Submission deadline for Crowns, Rising Star this week
Written by Evan Blackwell, CJE
There is only a couple of days left before the submission/nomination deadline for a couple of prestigious yearbook honors, but it’s not too late yet.
This Friday, Oct. 15, is the deadline for schools to send in 2010 yearbook entries for the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) Crown Awards. Each year, the CSPA Gold and Silver Crowns are among the most recognized honors a yearbook can win.
Winners of the Crown Awards are announced at the CSPA’s Spring Convention each March in New York City. More details on the Crown Awards can be found at the CSPA website.
For advisers, Oct. 15 is the deadline to send in nominations for the Journalism Education Association’s (JEA) Rising Star Award. The Rising Star is given each year to advisers with five years of experience or less as a publications adviser, who have shown promise and a strong dedication to scholastic journalism.
The Rising Star winners will be honored at the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention, April 14-17, in Anaheim, Calif. Nomination criteria and additional information on the award can be found at the JEA website.