March 22, 2013 / News & Notes

12 Walsworth yearbooks honored with CSPA Gold and Silver Crowns

Written by Idea File Staff

Kansas City, Mo. (March 22, 2013) – Three 2012 yearbooks printed by Walsworth Publishing received Gold Crowns from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association today, with nine 2012 books printed by Walsworth earning Silver Crowns.

The Gold and Silver Crown winners were named during the closing session of CSPA’s 89th annual Spring Scholastic Convention at Columbia University in New York City. CSPA previously named 69 2012 high school and middle school yearbooks as Crown Finalists in December, and a total of 23 high school yearbooks and eight middle school yearbooks received a Gold Crown today.

The 2012 Walsworth yearbooks named Gold Crowns were:

  • Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, Shawnee, Kan
  • Wings, Arrowhead Christian Academy, Redlands, Calif.
  • The Scrapbook, Westfield Middle School, Westfield, Ind.

The 2012 Walsworth yearbooks named Silver Crowns were:

  • 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
  • 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.

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 – won Silver Crowns. Both 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.

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