County Student Publications Take Honors At JEA-NSPA Convention

Four Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) student publications were named Best of Show winners and one publication captured a Pacemaker award at the Journalism Education Association-National Scholastic Press Association (JEA-NSPA) Spring National High School Journalism Convention held last weekend in Seattle.

Publications named Best of Show winners were:

The A-Blast, Annandale High School’s student newspaper, won an Online Pacemaker award (1,500 or greater enrollment). Elizabeth Wilson serves as the editor, and Alan Weintraut is the adviser.

NSPA Pacemaker Finalists included the Clan, McLean High School, and Cavalier, Woodson High School, Yearbook 289-352 pages; Sentry, Robinson Secondary School, Junior High-Middle School Yearbook; and Saxon Scope, Langley High School, Online, 1,500 or greater enrollment.