CRIMSON NEWSMAGAZINE Student Journalism at Paso Robles HS crimsonnewsmagazine.org
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2017
Paso Robles High School’s Crimson Newsmagazine has been
named FIRST PLACE Best of Show WEBSITE and THIRD
PLACE Best of Show in TABLOID NEWSPAPER at the
Spring 2017 NSPA National High School Journalism Convention
Seventeen PRHS journalism students and teacher John Rucker
attended the Seattle event April 6-9, 2017, which offers
competitions, learning sessions, and vision-setting for the top
HS programs in the nation. Over 5000 students attend from
approximately 400 high schools across the U.S.
PRHS Journalism has placed 13 times at National Best of
Shows since 2009. Earlier this year, 22 PRHS students
attended the Fall National HS Journalism Convention in
Indianapolis, where it placed 7th in Website and 8th in Tabloid
Newspaper. The program has earned six consecutive NSPA All
Crimson newspaper issues: https://issuu.com/crimsonchronicle
Crimson posts links to stories regularly to its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Crimsonnewsmagazine
PRHS Seniors Sadie Mae Mace and Lauren Wassam and junior
Valeria Cisneros serve as co-editors in chief.
Teachers Jeff Mount and John Rucker advise Crimson
journalism across online, print, and video platforms in a
90-student multiple class convergence program aligned with
Careers in Technical Education.
The National Scholastic Press Association and the Journalism
Education Association are non-profit education organizations
striving to educate and recognize the work of student
journalists, improve the quality of student media, and foster
careers in the field.