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Awards

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2017

NEW ENGLAND SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION

  • Highest Achievement: Class I, Print/online
  • All-New England: First Place, Class I, Print/online
  • Special Achievement: Feature story, “Alumnae teen mothers share their experiences” by Haley Bayne
  • Special Achievement: News story, “Diversity hiring committees face complications” by Susanna Kemp
  • Special Achievement: Feature story, “Looking down the Sights” by Rosa Stern Pait
  • Special Achievement: Informational graphic, “Licenses in Brookline by type” by Sofia Tong
  • Special Achievement: Informational graphic, “Teachers address modern-day issues” by Jake Brodsky
  • Special Achievement: Informational graphic, “How do you sleep at night?” by Isabel Gonzalez
  • Special Achievement: Interactive graphic, “Women’s marches in Boston and Washington, D.C. provide outlet for anger and pride” by Sarah Groustra, Sara Hogenboom and Evan Marohn
  • Special Achievement: Special section, “Knocking on the Glass Ceiling” by Haley Bayne, Maya Morris, Jason Altshuler, Sara Hogenboom, Mia Abulaf and Bertina Xue
  • Special Achievement: Feature page design, “How comfortable do students feel talking about race in world language classes?” by Lauren Mahoney, Sascha Wolf-Sorokin and Isabel Gonzalez

COLUMBIA SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION NEWSPAPER CRITIQUE

  • Gold Medalist

SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY GREATER BOSTON HIGH SCHOOL NEWSPAPER COMPETITION

  • First Place for Excellence in Sports Writing

 

2016

NEW ENGLAND SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION

  • Highest Achievement: Class I, Print/online
  • All-New England: First Place, Class I, Print/online
  • Special Achievement: Feature photo, “Ed Wiser desk feature” by Sofia Tong
  • Special Achievement: News story, “Pronoun introductions offer greater range” by Jake Brodsky
  • Special Achievement: Editorial, “Conservative students deserve a voice”
  • Special Achievement: News photo, “Man attends Paris vigil” by Petra Huang
  • Special Achievement: Sports story, “Committed Athletes” by Noa Dalzell and Sergei LeFaure

NATIONAL SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION 

  • Finalist: 2016 Online Pacemaker

COLUMBIA SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION NEWSPAPER CRITIQUE

  • Gold Crown Finalist

SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY GREATER BOSTON HIGH SCHOOL NEWSPAPER COMPETITION

  • First Place for Excellence in Sports Writing
  • Honorable Mention for Excellence in News Writing
  • Honorable Mention for Excellence in Editorial Writing

2015

COLUMBIA SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION NEWSPAPER CRITIQUE

  • Gold Crown Finalist
  • Silver Crown Award
  • News Writing for Digital Media: for “Discrepancies in English Classes Frustrate Students” by Juliana Kaplan
  • On-Campus Issues for Digital Media: for “LGBT Topics: Coming Out” by Ben Gladstone

SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY GREATER BOSTON HIGH SCHOOL NEWSPAPER COMPETITION

  • First Place for Excellence in Sports Writing
  • Honorable Mention for Excellence in News Writing

NEW ENGLAND SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION

  •  Highest Achievement: Print/online Newspaper, Class I
  • Special Achievement: Home Page Design of “The Sag Online” by Eoin Walsh
  • Special Achievement: Editorial, “Health classes require supplementation” by Juliana Kaplan, Rosa Stern Pait and Sasha Saias
  • Special Achievement: Blog, “Race: Not just Black and White” by Izzy Meyers

2014

NEW ENGLAND SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION

  • Highest Achievement: Print/Online Newspaper, Class I
  • Special Achievement: Feature, “Teacher Feature: Stephanie Hunt” by Sarah Caldwell Smith
  • Special Achievement: Sports story, “Athletes excel in concussion reporting” by Tasoula Burk
  • Special Achievement: Blog, “LGBT Topics: Sexuality and gender fall along spectrums, not into boxes” by Ben Gladstone
  • Special Achievement: News story, “Parents voice opposition at athlete commitments forum” by Alex Friedman

COLUMBIA SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION NEWSPAPER CRITIQUE

  • Silver Crown Award
  • Second Place Certificate: Editorial writing for digital media, Emmanuel D’Agostino and Aaron Sege

SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY GREATER BOSTON HIGH SCHOOL NEWSPAPER COMPETITION

  • Honorable Mention for Excellence in News Writing
  • Honorable Mention for Excellence in Sports Writing

2013

NEW ENGLAND SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION

  • All-New England: Second place, Print/Online Newspaper, Class I
  • Highest Achievement: Print/Online Newspaper, Class I
  • Journalism award: “Let’s talk about race” by Miriam El-Baz

COLUMBIA SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION NEWSPAPER CRITIQUE

  • Gold Medal: The Sagamore/thesagonline.com

SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY GREATER BOSTON HIGH SCHOOL NEWSPAPER COMPETITION

  • Honorable Mention for Excellence in Sports Writing

2012

NEW ENGLAND SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION SPECIAL FALL CONTEST

  • Localizing a national news story: “Students participate in Occupy Boston protests” by Sabine Shaughnessy and Jackie Merrill

NEW ENGLAND SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION JOURNALISM AWARD IN SCHOLASTIC PUBLISHING/EDITING ALL NEW ENGLAND

  • Second Place, Class I Newspaper
  • Highest Achievement, Class I Newspaper

COLUMBIA SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION NEWSPAPER CRITIQUE

  • Silver Medalist Certificate

SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY GREATER BOSTON HIGH SCHOOL NEWSPAPER COMPETITION

  • First Place in Excellence in News Writing

2011

NEW ENGLAND SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

  • The Sagamore: Highest Achievement, Newspaper Class I
  • News Photo: “Union supporters walk out” by Kerry Grove
  • News Story: “Facebook conversation results in two arrests” by Anita Knopov and Ayush Kumar
  • Sports Story: “Students dream of marathon glory” by Rohan Lewis
  • Journalism award: “Students participate in Occupy Boston protests” by Sabine Shaughnessy and Jackie Merrill

SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY DEPT. OF COMMUNICATIONS & JOURNALISM AWARDS

  • The Sagamore: Honorable Mention, News Writing
  • The Sagamore: Honorable Mention, Editorial Writing

2010

NEW ENGLAND SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION SPECIAL FALL CONTEST

  • “NBA welcomes BHS alumnus” by Colby Bermel

COLUMBIA SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION NEWSPAPER CRITIQUE

  • The Sagamore: Gold Medalist
  • The Sagamore: All-Columbian Honors, Coverage

SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY GREATER BOSTON HIGH SCHOOL NEWSPAPER COMPETITION

  • Honorable Mention for Excellence in Editorial Writing

2008

COLUMBIA SCHOLASTIC PRESS ASSOCIATION

  • Certificate of Merit: Planning a Special, Lindsay Wise & Rebecca Coven
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