Student Journalists Named Crown Award Finalists by CSPA

School News
November 04, 2019

Student journalists from nine different publications staffs at six different Fairfax County public schools have been named Crown Award finalists by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) for work produced during the 2018-19 academic year. All nine of the nominated publications will receive either a Silver or Gold Crown Award at an award ceremony at Columbia University on March 20, 2020.

Crown Award finalists from FCPS are: Yearbook category: Odyssey, Chantilly High, Mary Kay Downes, adviser; Caledonia, McLean High, Meghan Percival, adviser; Sentry, middle school yearbook from Robinson Secondary, Adrienne Forte, adviser; Above and Beyond, Robinson Secondary, Pat Hinman, adviser; Techniques, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Erinn Harris, adviser; Hybrid News category: The Highlander, McLean High, Lindsay Benedict, adviser; TJ Today, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Erinn Harris, adviser; Print Magazine category: H2N, Hayfield Secondary, Brittany Eckard, adviser; High School Print News Finalists: The Purple Tide, Chantilly High, Clare Gartlan, adviser.

Contact the FCPS Office of Communication and Community Relations at 571-423-1200.