Student Journalists Win TAJE Clip Contest Awards

Cypress, TX (March 12, 2016) Students from three CFISD high schools were named winners in the Texas Association of Journalism Educators (TAJE) 2015-2016 Clip Contest.

Students were honored in the Newspaper, Online Newspaper, and Yearbook categories. The Superior, Excellent, and Honorable Mention winners from CFISD are as follows:

Newspaper

Cypress Creek High School

Superior

  • Carlos Medina, Infographic Presentation.

Honorable Mention

  • Jimmy Pacheco, Sports Feature.

“CFISD journalism students are incredibly talented. Their pursuit to tell the stories within their building—whether through words or photos—is admirable,” said Samantha Berry, Cypress Creek publications adviser. “I’m so happy to see these students honored along with other outstanding student journalists across the state.”

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Cy Creek’s Carlos Medina’s Infographic Presentation

Cypress Woods High School

Honorable Mention

  • William Schuerman, Sports Feature;
  • Laura Barbe, Original Artwork;
  • Kauriana Kendall, News Magazine Cover Design;
  • Kyle Ranglebon, Feature Page Design; and
  • Emiley Smith, Sports Page Design.

Jersey Village High School

Excellent                                

  • Christine Le, Sports Action Photo.

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Jersey Village HS’s Christine Le’s Sports Action Photo

Honorable Mention

  • Jessica Sweeten, Feature Photo; and
  • Emmilyne Thomas, Feature Story.

Online Newspaper

Cypress Creek High School

Honorable Mention

  • Jimmy Pacheco, Sports Game Story.

Cypress Woods High School

Honorable Mention

  • Kauriana Kendall, Personal Column.

Yearbook

Cypress Creek High School

Honorable Mention

  • Grace Grantham, Academics Spread; and
  • Abby Akard, Organizations Spread.

Cypress Woods High School

Honorable Mention

  • Julia Held, Headline;
  • Gracie McIntosh, Organizations Spread; and
  • Julie Ann Micetich, Sports Feature Photo.

Jersey Village High School

Excellent

  • Lesly DeLeon (2), Academics Copy and Sports Feature Photo;
  • Gabriela Gladney, Organization Copy; and
  • Kassandra Perez, Sports Action Photo.

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Jersey Village HS’s Gabriela Gladney’s Organization copy and Kassandra Perez’s Sports Action Photo

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Jersey Village HS’s Lesly De León’s Sports Feature Photo and Academics Copy

Honorable Mention

  • Christine Le, Sports Copy; and
  • Lesly DeLeon (2), Academics Photo and Academics Copy.

“We are very proud of the fine work that the students at Jersey Village High School are producing in their school publications,” said Margie Comstock, Jersey Village publications adviser and journalism teacher. “They work continually to produce excellent stories, photography and designs.”

Visit http://www.taje.org/1508/news/clips-contest-results/ for complete results.

Courtesy of the District