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Top Journalism Students Make NSPA National Honor Roll
Posted 05/02/2017 03:38PM
Students from all four district high schools were recently named to the National Scholastic Press Association's National Journalism Honor Roll. To earn a spot, students have a 3.5 GPA or higher,do exceptional work on their publication and have been on staff for more than two years.
 
North Kansas City High School The Buzz newsmagazine
  • Senior Paula Reyes
North Kansas City High School The Purgold yearbook
  • Senior Mariah Thompson
  • Junior Brittney Sweet
Oak Park High School The Northmen's Log newsmagazine
  • Junior Dakota Ake
  • Sophomore Mina Buchholz
Oak Park High School Cambia yearbook
  • Junior Sarah Horseman
  • Junior XoeAnne Zuber
Oak Park High School The AXE broadcast
  • Senior Allee Armitage
  • Senior Alexavier Brown
  • Senior Maddi Caton
  • Senior Gabe DeLaFuente
  • Senior Brett Felten
  • Junior Hullale Khizirpour
Staley High School STTV broadcast
  • Senior Adam Freese
  • Senior Cindy Ngo
  • Senior Andrew Simms
Winnetonka High School Griffin Rites newsmagazine
  • Senior Rachel Adamson
  • Senior Alyssa Magrone
  • Senior Kaitlyn Minet
Students named to the honor roll will be recognized by NSPA, and their names printed in the Best of the High School Press annual book. In addition, seniors had the opportunity to compete for a $1,000 scholarship, if they planned to major in journalism. Winners for those scholarships will be announced in May.

In other Journalism news, the Journalism Education Association awarded North Kansas City High School journalism teacher Paul Aubrey his national Certified Journalism Educator, CJE credential. This national
certification in journalism reflects Aubrey's dedication to his education and to improving himself for the benefit of his students.
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