2018 News Team of the Year Finalists


The 2018 Spring Journalism Contest saw an incredible group of entries from schools across the state.

A total of 21 schools competed for News Team of the Year across all three class sizes of schools — Class A, Class B, Class C. For each class, the top five scores from each class are listed below as News Team of the Year Finalists.

Point values were determined by adding up scores from news entries that earned First Place, Second Place, Third Place, or Honorable Mention in their respective division and category.

Class AMount Vernon HSThe Mustang Moon128
Class AHudson HSThe Pirate Press128
Class AAtlantic HSNeedle52
Class AWest Delaware HSInklings42
Class AChariton HSCharger Ink25
Class BCedar Falls HSThe Tiger Hi-Line198
Class BPleasant Valley HSSpartan Shield55
Class BGeorge Washington HSThe Surveyor50
Class BDes Moines North HSThe Oracle29
Class BAbraham Lincoln HSEchoes7
Class CIowa City West HSWest Side Story185
Class CIowa City City HSThe Little Hawk158
Class CJohnston HSBlack and White36
Class CDes Moines East HSEast Scroll17
Class CDavenport North HSThe Wildcat Word5
Class CDavenport West HSBeak 'n' Eye5
Class CKennedy HSTorch5