2014-2015 Grady Publications Awards Summary

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2014-2015 Journalism Awards

STAFF AWARDS

Grady News Now

2015 Georgia Scholastic Press Association All-Georgia Award (best in state)

2015 GSPA General Excellence Award (best in state among small schools)

2015 GSPA superior rating

 Nexus magazine

2015 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Crown Award (among top 19 CSPA high school magazines)

2015 GSPA excellent rating

2014 CSPA Gold Circle First Place Award (general-interest magazine design)

2014 CSPA Gold Circle Certificate of Merit Award (multiple-page special interest magazine design)

The Southerner

2014 George H. Gallup Award (among top 25 Quill and Scroll newspapers in nation)

2014 National Scholastic Press Association Pacemaker Award (among top 40 NSPA scholastic newspapers in nation)

2015 CSPA Gold Crown Award (among top 14 CSPA print/website hybrid publications in nation)

The three awards above are the top three national awards for scholastic publications. It is the first time that The Southerner has captured all three in one school year.

2015 GSPA All-Georgia Award (best newspaper in state)

2015 GSPA General Excellence Award (best newspaper in state among small schools)

2015 GSPA General Excellence Award (best website in state among small schools)

2015 Southern Interscholastic Press Association All-Southern rating (newspaper)

2015 Southern Interscholastic Press Association Superior rating (website)

2015 SIPA Writing Contest Third Place Award (staff editorials)

2015 GSPA superior rating (newspaper)

2015 GSPA superior rating (website)

2014 CSPA Gold Circle Second Place Award (caption writing)

2014 CSPA Gold Circle Certificate of Merit Award (overall typography)

 

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

SENIORS

Grady News Now

Dale, Angelique (GSPA All-Georgia Award, broadcast feature package)

Eppinger, Marquise (GSPA All-Georgia Award, broadcast production)

Lord, Sydney (GSPA All-Georgia Award, broadcast feature package; GSPA Superior Award, broadcast feature package)

Nexus

Bray, Colin (CSPA Gold Circle First Place Award, sports page design portfolio; NSPA Honor Roll)

Martin, Hannah (Quill and Scroll International Writing and Photo Contest Gold Key winner, opinion columns; Quill and Scroll International Writing and Photo Contest Gold Key winner, photo illustration)

Reynolds, Ali (NSPA Honor Roll)

Webster, Faye (YouthRadio commentary on WABE-FM)

The Southerner

Braxton, Anna (Grady Honors Night Love of Journalism Award; CSPA Digital Gold Circle Certificate of Merit Award, in-depth news/feature story; GSPA Superior Award, house editorials; NSPA Honor Roll)

Dean, Emily (NSPA Honor Roll)

Guensler, Carter (GSPA All-Georgia Award, photo illustration; NSPA Honor Roll)

Hammond, Ike (NSPA Honor Roll)

Kish, Griffin (CSPA Digital Gold Circle Certificate of Merit Award, sports commentary; NSPA Honor Roll)

Kleber, Brandon (CSPA Digital Gold Circle Second Place Award, sports news story; Ball State Journalism Monthly Journalism Contest for May 2014, Best Sports Story; GSPA Superior Award, op-ed column; NSPA Honor Roll)

Lombardo, Lucia (Grady Honors Night Love of Journalism Award; NSPA Honor Roll)

Longo, Ludovica (GSPA Superior Award, feature profile)

Merritt, Katherine (GSPA Superior Award, feature profile)

Morris, Mary Claire (2015 Georgia Champion Journalist; Quill and Scroll International Writing and Photography Photo Contest Gold Key winner, in-depth individual reporting; Quill and Scroll International Writing and Photography Contest Gold Key winner, news writing; CSPA Gold Circle Certificate of Merit Award, news writing; SIPA Writing Contest Second Place Award, news story; GSPA Superior Award, in-depth news story (2); GSPA Superior Award, information graphic; NSPA Honor Roll; published in NSPA Best of the High School Press, Volume 20)

Rabb, Max (NSPA Honor Roll)

Rogan, Jenni (Grady Honors Night Love of Journalism Award; GSPA Superior Award, column writing; NSPA Honor Roll)

Simonds-Malamud, Ben (Ball State Journalism Monthly Journalism Contest for May 2014, Best Op/Ed Story; CSPA Digital Gold Circle Certificate of Merit Award, on-campus personal opinion; SIPA Writing Contest First Place Award, feature story; GSPA All-Georgia Award, information graphic; GSPA Superior Award, double truck layout/design; NSPA Honor Roll)

Steckl, Jennifer (YouthRadio commentary on WABE-FM; CSPA Digital Gold Circle First Place Award, photo illustration; Ball State Journalism Monthly Journalism Contest for May 2014, Best Multimedia Story; SIPA Writing Contest Third Place Award, feature story; GSPA All-Georgia Award, photo illustration; GSPA Superior Award, feature story; GSPA Superior Award, news photograph; published in NSPA Best of the High School Press, Volume 20;  NSPA Honor Roll)

Stockdale, Margo (CSPA Gold Circle First Place Award, entertainment review; CSPA Gold Circle Certificate of Merit Award, first-person experience column; CSPA Digital Gold Circle Certificate of Merit Award, in-depth news/feature story; SIPA Writing Contest Second Place Award, entertainment/feature column; GSPA All-Georgia Award, photo illustration; GSPA Superior Award, news story; GSPA Superior Award, caption writing; NSPA Honor Roll)

Veira, Madeline (GSPA All-Georgia Award, news photograph; GSPA Superior Award, editorial cartoon; NSPA Honor Roll)

 

JUNIORS

Nexus magazine

Fahey, Lillian (GSPA Superior Award, illustration)

Kakinuma, Uzuki (Quill and Scroll International Writing and Photography Contest Gold Key winner, review columns; GSPA Superior Award, feature photograph; GSPA Superior Award, photo essay)

Mathews, Emma (Grady Honors Night Love of Journalism Award; YouthRadio commentary on WABE-FM; GSPA Superior Award, critical review; NSPA Honor Roll)

Williams, Camille (GSPA Superior Award, critical review)

 The Southerner

Blum, Reilly (CSPA Digital Gold Circle Second Place Award, general feature story; SIPA Writing Contest Third Place Award, sports story; YouthRadio commentary on WABE-FM; NSPA Honor Roll)

Chapman, Will (NSPA Honor Roll)

Durham, Sophie (GSPA Superior Award, sports news story; NSPA Honor Roll)

Fleming, Carson (GSPA Superior Award, sports feature story)

Griffith, Gracie (SIPA Writing Contest Third Place Award, sports story; GSPA Superior Award, feature story; GSPA Superior Award, sports column; NSPA Honor Roll)

Hasson, Keegan (SIPA Writing Contest Third Place Award, feature story; GSPA Superior Award, feature story; GSPA Superior Award, opposing viewpoints column; GSPA Superior Award, critical review; GSPA Superior Award, news photograph; NSPA Honor Roll)

Hawkins, Grace (NSPA Honor Roll)

Hendler, Eli (GSPA Superior Award, in-depth news story; GSPA Superior Award, information graphic; NSPA Honor Roll)

Kish, Bailey (NSPA Honor Roll)

Lansing, John (NSPA Honor Roll)

Li, Noah (NSPA Honor Roll)

Newton, Conrad (GSPA All-Georgia Award, sports column; NSPA Honor Roll)

Olson, Isabel (GSPA Superior Award, editorial cartoon; NSPA Honor Roll)

Pollock, Brett (NSPA Honor Roll)

Poznyak, Anna (YouthRadio commentary on WABE-FM)

Prendergast, Chloe (NSPA Honor Roll)

Rafferty, Max (GSPA Superior Award, opposing viewpoints column; NSPA Honor Roll)

Russell, Anders (NSPA Honor Roll)

Russell, Graham (NSPA Honor Roll)

Scollard, Kelly (GSPA Superior Award, sports feature story)

Slovensky, John (GSPA Superior Award, sports feature NSPA Honor Roll)

Taft, Will (2015 GSPA Junior Champion Journalist runner up; CSPA Digital Gold Circle Certificate of Merit Award, news story; GSPA Superior Award, news story; NSPA Honor Roll)

Weatherby, Kate (GSPA Superior Award, op-ed column; NSPA Honor Roll)

Wilco, Harrison (CSPA Digital Gold Circle Certificate of Merit Award, news story; GSPA Superior Award, news story; NSPA Honor Roll)

Wolfe, Sydney (NSPA Honor Roll)

Wood, Matt (NSPA Honor Roll)

 

SOPHOMORES

The Southerner

Capelouto, Carolyn (GSPA All-Georgia Award, opposing viewpoints column)

Grady, Ben (GSPA Superior Award, feature profile)

Kleber, Chase (GSPA All-Georgia Award, opposing viewpoints column)

Krasinki, Allie (GSPA Superior Award, opposing viewpoints column)

Mullig, Clarissa (GSPA Superior Award, feature profile; GSPA Superior Award, feature photograph)

White, Anna (GSPA Superior Award, opposing viewpoints column)

 

ALUMS

Nexus magazine

Farrisee, Declan (CSPA Gold Circle First Place Award, information graphic design; SIPA Writing Contest Second Place Award, review story)

Hazell, Mallory (SIPA Writing Contest First Place Award, sports column; CSPA Gold Circle Certificate of Merit Award, entertainment review)

Moy, James (Design published in Best of Newspaper Page One and Cover Designs section of 19th volume of the annual NSPA publication, Best of the High School Press)

 

The Southerner

Bolton, Ryan (Ball State Journalism Monthly Journalism Contest for May 2014, Best Feature Story)

Capelouto, J.D. (CSPA Gold Circle Second Place Award, page-one design portfolio of work; SIPA Writing Contest Third Place Award, news feature story; published in NSPA Best of the High School Press, Volume 20)

Condolora, Mary (Ball State Journalism Monthly Journalism Contest for May 2014, Best Op/Ed Story)

Kinnane, Archie (Ball State Journalism Monthly Journalism Contest for May 2014, Best News Story)

Switzer, Ryan (SIPA Writing Contest Second Place Award, personality feature story)

Mansbach, Eli (Ball State Journalism Monthly Journalism Contest for May 2014, Best Infograph Design)

Marks, Ansley (Ball State Journalism Monthly Journalism Contest for May 2014, Best Spread Design; CSPA Gold Circle Certificate of Merit Award, photo illustration; published in NSPA Best of the High School Press, Volume 20)

Martin, Rebecca (Ball State Journalism Monthly Journalism Contest for May 2014, Best Spread Design; CSPA Gold Circle Certificate of Merit Award, photo illustration; published in NSPA Best of the High School Press, Volume 20)

Mulholland, Quinn (NSPA Multimedia Story of the Year; CSPA Digital Gold Circle First Place Award, interactive graphic; SIPA Writing Contest Third Place Award, news story)

Shadwell, Carson (Design published in Best of Newspaper Infographics section of 19th volume of the annual NSPA publication, Best of the High School Press)

Volkert, Olivia (CSPA Gold Circle Third Place Award, sports news story; CSPA Digital Gold Circle Certificate of Merit Award, sports news story; SIPA Writing Contest First Place Award, sports story; GSPA All-Georgia Award, sports news story)

Weinstock, Josh (CSPA Gold Circle Third Place Award, sports news story; CSPA Digital Gold Circle First Place Award, on-campus personal opinion; CSPA Digital Gold Circle Certificate of Merit Award, sports commentary; CSPA Digital Gold Circle Certificate of Merit Award, sports news story; CSPA Digital Gold Circle Certificate of Merit Award, information graphic; SIPA Writing Contest First Place Award, entertainment/feature column; SIPA Writing Contest First Place Award, sports story; Ball State Journalism Monthly Journalism Contest for May 2014, Best News Story; GSPA All-Georgia Award, sports news story)

 

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