September 24, 2014 / News & Notes

Designers from four Walsworth schools named Finalists in NSPA Design of the Year contest

Written by Idea File Staff

Overland Park, Kan. (Sept. 24, 2014) – Submissions from four Walsworth Yearbooks schools have been named Finalists by the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) in its 2014 Design of the Year contest.

Jessica King of the Phoenix staff from James W. Martin High School in Arlington, Texas, was named a Finalist in the Yearbook Page/Spread category for her design on the book’s opening spread.

Chance Cox of The Trail staff from Norman High School in Norman, Okla., was also named a Finalist in the Yearbook Page/Spread category. Norman is a new Walsworth school for the 2014-15 school year.

Nate Compton of the Lair from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School in Shawnee, Kan., was named a Finalist in the Illustration category for the work he did for a spread on students who were adopted.

Lair designAnna Krettek, Jill Salerno and Meghan Schumacher of the Crusader from Marian High School in Omaha, Neb., were also named Finalists in the Illustration category for their work on the Crusader’s cover.

NSPA’s annual Design of the Year contest typically draws more than 500 entries in six categories, before narrowing down to 10 Finalists in each category.

Winners will be announced on Nov. 8 at the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention in Washington, D.C.

Idea File Staff

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