2009 Spring Newspaper Awards results

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Abraham Lincoln HS

Nicky Ervin
1st Place: Editorial Cartooning
Political correctness

Albert HS

Casey Erixon
Honorable Mention: Columns

Boone HS, Boone

Hallie Cook
2nd Place: Editorial
HS students need to improve writing

Chris Burke
3rd Place: Editorial Cartooning
Winter in the BHS boiler room

Alex Bazis
1st Place: Feature Story

New club meets around the board

Cedar Falls HS

Monica Clark
2nd Place: Columns
3rd Place: Feature Story
What’s cookin?

Katie Dexter
1st Place: Editorial Cartooning

Lord of the flies?
3rd Place: Editorial Cartooning
I can’t see the road

Alex Entz
1st Place: News Story
Day of silence expected to bring controversy

Arlene Freudenberg
2nd Place: News Story
Relatively minor Hell Week ends in major prank

Kristen Hammer
1st Place: Feature Story
Students feel impact of their volunteerism
2nd Place: Personality Profile

Miller Aces ACT

Honor Heindl
1st Place: Layout and Design
Photography; Drawing with Light
Honor
1st Place: Illustrations
Guys & Dolls

1st Place: Sports Photo
Battle of the grades
2nd Place: Illustrations
Scrambled eggs
2nd Place: Feature Photo
Extreme makover

3rd Place: In-depth Reporting
Students share experiences with powerful words
3rd Place: Illustrations
Forget firearms
3rd Place: Sports Photo
Chelsea Hilpipre All State Dancer

Honorable Mention: Feature Photo
Senior Dalton Ford hand tosses some dough

Kellie Petersen
1st Place: In-depth Reporting
Changes in curriculum aim to increase rigor
2nd Place: In-depth Reporting

CFHS, HJH on schools in need

Chris Pierce
2nd Place: Sports Photo
Morris pile drive

Ben Sadkowski
Honorable Mention: General News Photo

Deanna explains…

Staff
2nd Place: Graphics
Issues 5 & 9

Staff
1st Place: Graphics

Issues 6 & 16

Vincent Stigliani
2nd Place: Editorial
Hi-Line endorses Obama for presidency
3rd Place: Columns

Linden Terpstra

2nd Place: Feature Story
Pressin’ on

Central Elkader HS

Staff
3rd Place: Graphics
1/28/09 & 11/26/08

Central HS

Chelsea Rink
2nd Place: Personality Profile
Former student killed in Afghanistan

Tatler Staff
2nd Place: Layout and Design
The Tatler

City HS

Cody Grodell
Honorable Mention: Sports Story
The Long Road

Abby Jessen
Honorable Mention: Editorial
Roosevelt running against the wind

Rachel Jessen
Honorable Mention: Feature Photo
Sumo-bots battle for glory

Mary Mallampalli
2nd Place: Feature Photo
Taking care of two
Honorable Mention: Personality Profile
Taking care of two

Ian
Stewart
1st Place: Feature Story

Rethinking the American Story
2nd Place: Graphics
10/22/08
3rd Place: Columns
Shut up the phone

Laurel Tippe
3rd Place: In-depth Reporting
Fas trac

Davis Vonk

3rd Place: Layout and Design
Water page

Thomas Whittington
3rd Place: Feature Story
Cancer

Davenport Central HS

Andrew Hance
1st Place: Illustrations
Lift every political voice

Emmelie Rydder
1st Place: General News Photo
Former student killed

Lindsay Whalen

2nd Place: General News Photo
Fire destroys area building

Exira HS

Christi Dubiel
1st Place: Feature Photo
Cooling off

Alex Hackwell

3rd Place: Feature Photo
Senior Dillon Frum

Clint Johnson
Honorable Mention: Editorial Cartooning
Wikipedia cartoon
Honorable Mention: Illustrations

Twilight characters

Nick Johnson
2nd Place: General News Photo
Hands everywhere

Sarah Madsen
3rd Place: Personality Profile
Capital One Bowl

Josh Meighan
1st Place: General News Photo
Step carefully

Courtney Peppers
3rd Place: General News Photo
Carefully wrapped

Honorable Mention: Sports Photo
Football boys at bonfire

Staff
Honorable Mention: Graphics
10/13/08 & 9/19/08

Ann Walker

Honorable Mention: Feature Story
Historical creature

Glenwood HS

Shelby Cronk
3rd Place: Feature Story
Veterans share stories with students

Zach Martin
1st Place: In-depth
Reporting
Students, faculty support new instructional levy

Chelsea Taggart
2nd Place: Personality Profile
A day in the life of a basketball star

Hudson HS

Haley Berry
Honorable Mention: Feature Story
New country, new experiences, new home

Jordan Ehlers
2nd Place: Sports Story
Smashed: Tennis courts hinder performances
Honorable Mention: Layout and Design

December feature page

Maddy Jones
3rd Place: Columns
Marion HS

Lauren Jilek
Honorable Mention: Personality Profile

Gaffney-Paige has reason to be thankful

Sam Kiburz
1st Place: Layout and Design
Individuality Center Spread

Hannah Melby
3rd Place: Illustrations
Favorite kids TV shows

Jenna Shirley
1st Place: General News Photo
You Tube Nerds

Lindsie Smith
3rd Place: In-depth Reporting
PE teacher explains benefits of testing

Staff
1st Place: Graphics

March ‘09 & December ‘08

Justi Uden
3rd Place: Sports Story
Decision time
Honorable Mention: Sports Story
Chicks with stix

Taylor Wheeler

2nd Place: In-depth Reporting
Hungry for change

Jefferson HS

Alicia Kramme
2nd Place: Editorial Cartooning
Student athlete cartoon
2nd Place: Illustrations

Driving age
2nd Place: Layout and Design
“Lovebug”
Honorable Mention: Editorial Cartooning
Tanning coffin

Allie Koolbeck

1st Place: News Story
War for the Whitehouse

Tyler Koolbeck
2nd Place: Sports Story
Staph scare haunts again

Amanda Burger
3rd Place: Sports Story

From first to second to last

Johnston HS

Brittany Deal
2nd Place: News Story
Buller runs for board
3rd Place: Editorial
School shootings require response

Kallen Kramer
1st Place: In-depth Reporting
Procrastination

Julia Manning
1st Place: Sports Story
Work it…

Kiera Morrill

2nd Place: Sports Photo
Tucker Vasey

Staff
3rd Place: Graphics
12/2008 & 2/2009

Kennedy HS

Amanda Boyer
1st Place: Sports Photo
Under the basket

Reid Galbraith
2nd Place: Columns
The comeback kid

Elise Krivit

2nd Place: Feature Photo
Overwhelmed

Emma Lehmann
1st Place: Layout and Design
Is Gay OK?
2nd Place: Feature Story

‘Til death do us part

Cassie Milks
3rd Place: Sports Photo
Slam Dunk
Honorable Mention: Sports Photo
The Dream Catch

Megan Neilsen
Honorable Mention: Graphics
2/20/09

Andrea Nemecek
2nd Place: In-depth Reporting
Legal literature

Lewis Central HS

Sanjula Mahathantila
2nd Place: Editorial
Not pumped for PEP

Montezuma HS

Zach James
1st Place: Columns

Open mind on an open trail

PCM HS

Monica Ehn
1st Place: Personality Profile
Babcock brings positive approach
Honorable Mention: Columns
Honorable Mention: Editorial

Quick to criticize

Kelsey Little
2nd Place: Sports Story
Myers looking to NFL draft

Erin Rouse
Honorable Mention: News Story

Money disappears from activity fund

Kayla Van Gorp
Honorable Mention: Personality Profile
Improvements to high school made during Nelson’s tenure

Margot Van Houweling
2nd Place: Editorial Cartooning

Has my pedestal cracked yet

Taylor Van Roekel
1st Place: Sports Story
A lot of good comes from a simple gesture
3rd Place: News Story
Extended day welcomed by most

Pella HS

Megan Card
1st Place: Personality Profile
Klein remembers 7 grandchildren…
2nd Place: Feature Story
Seekamp recalls experience,

Cameron Downing
1st Place: Illustrations

Local business
2nd Place: Illustrations
Drive safely
2nd Place: Layout and Design
Influential People/Events

Nathan Kooker

1st Place: Editorial
Staff Editorial

Eric Moore
1st Place: Editorial Cartooning
Santa feels strain of economy

Ben Muller

3rd Place: Feature Photo
Shot

Jaime Ruisch
1st Place: Sports Photo
The Champ!

Josh Van Ec
3rd Place: Editorial
Staff Editorial

Madison Vander Well
1st Place: Feature Photo
Hick Chicks
2nd Place: General News Photo
Opening Night

Hannah Vollmar
2nd Place: Sports Photo
Force

St.

Ranier Worstell
1st Place: Columns
Tessellations

Southeast Polk HS

Margarita Diaz
Honorable Mention: General News Photo
Picasso Painter

Colton Heller

Honorable Mention: Illustrations
O-Bam-a!

Abby Huffman
1st Place: Feature Photo
He’s my gyro

Chris Jessen

1st Place: Columns
Out on a whim

Max Steininger
3rd Place: Feature Photo
One little girl
3rd Place: General News Photo

Barack says hello

Keaton Stoos
3rd Place: Editorial Cartooning
New building cartoon

Washington HS

Katie Gaughan
2nd Place: Columns

Katie Martins
3rd Place: Graphics
3/19/08
3rd Place: Layout and Design
Rubiks Cubers
Honorable Mention: Illustrations
Vistase el departamento de espanol

Andrew Schneider
Honorable Mention: General News
Photo

Jim Peterson gives blood

West HS

Jenna Broghamer
3rd Place: News Story
Clouds of controversy
Honorable Mention: News Story
To change?

Thomas Ewing
1st Place: Editorial
18 year old drinking age…

Matt Penney
Honorable Mention: Editorial
Teen pregnancy

Claire Perlman

Honorable Mention: Feature Story
Teenage depression

Daria Kieffer
1st Place: Graphics
4/18/08 & 5/21/08

Olivia Leacox

Honorable Mention: In-depth Reporting
Do AP courses make the grade?

Claire Perlman
1st Place: Personality Profile
Making sense through paper

Baylee Rees
3rd Place: Illustrations

Sweeps
3rd Place: Personality Profile
A day with ‘Mama Manders’

Jaime Rosenthal
3rd Place: News Story
Clouds of controversy

Kerri
Sorrell
Honorable Mention: Columns
One year later

Saranya Subramamian
3rd Place: News Story
Clouds of controversy

Kayla Trail
Honorable Mention: Layout and Design
Love Language

West Branch HS

Katie Donovan
2nd Place: Editorial Cartooning
Fruit haunted houses

Mention: Editorial Cartooning
Hey what’s wrong with you?

Haley Hopkins
Honorable Mention: News Story
Buzz about permit changes

Megan O’Neil
2nd Place: News Story

Student upset about retaking standard tests

Staff
2nd Place: Graphics
Issues 10 & 11

West Delaware HS

Kelly Boekenstedt
1st Place: News Story
Deleting classroom texting

Andy Curtis
1st Place: Sports Story
Crunched for time

Joanna Demkiewicz
3rd Place: General News Photo

Plasma table donation

Rebeka Hahn

3rd Place: News Story
Safe at school

Michelle Klein
3rd Place: Personality Profile
A teen other’s cautions

Sheila McCusker
Honorable Mention: In-depth Reporting
Dropout decisions

Staff

3rd Place: Sports Photo
Anchoring the team

Staff
Honorable Mention: Graphics
4/2008 & 5/2008

Staff
Honorable Mention: Sports Photo

Woodbine HS

Kim Leaders
3rd Place: Editorial
Woodbine Betterment

Danielle Peterson
3rd Place: Layout and Design
Homecoming Week

Cayde Sprecker
1st Place: Editorial
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