Students Win Numerous Awards in TAJE Clip Contest

Students from five CFISD high schools were named winners in the Texas Association of Journalism Educators (TAJE) 2012-2013 Clip Contest.

Students were honored in both the Newspaper and Yearbook categories. The Superior, Excellent and Honorable Mention winners from Jersey Village, Cypress Creek, Cy-Fair, Cypress Ridge and Cypress Woods high schools are as follows:

Yearbook Category

Jersey Village High School

Superior

  • Julie Wisnoski and Khoi Dao, Sports Design;
  • Carmen Resendez, Student Life Photo; and
  • Julie Wisnoski, Sports Feature Photo.

Excellent

  • Rebecca Moscoso and Ta’Mera Thomas, Organizations Design;
  • Khoi Dao, Organizations Photo;
  • Cameron Korenec, Sports Action Photo; and
  • Koriana Peterson, Sports Action Photo.

Honorable Mention

  • Lauren Ancell (2), Academics Copy and Academics Photo;
  • Nina Peña, Sports Copy;
  • Talice Melendez, Danny Romero, Nina Peña and Melissa Moreno, Student Life Design;
  • Maria Perales, Nina Peña, Melissa Moreno and Christin Ong, Sports Design;
  • Chastity Dao, Julie Wisnoski and Koriana Peterson, Sports Design;
  • Paolo Lacanlale, Khoi Dao, Monica Garcia and Julie Wisnoski, People Design;
  • Carmen Resendez, Student Life Photo; and
  • Peyton Smith, Academics Photo.

Cypress Creek High School

Superior

  • Joy Atkinson, Asia Collins and Megan McGrath (2), Yearbook Theme and Theme Copy;
  • Sami Hatcher, Organizations Copy;
  • Clara Cogswell, Academics Photo;
  • Lexie Baugh (2), Organizations Photo and Sports Action Photo;
  • Dairyn Salguero, Sports Action Photo; and
  • Gennesis Gonzalez (2), Sports Action Photo.

Excellent

  • Clara Cogswell, Academics Copy;
  • Emmaleigh Kercsmar (2), Academics Photo and Sports Action Photo; and
  • Dairyn Salguero, Sports Feature Photo.

Honorable Mention

  • Joy Atkinson, Scoreboard Design;
  • Lauren Mansfield (3), Student Life Copy, Academics Design and Organizations Photo;
  • Dairyn Salguero (2), Sports Copy and Organizations Photo;
  • Clara Cogswell (2), People Copy and Academics Design;
  • Joy Atkinson, Asia Collins and Megan McGrath (4), Yearbook Cover, Endsheets, Opening/Closing and Dividers;
  • Lexie Baugh and Dairyn Salguero, People Design;
  • Akilah Smith, Ad Design;
  • Amelia Tidwell, Sports Action Photo;
  • Zeli Selvera, Sports Action Photo; and
  • Lexie Baugh, Sports Feature Photo.

Cypress Ridge High School

Honorable Mention

  • Megan Maldonado (2), Yearbook Theme and Student Life Design;
  • Karla Muñoz (2), Academics Design and Organizations Design; and
  • Nicole Stange, Sports Design.

Cy-Fair High School

Excellent

  • Peter Scales, Student Life Copy.

Honorable Mention

  • Sarah East (2), Organizations Copy and Sports Copy; and
  • Nicie Flores, People Design.

Cypress Woods High School

Superior

  • Mandi Hawkins, Organizations Photo.

Excellent

  • Ashlei Payne, Sports Action Photo.

Honorable Mention

  • Ashlei Payne, Yearbook Theme.

 

Newspaper Category

Jersey Village High School

Superior

  • Juan Garcia, Feature Story;
  • Alexander Cruz, Feature Page Design;
  • Iveth Garcia (2), Feature Page Design and Feature Photo;
  • Semon Adams, Sports Page Design; and
  • Natalie Solano, Feature Photo.

Excellent

  • Evie Sweeten, News-Feature Story;
  • Natalie Berry, News-Feature Story; and
  • Christin Ong, Sports Action Photo.

Honorable Mention

  • Kelsey Hodges, Feature Story;
  • Evie Sweeten, In-Depth Package;
  • Vi Vo and Danny Romero, Photo Essay;
  • Nathan Nguyen, News Photo;
  • Monica Garcia, Sports Action Photo; and
  • Vivien Sanos, Sports Action Photo.

Cypress Creek High School

Superior

  • Samantha Casas and Victor Garibaldi, Nameplate;
  • Nicholas Mauldin (3), In-Depth News Story, In-Depth Package and Sports Column;
  • Samantha Casas and Ashe Matocha, In-Depth News Story; and
  • Eduardo Escalante, Original Artwork.

Excellent

  • Deanna Narveson, Feature Story;
  • Victor Garibaldi, Feature Story;
  • Samantha Casas (2), Editorial and General Column;
  • Staff, In-Depth Package;
  • Tyler Hooks, Entertainment Review;
  • Colin Morris and Kristin Russell, Entertainment Feature;
  • Eduardo Escalante and Samantha Casas, Page One Design;
  • Jenna Moreland, Feature Photo; and
  • Eduardo Escalante (2), Original Artwork.

Honorable Mention

  • Jessica Bott, Advertising;
  • Kristin Russell, News-Feature Story;
  • Colin Morris, Feature Story;
  • Victor Garibaldi, Jenna Moreland, Samantha Casas, Jessica Bott, Estefania Gamez and Eduardo Escalante, In-Depth Package;
  • Nicholas Mauldin (2), Sports Action Story;
  • Audrey Griffin, General Column;
  • Andrea Anderson (2), Entertainment Feature and Feature Photo;
  • Samantha Casas, Editorial Page Design; and
  • Jenna Moreland, Photo Essay.

Cypress Ridge High School

Superior

  • Cantara Ali, Nameplate.

Excellent

  • David Pham, Sports Action Story.

Honorable Mention

  • Katie Hedgpeth, Feature Story; and
  • Kristen Woods, Feature Story.

Cypress Woods High School

Superior

  • Nikki Carter (2), Nameplate and Editorial.

Excellent

  • Nahum Parada, Infographic;
  • Caitlyn Dewald, Feature Story; and
  • Emma Everett (2), Feature Story and Editorial.

Honorable Mention

  • Cassandra Cotton, Feature Story;
  • Alexis Starkey, Editorial;
  • Gabriela Martinez, Editorial;
  • Sarah Orr, General Column;
  • Madelynn Marlow (2), Entertainment Review and Feature Photo; and
  • Nikki Carter (2), Entertainment Review and Double-Truck Design.

Cy-Fair High School

Superior

  • Danae Dinderman, News Story;
  • Kestra Derise, Feature Story;
  • Darby Nevins, General Column; and
  • Sam Burdyl, Page One Design.

Excellent

  • Carly Wood, Feature Story;
  • Desirae Hoover, Feature Story;
  • Rebeccah Barger (3), Sports Feature Story;
  • Darby Nevins (2), General Column and Double-Truck Design and
  • Harper Neitzey (2), Excellent.

Honorable Mention

  • Sydney Hoffman, News Story;
  • Madison Fumic, General Column;
  • Natalie Berry, General Column;
  • Desirae Hoover, General Column;
  • Alex Edwards, Entertainment Review (2);
  • Carly Wood, Entertainment Review;
  • Rebeccah Barger, Sports Page Design;
  • Alex Edwards and Rebeccah Barger, Entertainment Page Design; and
  • Darby Nevins, Double Truck Design (2).