LSNHS students win 22 awards at state journalism contest; Kim England named MIPA Missouri Journalism teacher of the Year

April 16, 2014 

Lee's Summit North High School yearbook students captured 22 awards in the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association competition, held this spring. The LSNHS Aurora yearbook won a superior award, and the Northern Exposure newspaper won a merit award at the contest.

In addition, yearbook advisor Kim England was named MIPA Missouri Journalism Teacher of the Year. She was nominated by Alyson Klint, Aurora yearbook editor in chief, and managing editor Bailey Hamilton. The process involved nomination by a student editor, recommendation letter from the principal, written interview and submission of the publication.

LSNHS winners included Courtney Conner and Seth Brown, broadcasting news story; Zoey Barnes, newspaper newswriting; Matt Hoover, newspaper newswriting; Alyson Klint, yearbook photojournalism organization coverage; Hanna Foster, yearbook photojournalism organization coverage; Rylee Bowen, yearbook photojournalism organization coverage; Nia Richardson, yearbook photojournalism sports action; Rylee Ferree, yearbook photojournalism academic photo; Holland Weber, yearbook photojournalism sports feature; Keegun Selley, yearbook photojournalism sports illustration; Alyson Klint and staff, yearbook overall theme concept; Holland Weber, yearbook academic design; Holland Weber, yearbook student life design; Bailey Hamilton, yearbook student life design; Hannah Gray and Keegun Selley, yearbook student life design; Nia Richardson, yearbook student life design; Hanna Foster, yearbook student life design; Brooklyn Hughes, yearbook sports design; Alyson Klint, yearbook sports design; Holland Weber, yearbook portrait page design; Bailey Hamilton, yearbook academic reporting; Holland Weber, yearbook academic reporting; Bailey Hamilton, yearbook student life reporting; Rylee Bowen, yearbook student life reporting; and Alyson Klint, yearbook sports reporting.

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