April 18, 2016 / 2016 Spring JEA/NSPA / News

Seven Walsworth schools place in Los Angeles Best of Show

Written by Evan Blackwell, CJE

Seven Walsworth Yearbooks schools placed in the Best of Show contest this past weekend at the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention in Los Angeles.

Legend from Boone High School in Orlando, Florida, placed first in the Yearbook 337 or More Pages category. In the same category, Hauberk from Shawnee Mission East High School in Prairie Village, Kansas, finished second; and Lair from Shawnee Mission Northwest High School in Shawnee, Kansas, placed fifth.

In the Yearbook 233-288 Pages category, Decamhian from Del Campo High School in Fair Oaks, California, placed second. The Scrapbook from Westfield Middle School in Westfield, Indiana, also placed second in the Junior High Yearbook category.

Indian from Shawnee Mission North High School in Overland Park, Kansas, placed third in the Yearbook 289-336 Pages category. Wings from Arrowhead Christian Academy in Redlands, California, finished fourth in the Yearbook 232 or Fewer Pages category.

The list of Best of Show yearbook winners can be found below. The full list of Best of Show winners can be found on the NSPA website.

Junior High Yearbook
1. Jamboree, Toby Johnson Middle School, Elk Grove, California
2. The Scrapbook, Westfield Middle School, Westfield, Indiana
3. Eagle Eye View, Sierra Middle School, Parker, Colorado
4. The Prowl, Powell Middle School, Littleton, Colorado
5. Sentry, Robinson Middle School, Fairfax, Virginia
6. The Crusader, Castle Rock Middle School, Castle Rock, Colorado
7. Ingenium, Greenfield Junior High School, Gilbert, Arizona
8. El Cazador, Huntington Middle School, San Marino, California
9. Specifics, Seven Lakes Junior High School, Katy, Texas

Yearbook 232 or Fewer Pages
1. Rampages, Casa Roble High School, Orangevale, California
2. Historian, McClintock High School, Tempe, Arizonia
3. Crag, Turner Ashby High School, Bridgewater, Virginia
4. Wings, Arrowhead Christian Academy, Redlands, California
5. Daedalus, Northeastern High School, Manchester, Pennsylvania
6. Surfer, Coronado Middle School, Coronado, California
7. Chronicle, Classical Academy High School, Escondido, California
8. Excalibur, Higley High School, Gilbert, Arizona
9. Mesquite Roots, Mesquite High School, Gilbert, Arizona
10. Spud Annual, Idaho Falls High School, Idaho Falls, Idaho

Yearbook 233-288 Pages
1. Details, Whitney High School, Rocklin, California
2. Decamhian, Del Campo High School, Fair Oaks, California
3. The Miller, Yukon High School, Yukon, Oklahoma
4. Sunset, Corona del Sol High School, Tempe, Arizona
5. Log, Columbus North High School, Columbus, Indiana
6. Lion’s Roar, Christ Presbyterian Academy, Nashville, Tennessee
7. Westwind, Lewis-Palmer High School, Monument, Colorado
8. Titanium, Antelope High School, Antelope, California
9. Tonitrus, Rocklin High School, Rocklin, California
10. The JAG, Mill Valley High School, Shawnee, Kansas

Yearbook 289-336 Pages
1. The Arena, Legacy High School, Mansfield, Texas
2. Wingspan, James C. Enochs High School, Modesto, California
3. Indian, Shawnee Mission North High School, Overland Park, Kansas
4. Titanian, San Marino High School, San Marino, California
5. Vox Populi, Harvard-Westlake School, North Hollywood, California
6. Howelltonian, Francis Howell High School, St. Charles, Missouri
7. Aquila, Etiwanda High School, Etiwanda, California
8. Re-Wa-Ne, Reno High School, Reno, Nevada
9. Above & Beyond, Robinson Secondary School, Fairfax, Virginia
10. Epic, Legend High School, Parker, Colorado

Yearbook 337 or More Pages
1. Legend, William R. Boone High School, Orlando, Florida
2. Hauberk, Shawnee Mission East High School, Prairie Village, Kansas
3. Tesserae, Corning-Painted Post High School, Corning, New York
4. Etruscan, Glenbrook South High School, Glenview, Illinois
5. Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, Shawnee, Kansas
6. El Paisano, Westlake High School, Austin, Texas
7. Pinnacle, Carmel High School, Carmel, Indiana
8. Ursus, Granite Bay High School, Granite Bay, California
9. Odyssey, Chantilly High School, Chantilly, Virginia
10. Legend, Coronado High School, El Paso, Texas

Evan Blackwell, CJE
Evan Blackwell, CJE

Evan Blackwell, CJE, is a Marketing Automation Specialist for Walsworth. He's been a writer, editor and web content specialist for Walsworth Yearbooks for the past 14 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.