Adviser Academy begins with an example of the importance of yearbooks

Some laughs and a tear-jerker of a story opened the 2017 Adviser Academy in Kansas City on Monday at the Marriott on the Country Club Plaza.

Photo by Aimee Parsons

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May 1, 2017 / News

Brit Taylor, CJE, the yearbook and newspaper adviser at Walsworth Yearbooks school Hagerty High School in Oviedo, Florida, was named the Teacher of the Year over the weekend by the Florida Scholastic Press Association (FSPA) at FSPA’s state convention. Taylor, who has been a publications adviser for more than 20 years, has guided staffs to…

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March 17, 2017 / News

Five 2016 high school yearbooks printed by Walsworth Yearbooks received Gold Crowns from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) today, with another five 2016 Walsworth books earning Silver Crowns. The 2016 high school and middle school Gold and Silver Crown winners were named during the closing session at CSPA’s annual Spring Scholastic Convention at Columbia University in…

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March 15, 2017 / News

The 2016 Tower yearbook from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California, was named a Gold Crown winner by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) this past weekend at the College Media Convention in New York City. The Tower was printed by Walsworth Yearbooks, and was the only 2016 college yearbook to receive a Gold…

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March 3, 2017 / News

Students from Walsworth Yearbooks schools took first place in 13 of 39 high school yearbook categories, and two of the collegiate categories, when CSPA announced the winners of its 2017 Gold Circle awards on Friday. Each year, CSPA awards Gold Circles to recognize superior work by student journalists in both print and online media. The…

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nspa pacemaker finalists
February 9, 2017 / News

Thirteen 2016 yearbooks printed by Walsworth Yearbooks were among the high school and middle school yearbooks announced as 2016 Pacemaker Finalists today by the National Scholastic Press Association. The Walsworth yearbooks named as Pacemaker Finalists were: Apollo, Colonial Forge High School, Stafford, Virginia Buffalo, Haltom High School, Haltom City, Texas Greyhound, Lyman High School, Longwood,…

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February 6, 2017 / News

Walsworth Yearbooks is proud to announce that two of its customers, Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, and Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California, were named 2016 Pacemaker Finalists by the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP). The ACP’s annual Pacemaker is considered one of the highest honors in student journalism. Judging this year was done by five former college editors, now current…

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November 14, 2016 / 2016 Fall JEA/NSPA / News

The National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) announced the results of its 2016 individual contests this past weekend at the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention in Indianapolis. Several staff members from Walsworth Yearbooks schools had previously been nominated as Finalists. Design of the Year Michael Hamilton of the Hauberk staff from Shawnee Mission East…

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November 8, 2016 / News

Oklahoma Scholastic Media (OSM) held its annual Fall Media Monday conference last week, which included announcing the results of its state contest. Twelve Walsworth Yearbooks schools participated in this year’s contest, combining to win 141 awards, including 36 first place honors. All four of the Student of the Year honors went to students from Walsworth…

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