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The Pony Express student newspaper earns national and state recognition

The Pony Express student newspaper earns national and state recognition
The Pony Express student newspaper earns national and state recognition

Student journalists from Stillwater Area High School won numerous awards at the Minnesota High School Press Association’s (MHSPA) State Convention. The Pony Express newspaper was awarded International First Place from Quill and Scroll. Only 15 schools in the country earned the honor. This is the 18th time The Pony Express has won the award.

The newspaper was also recognized by the Journalism Educators of Minnesota as among the best, winning All State Gold in the newspaper and website category, as well as Best of Show 2nd place in print and Best of Show 5th place for website.

Stillwater students earned 10 individual MHSPA Gold Medallion Awards:

Newspaper story: 5th place, Lavender Schleder
Broadcast news: 4th place, Oren Hamilton, Cooper Howe, & Aiden Primeu
Broadcast feature: 3rd place, Jazzy Allison, Jade Alex, & Alex Reedy
Broadcast feature: 5th place, Jazzy Allison, Jade Alex, & Alex Reedy
Editorial cartoon: 1st place, Aubree Bigger
Editorial cartoon: 4th place, Aubree Bigger
Social media reporting: 3rd place, Oren Hamilton
Photojournalism news: 5th place, Maya Disher
Newspaper editorial:  3rd place, Sydney Rodd
Newspaper feature story: 5th place, Michael Fredericks


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