March 18, 2011 / News & Notes

Fifteen high school yearbooks receive CSPA Gold Crowns

Written by Idea File Staff

Kansas City, Mo. (March 18, 2011) – Fifteen 2010 high school yearbooks were honored with Gold Crowns from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, with four of those yearbooks printed by Walsworth Publishing Company.

CSPA named 63 high school and middle school yearbooks as Crown finalists in December, and 15 high school and five middle school yearbooks received a Gold Crown during the closing session of CSPA’s 87th annual Spring Scholastic Convention at Columbia University in New York City. Silver crowns were awarded to 35 high school yearbooks and eight middle school yearbooks.

The event was broadcast live online, with the internet streaming sponsored by Walsworth Publishing Company.

The Walsworth yearbooks named Gold Crowns were:
Hauberk, Shawnee Mission East High School, Prairie Village, Kan.
Hoofbeats, Burges High School, El Paso, Texas
Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, Shawnee, Kan.
Wings, Arrowhead Christian Academy, Redlands, Calif.

The Walsworth yearbooks earning Silver Crowns included:
Decamhian, Del Campo High School, Fair Oaks, Calif.
Falcon, Glendale High School, Springfield, Mo.
Gladiator, Troy High School, Troy, Mich.
Legend, William R. Boone High School, Orlando, Fla.
Pride, Franklin High School, El Paso, Texas
The Stampede, J.W. Mitchell High School, New Port Richey, Fla.
Tiger, Texas High School, Texarkana, 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.

The entire list of finalists is below.

High School Yearbook Gold Crowns
Crimson, duPont Manual High School, Louisville, Ky.
Details, Whitney High School, Rocklin, Calif.
Etruscan, Glenbrook South High School, Glenview, Ill.
Hauberk, Shawnee Mission East High School, Prairie Village, Kan.
Hoofbeats, Burges High School, El Paso, Texas
Hoofprint, San Dieguito Academy, Encinitas, Calif.
Laconian, Salem High School, Salem, Va.
Log, Columbus North High School, Columbus, Ind.
Marksmen, St. Mark’s School of Texas, Dallas, Texas
Rampages, Casa Roble High School, Orangevale, Calif.
Saga, Loudoun Valley High School, Purcellville, Va.
The Hornet, Bryant High School, Bryant, Ark.
The Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, Shawnee, Kan.
Titanium, Antelope High School, Antelope, Calif.
Wings, Arrowhead Christian Academy, Redlands, Calif.

High School Yearbook Silver Crowns
Carillon, Bellaire High School, Bellaire, Texas
Cavalier, George Washington High School, Danville, Va.
Decamhian, Del Campo High School, Fair Oaks, Calif.
El Paisano, Westlake High School, Austin, Texas
Eques, Ponderosa High School, Parker, Colo.
Espirit de Corps, Eisenhower High School, Shelby Township, Mich.
Falcon, Glendale High School, Springfield, Mo.
Gladiator, Troy High School, Troy, Mich.
Governor, John B. Connally High School, Austin, Texas
Indian, Shawnee Mission North High School, Overland Park, Kan.
Legend, Boone High School, Orlando, Fla.
Odyssey, Chantilly High School, Chantilly, Va.
Palm Echo, Miami Palmetto Senior High School, Miami, Fla.
Panther Tale, Duncanville High School, Duncanville, Texas
Pride, Franklin High School El Paso, Texas
Reflections, Mauldin High School, Mauldin, S.C.
Resume, George Walton Academy, Monroe, Ga.
Summit, Smoky Hill High School, Aurora, Colo.
Teleios, Mount Paran Christian School, Kennesaw, Ga.
The Buzzer, Brookville High School, Lynchburg, Va.
The Clan, McLean High School, McLean, Va.
The Confederate, Lee-Davis High School, Mechanicsville, Va.
The Guardian, Westfield High School, Chantilly, Va.
The Hawk, Pleasant Grove High School, Texarkana, Texas
The Journey, Heritage High School, Leesburg, Va.
The Lion, McKinney High School, McKinney, Texas
The Pilot, Redondo Union High School, Redondo Beach, Calif.
The Stampede, J.W. Mitchell High School, New Port Richey, Fla.
Theogony, Hidden Valley High School, Roanoke, Va.
Tiger, Texas High School, Texarkana, Texas
Triune, Trinity High School, Euless, Texas
Tonitrus, Rockland High School, Rocklin, Calif.
Tusitala, Bishop Amat Memorial High School, La Puente, Calif.
Westwind, West Henderson High School, Hendersonville, N.C.
Wingspan, James Enochs High School, Modesto, Calif.

Middle School Yearbook Gold Crowns
Eagle Eye View, Sierra Middle School, Parker, Colo.
Sentry, Robinson Middle School, Fairfax, Va.
The Prowl, Powell Middle School, Littleton, Colo.
The Surfer, Coronado Middle School, Coronado, Calif.
TJ Yearbook, Toby Johnson Middle School, Elk Grove, Calif.

Middle School Yearbook Silver Crowns
[Now], Mirman School, Los Angeles, Calif.
Hartbeat, Thomas S. Hart Middle School, Pleasanton, Calif.
Hawk, Pleasant Grove Middle School, Texarkana, Texas
Lion’s Den, Hyde Middle School, Cupertino, Calif.
Prowler, Pioneer Middle School, Tustin, Calif.
Stampede, Maize South Middle School, Wichita, Kan.
The Patriot, Harvest Park Middle School, Pleasanton, Calif.
Verkana, Komachin Middle School, Lacey, Wash.

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