2020 Pacemaker Awards in Literary Magazine

April 10, 2021

National Scholastic Press Association salutes the winners of its Pacemaker Awards for 2020 literary magazines.

The NSPA Pacemaker Award is scholastic journalism’s preeminent award.

These 2020 literary magazine winners, plus 2020 yearbook and 2021 online Pacemaker winners, were announced virtually during the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention, April 10, 2021.

WATCH the April 10, 2021, awards presentation.

Spring 2021 Pacemaker Awards
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Spring 2021 Pacemaker Award finalists
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Fall 2020 Pacemaker Awards
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Spring 2021 Best of Show
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2021 Literary Magazine Pacemaker Awards

Winners listed by state

Ingenium
McGill-Toolen Catholic High School
Mobile, Alabama
Editor: Marika Hall
Advisers:  Mary Carter, Nancy Fontenot

Artifex
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
Parkland, Florida
Editor: Anna Bayuk
Adviser: Melissa Falkowski

Seeds in the Black Earth
Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts
West Palm Beach, Florida
Editor: Taylor DiPietro
Adviser: Carly Gates

Menagerie
Lyons Township High School
La Grange, Illinois
Editors: Eleanor Keelan, Juliette Lopez
Advisers: Angela Gutierrez, Joseph Maffey, Mary Rohlicek

Iris: Art + Lit
St. Paul Academy and Summit School
St. Paul, Minnesota
Editor: Quinn Christensen
Advisers: Kathryn Campbell, Andrew Inchiosa

Pulp
Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School
Midland, Pennsylvania
Editors: Julia Aloi, Grace David, Sophia Felger
Advisers: Dan LeRoy, Cassandra Patten

The Marque
St. Mark’s School of Texas
Dallas, Texas
Editors: Neal Reddy, Kasen Roberson
Advisers: Lynne Schwartz, Geoffrey Stanbury

Vibrato
The Hockaday School
Dallas, Texas
Editors: Christine Kirby, Hailey Sipes
Adviser: Julia Copeland