Student journalists win write-off contests
April 20, 2012—CFISD students won 13 awards during write-off competitions at the Journalism Education Association (JEA)/National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) Spring National High School Journalism Convention, held April 12-15 in Seattle.
Of the 1,434 participants, there were 501 winners—including 87 Superior, 168 Excellent and 246 Honorable Mention awards.
The following students from Cypress Creek, Cy-Fair, Cypress Falls and Cypress Woods high schools won awards:
- Emmaleigh Kercsmar, Cypress Creek, Yearbook Copy/Caption: Academics; and
- Marianna Yoder, Cy-Fair, Advertising.
- Mandi Hawkins, Cypress Woods, First-Year Photo;
- Amy Cunningham, Cypress Falls, Feature Writing;
- Zachary Babb, Cypress Falls, Feature Writing; and
- Alex Edwards, Cy-Fair, Sports Writing.
- Adriana Foteh, Cypress Woods, Yearbook Layout: Theme;
- Brianna Hurliman, Cypress Woods, Yearbook Sports Photography;
- Emily Smith, Cypress Woods, Newspaper Sports Photography;
- Leana Lares, Cypress Woods, Photo Story;
- Sarah Smith, Cy-Fair, Review Writing;
- Gennesis Gonzalez, Cypress Creek, Yearbook Copy/Caption: Clubs; and
- Christian Rumscheidt, Cypress Falls, Broadcast Commercial/PSA.