Fall Press Day 2011 Best of Show Winners
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Journalism is alive and well, judging by the excellent writing, design and photography of student media entered in the 26th annual Best of Show competition at Fall Press Day sponsored by Northwest Scholastic Press.
Judges were impressed by the attention to detail in writing and editing, design and layout, photography, and newscasting. Awards were given to Oregon’s outstanding student media.
Two new contests, newscasts and websites, were added to the competition to reflect the changing nature of scholastic media in Oregon. A number of sessions focused on adding multimedia to school web sites, as well as how to get started. NWSP will focus on helping members get up and running with news web sites this year.
School media were judged by school size and OSAA division this year, and included 1-3A, 4A and 5A divisions. Not all categories had entries this year.
Top honors in the competition go to the following student media:
YEARBOOK 5A DIVISION
First Place — Tualatin HS Timberwolf
Second Place — Tigard HS Tiger
Third Place — West Salem HS Titan
NEWSPAPER 4A DIVISION
First Place — The Marshfield Times, Marshfield HS, Coos Bay
Second Place — Mountain Echoes, Sandy HS
Third Place — Bronco Blaze, Parkrose HS, Portland
Fourth Place — Mountain Echoes, Sandy HS
Fifth Place — Wolf, Tualatin HS
Sixth Place — Sentry, South Albany HS
NEWSPAPER 5A DIVISION
First Place — The Bruin, McMinnville HS
Second Place — Lake Views,s Lake Oswego HS
Third Place — The Clypian, South Salem HS
NEWSMAGAZINE 4A DIVISION
First Place — Falconer, Elmira HS
NEWSMAGAZINE 5A DIVISION
First Place — Grant Magazine, Grant HS, Portland
Second Place — HiSpots, Tigard HS
WEBSITE 5A DIVISION
First Place — HiSpots, Tigard HS, http://thspublications.com
Second Place — Bruin, McMinnville HS, http://mhsbruin.com
Third Place — Bronco Blaze, Parkrose HS, Portland, http://www.broncoblaze.com/
NEWSCAST 5A DIVISION
First Place — Podcast “Social media success story,” South Albany HS, Lily Gordon