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Liberty Takes Top Honors in Journalism Contest

 

Liberty High School claimed the top prize at Monday’s high school journalism awards, sponsored by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, at the Suncoast.

For the first time in school history, the Liberty Tribune newspaper took the Best Newspaper category in the competition. Durango came in second and Green Valley finished third, while Sierra Vista won Honorable Mention.

The Tribune also won the most total awards at the ceremony with 19.  

Editor-in-chief Brittney Loiselle won the Most Valuable Staff Member award.

Here is a rundown of Liberty’s awards:

  • First Place - Best Newspaper (Brittney Loiselle, Editor-in-Chief)
  • First Place - First Amendment Category (Brittney Loiselle, Morgan Hultz, McKenzi Ward, Devan Holmes, Tonya Hosseinpour)
  • First Place - Best Editorial (Cierra Woods)
  • First Place - Best Informational Artwork (Beau Rigbye, Morgan Hultz, McKenzi Ward)
  • First Place - Best Humorous Opinion Writing (Mariya Amato)
  • First Place - Best Sports News Story (Max Ingerman)
  • First Place - Best News Feature Story (Britney Loiselle)
  • First Place - Best Sports Photo (Nicole Cuce)
  • Second Place - Best Sports News Story (Cole Mitchum)
  • Second Place - Best Sports Feature Story (Cole Mitchum)
  • Second Place - Best Advertisement (McKenzi Ward)
  • Second Place - Best Feature Photo (Janelle McCarthy)
  • Third Place - Best Humorous Opinion Writing (Jacob Lane)
  • Honorable Mention - Best Serious Opinion Writing (Brittney Loiselle)
  • Honorable Mention - Best Illustration (Angela Siao)
  • Honorable Mention - Best News Feature Story (Brittney Loiselle)
  • Honorable Mention - Best Page One Design (Brittney Loiselle)
  • Honorable Mention - Best Copy Editing (Morgan Hultz)
  • Most Valuable Staff Member - Brittney Loiselle

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