Cy-Fair Students Win Press Women of Texas Awards

CFISD student journalists have been named winners in the Press Women of Texas Edith Fox King 2015 High School Journalism Contest. The winning entries in each of the categories have been forwarded to the national competition for judging.

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The following students from Cy-Fair, Jersey Village and Cypress Woods high schools earned first-, second- and third-place or honorable mention honors:

First Place

  •          Kelsey Hodges, Jersey Village, Feature Story – “Preventing Victims;”
  •          Natalie Berry, Cy-Fair, Columns or Blogs – “Frugal Fashionista;”
  •          Esmeralda Harvey, Cy-Fair, Graphics/Photo Illustration – “Under the microscope;”
  •         Julia Ryza and Natalie Berry, Cy-Fair, Single-Page Layout – “Page 6 Sports;”
  •         Gabby Gladney, Sandy Nguyen and Camilla Bottini, Jersey Village, Yearbook Layout – “Band;” and
  •         Christine Le, Jersey Village, Yearbook Photo – “Rushing past…”

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Second Place

  •         Julia Ryza, Cy-Fair, Editorial – “Under the Microscope;”
  •         Ryan Steppe, Cy-Fair, Opinion – “A Civil War;”
  •         Natalie Berry, Cy-Fair, Feature Story (tie) – “I Wanted More;”
  •         Cody Brown, Cy-Fair, Feature Story (tie) – “Spanish teacher begins movement …;”
  •         Joel Montfort, Jersey Village, Feature Story (tie) – “Pale Crow;”
  •         Harper Neitzey, Cy-Fair, Feature Story (tie) – “Legend Comes to an End;”
  •         Emmilyne Thomas, Jersey Village, Feature Story (tie) – “Flying Solo;”
  •         Damaris DeLeón, Jersey Village, Feature Photo – “PALS Take Challenge;”
  •         Crystal Hernandez, Jersey Village, Sports Photo – “Jumping High;”
  •         Natalie Berry, Cy-Fair, Single-Page Layout – “Powder Puff Photo Essay;”
  •         Natalie Berry, Cy-Fair, Double-Truck Layout – “When I Was 17;”
  •         Lesly DeLeón, Leslie Gonzalez and Anthony Ortiz, Jersey Village, Yearbook Layout – “Career & Technology;”
  •         Ashley Hoselton, Jersey Village, Yearbook Photo – “As Jeremy Gatts…;” and
  •        Christine Le, Jersey Village – Yearbook Copywriting – “A Falcon’s Battle.”

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Third Place

  •         Cody Brown, Cy-Fair, Opinion – “Spread More Cyberlove;”
  •         Kaylin Jones, Cy-Fair, Feature Story – “Missing the Moments;”
  •         Will Davis, Cy-Fair, Columns or Blogs – sports columns;
  •         Christine Le, Jersey Village, Feature Photo – “Fans Scream;”
  •         Emme Enojado, Cy-Fair, Single-Page Layout – “Mr. Cy-Fair;” and
  •         Christine Le, Fabi Rodriguez and Veronica Olivo, Jersey Village, Yearbook Layout – “Varsity Football.”0428 Press JVHS 2

Honorable Mention

  •        Julianna Perez, Jersey Village, Editorial – “I Pledge Allegiance;”
  •        Gillian Lane, Cy-Fair, News Story – “Theater students to perform;”
  •        Valerie Parker, Cy-Fair, Feature Story – “Miss Cypress;”
  •        James Manley, Cypress Woods, Feature Photo – “Stringing Along;”
  •        Joel Montfort, Jersey Village, Cartooning – “Pledge of Allegiance;”
  •        Harper Neitzey, Cy-Fair, Reviews – “Throwin’ it back;” and
  •        Emme Enojado, Cy-Fair, Graphics/Photo Illustration – “Preventing Victims.”