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SHS Student Newspaper Awarded BEST Newspaper at YSU Press Day
Posted on May 17, 2017
Posted by: Struther High School
Congratulations to Struthers High School’s newspaper, The Student Prints, for winning Best Newspaper at Youngstown State University's Annual Press Day on May 15th!
Approximately 35 SHS students, along with teacher Stephanie Muntean, attended Press Day. They attended sessions given by communications professionals, local reporters and photographers, as well as YSU President Jim Tressel. During their sessions, students learned about yearbook design, photography, storytelling, journalism and leadership. This year, Stan Boney, journalist and evening anchor for WKBN-27 First News, delivered the keynote address at the awards ceremony.The following Struthers High School students received awards in the following categories:
- Derek Gage placed 1st for his Personality Profile
- Paul Nakley placed 2nd for his Personality Profile
- Tim McIntee placed 2nd for his Sports News Article
- Madison King placed 2nd for her Review
- Jay Levonyak placed 2nd for his Sports Feature Article and 3rd for his Opinion Article
- Katelynn Genhart placed 3rd for her News Article
- The Students Prints: awarded Best Newspaper
Press Day at Youngstown State University is designed to help high school students in the tri-county area improve their journalism skills on school newspaper, broadcasts and yearbooks and improve how they interact with their community.