Southport journalism students, Sophomore Andrew Tapp and Senior Abigail Barrett where honored by Perry Township leaders at Monday’s school board reception. Assistant Superintendent Bob Bohannon recognized the SHS students for their outstanding efforts at the annual JEA / NSPA Convention in Orlando, Florida. Tapp earned a superior rating in the press law and ethics category, the only sophomore who’s ever won it according to judges. It placed him among the top three student journalists in the country. Barrett earned honorable mention in Newspaper Commentary writing. Dr. Little and Perry Township School Board President Gwen Freeman presented congratulated the students and presented them with a certificate of recognition from the district.