April 19, 2010 / News & Notes

Five Walsworth yearbooks win 2009 Pacemakers

Written by Idea File Staff

Kansas City, Mo. (April 19, 2010) – Five yearbooks published by Walsworth were chosen winners of 2009 Yearbook Pacemaker awards from the National Scholastic Press Association over the weekend at the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention in Portland.

The 2009 Pacemaker winners published by Walsworth included Decamhian from Del Campo High School, Fair Oaks, Calif.; Wings from Arrowhead Christian Academy, Redlands, Calif.; Indian from Shawnee Mission North High School, Overland Park, Kan.; Hauberk from Shawnee Mission East High School, Prairie Village, Kan.; and Lair from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, Shawnee, Kan. Pride, from Franklin High School in El Paso, Texas, was honored as a Pacemaker Finalist.

Each year, the NSPA’s Pacemaker is one of scholastic journalism’s highest national honors. This year’s contest drew a record number of 425 entries.

The full list of 2009 Yearbook Pacemaker winners are below:

232 or fewer pages

Titanium, Antelope High School, Antelope, Calif.
Neda Talebi, Anna Cheban, editors
Pete LeBlanc, adviser

Magician, Muncie Central High School, Muncie, Ind.
Terry Nelson, adviser

Logue, NorthWood High School, Nappanee, Ind.
Tyler Sanders, Kathleen Gessinger, editors
Robin Bilinski, adviser

Crag, Turner Ashby High School, Bridgewater, Va.
Andrea Russell, editor
Leslie Stevens, adviser

North Star, Northside High School, Roanoke, Va.
Lindsey Turner, editor
Chrystal Shawn, adviser

The Edge, Glacier Peak High School, Snohomish, Wash.
Chelsea Cuykendall, editor
Annie Stone, adviser

233-288 pages

Wings, Arrowhead Christian Academy, Redlands, Calif.
Christine Smith, Chloe Sheppard, editors
Crystal Kazmierski, adviser

Details, Whitney High School, Rocklin, Calif.
Jordan Griffin, Sara Roudebush, editors
Sarah Nichols, adviser

Ash a Wut, Gabrielino High School, San Gabriel, Calif.
Michelle Huynh, Patricia Yu, editors
Philip Zamora, adviser

Log, Columbus North High School, Columbus, Ind.
Lauren Kastner, Maggie Kim, editors
Kimberly (Kim) Green, adviser

The JAG, Mill Valley High School, Shawnee, Kan.
Courtney Colin, Carolyn Gatewood, Karl Sparrman, editors
Kathy Hill Habiger, adviser

The Lion, McKinney High School, McKinney, Texas
Hadley Million, Emily Judd, Haley Hickman, Thor Lund, Areli Mendoza, Madelyn Wilson, editors
Lori Oglesbee, adviser

The Hawk, Pleasant Grove High School, Texarkana, Texas
Caroline Cotten, Kait Henderson, editors
Charla Harris, adviser

289-352 pages

Decamhian, Del Campo High School, Fair Oaks, Calif.
Zoe Jordan, Lauren Shafer, Kelsey Eaton, Shelby Thomas, Ellen Baker, editors
Jim Jordan, adviser

Wingspan, James C. Enochs High School, Modesto, Calif.
Paige Hermreck, editor
Tamra McCarthy, adviser

Rampages, Casa Roble High School, Orangevale, Calif.
Aarika Lamar, Rebecca Moore, Kenny Tee, editors
Dan Austin, adviser

Pilot, Redondo Union High School, Redondo Beach, Calif.
Maddie Kleinman, Emily Kuriyama, editors
Mitch Ziegler, adviser

The Bronco, McKinney Boyd High School, McKinney, Texas
Teresa Chapman, Mital Shah, editors
Rochelle Palmberg/Julia Copeland/David Clayton, advisers

The Clan, McLean High School, McLean, Va.
Lydia Mendelson, Katie Phelan, Alyssa Rajabi, Scott Richardson, editors
Meghan Percival, adviser

353 or more pages

Hornet, Bryant High School, Bryant, Ark.
Austin Esry, Kaitlin Hassey, Melissa Schiffl, editors
Margaret Sorrows, adviser

Cayuse, Walnut High School, Walnut, Calif.
Michael Silverstre, Arnold Chang, editors
Rebecca Chai, adviser

Indian, Shawnee Mission North High School, Overland Park, Kan.
Kevin Moore, editor
Becky Tate, adviser

Hauberk, Shawnee Mission East High School, Prairie Village, Kan.
Andrea Tudhope, Alexandria Norton, editors
Dow Tate, adviser

Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, Shawnee, Kan.
Bailey Reimer, editor
Susan Massy, adviser

Marksmen, St. Mark’s School of Texas, Dallas, Texas
John Bryant, editor
Ray Westbrook, adviser

Odyssey, Chantilly High School, Chantilly, Va.
Kaitlyn Cotter, Trisha Cruz, Katie Urban, editors
Mary Kay Downes, adviser

Jr. High/Middle School

The Patriot, Harvest Park Middle School, Pleasanton, Calif.
Carolyn Blumert, editor
Carolyn Blumert, adviser

Prowler, Pioneer Middle School, Tustin, Calif.
Caitlin Johnson, Rachel Remick, editors
Lori A Spiak, adviser

Sentry, Robinson Middle School, Fairfax, Va.
Tom Bozetarnik, Annie Goetz, editors
Pat Hinman, adviser

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