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Ward Melville Nabs Top Awards in National Journalism Competition

Melville only school in state to place in contest.

Ward Melville High School yearbook students earned 16 write-off placements in the Journalism Education Association Write-offs Competition at the National High School Journalism Convention. Pictured are the winners with yearbook adviser Cortney Weisma
Ward Melville High School yearbook students earned 16 write-off placements in the Journalism Education Association Write-offs Competition at the National High School Journalism Convention. Pictured are the winners with yearbook adviser Cortney Weisma

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

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