November 3, 2017 / News

OSM honors Killackey as Adviser of the Year and student work from 11 Walsworth schools

Written by Elizabeth Braden, CJE

Several high honors went to Walsworth Yearbooks schools at Oklahoma Scholastic Media’s (OSM) Fall Media Monday conference, including the naming of Elanna Killackey of Edmond Memorial High School as Yearbook Adviser of the Year.

Eleven Walsworth Yearbooks schools participated in this year’s contest Oct. 30 at the University of Oklahoma, combining to win 138 awards, including 47 first-place awards.

In addition to Killackey’s award, three of the four Student of the Year honors went to students from Walsworth Yearbooks schools:

  • Georgia Dunham, Norman High School, Photographer of the Year
  • Ryan McElroy, Norman High School, Designer of the Year
  • Sydney Gleason, Edmond Memorial High School, Editor of the Year

The following Walsworth Yearbooks schools were named All Oklahoman, which was the highest critique level awarded:

  • Sentinel High School
  • Del City High School
  • Edmond Santa Fe High School
  • Edmond Memorial High School
  • Norman High School

Del City High School was selected as the overall Sweepstakes Winner for its level – Division II.

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Elizabeth Braden, CJE

Elizabeth Braden, CJE, is the former editor of Idea File magazine. Before retiring, she was a copywriter for Walsworth Yearbooks for more than 15 years, writing articles for various marketing materials, and proofreading copy for the Yearbook and Commercial divisions. Her career included reporting and editing for United Press International and editing for Knight-Ridder Financial News. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Media News from the University of Tulsa.