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Hofstra University/Long Island Press 2016 High School Journalism Awards Winners & Photos

first_img [Show slideshow] 12345► PHOTO GALLERYAll Photos By Jonathan Heislercenter_img Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Hundreds of high school journalism students and their advisors, friends, parents and family members packed Hofstra University’s John Cranford Adams Playhouse May 23 for the 2016 Hofstra University / Long Island Press High School Journalism Awards Program gala, cheering and applauding fellow classmates as they received honors spanning dozens of categories.In its ninth year, the annual high school journalism awards competition and presentation celebration recognizes outstanding journalistic work from students across Nassau and Suffolk counties in print, online, and video, and encompasses reporting and writing, design, illustration, art, and photography.CLICK HERE TO VIEW WINNERS LIST AND PICTURES FROM THE 2016 HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY / LONG ISLAND PRESS HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM AWARDS GALA AT HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY!Entrants vied for honors across more than 100 categories, spanning: Community Service, Arts Feature, Best Column, Best Education Story, Best Environmental Story, Best Fashion Feature, Food Commentary, Government Story, Best Headline, Best In-Depth Reporting, Best Investigative Story, News Story, Opinion Piece, School Coverage, Sports, Storytelling, Technology, Travel, Cartoon, Layout, Design, Illustration, Photography, and Magazine, among many others. Special awards are also presented for Story of the Year, Student Journalist of the Year, Advisor of the Year and Newspaper of the Year.Once again, the annual contest and awards show set new records, with more than 2,000 submissions from more than two dozen high schools throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties. Its judges, all Long Island Press and Morey Publishing staffers, were likewise once again enormously impressed by the sheer quality of students’ work and their advisors’ dedication to the craft.“This year’s competition was unprecedented in its scope and quality of submissions,” Morey Publishing/Long Island Press Editor in Chief Christopher Twarowski wrote in a message to students within an awards booklet distributed at the event. “Journalism gives you the license to ask anyone, at any time, the questions that no one else will or dares to ask.”“Long Island is fortunate to have a tradition of great high schools, and we at Hofstra are happy that we can see many graduates of those schools here in their college years,” wrote dean of Hofstra University’s Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, Evan Cornog, Ph.D, in his message to students contained within the booklet. “We enjoy working with our friends at the Long Island Press and are proud that Hofstra is hosting the event to honor the winning students and their teachers and faculty advisors.”Morey Publishing/Long Island Press Associate Publisher Beverly Fortune got the night started with a heartfelt introduction that was both moving and motivational, followed by impassioned opening remarks from Press Publisher Jed Morey and an equally powerful keynote address by Cornog, which emphasized the important role that exceptional journalism plays in our society.A seemingly never-ending procession of high schoolers eagerly ventured across the venue’s stage to accept awards throughout the event’s two-hour duration, excitedly posing for professional photographs with classmates and advisors before returning to their seats.Award-winning journalist, broadcaster, Society of Professional Journalists Press Club of Long Island Board Member, and longtime Long Island Press High School Awards Program Coordinator David North once again did a memorable job as emcee—enthusiastically announcing the dozens of winners with grace and professionalism, while also jazzing things up with funny quips, amusing anecdotes, and his natural charm. Of course, his unforgettable ear-to-ear smile was on full display yet again, as well.The popular program and its joyous awards night is made possible by the extraordinary support of chief sponsor Hofstra University and its renowned Lawrence Herbert School of Communication—and Fortune presented Cornog and North special awards at the closing of the ceremony to recognize their dedication and commitment to making the program so outstanding, year after year.Long Island Press Managing Editor Timothy Bolger, Press Staff/Education Reporter Jaime Franchi, Press Multimedia Reporter Rashed Mian, Press Senior Editor Spencer Rumsey, New York Financial Press Financial Editor Anthony Orbanic, Morey Publishing Inbound Marketing Coordinator Marisa Giannico, Creative Director Jon Sasala, New Media Director Michael Conforti, and Graphic Designers Jeff Main and Jon Chim all took turns at the podium to introduce and congratulate the talented, award-winning high schoolers.Chim once again wowed the crowd with moving words, as did veteran presenter Franchi and first-timer Main.“A good education informs,” explained Franchi while announcing the winners of the Best Education categories. “A great education inspires [students] to never stop learning, never stop dreaming, never close their hearts or minds to new concepts, ideas and beliefs.”“By striving for excellence in their exceptional journalism on these critical topics and issues, these high schoolers have demonstrated a comprehension of Mother Nature that far surpasses their years,” proclaimed Main during his presentation of the Best Environmental Story.Several honors possessed special significance for those in attendance: the Aura Diaz / First Person Award, named after the 16-year old mother from Brentwood, who along with her daughter Natalie, was murdered in 2015; the Andrea Rebello Community Service Award, its 21-year-old namesake a Hofstra student who lost her life in 2013; and the Robert W. Greene Investigative / Enterprise Journalism Award, which honors the memory of legendary, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Bob Greene, who taught at Hofstra University and was instrumental in the founding of its communication and journalism programs.“As Greene once told a colleague, the First Amendment wasn’t created to ‘publish apple pie recipes,’” Twarowski declared while presenting the latter. “It exists to ensure a healthy and free press, to protect those who seek to print the truth, hold people and corporations accountable, and to foster journalism that has an impact and strives to change things for the better.”HERE’S THE COMPLETE LIST OF2016 HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY / LONG ISLAND PRESS HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM AWARDS WINNERS:(CLICK HERE TO JUMP TO PHOTOS)REPORTING AND WRITING AWARDSNEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR1. Bay Shore High School, Maroon Echo 2. New Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot 3. Massapequa High School, The ChiefHonorable Mention. East Islip High School, The Broadcaster & Half Hollow Hills High School West, The RoundupSTUDENT JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR1. Kennedy RoseBellport High School, The Clipper2. Kaylie FelsbergBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo3. Gianna BarberiaHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The RoundupHonorable Mention. Vishruth GirishNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The ChariotSTORY OF THE YEAR1. Kennedy Rose & Abigail VeitchBellport High School, The Clipper“Taking Swigs Of Sewage;” “Water Tests Ordered At HS;” “BHS Water Deemed Fine”2. Lilly MilmanHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“If You See Something, Say Something”3. Abir Petiwala & Yahya SheikhNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Faith Under Fire”Honorable Mention. Brook LewitasSyosset High School, The Pulse“Life As A Transgender Student”2016 Hofstra University / Long Island Press High School Journalism Awards Advisors of the Year award recipients: (L-R, Honorable Mention to First Place) East Islip High School’s Joan Dlouhy, Massapequa High School’s Elyn Coyle, Bay Shore High School’s Walt Fishon, and New Hyde Park Memorial High School’s Mike Stencel!ADVISOR OF THE YEAR1. Mike StencelNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot2. Walt FishonBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo3. Elyn CoyleMassapequa High School, The ChiefHonorable Mention. Joan Dlouhy & Jim ConnellEast Islip High School, The BroadcasterANDREA REBELLO COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD1. Afra SeemabBellport High School, The Clipper“Helping Others Starts With You”2. Steven MolinaBellport High School, The Clipper“Making A Difference In The World, One Child AT A Time”3. Danielle AnzeloneMassapequa High School, The Chief“Aerify 3.6: For A Better, Cleaner Earth”ARTS FEATURE1. Saumya SharmaNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Bad Blood Between Taylor And Nicki”2. Sarah WangSyosset High School, The Pulse“’Master Of None’ Brilliantly Discusses Social Issues In A Digitalized Society”3. Camryn GarrettBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Hollywood Trans-Forming”ARTS REVIEW – THEATER1. Lauren PellerHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“The Ten Dollar Founding Father Without A Father”2. Gia TimsBellport High School, The Clipper“Remarkable Broadway Performance”3. Brooke LewitasSyosset High School, The Pulse“ACT’s ‘Dogface’”ARTS REVIEW – ART1. Sarah WangSyosset High School, The Pulse“Color The Temple”ARTS REVIEW – VIDEO GAMES1. Rob FlaksJericho High School, The JerEcho“Top 5 Video Games Of 2015”2. Gregory KothesakisNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“’Fallout’ Out This Fall”3. Dawn BauerSmithtown High School East, The Matador“Life Is Strange: A Storm Is Coming”ARTS REVIEW – BOOK REVIEW1. Meghan HayfieldSmithtown High School East, The Matador“A Memoir That Will Bring You To The Desert And Back”2. Sarah HillmanEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Perks Of Being A Wallflower”3. Nicole HumpfEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Will Grayson, Will Grayson”ARTS REVIEW – LOCAL MUSIC1. Elaine ChenLynbrook High School, Horizon“LHS Senior Is ‘Drifting’ From The Norm”2. Noelia VazquezEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Alumni Play With Vitality And Makes It In The Music Industry”3. Christian Cang CuestaEast Meadow High School, The Jet Gazette“EMHS Student Honors Beethoven”ARTS REVIEW: NATIONAL MUSIC1. Noelia VazquezEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Ziggy’s Star(dust) Extinguished”2. Kristen LennonNorth Shore High School, Viking View“Adele Said Hello And The World Answered”3. Elma ThorarinssonNorth Shore High School, Viking View“How Important Is Image?”ARTS REVIEW – LIVE PERFORMANCE1. Rachel PenzerHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“Carly Rae Jepsen: Gimme Love Tour Concert Review”2. Abigail VeitchBellport High School, The Clipper“Decemberists Are Too Portland To Handle”3. Nia TuckerBellport High School, The Clipper“A Concert Experience, Cut Short”ARTS REVIEW – ALBUM1. Elma ThorarinssonNorth Shore High School, Viking View“The BADLANDS Are Not So Bad”2. Abha JapiNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Sheppard’s New Album Is The Bomb”3. Neeva ShafiianJericho High School, The JerEcho“The Weeknd Smashes With ‘Beauty Behind The Madness’”ARTS REVIEW – FILM1. Nicholas LaskoNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Star Wars: The Force Awakens”2. Shaheer IlyasNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“‘Left For Dead’ Comes To Life On Screen”3. Jackie AngeloMassapequa High School, The Chief“Pitch Perfect 2: The Barden Bellas Are Back But Blunder”ARTS REVIEW — TV1. Cooper PardoBellport High School, The Clipper“’Daredevil’ Review”2. Lucas MartinelliBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“New ‘Muppets’ Lacks Old Flair”3. Kaylie FelsbergBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“’Fuller House’ Is Full Of Garbage”ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT1. Caroline BakNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“’Making A Murderer’ Or Making A Lie?”2. Courtney NigroEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“’Fuller House’”3. Sarah WangSyosset High School, The Pulse“’Master Of None’ Brilliantly Discusses Social Issues In A Digitalized Society”AURA DIAZ AWARD / FIRST PERSON1. Jen ConversoEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Yes, I Have An Eating Disorder”2. Camila Cabrera SalazarEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Home Away From Home”3. Ronnie SchweitzerCalhoun High School, Hoofbeats“A Life-Changing Experience”BUSINESS1. George ToskosNorth Shore High School, Viking View“’Banking’ On Greece”2. Nicole RosenthalHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“It’s All Funds And Games”3. Nicole RosenthalHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“The Love Machine”COLUMN – SCHOOL1. Juhi ThomasSyosset High School, The Pulse“The Social Design HuB”2. Cassandra O’ConnorBellport High School, The Clipper“Freshman Declassified Survival Guide”3. Emma CaseyBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Helmets Or Hell, No!”COLUMN – GENERAL1. Afra SeemabBellport High School, The Clipper“Helping Others Starts With You”2. Anna TobinCommack High School, The Courant“All Grown Up?”3. Meg TohillEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Revisiting The Relatives ’Round The Holidays”DEADLINE / BREAKING NEWS1. Kennedy RoseBellport High School, The Clipper“Senior Pranks Gone Too Far”2. Gina VelizBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Temperature Drops In Parts Of Building After Boiler Malfunctions”3. Gianna BarberiaHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“Love Is Legalized”EDITORIAL1. Gianna BarberiaHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“Enough Is Enough”2. Kaitlyn LuceyMassapequa High School, The Chief“Barbie To Become More Diverse And Body Positive”3. Mahalia MathelierEast Meadow High School, The Jet Gazette“Highway To Hell”EDITORIAL – NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL1. Kaitlyn LuceyMassapequa High School, The Chief“Does Political Correctness Protect Or Antagonize?”2. Meg TohillEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“An Apple (Inc.) A Day Takes Our Safety Away”3. Emma BoskovskiBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Time To Give Common Core The Heave-Ho, Mr. Cuomo”EDITORIAL – GENERAL1. Vishruth GirishNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Casting Off Krishna – The Hindu Atheist Dilemma”2. Gregory KothesakisNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Alexander The Not-So-Great: Why Greeks Don’t Deserve Their Crisis”3. Emma BoskovskiBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Time To Give Common Core The Heave-Ho, Mr. Cuomo”EDITORIAL – ENVIRONMENTAL1. Zoe MalinNorth Shore High School, Viking View“Putting Our Paws Down On Dissections”2. Gabrielle FarbNorth Shore High School, Viking View“Not As Cute, But Just As Good?”3. Aliyha GillEast Meadow High School, The Jet Gazette“You Won’t ‘Sea’ Me At Seaworld”EDUCATION – NATIONAL ISSUES1. Kaitlyn LuceyMassapequa High School, The Chief“Changes To AP United States History Course Raises Questions”2. Gibran BoyceHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“From ABCs to A2+B2=C2: When Academic Pressure Comes To Kindergarten”3. Alec IsraeliCold Spring Harbor Jr./Sr. High School, The Harbor View“High Pressure, High Profits: The Pressure Of Standardized Testing”EDUCATION – LOCAL ISSUES1. Samantha BlascoMassapequa High School, The Chief“District Considers Reconfiguration Of Middle School In 2017”2. Julia AlbaneseNorth Shore High School, Viking View“Change Is Good”3. Tara O’DonovanBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby… Just Not In School”ENTERTAINMENT & LIFESTYLE1. Tim KeuchlerMassapequa High School, The Chief“#FreeKesha: Explaining The Social Media Phenomenon”2. Charlotte De MartiniNorth Shore High School, Viking View“Post At Your Own Risk”3. Aliyha GillEast Meadow High School, The Jet Gazette“AP: Actively Preparing”ENVIRONMENTAL STORY1. Jen ConversoEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Looking Into The History Of The Universe With Gravitational Waves”2. Carolyn BerghornLynbrook High School, Horizon“Is Global Warming Affecting The Severity Of Storms?”3. Gabrielle FarbNorth Shore High School, Viking View“Not As Cute, But Just As Good?”FASHION FEATURE1. Rachel LeinerCalhoun High School, Hoofbeats“Inspiration From The Past”2. Ayesha HussainLynbrook High School, Horizon“Facts On Fashion Week”3. Emily GlennonEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Picture Perfect For Prom”FEATURE – GENERAL1. Sephora Saint-ArmandSewanhaka High School, The Chieftain“Haitian Migration”2. Shafaq KhanSewanhaka High School, The Chieftain“#PrayForHumanity”3. Sharon AhmedBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“The Lowdown On Hookups: Has Romance Become Passe?”FEATURE – LOCAL1. Courtney NigroEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“It’s A Colorful Life”2. Noelia VazquezEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Community Churches Lend A Helping Hand”3. Rachel HirschheimerJericho High School, The JerEcho“Making Homework Optional”FOOD – COMMENTARY1. Zoe MalinNorth Shore High School, Viking View“To Go Or Not To Go: Gluten Free Eating For All”2. Jordan WilliamsNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Serving Up Change”3. Isabella AlessandriniNorth Shore High School, The Viking View“But First, Let Me Get A Coffee”FOOD – RESTAURANT REVIEW1. Rachel RosensteinHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“Run To Roast; It’s A Rare Find”2. Chloe CitronJericho High School, The JerEcho“The Jericho Community Welcomes Blaze”3. Ryan FirstJericho High School, The JerEcho“Jericho’s New Late Night Hot Spot”FORMAT BUSTER1. Katie Burke & The Broadcaster StaffEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Paris”2. Nelson GomezMassapequa High School, The Chief“Senior Directory”3. Katie BurkeEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“The Stars In Our Faculty”FIRST AMENDMENT/FREEDOM OF SPEECH AWARD1. Gianna BarberiaHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“Shamed For Shorts: Double Standards And Everyday Sexism In Schools”2. Gianna BarberiaHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“One Is Too Many: The Big Picture Tainted By A Minority Brush”3. Alexandra Doulos & Danielle AnzeloneMassapequa High School, The Chief“Boys Rule And Girls Drool In MHS Locker Rooms”GOVERNMENT – NATIONAL1. Liam HigginsMassapequa High School, The Chief“Is The Electoral College Still Effective In Today’s Society?”2. Nelson GomezMassapequa High School, The Chief“New York Testing Procedures Face Increased Public Scrutiny”3. Shafaq KhanSewanhaka High School, The Chieftain“’Time’ To Put An End To Islamophobia”GOVERNMENT – NATIONAL1. Liam HigginsMassapequa High School, The Chief“Is The Electoral College Still Effective In Today’s Society?”2. Nelson GomezMassapequa High School, The Chief“New York Testing Procedures Face Increased Public Scrutiny”3. Shafaq KhanSewanhaka High School, The Chieftain“’Time’ To Put An End To Islamophobia”HEADLINE – ENTERTAINMENT1. Abigail VeitchBellport High School, The Clipper“Decemberists Are Too Portland To Handle”2. Katherine ElliotCommack High School, The Courant“Ice Ice Baby: Food Review”3. Katherine ElliotCommack High School, The Courant“The Mockingbird Sings No More: RIP Harper Lee”HEADLINE – EDITORIAL 1. Nicole NunezBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Wrestling With Their Weight”2. Gregory KothesakisNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Casting Off Krishna – The Hindu Atheist Dilemma”3. Tara O’DonovanBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby… Just Not In School”HEADLINE – NEWS1. Gregory KothesakisNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Casino Plans Are Anything But Floral”2. Lauren PellerHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“’Orange’ You Glad It’s Apple Season?”3. Alexa GrillHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“Go Green, Eat Clean!”HEADLINE – FEATURE 1. Fiona KiernanNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“DNA Velcro Creates A Sticky Moral Situation”2. Abigail VeitchBellport High School, The Clipper“Gun-Shot Wounds And Jaw Surgeries”3. Megan KonfinoCommack High School, The Courant“Drifting Dynamics”HUMOR1. Kennedy RoseBellport High School, The Clipper“To My Dearest Brookhaven Town Landfill”2. Gianna BarberiaHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“Helicopter Landing Pad Built For Parents”3. Stephanie ZelenetzNorth Shore High School, Viking View“How To Survive”IN-DEPTH REPORTING1. Kennedy Rose & Abigail VeitchBellport High School, The Clipper“Taking Swigs Of Sewage;” “Water Tests Ordered At HS;” “BHS Water Deemed Fine”2. Nelson GomezMassapequa High School, The Chief“New York Testing Procedures Face Increased Public Scrutiny”3. Zack Abrams & James OldhamCommack High School, The Courant“Zika: The International Crisis”INFORMATIONAL FEATURE1. Kaitlyn LuceyMassapequa High School, The Chief“Changes To AP United States History Course Raises Questions”2. Nicholas CristofariNorth Shore High School, Viking View“SATs, ACTs; What’s The Difference?”3. Kaitlyn LuceyMassapequa High School, The Chief“Summer Renovations Kick Off At Long Island State Parks”ROBERT W. GREENE INVESTIGATIVE/ENTERPRISE JOURNALISM AWARD1. Kennedy Rose & Abigail VeitchBellport High School, The Clipper“Taking Swigs Of Sewage;” “Water Tests Ordered At HS;” “BHS Water Deemed Fine”2. Lilly MilmanHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“If You See Something, Say Something”3. Alexandra Doulos & Danielle AnzeloneMassapequa High School, The Chief“Boys Rule And Girls Drool In MHS Locker Rooms”MEDIA COLUMN1. Camryn GarrettBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“TV Needs An Expiration Date”2. Elle RiegerNorth Shore High School, Viking View“Trendy TV”3. Noelia VazquezEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Selfies? Or Self Absorbed”NEWS STORY1. Kaitlyn LuceyMassapequa High School, The Chief“Changes To AP United States History Course Raises Questions”2. Tali ZingmanLynbrook High School, Horizon“LHS Teachers Stand Up To Common Core”3. Jordan WilliamsNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Serving Up Change”OPINION – GENERAL1. Gibran BoyceHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“Girls In STEM: When You Criticize Them, They Do Not Cry!”2. Gregory KothesakisNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“UNimportant – 10 Reasons Why The United Nations Should Be Abolished”3. Sonam DelhiwalaNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Amusement Park Or Abusement Park?”OPINION PIECE – NATIONAL1. Gibran BoyceHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“The Power Of An Image: A Raft, A Boy, And The European Migrant Crisis”2. Camila Cabrere SalazarEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Living In America’s Shadow”3. Tim KeuchlerMassapequa High School, The Chief“Blue Lives Matter: Why Police Deserve Our Utmost Respect”OPINION – POP CULTURE1. Lilly MilmanHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“White Picket Fence”2. Tim KeuchlerMassapequa High School, The Chief“It’s Been Longer Than ‘Four Five Second;’ Where Is Rihanna’s New Album?”3. Olivia SchatzNorth Shore High School, Viking View“His Name Is Elba. Idris Elba.”OPINION PIECE – SCHOOL1. Charlotte DeMartiniNorth Shore High School, Viking View“Counting Down Till June!”2. Alec IsraeliCold Spring Harbor Jr./Sr. High School, The Harbor View“Honestly, I Don’t Care If White Gowns Are Pretty”3. Gianna BarberiaHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“One Is Too Many: The Big Picture Tainted By A Minority Brush”POLITICAL – LOCAL FEATURE 1. Andrew YanoverHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“A Tale Of Two Rallies”2. Liam HigginsMassapequa High School, The Chief“Is Bernie Sanders The Best Candidate For Millennials?”3. Kaitlyn LuceyMassapequa High School, The Chief“Changes To AP United States History Course Raises Questions”POLITICAL – NATIONAL FEATURE 1. Maira Khan, Emily Dee, Allison Freese, Declan Graham & Denise PryorH. Frank Carey High School, The Carey Clipper“Immigration: The Struggle To Build A Better Nation”2. Liam HigginsMassapequa High School, The Chief“Is Bernie Sanders The Best Candidate For Millennials?”3. Anthony PasselaHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“Clinton And Sanders Square Off In Democratic Debate”PROFILE1. Jeffin Kuriakose & Sachin JacobNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Ryan’s Return”2. Tyler Baron & Vishruth GirishNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“The Season Never Ends”3. Anthony SantosCentral Islip High School, The Rapier“Humans Of Central Islip”Q&A1. Emily KrusosCold Spring Harbor Jr./Sr. High School, The Harbor View“Former CSH Graduate Inducted Into Athletics Hall Of Fame”2. Nicole BrusicBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“After 10 Years At HS, Asst. Principal Retires”3. Meg TohillEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Seeing Double In Senior Year”Q&A – SCHOOL1. Sarah RushCold Spring Harbor Jr./Sr. High School, The Harbor View“AIDS Awareness With Mr. Homer”2. Gregory KothesakisNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Alumni Chariot Editors-In-Chief: Where Are They Now?”3. Lauren PellerHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“Showcasing Thunderbird Talent: Art Day 2016”REVIEW/CRITICISM1. Dave MarquesMassapequa High School, The Chief“Rethinking Cultural Appropriation In Wake Of Controversy”2. Sarah WangSyosset High School, The Pulse“’Master Of None’ Brilliantly Discusses Social Issues In A Digitalized Society”3. Shaheer IlyasNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“’Left For Dead’ Comes To Life On Screen”RELIGION/MULTICULTURAL 1. Alyssa RothCommack High School, The Courant“Joselo Lucero: To Forgive The Unforgivable”2. Natalya BaichanShoreham-Wading River High School, Wildcat Pause“Religious Minorities Not Represented”3. Kimberly MendezValley Stream North High School, North Star“Turning A Corner In A New World”SCHOOL – FEATURE1. Kaitlyn LuceyMassapequa High School, The Chief“Changes To AP United States History Course Raises Questions”2. Nicole RosenthalHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“Hills West Students Serving Our Country”3. Isabella AlessandriniNorth Shore High School, Viking View“Harmony In Havana”SCHOOL – NEWS1. James OldhamCommack High School, The Courant“Old News: News Vans”2. Meg TohillEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Broadcaster Wins First Place”3. Julia LosnerCalhoun High School, Hoofbeats“Are AP Classes Right For You?”SCHOOL – FINANCIAL NEWS1. Anna TobinCommack High School, The Courant“Budget Pass Allows Improvements For Next Year”SCHOOL CULTURE REPORTING 1. Kaitlyn LuceyMassapequa High School, The Chief“The Chief: A Symbol Of Massapequa Pride”2. Maria GrafasJericho High School, The JerEcho“Daborah Lee, First Asian-American Board Member”3. Anas AbbasNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Your Mom’s Sauce Is Ra-Zoo”SCHOOL SPIRIT1. Matias WeilmannSewanhaka High School, The Chieftain“The 6th Man Is #1”2. Brittany McGowan, Sarah Kopp, Shannon Gallagher & McLean CarlinCold Spring Harbor Jr./Sr. High School, The Harbor View“Homecoming 2015”3. Emma BoskovskiBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Home, Sweet Home”SCIENCE/HEALTH 1. Nivetha Shanmugarajah & Dona JinNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“DNA Velcro Creates A Sticky Moral Situation”2. Tara O’DonovanBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby… Just Not In School”3. Tabata ValeraBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Study: Use OF The Internet To Self-Diagnose Is On The Rise”SOCIAL COMMENTARY – SCHOOL1. Jen ConversoEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Beyond These Brick Walls”2. Gianna BarberiaHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“Shamed For Shorts: Double Standards And Everyday Sexism In Schools”3. Noelia VazquezEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“When Will We Know Better?”SOCIAL COMMENTARY – GENERAL 1. Jen ConversoEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Society Under Construction”2. Abir Petiwala & Yahya SheikhNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Faith Under Fire”3. Lilly MilmanHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“The Gemini Effect”SHORT FEATURE1. Danielle AnzeloneMassapequa High School, The Chief“Shindig In The Barn: Dance If You C.A.R.E.”2. Diana ReyesBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Club Sails To Second In Leagues”3. Dylan RogersEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“EI Students Experience Military Training Through USNSCC”SERIOUS FEATURE1. Lilly MilmanHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“If You See Something, Say Something”2. Tara O’DonovanBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby… Just Not In School”3. Gianna BarberiaHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“One Is Too Many: The Big Picture Tainted By A Minority Brush”SOCIAL MEDIA ANALYSIS 1. Jen ConversoEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Check Your Privilege: Social Media Is A Tool, Not A Weapon”2. Ray JanisCommack High School, The Courant“Twitter Revolutionizes Election 2016”3. Michelle WolkCommack High School, The Courant“School Spirit Increases With The #mackpics Movement”SPORTS FEATURE1. Tyler Baron & Vishruth GirishNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“The Season Never Ends”2. Vishruth GirishNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“From Bulls To Hounds”3. Noah DevaneyBellport High School, The Clipper“Life At Full-Throttle”SPORTS – SCHOOL1. Dustin MandellLynbrook High School, Horizon“South-Brook Boys’ Varsity Swim Team”2. Emma CaseyBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Collapsed Lung Doesn’t Stop Athlete From Playing Basketball”3. Danielle Schwartz & Logan WardNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“DePaz Strides To States”SPORTS – NATIONAL1. Nicole NunezBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Wrestling With Their Weight”2. Tara O’DonovanBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“US Athletes’ Cancer Rates May Be Tied To Turf Fields”3. Therese MittlemanEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Is High School Football Safe?”STORYTELLING 1. Eva StanganelliBellport High School, The Clipper“A Summer Trip That Changed Lives”2. Angelina LiuJericho High School, The JerEcho“The New Girl”3. Sarah WangSyosset High School, The Pulse“March Of The Hipsters”STUDENT ISSUES 1. Sephora FerjusteHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“Subconscious Self-Segregation In Schools”2. Jordan WilliamsNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Serving Up Change”3. Emma CaseyBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Gender Inequality On Teens’ Minds When At School”STUDENT PROFILE 1. Vishruth GirishNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“From Bulls To Hounds”2. Dave DodsonNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Yeom ‘Putts’ His Best Foot Forward”3. Kaitlyn LuceyMassapequa High School, The Chief“Spotlight: Joe Gramegna, A Winner On And Off The Ice”TECHNOLOGY1. Emma Boskovski, Nicole Brusic & Gina VelizBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Student Body Plugging In To Digital Entertainment”2. Ray JanisCommack High School, The Courant“STEM Education Brought To Life Through A Hot Tip”3. Dave MarquesMassapequa High School, The Chief“Instagram Allows Users To Create A False Reality With Posts”TRAVEL1. Isabella AlessandriniNorth Shore High School, Viking View“Harmony In Havana”2. Rachel RosensteinHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“A Western Adventure”3. Steven MolinaBellport High School, The Clipper“Making A Difference In The World, One Child At A Time”NEWSPAPER DESIGN, ILLUSTRATION & PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDSCARTOON1. Kiera PaganoMassapequa High School, The Chief“#NoFilter”2. Chesca TuringanNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“A Guide To DTR”3. Brian KeachBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Fan-demonium”CARTOON – ENTERTAINMENT 1. Rajah FerrellBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Star Wars”2. Matthew WongNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Deadpool”3. Michael DonderoEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Is Senior Year Half Over?”CARTOON – POLITICAL 1. Jen ConversoEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“The True Cost Of That $10 Dress”2. Jen ConversoEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Cowspiracy”3. Nicole NunezBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Common Love”CARTOON / SCHOOL ILLUSTRATION1. Chesca TuringanNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“A Guide To DTR”2. Leslie FieneMassapequa High School, The Chief“Once A Chief Always A Chief”3. Julia LoiacconoBellport High School, The Clipper“Credit Or Debit?”COMIC STRIP1. Madison UganCold Spring Harbor Jr./Sr. High School, The Harbor View“Valentine’s Day Cookies”2. Stephen DeRouchisNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“The Notorious Adventures Of Jimmy The Geek”3. Stephen DeRouchisNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“A Pumpkin’s Horror Story”FEATURE DESIGN 1. Michelle ZhangHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“Game Of Senior Life”2. Michelle ZhangHalf hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“Homecoming Court”3. Katie BurkeEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“The Stars In Our Faculty”LAYOUT/SINGLE PAGE1. Michelle ZhangHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“The Roundup Senior Issue, Page 12”2. Irma Purisic, Elisabeth DiCarmine & Isljam PurisicLynbrook High School, Horizon“Celebrating The Presidents”3. Marchella Verdi, Cassidy Latham & Natalya BaichanShoreham-Wading River High School, Wildcat Pause“Class Of 2015 – On The Move”LAYOUT/SECTION 1. Ashley KarlinEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“East Islip Music Broadcaster”2. Sydney SirotaCommack High School, The Courant“Centerspread”3. Nicole NunezBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Pop The Popcorn And Get Ready To Argue Over The DVD”LAYOUT/FRONT COVER1. Michelle Zhang & The Roundup StaffHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“The Roundup Homecoming Edition”2. Tyler Morgan, Michelle Zhang & The Roundup StaffHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“The Roundup February Edition, Cover Page”3. Michelle Zhang & The Roundup StaffHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“The Tutor Dynasty”LAYOUT/OVERALL1. Nicole Nunez & The Maroon Echo StaffBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo2. Michelle Zhang & The Roundup StaffHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“The Roundup Homecoming Edition”3. Michelle Zhang & The Roundup StaffHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“The Roundup February Edition”NEWS DESIGN1. Lexi Gevisenheit & Michelle ZhangHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“The Roundup February Edition: The Fold”2. Kaylin WoodEast Meadow High School, The Jet Gazette“Front Page, April 2016”3. Ashley KarlinEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“News”NEWS ILLUSTRATION1. Priyanka AlguNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Amusement Park Or Abusement Park?”2. Steven MurelloEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Hope: Paris”3. Kiera PaganoMassapequa High School, The Chief“MHS Continues Tradition, Gives Kids A Safe Halloween”ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION1. Jason GreenbergHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“Hot Off The Press”2. Rajah FerrellBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Star Wars”3. Sydney SirotaCommack High School, The Courant“Centerspread”PHOTO ESSAY1. Austin DavisShoreham-Wading River High School, Wildcat Pause“What’s Your Bad Habit?”2. Matthew MirabitoBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“A Day At The Bay”3. Emma Gan & Michelle LuJericho High School, The JerEcho“Jericho Residents Experience Spring”PHOTOGRAPHY/SERIES1. Rachel LeinerCalhoun High School, Hoofbeats“Inspiration From The Past”2. Brianna Pace & Jackson HimonidisEast Meadow High School, The Jet Gazette“Gameday Gallery”3. Bela KirpalaniJericho High School, The JerEcho“Meet The Hawks: Girls Varsity Soccer”LAYOUT/SINGLE PAGE – SCHOOL1. Bridget TierneyMassapequa High School, The Chief“Catch A Wave For Winthrop”2. Kalleigh ReganMassapequa High School, The Chief“Sports Cards”3. Nicole NunezBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Page Two”LAYOUT/SINGLE PAGE – GENERAL1. Kaylin WoodEast Meadow High School, The Jet Gazette“Front Page – April 2016”2. Maritsa KoutsourasCalhoun High School, Hoofbeats“’Tis The Season To Be Trendy”3. Julia PiazzaEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Spotted”SINGLE PHOTO1. Kalleigh ReganMassapequa High School, The Chief“Jones Beach”2. Christina NicoletteHalf Hollow Hills High School, The Roundup“A Smudge On The Budget”3. Alexa OrsinoBellport High School, The Clipper“Legally Blonde Is Legally Terrific!”GRAPHIC ART1. Tyler MorganHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“The Love Machine”2. Joseph DeNatalieBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Scandal”3. Nicole BrusicBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“How Do You Watch TV Shows?”SPORTS PHOTO1. Jackson HimonidisEast Meadow High School, The Jet Gazette“Homecoming”2. James TreadwellNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Girls’ Soccer”3. Ashley MamysDivision Avenue High School, Dragon Tales“Basketball”NEWSPAPER SPECIAL SECTION AWARDSARTS & ENTERTAINMENT1. Katie Burke & The Broadcaster StaffEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“Paris”2. Lucas Martinelli & The Maroon Echo StaffBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“My Generation”3. Kaylin WoodEast Meadow High School, The Jet Gazette“Poetry Page”SPORTS 1. Maroon Echo StaffBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“BSHS Sports”2. The Chariot StaffNew Hyde Park Memorial High School, The Chariot“Chariot Sports”3. The Horizon StaffLynbrook High School, Horizon“The Horizon Sports”OPEN CATEGORY1. Kennedy Rose & The Clipper StaffBellport High School, The Clipper“Graduation 2015 Pullout”2. Katie Burke & The Broadcaster StaffEast Islip High School, The Broadcaster“The Stars In Our Faculty”3. Kaylin Wood, Carmen Saffioti & The Jet Gazette StaffEast Meadow High School, The Jet Gazette“A Year In Review”SPECIAL ISSUE – MAGAZINE1. The Maroon Echo StaffBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Who We Are”2. Chloe Citron, Rachel Hirschheimer & The JerEcho StaffJericho High School, The JerEcho“Jeruh-oh”ONLINE AWARDSONLINE – ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT1. Alexa GrillHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“2016 Oscars Did Not Disappoint”2. Emily DismanHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor – ‘Mockingjay Part 2’”3. Lauren HochheiserHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“Why Does Fashion Repeat Itself?”ONLINE – PHOTO SERIES1. Maryanne MahoneyHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“A Journey Through The Arts: 2015-2016 Edition”2. Irtaza RazviJericho High School, The JerEcho“JHS’ New Teachers 2015-2016”3. Sophia Zarifopoulos & Ryan FirstJericho High School, The JerEcho“Jericho Spreads Holiday Cheer”ONLINE – FEATURE1. Gianna Barberia & Lilly MilmanHalf Hollow Hills High School West, The Roundup“Tim Green Grants Half Hollow Hills A Visit”2. Chloe Citron & Rachel HirschheimerJericho High School, The JerEcho“Let Them Eat Lunch! (With The Students)”3. Lauren PellerHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“Black Is The New Brown”ONLINE – EDITORIAL1. Gibran BoyceHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“Justice Antonin Scalia’s Death – A Fork In The Road For The SCOTUS?”2. Elle ParkSyosset High School, The Pulse“The Truth Behind Planned Parenthood”3. Jacob GordonSyosset High School, The Pulse“The Food Is Awful”ONLINE – NEWS SITE1. The JerEchoJericho High School2. The Chief OnlineMassapequa High School3. Syosset Pulse OnlineSyosset High SchoolONLINE – NEWS1. Gibran BoyceHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“We The People Constitution Team Places Second In State Finals”2. Anish PisipatiHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“Gravitational Waves Exist!”3. Morgan Fishbein & Nicole ShankerHalf Hollow Hills High School East, Thunderbird“How Secure Is Too Secure? FBI Vs. Apple”VIDEO AWARDSPUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT1. Noah Devaney, Sarah Dunbar, Steven Molina, Afra Seemab, Gia Tims & Abigail VeitchBellport High School, The Clipper“Break The Surface”NEWS STORY 1. Tara O’Donovan & Nicole NunezBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Black History”2. Brittany Lewis, Kelsey Devine & Samantha RothmanHauppauge High School, Eagle Watch“Hauppauge History Fair”3. Lindsay Silverman, Jacki Sands & Gabby KatzJericho High School, The JerEcho“Arrows Losing Their Points”FEATURE STORY 1. Tara O’DonovanBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Model United Nations”2. Julia PalopoliHauppauge High School, Eagle Watch“Kicks For Cancer”3. Emma Lauria & Jenna DiBartoloHauppauge High School, Eagle Watch“Immigration Day”SPORTS1. Bela KirpalaniJericho High School, The JerEcho“Women’s World Cup Review”2. Ryan Kamber & Nick AlbicoccoJericho High School, The JerEcho“Football Safety Changes Hit HardARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT 1. Nicole Nunez, Emma Casey & Camryn GarrettBay Shore High School, Maroon Echo“Star Wars2. Rachel HirschheimerJericho High School, The JerEcho“Binging At The Bacon Bash”SCHOOL SPIRIT 1. Jenna Di Barton & Emma LauriaHauppauge High School, Eagle Watch“Think Pink”2. Candice MedinaHauppauge High School, Eagle Watch“Hauppauge Middle School Spirit Night”3. Jaime Sarc & Steph BacottiHauppauge High School, Eagle Watch“Spirit Week”last_img

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