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Shakerite Wins Awards at NSPA Conference

Awards follow praise from journalism organizations

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Students and advisers move between workshops at the NSPA's fall conference in Boston. More than 5,000 high school student journalists attended the conference from across the country and world.

Students and advisers move between workshops at the NSPA’s fall conference in Boston. More than 5,000 high school student journalists attended the conference from across the country and world.

The Shakerite won two awards this weekend at the Journalism Education Association and National Scholastic Press Association‘s Fall Conference in Boston.

For the second year in a row, The Shakerite won a Best of Show award for Newspaper Tabloid, coming in seventh place among large schools nationally.

The Shakerite also earned fifth place nationally in the Publication Website Large School category. This is the first time in its history The Shakerite has placed in this category.

The awards come after three journalism organizations — Poynter, the Student Press Law Center and the Journalism Education Association — praised The Shakerite’s coverage of an alleged rape at the high school last month. Best of SNO, a site dedicated to highlighting content produced on School Newspapers Online websites has featured several stories posted in the newspaper’s ongoing coverage of this incident.

 

The entire staff is listed below.

Print Editor in Chief — Shane McKeon

Web Editor in Chief — Julia Scharfstein

Managing Editors — Marcia Brown and Allie Harris

Multimedia Managing Editor — David Shakno

Campus and City Editors — John Vodrey and Abby White

Opinion Editors — Hillary Lacks, Alexandra Harris and Ella Shlonsky

Spotlight Editors — Bridget Cook and Clara Medalie

Raider Zone Editors — Evan Dubail and Alex Smith

Enterprise Reporter — Hannah Heverling

Photographers — Will McKnight and Andrew Boyle

Graphic Designer — Josh Jacobs

Business Managers — Dominic Zagara, Carter Perry and Jonny Goldenberg

Adviser — Natalie Sekicky

Volunteer Legal Adviser — Emily Grannis

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Shakerite Wins Awards at NSPA Conference