All regional journalism competitors qualify to state
(March 2, 2017)
All nine of the high school journalists who competed at regional journalism qualified to state. Of those students, Senior Abby Brockmann qualified in all four of her events; Senior Sami Fischer, Sophomore Addison Hamilton, and Sophomore Kennedy Kats qualified in three; Freshman Taylor Burkhardt and Sophomore Gracie Johnson qualified in two; and Senior Mackensie Haverkamp, Sophomore Tyler Blaylock and Junior Halie Bouton qualified in one event.
A special shout out to regional champions: Brockmann, first in headline writing; Fischer, first in sports photography; and Hamilton, first in academic photography.
The complete list is as follows:
Abby Brockmann - First in headline writing, second in news writing, third in copy editing, honorable mention in advertising
Sami Fischer - First in sports photography, honorable mention in yearbook copy writing and cutline writing
Addison Hamilton - First in academic photography, third in student life photography, honorable mention in theme development and graphics
Kennedy Kats - Third in sports writing, honorable mention in news writing and theme development and graphics
Mackensie Haverkamp - Honorable mention in cutline writing
Taylor Burkhardt - Second in yearbook sports writing, third in infographics
Tyler Blaylock - Honorable mention in advertising
Halie Bouton - Honorable mention in photo illustration
Gracie Johnson - Honorable mention in sports photography and student life photography