Out of more than 2,000 entries submitted nationally, Ward Melville high school yearbook students earned 16 write-off placements at the Journalism Education Association Write-Offs Competition.
They were the only school in the state to place in the contest.
The Write-offs, a competition hosted by the Journalism Education Association at its fall and spring high school journalism conventions offer a number of categories for student to compete including journalism writing, graphic design to photography and broadcast. Only one student per school can sign up for each category.
Here is the list of award-winning students:
Erynn Hughes – Superior: Sports YB Copy/Captions
Mairead Moloney – Superior: Academics YB Copy/Captions
Anthony Muscarella – Superior: YB Theme Design
Marin Vatske – Superior: Logo Design
Jimmie Costello – Excellent: First Year Photo
Haley Gillan – Excellent: Newsmagazine Design
Danielle Grinberg – Excellent: Student Life YB Copy/Captions
Kyra Hughes – Excellent: Advertising Design
Trevor Munch – Excellent: Photo Portfolio
Amanda Spaccarelli – Excellent: Infographic Design
Hannah Yen – Excellent: Feature Writing
Emma Gaedje – Honorable Mention: Photo Portrait