March 22, 2010 / News & Notes

Walsworth customers earn one-third of high school CSPA Gold Crowns

Written by Idea File Staff

Kansas City, Mo. (March 22, 2010) – Nine high school yearbooks were honored with 2010 Gold Crowns by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association – with one-third of those yearbooks printed by Walsworth Publishing Company.

CSPA named 47 Crown finalists in December, and 12 high school and middle school yearbooks received a Gold Crown and 35 received a Silver Crown March 19 during the CSPA’s 86th annual Spring Scholastic Convention at Columbia University in New York City.

Three of the Gold Crowns won by high schools were printed by Walsworth Publishing: Hauberk, Shawnee Mission East High School, Prairie Village, Kan.; Hoofbeats, Burges High School, El Paso, Texas; and Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, Shawnee, Kan.

Five Walsworth yearbooks were named as Silver Crowns: Indian, Shawnee Mission North High School, Overland Park, Kan.; Legend, William R. Boone High School, Orlando, Fla.; Pride, Franklin High School, El Paso, Texas; Wings, Arrowhead Christian Academy, Redlands, Calif.; and Lion’s Den, Hyde Middle School, Cupertino, Calif..

The Crown awards are among the nation’s highest awards for scholastic journalism. The yearbooks are judged by a panel of journalism and journalism education professionals on overall concept, design, coverage and photography. Both regular and associate members of CSPA participate in the awards.

The entire list of winners is below.

High School Yearbook Gold Crowns

Details, Whitney High School, Rocklin, Calif.
Fentonian, Fenton High School, Fenton, Mich.
Hauberk, Shawnee Mission East High School, Prairie Village, Kan.
Hoofbeats, Burges High School, El Paso, Texas
Marksmen, St. Mark’s School of Texas, Dallas, Texas
Teleios, Mount Daran Christian School, Kennesaw, Ga.
The Crimson, DuPont Manual High School, Louisville, Ky.
The Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, Shawnee, Kan.
Wingspan, James Enochs High School, Modesto, Calif.

High School Yearbook Silver Crowns

Campus, Kiski Area High School, Vandergrift, Pa.
Carillon, Bellaire High School, Bellaire, Texas
Chieftain, West High School, Torrance, Calif.
Crag, Turner Ashby High School, Bridgewater, Va.
El Paisano, Westlake High School, Austin, Texas
Governor, John B. Connally High School, Austin, Texas
Hawk, Pleasant Grove High School, Texarkana, Texas
Hornet, Bryant High School, Bryant, Ark.
Indian, Shawnee Mission North High School, Overland Park, Kan.
Laconian, Salem High School, Salem,  Va.
Legend, William R. Boone High School, Orlando, Fla.
Palm Echo, Miami Palmetto Senior High School, Pinecrest, Fla.
Pride, Franklin High School, El Paso, Texas
Rampages, Casa Roble High School, Orangevale, Calif.
Resumé, George Walton Academy, Monroe, Ga.
The Arena, Mansfield Legacy High School, Mansfield, Texas
The Belltower, St. Thomas Episcopal School, Houston, Texas
The Bronco, McKinney Boyd High School, McKinney, Texas
The Clan, McLean High School, McLean, Va.
The Lion, McKinney High School, McKinney, Texas
The Pilot, Redondo Union High School, Redondo Beach, Calif.
Titanium, Antelope High School, Antelope, Calif.
Westwind, West Henderson High School, Hendersonville, N.C.
Wings, Arrowhead Christian Academy, Redlands, Calif.

Middle School Yearbook Gold Crowns

Eagle, Maize South Middle School, Wichita, Kan.
Sentry, Robinson Middle School, Fairfax, Va.
The Surfer, Coronado Middle School, Coronado, Calif.

Middle School Yearbook Silver Crowns

Cub Caper, Central Middle School, Riverside, Calif.
Life and Style, Las Flores Middle School, Las Flores, Calif.
Lion’s Den, Hyde Middle School, Cupertino, Calif.
Odyssey, Orchard Lake Middle School, West Bloomfield, Mich.
Panther Pride, Lawton Chiles Middle School, Oviedo, Fla.
Prowler, Pioneer Middle School, Tustin, Calif.
Regulus, Lexington Junior High School, Cypress, Calif.
Spartan, Milwee Middle School, Longwood, Fla.
Stingray Tales, New Smyrna Beach Middle School, New Smyrna Beach, Fla.
The Patriot, Harvest Park Middle School, Pleasanton, Calif.
Verkana, Komachin Middle School, Lacey, Wash.

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