October 11, 2010 / News

Staff at Hogan High determined to make an impact with final yearbook

Written by Evan Blackwell, CJE

The students on the yearbook staff at Hogan High School in Vallejo, Calif., have a difficult job this year.

Not only are they trying to record history like other staffs, but they have the added pressure of knowing the 2010 Hogan yearbook will be the last one ever produced.

The local school board voted to close Hogan High last January, which has certainly made this school year a nostalgic one for all the students, according to this article from the Times-Herald.

“It’s important that we make a yearbook that makes an impression,” said Shane Cray, a 16-year-old senior and yearbook editor.

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.