December 22, 2009 / News & Notes

CSPA announces 2010 Yearbook Crown Finalists

Written by Idea File Staff

Kansas City, Mo. (Dec. 22, 2009) – Nine yearbooks printed by Walsworth Publishing Company were among the high school, middle school and college yearbooks announced as Crown Award Finalists by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association today.

The nine Walsworth yearbooks named as finalists were Hauberk, Shawnee Mission East High School, Prairie Village, Kan.; Hoofbeats, Burges High School, El Paso, Texas; Indian, Shawnee Mission North High School, Overland Park, Kan.; Legend, William R. Boone High School, Orlando, Fla.; Pride, Franklin High School, El Paso, Texas; Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, Shawnee, Kan.; Wings, Arrowhead Christian Academy, Redlands, Calif.; Lion’s Den, Hyde Middle School, Cupertino, Calif.; and Cactus, University of Texas, Austin, Texas.

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 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 March 19 during the CSPA’s 86th annual Spring Scholastic Convention at Columbia University in New York City, while the collegiate yearbooks will receive the awards at the College Media Convention March 16 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Manhattan.

The entire list of finalists is below.

High School Yearbook Finalists

Campus, Kiski Area High School, Vandergrift, Pa.;
Carillon, Bellaire High School, Bellaire, Texas;
Chieftain, West High School, Torrance, Calif.;
Crag, Turner Ashby High School, Bridgewater, Va.;
Details, Whitney High School, Rocklin, Calif.;
El Paisano, Westlake High School, Austin, Texas;
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;
Hoofbeats, Burges High School, El Paso, Texas;
Hornet, Bryant High School, Bryant, Ark.;
Indian, Shawnee Mission North High School, Shawnee Mission, Kan.;
Laconian, Salem High School, Salem,  Va.;
Legend, William R. Boone High School, Orlando, Fla.;
Marksmen, St. Mark’s School of Texas, Dallas, Texas;
Palm Echo, Miami Palmetto Senior High School, Pinecrest, Fla.;
Pride, Franklin High School, El Paso, Texas;
Rampages, Casa Roble High School, Orangevale, Calif.;
Resumé, George Walton Academy, Monroe, Ga.;
Teleios, Mount Daran Christian School, Kennesaw, Ga.;
The Arena, Mansfield Legacy High School, Mansfield, Texas;
The Belltower, St. Thomas Episcopal School, Houston, Texas;
The Bronco, McKinney Boyd High School, McKinney, Texas;
The Clan, McLean High School, McLean, Va.;
The Crimson, DuPont Manual High School, Louisville, Ky.;
The Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, Shawnee, Kan.;
The Lion, McKinney High School, McKinney, Texas;
The Pilot, Redondo Union High School, Redondo Beach, Calif.;
Titanium, Antelope High School, Antelope, Calif.;
Westwind, West Henderson High School, Hendersonville, N.C.;
Wings, Arrowhead Christian Academy, Redlands, Calif.;
Wingspan, James Enochs High School, Modesto, Calif.

Middle School Yearbook Crown Finalists

Cub Caper, Central Middle School, Riverside, Calif.;
Eagle, Maize South Middle School, Wichita, Kan.;
Life and Style, Las Flores Middle School, Las Flores, Calif.;
Lion’s Den, Hyde Middle School, Cupertino, Calif.;
Odyssey, Orchard Lake Middle School, West Bloomfield, Mich.;
Panther Pride, Lawton Chiles Middle School, Oviedo, Fla.;
Prowler, Pioneer Middle School, Tustin, Calif.;
Regulus, Lexington Junior High School, Cypress, Calif.;
Sentry, Robinson Middle School, Fairfax, Va.;
Spartan, Milwee Middle School, Longwood, Fla.;
Stingray Tales, New Smyrna Beach Middle School, New Smyrna Beach, Fla.;
The Patriot, Harvest Park Middle School, Pleasanton, Calif.;
The Surfer, Coronado Middle School, Coronado, Calif.;
Verkana, Komachin Middle School, Lacey, Wash..

College Yearbook Crown Finalists

Aggieland, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas;
Agromeck, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C.;
Arbutus, Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind.;
Cactus, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas;
Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla.;
Royal Purple, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kan.;
Selah, Liberty University, Lynchburg, Va.;
Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Okla.;
Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Ky.

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