Courier reporters win awards from CSPA

Elizabeth Wisniewski and Julia Krurnowski win awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.

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A Webster Thomas junior and a senior each won awards in the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s 35th Gold Circle Awards program, for articles published during the 2016-2017 school year. The awards were given as part of an annual competition for individual achievement by student writers, editors, designers and photographers.

Junior Elizabeth Wisniewski earned a third-place award for “Chromebooks Receive Mix of Review,” Webster Thomas Courier, in the category of Digital Media, News Features.   Senior Julia Krurnowski won a certificate of merit for her opinion piece, “Trump’s Bullying is Unacceptable,” Webster Thomas Courier, in the category of Digital Media:  Personal Opinion:  Off-Campus Issues.

The award contest is competitive; CSPA attracted 4,979 yearbook and digital media entries for this year’s competition.  The contest entries come from publications produced by students at colleges, universities, and secondary schools through the United States and abroad who follow the American education plan.

Entries were accepted from student yearbooks and digital media publications published from October 11, 2016 through October 10, 2017 and announced in March 2018. Student journalists working on these print or electronic media chose from 39 yearbook categories and 41 digital media categories.

Judges cited a total of 655 winners for either First, Second or Third Place or for Certificates of Merit for those deemed worthy of honorable mention in a category. The awards were given as part of an annual competition for individual achievement by student writers, editors, designers and photographers.

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