August 8, 2011 / News

Colorado columnist really, really loves yearbooks

Written by Evan Blackwell, CJE

Priscilla Mangnall, a columnist with the Grand Junction Free Press, has always been, in her own words, “obsessed with yearbooks.”

You can see that for yourself in this column that Mangnall wrote last week, as she was getting ready to attend her 40th high school reunion at Grand Junction High School.

She does a great job of illustrating how valuable yearbooks are as a keepsake when talking about flipping through her parents’ yearbooks to see “how beautiful they were, the clubs they were in, and the sports they played.”

Evan Blackwell, CJE

Evan Blackwell, CJE, is a Web Content Specialist for and, as well as a regular contributor to Idea File magazine. He's been a writer and editor for Walsworth Yearbooks for the past 13 years, and is the author of the Yearbook Suite's "The Art of the Interview" unit. Prior to joining Walsworth, Blackwell spent five years as an award-winning newspaper and magazine journalist. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Kansas.