Class B Contest Results 2014

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Class B

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Academics Design Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1 Halie Doland, Quiana Hamm Newton High School Link The winning entry reflected the student’s understanding of contemporary design. The spread was well balanced and made great use of color.
2 Katie Canfield Pella Community High School Link Clean design, nice use of pgrahics, excellent use of layering.
3 Sarah Van Weelden Pella Community High School Link Strong headline design, attractive graphics, and nice use of color.
HM Morgan Ives grinnell High School Link

Academics Photo Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1 Alyssa Wehrle Fort Madison High School Link Very strong center of interest. Nicely composed. Tighter cropping would have made this an even stronger photo.
2 Shelby Kemper Fort Madison High School Link Great framing of the face by the flames. Better cropping needed. Girls in bakcground a distraction.
3 Morgan Ives Grinnell High School Link Good use of eyeline; good cropping.
HM Demi Cloyd Lewis Central High School Link

Academics Writing Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1 Bryce Bortscheller Pella Community High School Link Excellent personality feature. Good use of quotes and solid structure.
2 Caitlin Davis Davenport North High School Link Solid feature lead. Good use of quotes.
3 Sammy Boetger Pella Community High School Link Good use of quotes. Nice job with a variety of sources.
HM Elyse Parisee Pella Community High School Link

Advertising Design Class B

Place Students School name Link Place Category comment
1 Ana Munson Davenport North High School Link 1st Place Solid graphic design. Good use of color.
2 Anna Cunningham Grinnell High School Link 2nd Place Clean, nicely balanced. Good use of color.
3 Tori Swanson Pella Community High School Link 3rd Place Clean design, Good use of supplemental photos.
HM Gracie Alvarez, Kristen Ahrens Lewis Central High School Link Hon. Mention

Chronological Spread Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1 Sarah Peterson Pella Community High School Link Fun spread with lots of information.Nice balance and good use of graphics. Strong dominant photo.
2 Ashley Kirkland Pella Community High School Link Excellent graphic headline. I really like page 24, but the ghosted photo with overburned copy on page 25 took away from the spread.
3 Kayla Comried, Becca Hall Marion High School Link Nice use of complementary color. Solid design principles.
HM Megan Atkins Pella Community High School Link

Closing Spread Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1 Bryana Williams Davenport North High School Link Copy filled with specifics to this year and ties nicely to theme. Good use of color and graphics and nice job using the ladder theme photo.
2 Ashley Kirkland Pella Community High School Link Good use of color/graphics. Cutlines and copy tie nicely to theme. A spelling error and some past tense cutlines kept this entry from earning a higher rating.
3 Olivia Henderson Glenwood High School Link Copy ties nicely to theme. Only a few quotes dealt specifically with this year.
HM Shelby Kemper, Chloe Carter Fort Madison High School Plac

Environmental Portrait Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1 Gage Miskimen Marion High School Link Excellent composition. Great use of selective focusing.
2 Jessica Huebbe Davenport North High School Link Good composition. Nice job cropping. This was a fun photo.
3 Alex Coleman Marion High School Link Good composition and nice lighting.
HM Uriah Lekin Marion High School Link

Feature Photo Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1 Darian Franklin Davenport North High School Link Well-composed. Great job cropping. Photo does a great job capturing the competition.
2 Kayla Comried Marion High School Link Great job capturing the fun and expressions. Good lighting.
3 Kayla Comried Marion High School Link Poignant photo. No need to see faces in this instance, but it would help the composition to include the bench legs for stability.
HM Ashley Kirkland Pella Community High School Link

Feature Presentation Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1 Jessica Holterhaus Pella Community High School Link Striking design. Nice use of COBs. Good balance and great use of graphics.
2 Ashley Kirkland Pella Community High School Link Good use of color and strong graphics.
3 Sabrina Bortolotti, Reagan Gliwa Lewis Central High School Link Nice use of sidebars. Good balance. Strong sense of design.
HM Savannah Guyer, Taylor Lamm Marion High School Link

Feature Writing Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1 Claire Fleming Lewis Central High School Link Well developed story with sound writing principles. Quotes enhanced the reporting.
2 Kate Menner grinnell High School Link Great use of references to key events in the students’ school years. Minor errors in spelling and punctuation presented this story from scoring higherr.
3 Lydia Den Adel Pella Community High School Link Good use of multiple sources. Good quotes, sound structure.
HM Bryce Bortscheller Pella Community High School Link

Infographic Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1 Sammy Boetger Pella Community High School Link Excellent use of specifics! Visually appealing design nicely reflects the theme. Photos were chose to reflect the theme.
2 Kailyn Hackman Pella Community High School Link Eye catching and information. Good use of color. Good balance.
3 Shaya Paulsen Lewis Central High School Link Informative chart with clear explanation. Good use of COBs to personalize and illustrate the chart.
HM Jessica Holterhaus Pella Community High School Link

Opening Spread Class B

Photo graphics nicely reflect the theme. The bottom photos and cutlines depict specifics that tie to the theme.

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1 Ana Munson Davenport North High School Link Excellent use of specifics! Visually appealing design nicely reflects the theme. Photos were chose to reflect the theme.
2 Ashley Kirkland Pella Community High School Link Good use of specifics in copy. Theme is clear and is reflected in photos and copy.
3 Taylor Millis, Kylie McAllister Marion High School Link

Organization Performance Writing Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1 Storm Shearer Fort Madison High School Link Excellent use of quotes. Solid writing principles. Good use of specific information and events.
2 Lydia Den Adel Pella Community High School Link Good use of quotes. Good job getting lots of student names into the story. Solid writing principles displayed.
3 Emily Dux Pella Community High School Link Good reporting skills. Strong structure.
HM Katie Canfield Pella Community HIgh School Link

Organization Performance Design Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1 Madison Leach Davenport North High School Link Nice use of dominant element. Good balance. Good use of color.
2 Madison Leach Davenport North High School Link Good use of color. Nice sidebar. Strong balance.
3 Alyssa Hulsing grinnell High School Link Good use of color. Strong balance.
HM Kailyn Hackman Pella Community High School Link

Organization Performance Photo Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1 Andrew Schnitker Lewis Central High School Link Excellent lighting. Good use of depth of field. Nicely composed.
2 Staff Member Lewis Central High School Link Excellent lighting. Pleasing composition.
3 Kevin Truong Davenport North High School Link Good lighting. Good framing technique.
HM Jena Fritz Fort Madison High School Link

People Design Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1 Kristina Dorsett Davenport North High School Link Great action pictures bring strong interest to the design. Good balance.
2 Devin Arbogast Glenwood High School Link Good balance. Good use of sidebar. Nice choice of candids.
3 Katie Canfield Pella Community High School Link Nice sidebars. Good balance.
HM Hilary Brummel Pella Community High School Link

Photo Illustration Class B

Place Student School name Link Category comment
1 Alyssa Wehrle, Chloe Williams Fort Madison High School Link Excellent job posing/positioning COBs. Nice way to tie to the theme. Intricate photo editing work.
2 Savannah Guyer, Ashley Lappe, Kylie McAllister, Taylor Millis Marion High School Link Striking photo illustration. Painstaking detail. Reflect strong photo editing skills.
3 Jordan Koehler, Megan Brayman Lewis Central High School Link Choice photo selection for the illustration. Good tie-in to theme. Eye-catching.
HM Ashley Kirkland Pella Community High School Link

Reader Services Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1 Halle Van Vark, Elisabeth Jansen Pella Community High School Link Index includes photos of students representing the letters of the alphabet. Great job indexing advertisers, sports, and activities. Good use of color to distinguish indexed items. Index is attractive and reader-friendly.
2 Jay Katz Davenport North High School Linnk Very attractive and thorough colophon includes photos of staff members and all pertinent information. Good use of color.
3 Taylor Millis, Kylie McAllister Marion High School Link Cutlines provided for all pictures. Design reflects theme. Good use of complementary colors.
HM Ana Munson Davenport North igh Scool Link

Sports Action Photo Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1st Place Elisabeth Jansen Pella Community High School Link Great anticipation. Excellent sports action. Great focus and lighting. Strong composition.
2nd Place Andrew Schnitker Lewis Central High School Link Excellent sports action. Great anticipation. Better cropping needed.
3rd Place Devon Clark Davenport North High School Link Great action. Hands form strong leading lines. Better cropping needed.
Hon. Mention Anna Cunningham Grinnell High School Link

Sports Design Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1st Place Zach Martin Davenport North High School Link Strong balance. Excellent dominant photo. Solid use of design principles.
2nd Place Anna Cunningham, Jesse Kaul Grinnell High School Link Strong dominant. Nice use of sidebar. Wise use of COB.
3rd Place Kayla Comried Marion High School Link Excellent dominant photo. Good use of sidebar. Good balance.
Hon. Mention Morgan Ives grinnell High School Link

Student Life Design Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1st Place Sabrina Bortolotti, Reagan Gliwa Lewis Central High School Link Excellent sidebars. Beautiful use of color. Strong balance.
2nd Place Madison Leach Davenport North High School Link Excellent sidebar. Attractive Design. Strong dominant photo.
3rd Place Madison Leach Davenport North High School Link Excellent action photos. Nice sidebars. Good choice of dominant photo.
Hon. Mention Jeremy Gares Davenport North High School Link

Typography Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1 Lydia Den Adel Pella Community High School Link Great use of color typography. Headlines demonstrate understanding of the use of typography in contemporary design. Good use of subtle variety of text styles.
2 Breyana Williams Davenport North High School Link Typography is clean and attractive. Good use of color and reverse text.
3 Sabrina Bortolotti Lewis Central High School Link Nice font selection for the content of the design. Excellent use of color.
3 Reagan Gilwa, Sabrina Bortolotti Lewis Central High School >Link  
HM Madison Leach Davenport North High School Link

Cover Class B

Place Students School name Link Category comment
1 morgan Ives, kate Menner, Anna Cunningham, jesse Kaul Grinnell High School Link The varied percentage of black with the contrasting use of color creates a clean, contemporary design that is very elegant.
2 Logan Huffman Fort Madison High School Link The use of embossing on the shard edges ad the vibrant color popping through the cut-out creates a stunning visual.
3 Megan Brayman, Jordan Koehler Lewis Central High School Link Nice use of a cutout to make the theme pop out at the reader. The contrasting fonts work well.
HM Halle Van Vark, Elisabeth Jansen Pella Community High School Link

Theme Class B

Place Student School name Link Category comment
1 Ana Munson, Zach Martin Davenport North High School Link Nice job carrying the theme throughout the necessary pages. Excellent use of specific references on the opening and closing pages! Academic division pages also does a nice job relating specifics to this school and this year; the other division pages fall short.
2 Logan Huffman Fort Madison High School Link Good job with theme-related design on the division pages. Division copy consists of personal features. Too few specifics to this school year on most theme pages.
3 Olivia Henderson, Jasmine Albers, Madison Mead, Vivienne Yates, Gabi Poole, Jocelyn Liparoto Glenwood High School Link Design on opening, closing, and division pages tie directly to the theme. Great job using specific references to your school and this year on the winter division pages. Only minimal references to specific events on the other divisions.
HM Megan Brayman, Jordan Koehler Lewis Central High School Link
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