December 14, 2007 / News & Notes

CSPA Announces 2008 Crown Finalists

Written by Idea File Staff

Kansas City, Mo. (Dec. 14, 2007) – Eight yearbooks printed by Walsworth Publishing Company were among the 31 high school yearbooks announced as Crown Award Finalists by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.

The Crown Awards, Gold and Silver, are among the nation’s highest awards for scholastic and collegiate 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 eight Walsworth customers named as finalists are Falcon, Glendale High School, Springfield, Mo.; Hauberk, Shawnee Mission East High School, Prairie Village, Kan.; Indian, Shawnee Mission North High School, Overland Park, Kan.; Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, Shawnee, Kan.; Legend, William R. Boone High School, Orlando, Fla.; Safari, North Allegheny High School, Wexford, Pa.; The Stampede, J.W. Mitchell High School, New Port Richey, Fla., and Wings, Arrowhead Christian Academy, Redlands, Calif.

The Crown finalists are in three categories – high school, middle school/junior high and college. These yearbooks will receive either Gold Crown or Silver Crown awards; the high school and middle school yearbooks will be honored at the CSPA’s 84th annual Scholastic Convention March 19-21, 2008, at Columbia University in New York City, while the collegiate yearbooks will receive the awards at the College Media Convention on March 16, 2008, at the Marriot Marquis Hotel in Manhattan.

The entire list of finalists is below.

High School
Carillon, Bellaire High School, Bellaire, Texas
Cayuse, Walnut High School, Walnut, Calif.
Chieftain, West High School, Torrance, Calif.
Details, Whitney High School, Rocklin, Calif.
Excalibur, Francis Howell North High School, St Charles, Mo.
Falcon, Glendale High School, Springfield, Mo.
Fentonian, Fenton High School, Fenton, Mich.
Governor, John B. Connally High School, Austin, Texas
Hauberk, Shawnee Mission East High School, Prairie Village, Kan.
Hawk, Pleasant Grove High School, Texarkana, Texas
Indian, Shawnee Mission North High School, Overland Park, Kan.
La Vista, Mountain View High School, Mesa, Ariz.
Laconian, Salem High School, Salem, Va.
Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, Shawnee, Kan.
Legend, William R. Boone High School, Orlando, Fla.
Log, Columbus North High School, Columbus, Ind.
Mnemosyne, Northview High School, Duluth, Ga.
Prowler, Millard West High School, Omaha, Neb.
Rampages, Casa Roble High School, Orangevale, Calif.
Resumé, George Walton Academy, Monroe, Ga.
Roundup, Great Falls High School, Great Falls, Mont.
Safari, North Allegheny High School, Wexford, Pa.
Spiritus, Oxford Academy, Cypress, Calif.
The Belltower, St. Thomas’ Episcopal School, Houston, Texas
The Dragon, Johnston High School, Johnston, Iowa
The Hornet, Bryant High School, Bryant, Ark.
The Lion, McKinney High School, McKinney, Texas
The Stampede, J.W. Mitchell High School, New Port Richey, Fla.
The Tiger, Texas High School, Texarkana, Texas
Triune, Trinity High School, Euless, Texas
Wings, Arrowhead Christian Academy, Redlands, Calif.

Middle School/Junior High School
Eagle, Maize South Middle School, Wichita, Kan.
Panther Pride, Lawton Chiles Middle School, Oviedo, Fla.
Prowler, Pioneer Middle School, Tustin, Calif.
Sentry, Robinson Middle School, Fairfax, Va.
Stampede, North Shore Middle School, Houston, Texas
The Patriot, Harvest Park Middle School, Pleasanton, Calif.
The Surfer, Coronado Middle School, Coronado, Calif.
The Torch, Liberty Middle School, Clifton, Va.
The Viking Voyager, Butler Junior High School, Oak Brook, Ill.

College
Aggieland, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
Agromeck, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C.
Arbutus, Indiana University at Bloomington, Bloomington, Ind.
Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla.
Illio, University of Illinois, Champaign, Ill.
Royal Purple, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kan.
Selah, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Va.
Sooner/Crimson Tradition, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Okla.
Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Ky.
The Razorback, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark

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