Kansas City, Mo. (Dec. 19, 2012) – Twelve 2012 yearbooks printed by Walsworth Publishing were among the high school and middle school yearbooks announced as Scholastic Crown Award Finalists by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association this week.
The Walsworth yearbooks named Crown Finalists included:
- Fusion, Hagerty High School, Oviedo, Fla.
- Hauberk, Shawnee Mission East High School, Prairie Village, Kan.
- Helios, Sunny Hills High School, Fullerton, Calif.
- Hoofbeats, Burges High School, El Paso, Texas
- Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, Shawnee, Kan.
- Munhintou, Gresham High School, Gresham, Ore.
- The Stampede, J.W. Mitchell High School, New Port Richey, Fla.
- The Talisman, Saratoga High School, Saratoga, Calif.
- Tracks, Quince Orchard High School, Gaithersburg, Md.
- Tukwet, Rancho Cucamonga High School, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
- Wings, Arrowhead Christian Academy, Redlands, Calif.
- The Scrapbook, Westfield Middle School, Westfield, Ind.
Two additional 2012 yearbooks – the Palm Echo from Miami Palmetto Senior High School in Pinecrest, Fla.; and Stagecoach from Rye High School in Rye, N.Y – were selected Crown Finalists and are new Walsworth yearbooks for 2013.
The Crown Awards, Gold and Silver, are among the nation’s highest awards for scholastic journalism. Both regular and associate members of CSPA participate in the awards, which honor overall excellence of the publication in concept, design, coverage and photography. The yearbooks are judged by a panel of journalism and journalism education professionals.
The Crown finalists are in high school and middle school/junior high categories. These yearbooks will receive either Gold Crown or Silver Crown awards and will be honored March 22 during the CSPA’s annual Spring Scholastic Convention at Columbia University in New York City.
The entire list of Scholastic Crown Finalists can be found at the CSPA website.