Pattonville Publications Staff Attend 2023 MIJA Journalism Day


Matthew Jacobi, Editor-in-Chief

Pattonville Publications staff visited The University of Missouri- Columbia on Wednesday, March 29 for the Missouri Inter-Scholastic Journalism Day. Staff participated in sessions about leadership, photography, news media, and more. Staff were also awarded multiple certificates in the following categories:

Matthew Jacobi: Best of Show for Online Breaking News, “Pattonville Community Shocked as More Shootings Continue to Take Place

Nathanael Damte: Honorable Mention for Photography Sports Feature/Reaction Photo, “Pattonville White Out Game”

Rebecca Simpkins: Superior for Newspaper Sports Reporting, “Girls Wrestling Fights Through with High Numbers

Abigail Evers: All Missouri for Newspaper Sports Reporting, “Freshman Jenna Ridings Sets Seven School Records

PattonvilleTODAY Staff: Superior in the Online Overall Category

Pirate Press Staff: Excellent in the Newspaper Overall Category

Peyton Gregory and PattonvilleTODAY Staff: Honorable Mention for Online Social Media Reporting

The following Publication Seniors were also named to the Missouri High School Journalism Honor Roll:
Paige Boyce
Matthew Jacobi
Christian Movick
Peyton Gregory
Rebecca Simpkins
Elise Banks