Seven Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) student publications have been named finalists for the Scholastic Crown Awards 2013, sponsored by Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA). Finalists will receive either a Gold or Silver Crown Award at CSPAâ€™s spring convention in New York City in March 2013.
Crown Award finalists in the High School Newspaper category are:
- The A-Blast, Annandale High School, Alan Weintraut, adviser.
- The Purple Tide, Chantilly High School, Brett Zinger, adviser.
- H2N, Hayfield Secondary School, Marge Craig, adviser.
- Crown Award finalists in the High School Yearbook category are:
- The Clan, McLean High School, Meaghan Percival, adviser.
- Paragon, Oakton High School, Lauren Luna, adviser.
- Techniques, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Erinn Harris, adviser.
Middle school yearbooks
Crown Award finalist in the Middle School Yearbook category is:
- Sentry, Robinson Secondary School, Pat Hinman, adviser.
A total of 1,344 print, digital, and hybrid publications, magazines and yearbooks published during the 2011-12 academic year were eligible to compete in the 2013 Crown Awards program.