April 9, 2022 / News / Walsworth Live

12 Walsworth Yearbooks Schools Named NSPA Pacemaker Winners at JEA/NSPA in Los Angeles

Written by Marketing Staff

After two years of virtual conventions, the JEA/NSPA Spring Convention returned to in-person this past week in Los Angeles. For the first time since before most people had heard the word COVID-19, student journalists were able to gather in the same room as NSPA announced their Pacemaker winners on Saturday at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel.

Congratulations to the 12 Walsworth-printed 2021 yearbooks that were named NSPA Pacemakers. Those NSPA Pacemaker winners included:

  • Apollo, Colonial Forge High School, Stafford, Virginia
  • El Coraz√≥n, El Camino Real Charter High School, Woodland Hills, California
  • Fusion, Hagerty High School, Oviedo, Florida
  • Hauberk, Shawnee Mission East High School, Prairie Village, Kansas
  • Horizon, Blue Valley Northwest High School, Overland Park, Kansas
  • Indian, Shawnee Mission North High School, Overland Park, Kansas
  • Lair, Drake Middle School, Arvada, Colorado
  • Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, Shawnee, Kansas
  • Ledoian, Aledo High School, Aledo, Texas
  • Odyssey, University High School, Orange City, Florida
  • Panther, H.B. Plant High School, Tampa, Florida
  • The Lion, McKinney High School, McKinney, Texas

The following 2021 Walsworth yearbooks were previously named NSPA Pacemaker Finalists:

  • Legend, William R. Boone High School, Orlando, Florida
  • Oro, Cactus Canyon Junior High School, Apache Junction, Arizona
  • Oviedian, Oviedo High School, Oviedo, Florida
  • Raider, Gulliver Preparatory Middle School, Coral Gables, Florida
  • Raider, Gulliver Preparatory Upper School, Pinecrest, Florida
  • Sigma, Eastern Lebanon County High School, Myerstown, Pennsylvania
  • The Arena, Legacy High School, Mansfield, Texas
  • The Stampede, J.W. Mitchell High School, Trinity, Florida
  • The Round-Up, Woodland Junior High School, Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • The Torch, Athens Drive Magnet High School, Raleigh, North Carolina

Additional congratulations to the following two new Walsworth customers for 2022: Marquee, Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts, West Palm Beach, Florida, was named a Pacemaker winner and Genesis, Rock Ridge High School, Ashburn, Virginia, was named a Pacemaker Finalist.

According to NSPA, teams of professionals judge the yearbooks using several criteria, including coverage and content, quality of writing and reporting, leadership, design, photography and graphics. These yearbooks are selected by a panel of judges based on coverage, writing, design and photography, among several other criteria. For a full list of winners, you can visit the NSPA website.

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