April 16, 2018 / 2018 Spring JEA/NSPA / News

HauberkWings finish first in San Francisco Best of Show

Written by Evan Blackwell, CJE

Ten Walsworth Yearbooks schools placed in the Best of Show contest this past weekend at the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention in San Francisco, including two who finished first.

Hauberk from Shawnee Mission East High School in Prairie Village, Kansas, placed first in the Yearbook 337 or More Pages category. In the same category, Lair from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School in Shawnee, Kansas, placed third; and The Lion from McKinney High School in McKinney, Texas, placed eighth.

In the Yearbook 232 or Fewer Pages category, Wings from Arrowhead Christian Academy in Redlands, California, placed first. Round Up from Austin High School in El Paso, Texas, placed second; Le Flambeau from Notre Dame de Sion High School in Kansas City, Missouri, placed fourth; and Hoofbeats from Burges High School in El Paso, Texas, placed 10th.

Indian from Shawnee Mission North High School in Overland Park, Kansas, placed second in the Yearbook 289-336 Pages category. The Arena from Legacy High School in Mansfield, Texas, placed sixth.

Buffalo from Haltom High School in Haltom City, Texas, placed ninth in the Yearbook 233-288 Pages category.

The full list of Best of Show yearbook winners from San Francisco can be found below.

Junior High/Middle School Yearbook

  1. Specifics, Seven Lakes Junior High School, Katy, Texas
    2. The Prowl, Powell Middle School, Littleton, Colorado
    3. The Scrapbook, Westfield Middle School, Westfield, Indiana
    4. The Surfer, Coronado Middle School, Coronado, California
    5. Ingenium, Greenfield Junior High School, Mesa, Arizona
    6. Eagle Eye View, Sierra Middle School, Parker, Colorado
    7. Jamboree, Toby Johnson Middle School, Lodi, California
    8. Cougar Chronicals, Cactus Canyon Junior High School, Apache Junction, Arizona
    9. El Cazador, Huntington Middle School, San Marino, California
    10. The Crusader, Castle Rock Middle School, Castle Rock, Colorado

Yearbook (232 or fewer pages)

  1. Wings, Arrowhead Christian Academy, Redlands, California
    2. Round Up, Austin High School, El Paso, Texas
    3. Priam, Longmont High School, Longmont, Colorado
    4. Le Flambeau, Notre Dame de Sion, Kansas City, Missouri
    5. Rampages, Casa Roble High School, Orangevale, California
    6. Chronical, Classical Academy High School, Escondido, California
    7. Roots, Mesquite High School, Gilbert, Arizona
    8. Pawesehi, Parkway West High School, Ballwin, Missouri
    9. Daedalus, Northeastern High School, Manchester, Pennsylvania
    10. Hoofbeats, Burges High School, El Paso, Texas

Yearbook (233-288 pages)

  1. Summit, Smoky Hill High School, Aurora, Colorado
    2. Lion’s Roar, Christ Presbyterian Academy, Nashville, Tennessee
    3. Vieo, Castle View High School, Castle Rock, Colorado
    4. Titanium, Antelope High School, Antelope, California
    5. Detail, Whitney High School, Rocklin, California
    6. The Red and Black, Lawrence High School, Lawrence, Kansas
    7. The Belltower, St. Thomas’ Episcopal School, Houston, Texas
    8. Legacy, Green Valley High School, Henderson, Nevada
    9. Buffalo, Haltom High School, Haltom City, Texas
    10. The Howl, Southwest Career and Technical Academy, Las Vegas, Nevada

Yearbook (289-336 pages)

  1. Wingspan, James Enochs High School, Modesto, California
    2. Indian, Shawnee Mission North High School, Overland Park, Kansas
    3. Tesserae, Corning-Painted Post High School, Corning, New York
    4. The Clan, McLean High School, McLean, Virginia
    5. The Areana, Legacy High School Yearbook, Mansfield, Texas
    6. Ursus, Granite Bay High School, Granite Bay, California
    7. Dragon, Round Rock High School, Round Rock, Texas
    8. Black and Gold, Rock Canyon High School, Highlands Ranch, Colorado
    9. ReWaNe, Reno High School, Reno, Nevada
    10. Talisman, San Marcos High School, San Marcos, California

Yearbook (337 or more pages)

  1. Hauberk, Shawnee Mission East High School, Prairie Village, Kansas
    2. Epic, Legend High School, Parker, Colorado
    3. The Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, Shawnee, Kansas
    4. Cayuse, Walnut High School, Walnut, California
    5. Etruscan, Glenbrook South High School, Glenview, Illinois
    6. The Lonestar, James Bowie High School, Austin, Texas
    7. Helios, Sunny Hills High School, Fullerton, California
    8. The Lion, McKinney High School, McKinney, Texas
    9. Pioneer, Kirkwood High School, Kirkwood, Missouri
    10. Odyssey, Chantilly High School, Chantilly, Virginia
Evan Blackwell, CJE
Evan Blackwell, CJE

Evan Blackwell, CJE, is a Web Content Specialist for walsworthyearbooks.com and yearbookhelp.com, as well as a regular contributor to Idea File magazine. He's been a writer and editor for Walsworth Yearbooks for the past 13 years, and is the author of the Yearbook Suite's "The Art of the Interview" unit. Prior to joining Walsworth, Blackwell spent five years as an award-winning newspaper and magazine journalist. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Kansas.