Posted on May 3rd, 2013 in Featured, General News

It’s award season for Southport publications. The Journal newspaper, the Anchor yearbook and your friendly neighborhood SHS News Bureau have all been awarded multiple awards from Ball State’s Journalism Day and the Woman’s Press Club of Indiana’s high school journalism competition. In addition, both the Journal and the Anchor have been named Hoosier Star finalists by the Indiana High School Press Association.  These prestigious awards rank Southport publications among the best in the state.

Awards from the Woman’s Press Club

First Place (First place winners advance to the National Federation of Press Women’s national competition)
Kaitlin Fallowfield- News story

Katie Hinh, Tori Updike, Moira McKinney, Vanessa Abplanalp- Environment coverage

Second Place
Nicholas Holland- Sports writing

Andrea Rose Reinhart- Column writing

Kaitlin Fallowfield- Sports Photo

Honorable mention
Victoria Updike- Editorial writing

Awards from Ball State’s J-Day

SHS News Bureau Staff- Website Overall

Yearbook Staff- Chronological Yearbook Design

Nicholas Holland- Sports Story

Kaitlin Fallowfield- News Story

Breanna Bierod- Editorial Cartoon/Comic

Journal Staff- News Overall

Yearbook Staff- Yearbook Overall

Honorable Mention
Casey Smith- Print Alternate Story

Aygul Tereshkina- Column/Commentary writing

Rachael Samm- Front Page Design

Katie Hinh- Multi-page Layout

Yearbook Staff- Personality Profile

By Michael Curran, SHS News Bureau