Knight Writers Win Honors at Nat’l Convention

Winners with Certificates of Merit

Daniel Thomas, Jacob Gathje, Alex Schrier, Brayden Whitaker, Mason Matukewicz

Washington DC-As a part of the National JEA/NSPA fall high school journalism convention, the journalism team participated in the student media contest along with 2126 other high school journalists from across the country.
Our team took home five awards including two superiors, which is the top honor.  There were only 144 students awarded superiors.  Students also attended workshops on various topics in scholastic journalism and had their publications critiqued.

The Award Winners

Alex Schrier ‘20-Superior in News Editing/Headlines
Jacob Gathje ‘20 – Superior in Sports Writing
Daniel Thomas ‘21 – Excellent in infographics
Brayden Whitaker ‘20 – Honorable Mention in YB Cover and Endsheets
Mason Matukewicz ‘20– Honorable Mention in News Writing