Journalism students honored for work

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IMG_5238The Sponsors of School Publications held its annual conference on March 11 at Webster University. Students participated in two breakout sessions and attended the keynote presentation with Mary Beth Tinker of the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker vs. Des Moines. At the conference, numerous staff members were honored for their work. In the overall publication critiques, the Pirate Press newspaper, the ECHO yearbook and were all recognized.


Sponsors of School Publications (SSP) of Greater St. Louis – March 11, 2013

Honorable Mention

Pirate Press, Overall Newspaper

Tim Vleisides, Sports News

Leroy Taylor, Sports News

Brady Bell, Sports News



Eric Bateman, Editorial Cartoon

Joey Schneider, Sports News

Joey Schneider, Front Page Design

ECHO, Overall Yearbook


Superior, Overall Online Publication



Missouri Interscholastic Press Association held its annual conference of April 10 at the University of Missouri – Columbia. Students attended two breakout sessions and an awards ceremony while on campus. Staff members were recognized for their individual work and overall publications.


Missouri Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) – April 10, 2013

Merit Award –

Joey Schneider, Single Page Design, December front page

Joey Schneider, Phillip Scherer, Single Page Design, Politics at Pattonville

Erin Leventhal, Feature Story, Daily life of a custodian

Erin Leventhal, Joey Schneider, Jessica Vargas, Center Page Spread Design, Homecoming


Excellent Award

Brady Bell, Tim Vleisides, Sports Writing, Pirates get their “Game On”

Bionca Maldonado, Katie Bahr, Cartoon/Art/Infographic, A field guide of surviving freshman year

Sierra Peerman, Jessica Vargas, Sports Writing, Varsity Drill Team wins top honors at Lindbergh Invitational

Phillip Scherer, Leroy Taylor, Sports Writing, Basketball swishes into new season

Joey Schneider, Editorial, December staff editorial

Jessica Vargas, News Story, Bomb threat forces evacuation, Overall Online Publication


Superior Award

Eric Bateman, Cartoon/Art/Infographic, December editorial cartoon

Jessica Boxx, Erin Hubbartt, Academic Reporting, Art/G-Wing

Erin Leventhal, Feature Story, Stepping up from teachers to assistant principals

Sierra Peerman, Regular Column, Peerman’s View

Joey Schneider, Tom Sarsfield, In-depth Article, Moodlin’ around with the MacBook Airs

ECHO, Overall Yearbook

Pirate Press, Overall Newspaper


Show-Me Award

Rachael Newberry, Student Life Design, Battle of the classes

Sean Zoll, Tabarak al-Gebory, Student Life Design, Duck! Dive! Dip! Dodge!