Journalism and Art Awards Presented

Posted on May 14, 2015 by


On 22 April 2015, there was an awards ceremony honoring those who excel in Journalism and Art. Mrs. Diane Chisdak, Artifact Magazine Adviser, gave the Artifact Editor’s Award. The Artifact Editor’s Award is given to the student(s) each year who, with their hard work and dedication, have made a major contribution to the creation of this year’s Artifact magazine.

Mr. Sean Gaston, Tiger TV Media Adviser, gave The Tiger Paw Award. The Tiger Paw Award is given to the student(s) who have consistently worked toward a successful Tiger TV. These students have made major contributions of time and talent toward the media and communications department.

Mr. Zachary S. Houp, Tiger Times Newspaper Adviser, gave the Tiger Times Recognition Award. This is given to the student(s) who have consistently worked toward the publication of the newspaper and the accompanying online news journal. These students pitched in and finished any tasks necessary for the publication of each issue.

Mrs. Sara Sanocki, Tiger Tale Yearbook Adviser, gave the Tiger Tale Yearbook Award and Recognitions are given to the staff members each year for the dedication and efforts they have contributed to the creation of the yearly publication.

The National Art Honor Society honors sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have maintained an 85% average in their art classes while also maintaining an 80% in their other classes. These students must also use Art to help perform a community service. Many of the students have earned this requirement by helping at the annual Art Event. This award was given by Mrs. Chisdak.

Lastly, the Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society for High School Journalists honors juniors and seniors who are in the top third of their class and have done exceptional work in some form of Journalism. These students are recommended by their adviser to the society for acceptance on a yearly basis. This award was presented by all four teachers.

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