editor
Kimberly Messadieh, adviser

9. Sentinel, Marist HS, Chicago, Ill.
Bridget Tracy, Brian Laughran, editors
John Gonczy, adviser

10. Raven Report, Sequoia HS, Redwood City, Calif.
Sarina Gross, editor
Kim Vinh, adviser

Newspaper Broadsheet 9-12 Pages

1. The Marshfield Times, Marshfield HS, Coos Bay, Ore.
Kayla Bauer, Lisa Donato, editors
Catherine Hampton, adviser

2. Bear Facts, Lake Zurich HS, Lake Zurich, Ill.
Chris Radecki, editor
Carolyn Wagner, adviser

3. Hawkeye, Mountlake Terrace HS, Mountlake Terrace, Wash.
Michelle Schomer, editor
Vince DeMiero, adviser

4. The Prospector, Cupertino HS, Cupertino, Calif.
Harini Jaganathan, Eric Jang, editors
Ann Peck, adviser

5. The Pen, Palos Verdes Peninsula HS, Rolling Hills Estates, Calif.
Min-Woo Park, Jim Blackwood, editors
Katherine Crowley, adviser

6. The Epitaph, Homestead HS, Cupertino, Calif.
Jacob Weeks, editor
Erin Coyle, adviser

7. Musket, Orange Glen HS, Escondido, Calif.
Laney Paulson, editor
Jessica Young, adviser

8. The Peninsula Outlook, Peninsula HS, Gig Harbor, Wash.
Aaron Klumker, Dillon Graber, Xandra Moore, editors
Kimberly Napier, adviser

9. The Herald, Har-Ber HS, Springdale, Ark.
Elizabeth Hankins, editor
Karla Sprague, adviser

10. The Mustang Express, Sunrise Mountain HS, Peoria, Ariz.
Natasha Hossain, editor
Kristy Roschke, adviser

Newspaper Broadsheet 13-16 Pages

1. The Nexus, Westview HS, San Diego, Calif.
Anna Buckley, Kaitelyn Hennes, editors
Jeff Wenger, adviser

2. The Hub, Davis Sr. HS, Davis, Calif.
Chloe Kim, Kelley Goss, editors
Kelly Wilkerson, adviser

3. tjToday, Thomas Jefferson HS for Science & Technology, Alexandria, Va.
Rabia Idrees, editor
Jennifer Seavey, adviser

4. The Epic, Lynbrook HS, San Jose, Calif.
Candy Chang, Namrata Singh, editors
Nicole Gordon, adviser

5. Spartan Scroll, Schurr HS, Montebello, Calif.
Jessica Aparicio, editor
Lorraine Langevin, adviser

6. The Sun, Mount Carmel HS, San Diego, Calif.
Kelly Fan, Vandana Bhairi, editors
Tim Calver, adviser

7. The Iniwa, Great Falls HS, Great Falls, Mont.
Sara Graybill, editor
Linda Ballew, adviser

8. The Fourth Estate, Laguna Blanca School, Santa Barbara, Calif.
Jess Davis, editor
Trish McHale, adviser

9. The San Mateo Hi, San Mateo HS, San Mateo, Calif.
Victoria Xiao, Vikash Morar, editors
Patricia Fergusson, adviser

10. Hawk Eye, Hebron HS, Carrollton, Texas
Erin Hotchkiss, editor
Brian Shelton, adviser

Newspaper Broadsheet 17 or More Pages

1. The Falconer, Torrey Pines HS, San Diego, Calif.
Alexa Lomberg, editor
Mia Boardman Smith, adviser

2. The North Star, J.W. North HS, Riverside, Calif.
Tyler Davis, Falon Opsahl, editors
Kathy Rossi, adviser

3. The Little Hawk, Iowa City HS, Iowa City, Iowa
Renata Stewart, editor
Jonathan Rogers, adviser

4. Gaucho Gazette, Casa Grande HS, Petaluma, Calif.
Shawna Brown, T.J. Grayson, editors
Gay Robbins, adviser

5. The Rock, Rock Bridge Sr. HS, Columbia, Mo.
Jack Schoelz, Shivangi Singh, Avantika Khatri, editors
Robin F Stover, adviser

6. The Newsstreak, Harrisonburg HS, Harrisonburg, Va.
Vanessa Ehrenpreis, editor
Valerie P. Kibler, adviser

7. The Winged Post, The Harker School, San Jose, Calif.
Priyanka Mody, editor
Christopher Daren, adviser

8. The Gazette, Granite Bay HS, Granite Bay, Calif.
Rachael Vazquez, Kyle Pawlak, Jessica Reese, Shannon Carroll, editors
Karl Grubaugh, adviser

9. The Talon, Los Altos HS, Los Altos, Calif.
Anny Dow, editor
Michael Moul, adviser

10. The Purple Tide, Chantilly HS, Chantilly, Va.
Astrid da Silva, editor
Bretton Zinger, adviser

Newspaper Tabloid 12 or Fewer Pages

1. The Edge, Pleasant Grove HS, Texarkana, Texas
Kenzie Floyd, Nathan Jones, editors
Charla Harris, adviser

2. Stampede, Burges HS, El Paso, Texas
Elijah Natividad, Nicholas Provenghi, editors
Patricia Monroe, adviser

3. The Correspondent, John Hersey HS, Arlington Heights, Ill.
Kevin Hyde, Ashley Hawkins, Becky Pauwels, editors
Janet Levin, adviser

4. Explorer, Coronado HS, El Paso, Texas
Taylor Bencomo, Jackie Wang, editors
Peggy Ligner, adviser

5. Sunrise, Corona Del Sol HS, Tempe, Ariz.
Preslie Hirsch, editor
Kris Urban, adviser

Newspaper Tabloid 13 or More Pages

1. The Harbinger, Shawnee Mission East HS, Prairie Village, Kan.
Kat Buchanan, Toni Aguiar, editors
C. Dow Tate, adviser

2. The HiLite, Carmel HS, Carmel, Ind.
Laura Peng, editor
Jim Streisel, adviser

3. Jagwire, Gregori HS, Modesto, Calif.
Tricia Paulson, Chelsea McDougal, editors
Jim McCarthy, adviser

4. Jag Wire, Mill Valley HS, Shawnee, Kan.
Sarah Darby, Jill Applegate, editors
Kathy Hill Habiger, adviser

5. Northern Lights, North Central HS, Indianapolis, Ind.
Jonathon McBride, Matt Hansen, editors
Tom Gayda, adviser

6. The Squall, Dexter HS, Dexter, Mich.
Connor Thompson, Emily Darrow, editors
Rod Satterthwaite, adviser

7. The Northwest Passage, Shawnee Mission Northwest HS, Shawnee, Kan.
Maria Davison, David Freyermuth, editors
Susan Massy, adviser

8. The Titan Times, Antelope HS, Antelope, Calif.
Sheyda Talebi, Allison Gibson, Kristi Cortez, editors
Pete LeBlanc, adviser

9. The Blazer, Timberline HS, Lacey, Wash.
Matt Connor, editor
Dan Hardebeck, adviser

10. The Royal News, Prince George HS, Prince George, Va.
Malikah Williams, editor
Chris Waugaman, adviser