January 21, 2015 / News & Notes

Students at Walsworth Yearbooks schools win 12 Sweepstakes prizes in 2014 Yearbook Excellence Contest

Written by Idea File Staff

Overland Park, Kan. (Jan. 21, 2015) – Students from Walsworth Yearbooks schools won 12 of the 36 Sweepstakes prizes in the 2014 Yearbook Excellence Contest, sponsored by Quill and Scroll.

The yearbook staff from Arrowhead Christian Academy in Redlands, Calif., won seven Sweepstakes awards in the Class B category. The winners included Anna Koning for Theme Development and Index, Hayley Park for Clubs/Organizations and Student Life, Kelton Murphy for People, Brittin Schneider for Caption Writing and Cassidy Brown for Personality Profiles.

Also winning in class B was Alyssa Faughn from Twentynine Palms High School in Twentynine Palms, Calif., for Sports Action Photo.

In Class A, two students from El Dorado High School in El Paso, Texas, earned Sweepstakes honors. Bryan Chavez won in the Academic Photo category, and Dominic Hernandez won in Clubs/Organizations Photo. Blake Waranch from Boone High School in Orlando, Fla., won in Theme Development.

An additional school that is a new Walsworth Yearbooks customer in 2015, McKinney High School in McKinney, Texas, also claimed a top prize in Class A. Amelia Kinsinger won the Sweepstakes honors for Student Life.

Each year, staff members of yearbooks are invited to participate in the Yearbook Excellence Contest and compete in 18 categories. Winners receive the Quill and Scroll National Gold Key award and, when seniors, become eligible to apply for one of the Edward J. Nell Memorial or George and Ophelia Gallup scholarships.

In addition to the Sweepstakes winners, eight schools whose 2014 yearbooks were printed by Walsworth Yearbooks had National Gold Key winners in this year’s contest, including:

  • Arrowhead Christian Academy, Redlands, Calif.
  • Boone High School, Orlando, Fla.
  • El Dorado High School, El Paso, Texas
  • Guerin Catholic High School, Noblesville, Ind.
  • James W. Martin High School, Arlington, Texas
  • Northwest High School, Jackson, Mich.
  • Twentynine Palms High School, Twentynine Palms, Calif.
  • Windermere Prep School, Windermere, Fla.
Idea File Staff

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