February 25, 2016 / News

See how yearbooks are thriving in Kansas City Star feature

Written by Evan Blackwell, CJE

Check out this feature article that appeared in the Kansas City Star recently, which explored how printed yearbooks are still extremely popular, even while teens are growing up in a digital world.

Reporter Su Bacon visited several high school journalism classes around the Kansas City area for the article.

Walsworth Yearbooks sales rep John Kelley and Walsworth schools Shawnee Mission North High School and Staley High School are among those mentioned.

“By the time we’re older, technology will have changed,” Staley yearbook staffer Grace Duddy told the Star. “An actual book never changes.”

Read the entire article at the Star’s website.

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.