April 16, 2012 / News & Notes

Eight Walsworth yearbooks place in Best of Show at Seattle JEA/NSPA

Written by Idea File Staff

Kansas City, Mo. (April 16, 2012) – Eight yearbooks published by Walsworth placed in the Best of Show contest this past weekend at the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention in Seattle.

In the Yearbook 224 or Fewer Pages category, four yearbooks published by Walsworth placed. Wings from Arrowhead Christian Academy in Redlands, Calif., finished first; Hoofbeats from Burges High School in El Paso, Texas, finished fourth; The Ayrie from Liberty North High School in Liberty, Mo., placed sixth; and Talon from Andress High School in El Paso, Texas was 10th.

Three Walsworth yearbooks placed in the 325+ Pages category, including Lair from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School in Shawnee, Kan. (third); Hauberk from Shawnee Mission East High School in Prairie Village, Kan. (fourth); and Decamhian from Del Campo High School in Fair Oaks, Calif. (sixth).

Reflections from Blue Valley High School in Stilwell, Kan., finished sixth in the Yearbook 275-324 Pages category.

The full list of Best of Show winners can be found below:

Yearbook 224 or Fewer Pages

1. Wings, Arrowhead Christian Academy, Redlands, Calif.
Joanna Sowell, Cameron Wilson, editors
Crystal Kazmierski, adviser

2. Titanium, Antelope HS, Antelope, Calif.
Anna Cheban, Neda Talebi, editors
Pete LeBlanc, adviser

3. Rampages, Casa Roble HS, Orangevale, Calif.
Tori Brodsky, Nicole Maddux, Stephanie Clark, editors
Dan Austin, adviser

4. Hoofbeats, Burges HS, El Paso, Texas
April Hernandez, editor
Patricia Monroe, adviser

5. Nugget, Cupertino HS, Cupertino, Calif.
Sarah Choi, editor
Leslie Robledo, adviser

6. The Ayrie, Liberty North HS, Liberty, Mo.
Brennan Canuteson, editor
Ronna Sparks-Woodward, adviser

7. Daedalus, Northeastern HS, Manchester, Pa.
Katelyn Griffith, editor
Beth Ann Brown, adviser

8. The Siege, Troy Buchanan HS, Troy, Mo.
Claire Adkins, editor
Mojisola Oladehin, adviser

9. Apex, Gregori HS, Modesto, Calif.
Carmen Romo, Marisa Ferreira, editors
Jim McCarthy/Melissa Alvarado, advisers

10. Talon, Andress HS, El Paso, Texas
Amber Gomez, editor
Ismael Barraza, adviser

Yearbook 225-274 Pages

1. The Lion, McKinney HS, McKinney, Texas
Sydney Smith, Bliss Froelich, Jackie Brenna, Callie Seilbert, Becca Browder, editors
Lori Oglesbee, adviser

2. The Hawk, Pleasant Grove HS, Texarkana, Texas
Riley Goodman, Rachel Breitfeller, editors
Charla Harris, adviser

3. Leopard, Lovejoy HS, Lucas, Texas
Natalie Malliet, Ellie Tober, Anjali Sethi, editors
Mary Woodruff/Brian Higgins, advisers

4. The JAG, Mill Valley HS, Shawnee, Kan.
Aleksandra Milewski, Miranda Wagner, editors
Kathy Hill Habiger, adviser

5. Westwind, Lewis-Palmer HS, Monument, Colo.
Nathalie Krainock, Alex Vasser, editors
Carrie Hendrix, adviser

6. Valhalla, Lynbrook HS, San Jose, Calif.
Ray Chen, Tiffany Ko, Annie Li, editors
Jim Schussler/Nancy Belmont, advisers

7. Historian, McClintock HS, Tempe, Ariz.
Malakie Peters, Carly Blodgett, editors
Trish Ladue, adviser

8. La Vista, Mountain View HS, Mesa, Ariz.
Kaylie Hatos, editor
Landon Wrather, adviser

9. Roundup, Great Falls HS, Great Falls, Mont.
Brooke Hansen, Taylor Preston, editors
Linda Ballew, adviser

10. Malu Nani, Maui HS, Kahului, Hawaii
Jessica Green, editor
Mike Green, adviser

Yearbook 275-324 Pages

1. Log, Columbus North HS, Columbus, Ind.
Grace Yonushonis, Lizzy Vogel, editors
Kim Green, adviser

2. Belltower, St. Thomas’ Episcopal School, Houston, Texas
Ryan Herrscher, Jenny Pearsall, editors
David Graves, adviser

3. Excalibur, Francis Howell North HS, St. Charles, Mo.
Ashlee Schneider, Melissa Shannon, editors
Aaron Manfull, adviser

4. Lion’s Roar, Christ Presbyterian Academy, Nashville, Tenn.
Anna Cantwell, Lizzy Orr, editors
Heather Nagel/Deanne Carroll, advisers

5. Wingspan, James C. Enochs HS, Modesto, Calif.
Matt Iles, Bekah Burroughs, Gilbert Ruiz-Ortega, editors
Tamra McCarthy, adviser

6. Reflections, Blue Valley HS, Stilwell, Kan.
Gretchen Hess, editor
Jill Chittum, adviser

7. Summit, Smoky Hill HS, Aurora, Colo.
Shelby Hunt, editor
Carrie Faust, adviser

8. Heritage, Horizon HS, Scottsdale, Ariz.
Amy Sepersky, Caellen Demos, editors
Lisa Baker, adviser

9. Kismet, Waterford Kettering HS, Waterford, Mich.
Melinda White, editor
Brian Wilson, adviser

10. Howelltonian, Francis Howell HS, St. Charles, Mo.
Alison Dunaway, editor
Michele Dunaway, adviser

Yearbook 325 or More Pages

1. Etruscan, Glenbrook South HS, Glenview, Ill.
Kyle Redden, Taylor Rech, editors
Brenda Field, adviser

2. Indian, Shawnee Mission North HS, Overland Park, Kan.
Aleis Reid, Annie Basham, editors
Becky Tate, adviser

3. Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest HS, Shawnee, Kan.
Lauren Minick, editor
Susan Massy, adviser

4. Hauberk, Shawnee Mission East HS, Prairie Village, Kan.
Hannah Walter, editor
Dow Tate, adviser

5. El Paisano, Westlake HS, Austin, Texas
Walter Bezanson, Masha Romanova, editors
Deanne Brown, adviser

6. Decamhian, Del Campo HS, Fair Oaks, Calif.
Madison Nagle, Sarah Noble, Alyssa Williams, editors
Jim Jordan, adviser

7. Pilot, Redondo Union HS, Redondo Beach, Calif.
Brandon Pritzkat, Bonnie Mata, Jake Collins, editors
Mitch Ziegler, adviser

8. Odyssey, Chantilly HS, Chantilly, Va.
Jennifer Urban, editor
Mary Kay Downes, adviser

9. Titanian, San Marino HS, San Marino, Calif.
Maya Kulkarni, Stephanie Cai, editors
José A. Caire, adviser

10. The Carillon, Bellarmine College Preparatory School, San Jose, Calif.
Andrew Valencia, Graham Beck, editors
Dmitri Conom, adviser

Junior High Yearbook

1. Eagle Eye View, Sierra MS, Parker, Colo.
Emily Biffinger, Ty Eatherton, editors
Jed Palmer, adviser

2. The Prowl, Powell MS, Littleton, Colo.
Paige Johnson, editor
Yvette Manculich, adviser

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