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Ohio Scholastic Media Association

Individual award winners

A note about this page.  We did our best converting the PDF to JPEGs but sometimes the fonts change.  We are very sorry for this inconvenience.  Our goal is to show students what award winning journalism looks like.  If your story is missing it is most likely because we had a problem converting it. Please remember that this is a volunteer organization and there were almost 1300 individual entries.  This page was created as a learning tool to give students ideas to improve their work and also showcase what we do.

 

Superior award winners news writing

Excellent awards winner news writing

The decrease in STEM

Honorable mention award winners news writing

Superior award winners in-depth reporting (team)

Excellent award winners in-depth reporting (team)

Honorable mention award winners in-depth reporting (team)

Superior award winners in-depth reporting (individual)

Excellent award winners in-depth reporting (individual)

Honorable mention award winners in-depth reporting (individual)

 

Superior award winners news feature

Excellent award winners news feature

Honorable mention award winners news feature

Superior award winners general feature

Society’s Greatest Plague May Be Loneliness

Kent State University Introduces New Semester-Long Suicide Prevention Course

Winter Guard returns for another season

Board of Education welcomes three new members

Excellent award winners general feature

The High Court’s Affirmative Action Ban Will Transform College Admissions

Ohio Rejects 60% Threshold on Citizen-Led Initiatives

Strong as a King

District tackles mental health, academic stress with student choice initiative

15 students trained as peer mediators

Delaware reacts to Ohio Issue One vote

Revere Players present Mamma Mia!

Lawsuit looms over Amazon

The trip to citizenship

Honorable mention award winners general feature

Students struggle with bathroom closure

Lions Return Victorious from Buckeye State Camp

National Navy Day

Dino nuggets are facing extinction

Superior award winners columns

Excellent award winners columns

An Unseen World

Seeking Acceptance

Honorable mention columns

Superior award winners personality profile

From Aircraft to HVAC, Schimpf Can Do It All

Former Pediatric Instructor Lisa Bey Now Has New Kids to Worry About

Teaching and touchdowns in tandem

 

Excellent award winners personality profile

Cole Takes the Reins

Women Reporters are bringing hope to the future of journalism

Sophomore shows passion for music

Booth Awarded Paul Walker Award For Contributions to Basketball

‘Music saved my life’

Jake Cook tackles future opportunities

Honorable mention personality profile

Claire Emanuel encapsulates Double Blue spirit

Junior starts small business

Superior award winners first person narrative

No winners.

Excellent award winners first person narrative

Honorable mention first person narrative

“X” Marks the Spot: Why I Had to Fight for an ASD Screening

Christmas for two

A Week in Gihembe, Rwanda

Superior award winners alternative copy

Sky-high decision

Israel-Hamas war resource guide

Excellent award winners alternative copy

Meet the 2023 Homecoming Court

Hayes student athletes sign to continue their athletic and academic careers

The Delaware farmers’ market: Bringing attention to small businesses

Behind the Scenes – #AllN

Honorable mention alternative copy

It’s Time to FALL in love with the Outdoors: A guide to Enjoying Fall Colors in Northeast Ohio

Self-Maintenance vs. Self-Care: The Two Extremes

Issue decisions

Superior award winners infographic

Excellent award winners infographic

Music tames the savage beast

Seasonal Depression: What it is and how to deal with it

How to prep for the PSAT

Honorable mention infographic

Ohio Schools Face Fallout of Record Teacher Turnover

Just ‘kidding around’

Revere Golf Teams End Seasons

Board of Education welcomes three new members

CPS budget deficit under review

Fall sports summary

Superior award winners editorial

High School Athletics in Turmoil as Parents Disregard Rules and Sportsmanship

Excellent award winners editorial

Vote Yes on Issues 1 and 2

Honorable mention editorial

Jacket Journal Appeals for Recognition: Calls for Credit on Photos and Graphics Featured in the Mount Vernon News

Editorial: Our stance on the SAG-AFTRA and WGA strikes

Superior award winners commentary

Opinion: Compromise and understanding play a role in preventing gun violence

Excellent award winners commentary

Stop Calling It Bullying

Horror On A Whole New Level: Halloween Costumes for Women

Opinion: ‘Imperfections’ become something desired

Gun Violence: We Can’t Waste Time

Opinion: House Bill 8 Harms Youth

Opinion: The Republican party is failing to engage Gen-Z voters

Metacognition

Honorable mention commentary

To Prevent School Shootings, Reduce Access to Guns

Opinion: This could be a decade of persecution

Olentangy Schools blocks Quizlet

Stereotypes in action: Black women move for recognition

Superior award winners review

The Sweet Fix Treats Your Tongue and Your Soul

Looking Through a “Glass Onion”

How ‘Barbie’ subverts expectations

Excellent award winners review

New restaurant offers great food, unique experience

Honorable mention review

Barbie Was More Than Just Ken, And Her Movie Was A Ten

Best Friends Napoleon Review

Choose your bottle: battle of the thermals

Hozier’s long-awaited album ‘Unreal Unearth’ shares a bewitching outlook on love

Superior award winners sports coverage/news

Historic season

Wadsworth Boys Soccer Knock Out Wooster in Double-Overtime, Penalty Kick Win

 

Excellent award winners sports coverage/news

Girls Soccer Dominates Cornerstone Christian Academy

Bears rally in the revenge tour

Grizzlies Boys Basketball Opens Up The Season With a Win

Practice makes perfect

Can’t chant?

Honorable mention sports coverage/news

Girls Basketball Looks to Keep Momentum After Two Big Wins

Lion’s Basketball 4-0 in Dayton

From Pucks to Rings

Boys Soccer: Senior Night Success

Wrestling team relies on leadership to face challenges

Superior award winners sports feature

Excellent award winners sports feature

NCAA women’s basketball attracts a spotlight

Shattering stereotypes: Student athletes defy gender norms

Beyond the field

 

Honorable mention sports feature

Expectations High for Elwell After Impressive Freshman Season

Athletes Put in Grueling Hours of Training Before Winter Season Begins

Mindset and mental health in athletes

Rivalry continues with ‘Tangy

Senior competes at state championship meet

Perkins shoots for success, offers

Superior award winners sports opinion

Excellent award winners sports opinion

Honorable mention sports opinion

Coach leaves an unforgettable legacy

Opinion: The NBA media landscape needs change

Superior award winners editorial cartoon

Editorial Cartoon: American Gun Regulation

Excellent award winners editorial cartoon

Hayes administration responds to school’s overcrowding

Opinion: TikTok does more good than bad; people need to calm down

Go register to vote

Honorable mention editorial cartoon

Ohio Rejects 60% Threshold on Citizen-Led Initiatives

An Opportunity to Redefine Affirmative Action

Jacket Journal Appeals for Recognition: Calls for Credit on Photos and Graphics Featured in the Mount Vernon News

Superior award winners non-editorial art

Excellent award winners non-editorial art

Students upset over lack of snow day

Dino nuggets are facing extinction

Opinion: ‘Imperfections’ become something desired

Honorable mention non-editorial art

Storms Cause Power Outage and Aug. 25 School Closing

Antisemitic and Anti-Muslim Incidents Spike Dramatically Nationwide

“X” Marks the Spot: Why I Had to Fight for an ASD Screening

A Recap of Trump’s Indictments

Science teachers take on Artificial Intelligence in class

NHS serves community

Superior award winners ad design

Excellent award winners ad design

Honorable mention ad design

Superior award winners news photo

No winners.

Excellent award winners news photo

Choirs participate in annual fall concert

Stranges leaves Delaware, Reeder to take principal position

Honorable mention news photo

Can’t chant?

Superior award winners feature photo

No winners.

Excellent award winners feature photo

Israeli Culture Club Provides Safe Space for Jewish Students in Difficult Times

Powder puff game Prospect Hill vs. Lockport

Honorable mention feature photo

Stepping into a New Chapter: New Seventh-Graders Embark on a Journey to the Rootstown Campus

“Monopoly GO!” users find a place to socialize

Blast to the Past as Seniors Revisit Elementary Schools During Homecoming Week

Faithful Fridays of peace and prayer

Superior award winners sports photo

Excellent award winners sports photo

Honorable mention sports photo

Girls cross country team wins Division II district championship

Football holds off Marion Franklin’s late comeback

Superior award winners photo story

No winners.

Excellent award winners photo story

Senior Picnic — Did We See You?

Honorable mention photo story

Boys Soccer Wins 11 Straight

Journey for The Rail: A Photo Essay

Boys’ basketball wins big at home

Pacers steamroll past Worthington Kilbourne in heat of conference play

Superior award winners photo illustration

No winners.

Excellent award winners photo illustration

Honorable mention photo illustration

Superior award winners front page newspaper layout

No winners.

Excellent award winners front page newspaper layout

Honorable mention front page newspaper layout

Superior award winners front page newsmagazine layout

Excellent award winners front page newsmagazine layout

Honorable mention front page newsmagazine layout

Superior award winners newspaper feature layout

Excellent award winners newspaper feature layout

Honorable mention newspaper feature layout

Superior award winners newsmagazine feature layout

Excellent award winners newsmagazine feature layout

Honorable mention newsmagazine feature layout

Superior award winners editorial page layout

Excellent award winners editorial page layout

Honorable mention editorial page layout

Superior award winners newspaper sports page layout

Excellent award winners newspaper sports page layout

Honorable mention newspaper sports page layout

Superior award winners newsmagazine sports page layout

Excellent award winners newsmagazine sports page layout

Honorable mention newsmagazine sports page layout

Superior award winners newspaper package

Excellent award winners newspaper package

Honorable mention newspaper package

No winners.

 

Superior multimedia package

Music tames the savage beast

 

Excellent multimedia package

Patriot Press Presents Meet the Candidates School Board Panel

Mass shootings are on the rise

 

Honorable Mention multimedia package

Dungeons and Dragons

LuCha 露茶 is the place to go when it comes to boba

 

Web Interactivity or Graphic Elements Excellent

Just kidding around

 

Podcasts Superior

The Battlecry

 

Podcasts Excellent

Exploring the Impact of Diabetes on High School Students

Teen self love

 

Podcasts Honorable Mention

Girls Soccer

Talisman Talks 23-24 #9 – Rex Reeder

Social studies teacher shares passion for district history

Beloved band director 

 

Social Media Reporting Superior

Social Media Reporting Excellent

tangytodayohs

 

Social Media Reporting Honorable Mention

 

Social Media Promotion Superior

Social Media Promotion Excellent

Social Media Promotion Honorable Mention

https://www.instagram.com/reel/C17uTYyxZO0/?igsh=dXNrdHFsejQ1enhn

 

Superior On Air Talent

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_LI3_wEEm9_-3ASvgJKgWMsee52GswAX/view?usp=sharing

 

Excellent On Air Talent

https://theshscourier.com/7093/https-theshscourier-com-category-multimedia/sadd-hosts-dunk-tank-to-raise-money-for-breast-cancer-research/

https://theshscourier.com/7201/showcase/7201/

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VPBDv4lk4c2W0Uw-Bs1FdwEs14b6CTWX/view?usp=sharing

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VIl_vuBb-a4CPzqva3U0aRHW5yPEmOr5/view?usp=sharing

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1rufIG36Pj2AjOQ7aHtc5UERJAipfSpYn/view?usp=sharing

 

 

 

Honorable On Air Talent

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xoJTpOsC3rqtZAbj_17vlDW2ci4TIhi9/view?usp=sharing

 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1M1n-BpG5VhUBGQLtseBuGzguJnaNQKs3/view?usp=sharing

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xoJTpOsC3rqtZAbj_17vlDW2ci4TIhi9/view?usp=sharing

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1M1n-BpG5VhUBGQLtseBuGzguJnaNQKs3/view?usp=sharing

News Feature Superior

Society’s greatest plague

Kent State University Introduces New Semester-Long Suicide Prevention Course

Winter Guard returns

Board of Education welcomes three new members

News Feature Excellent

The High Court’s Affirmative Action Ban Will Transform College Admissions

Ohio Rejects 60% Threshold on Citizen-Led Initiatives

Strong as a king

District tackles mental health

Delaware reacts to Ohio Issue One vote

Fifteen students trained as peer mediators

Revere Players present Mamma Mia!

“The Addams Family” musical is coming to Solon High School

Lawsuit looms over Amazon

The trip to citizenship

News Feature Honorable Mention

https://drive.google.com/file/d/14sSFHOPavmqshnlg85SY8zhj81DmlB9v/view?usp=sharing

 

Broadcast News Honorable Mention

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1AZm9qWP5OAaXzkAt3prcReKk006lIILO/view

Broadcast Sports Superior

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DzS3_wsLJulH7efqK9tRbwMoGUGdn8KS/view?usp=sharing

 

 

Broadcast Sports Excellent

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Cg12SS0kOsYwKlQ7Uc7NIlWMLjJZdpqU/view?usp=sharing

Broadcast Sports Honorable Mention

 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1QTLxHvj00OzGjb9XdpANy7C27jurH-4H/view?usp=sharing

Broadcast Feature Superior

Broadcast Feature Excellent

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZzuwQ0__bhm1HFD5azpQAydht64qw73f/view?usp=sharing

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pR0Ks3eMdBTFp5YG21UmuArrvSBAvdzZ/view?usp=sharing

 

Broadcast Feature Honorable Mention

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yrpVcbMVoYjBqm0dVSzR5WB020kC8Wmb/view?usp=sharing

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1invAQSgGkF1sBTKlcZa0jfAKUiLl5tVW/view?usp=sharing

https://theshscourier.com/7362/feature/shs-celebrates-december-holidays/

https://theshscourier.com/7103/https-theshscourier-com-category-multimedia/solons-neon-themed-homecoming-this-saturday/

Short Documentary Superior

Short Documentary Honorable Mention

https://theshscourier.com/7163/https-theshscourier-com-category-multimedia/solon-marching-band-entertains-all-season-long/

Superior Yearbook Student Life

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pArxayAvOUusG2ec_ReNQ5j4v2Evw_btFzepuRGfrgM/edit?usp=sharing

Excellent Yearbook Student Life

Honorable Yearbook Student Life

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1AMoAWSQPI-ZW0v-iF5Bzb5V7uuh43M2H4HD6CSwx-0c/edit?usp=sharing

Superior Yearbook Student Life Spread

Excellent Yearbook Student Life Spread

Honorable Mention Yearbook Student Life Spread

Yearbook Sports Copy Superior

Yearbook Sports Copy Excellent

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YA81RY6xc9azK0hVy9685R5tjOn2mZ6i0-t95bVMQI8/edit?usp=sharing

Yearbook Sports Copy Honorable Mention

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JCJFqx3GUn_KMmYIoY5WvljoIY__LIvKOQPjAHZgnu8/edit?usp=sharing

Yearbook Sports Spread Superior

Yearbook Sports Spread Excellent

Yearbook Sports Spread Honorable Mention

Yearbook News Photo Superior

Yearbook News Photo Excellent

Yearbook News Photo Honorable Mention

Yearbook Feature Photo Superior

Yearbook Feature Photo Excellent

Yearbook Feature Photo Honorable Mention

General Feature Superior

https://theshscourier.com/7260/feature/a-look-into-the-english-language-support-class/

 

General Feature Excellent

General Feature Honor Mention

Yearbook Sports Photo Superior

Yearbook Sports Photo Excellent

Yearbook Sports Photo Honorable Mention

Overage in a Single Yearbook Spread Superior

Overage in a Single Yearbook Spread Excellent

Overage in a Single Yearbook Spread Honorable Mention

Yearbook Theme Superior

 

Yearbook Theme Excellent

Yearbook Theme Honorable Mention

Personality Profile Superior

https://theshscourier.com/6959/sports/shs-graduate-olivia-howell-won-the-1500-at-the-big-ten-outdoor-championship/

 

Personality Profile Excellent

https://theshscourier.com/7267/showcase/nicole-geiger-the-not-so-new-science-teacher-at-shs/

Personality Profile Honorable Mention

 

First Person Narrative Excellent

First Person Narrative Honorable Mention

Alternative Copy Superior

Israel-Hamas war resource guide

Sky-high decision

Alternative Copy Excellent

Hayes student athletes sign to continue their athletic and academic careers

Meet the 2023 Homecoming Court

The Delaware farmers’ market: Bringing attention to small businesses

Behind the Scenes – #AllN

Alternative Copy Honorable Mention

https://sites.google.com/foresthills.edu/raptorreport/arts-entertainment/student-discounts

It’s Time to FALL in love with the Outdoors: A guide to Enjoying Fall Colors in Northeast Ohio

Self-Maintenance vs. Self-Care: The Two Extremes

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ENQz5a75YEMxR9odwD_geKxxBnbL_hcs/view?usp=drive_link

https://theshscourier.com/7295/uncategorized/clubs-to-join-for-second-semester/

Infographic Superior

Infographic Excellent

https://sites.google.com/foresthills.edu/raptorreport/news-features/new-teacher-feature-23-24?authuser=0

Music tames the savage beast

Seasonal Depression: What it is and how to deal with it

How to prep for the PSAT

Infographic Honorable Mention

Just ‘kidding around’

Ohio Schools Face Fallout of Record Teacher Turnover

 

Revere Golf Teams End Seasons

Board of Education welcomes three new members

CPS budget deficit under review

Fall sports summary

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