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Two Member Schools named Online Pacemaker Finalists

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in JEA News, Kansas/Missouri News | 0 comments

Two Member Schools named Online Pacemaker Finalists

Two JEMKC Member schools were named Online Pacemaker Finalists today by the National Scholastic Press Association.Winners will be announced at the Spring National Convention in Los Angeles on April 16.

Congratulations to our two member school finalists:

Mill Valley News Online
Mill Valley High School, Shawnee, Kansas

The Harbinger Online
Shawnee Mission East High School, Prairie Village, Kansas

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Four JEMKC Members Named 2015 Yearbook Pacemaker Finalists

Posted by on Feb 10, 2016 in JEA News, Kansas/Missouri News | 0 comments

Four JEMKC Members Named 2015 Yearbook Pacemaker Finalists

Four yearbooks from JEMKC Member schools were named finalists for the 2015 Yearbook Pacemaker by the National Scholastic Press Association. The winners will be announced at the Spring National Convention in LA on April 16.

Finalists:

Indian
Shawnee Mission North
Overland Park, KS

Le Flambeau
Notre Dame de Sion
Kansas City, MO

Hauberk
Shawnee Mission East
Prairie Village, KS

Lair
Shawnee Mission Northwest
Shawnee, KS

Congratulations to the finalists!

 

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Results from Orlando Convention

Posted by on Dec 14, 2015 in JEA News, Kansas/Missouri News | 0 comments

Results from Orlando Convention

Congratulations to the many JEMKC member schools who took home Pacemaker, Of the Year and Best in Show awards at the Orlando JEA/NSPA Convention Nov. 12-15.

Newspaper Pacemaker Winners

Northwest Passage, Shawnee Mission Northwest
Quarterly, Rockhurst
JagWire, Mill Valley
Harbinger, Shawnee Mission East

Newspaper Pacemaker Finalists

Express, Blue Valley Northwest
Dart, St. Teresa’s Academy

Broadcast Pacemaker Finalists

South Side Scoop, Park Hill South

Best of Show

Newspaper Special Edition
6. Staley
9. Shawnee Mission Northwest
10. Liberty North

Newsmagazine
3. Mill Valley
4. Notre Dame de Sion

Small Publication Website
5. Notre Dame de Sion
7. Mill Valley

Large Publication Website
6. Blue Valley Northwest
7. Shawnee Mission East

Broadcast
7. Husky Headlines

Newspaper Tabloid
2. Shawnee Mission East
4. Mill Valley

Yearbook 0-232 Pages
1. Notre Dame de Sion

Yearbook 289-336 Pages
2. Shawnee Mission North

Yearbook 337+ Pages
2. Shawnee Mission Northwest
3. Shawnee Mission East

BEST OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Story of the Year
Feature
4. Julia Poe, SME

Multimedia Story of the Year
Feature
HM. Shawnee Mission East

Broadcast Story of the Year
Feature
HM. Brittany Coffeey, Park Hill South
HM. Connor Hills, Park Hill South

Sports
HM. Kaleb Murray, Oak Park
HM. Isaac Knopf, Liberty

Photo of the Year
News
1. Ashley Oades, Blue Valley West
2. Claire Hessenflow, Shawnee Mission East
HM. Kyra Haas, Lawrence

Feature
1. Alisha Forsythe, Blue Valley Northwest
HM. Kelsie Sweegas, Shawnee Mission North

Sports Reaction
HM. Maddie Coole, Blue Valley

Sports Action
2. Abigail Piero, Blue Valley

Cartoon of the Year
HM. Madison Graves, Blue Valley Northwest

Design of the Year
Infographic
Shawnee Mission Northwest

Illustration
Shawnee Mission Northwest

 

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KC Students Finalists for 14 NSPA Individual Awards

Posted by on Sep 10, 2015 in JEA News, Kansas/Missouri News | 0 comments

KC Students Finalists for 14 NSPA Individual Awards

Students from JEMKC schools have been named finalists for 14 NSPA Individual Awards. These finalists were announced Wednesday, Sept. 9, and winners will be announced at the Fall National Convention in Orlando, Fla. in November. Congratulations to the following students (and their advisers):

DESIGN OF THE YEAR FINALISTS

INFOGRAPHIC

Paden Chesney
The Northwest Passage, Shawnee Mission Northwest HS, Shawnee, Kan.

ILLUSTRATION

Mitch Feyerherm
The Northwest Passage, Shawnee Mission Northwest HS, Shawnee, Kan.

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PHOTO OF THE YEAR FINALISTS

NEWS PICTURE

Ashley Oades
Illumination, Blue Valley West HS, Overland Park, Kan.

Claire Hessenflow
Hauberk, Shawnee Mission East HS, Prairie Village, Kan.

Kyra Haas
Free Press, Free State HS, Lawrence, Kan.

FEATURE PICTURE

Alisha Forsythe
The Spotlight, Blue Valley West HS, Overland Park, Kan

Kelsie Sneegas
Indian, Shawnee Mission North HS, Overland Park, Kan.

SPORTS ACTION

Abigail Piero
Reflections, Blue Valley HS, Stilwell, Kan.

SPORTS REACTION

Maddie Coole
Reflections, Blue Valley HS, Stilwell, Kan.

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MULTIMEDIA STORY OF THE YEAR FINALISTS

MULTIMEDIA FEATURE

Sophie Tulp, James Wooldridge, Daniel Rinner
The Harbinger, Shawnee Mission East HS, Prairie Village, Kan.
Middle of the Map Fest

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STORY OF THE YEAR FINALISTS

FEATURE STORY

Julia Poe
A New Rhythm
The Harbinger
Shawnee Mission East HS, Prairie Village, Kansas

SPORTS STORY

Sophie Tulp
In a heartbeat
The Harbinger
Shawnee Mission East HS, Prairie Village, Kansas

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CARTOON OF THE YEAR

EDITORIAL CARTOON

Madison Graves
The Express, Blue Valley Northwest HS, Overland Park, Kan.

COMIC PANEL/STRIP

Alex Ralston
Epic, Shawnee Mission West HS, Overland Park, Kan.

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Six KC Publications Named Newspaper Pacemaker Finalists

Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in JEA News, Kansas/Missouri News | 0 comments

Six KC Publications Named Newspaper Pacemaker Finalists

Six publications from Kansas City area high schools were named 2015 Newspaper Pacemaker Finalists today by NSPA. Congratulations to the following schools/editors/advisers:

NEWSMAGAZINE

The Express, Blue Valley Northwest HS, Overland Park, Kan.
Sarah Hirsch, editor
Jim McCrossen, adviser

The Northwest Passage, Shawnee Mission Northwest HS, Shawnee, Kan.
Grace Amundson, editor
Susan Massy, adviser

The Quarterly, Rockhurst HS, Kansas City, Mo.
Zachary Klamann, Michael Mayer, Ryan Cotter, editors
Mike Dierks/Daniel Hrdlicka, advisers

Dart, St. Teresa’s Academy, Kansas City, Mo.
Libby Hyde, Siobhan Miller, Emma Willibey, editors
Brad Lewis, adviser

TABLOID 16 or FEWER PAGES

JagWire, Mill Valley HS, Shawnee, Kan.
Kat White, Tori Aerni, editors
Kathy Hill Habiger, adviser

TABLOID 17 or MORE PAGES

The Harbinger, Shawnee Mission East HS, Prairie Village, Kan.
Sophie Tulp, Morgan Krakow, editors
C. Dow Tate, adviser

See all the finalists from across the country here

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Gardner-Edgerton Adviser Receives National JEA Scholarship

Posted by on Aug 26, 2015 in JEA News, Kansas/Missouri News | 0 comments

Gardner-Edgerton Adviser Receives National JEA Scholarship

JEMKC Exec Board Member at Large Lindsey Ross, adviser at Gardner-Edgerton High School, was announced today as one of four national recipients of the Future Teacher Scholarship, to be used toward her current work on her Master’s degree.

Read the whole story on the JEA website here

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