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MHS Students Win State Journalism Contest, Two Advance to Nationals

Kendall Lowe (left) and Annaliese Rose (right) pictured with their winning entry (Photo by Hailey Fisher).

The National Federation of Press Women Texas award committee has just announced the winners of their 2019 High School Journalism Contest.  Midway students earned 27 honors for writing, design, and photography in this state-wide contest for high school journalism students. The contest includes student work created from February 2018 to February 2019, so some winners listed below are MHS graduates.

Winners from Midway High School (listed with the name of their winning entry and the category) are:

FIRST PLACE and advancing to national judging in May 2019

Kendall Lowe and Annaliese Rose – Spending Art in the graphics/photo illustration category

Kendall Lowe and Annaliese Rose – Spending Page in the single-page layout category

SECOND PLACE

Georgia Hamby and Pedro Salinas for KMBT News at 6 in the best newscast category

Adia West – Swim page in the single-page layout category

Annie Dunn and Adia West – Fish Story in the single-page layout category

Marshal Tompkins – Sports Graphic in the graphics/photo illustration category

Adia West – Stan Lee in the cartooning category

Adia West – Swim Story in the sports writing category

Gracie Davis – Zoo Debate in the opinion writing category

THIRD PLACE

Georgie Holland – Orchestra Story in the yearbook copywriting category

Jenesis Moore – Art Class Spread in the yearbook layout category

Shannon Moore and Jessica Haner – Math Spread in the yearbook layout category

Brooke Ameny, Kristina Bonner, Jed Doyle and Anna Johnston – KMBT Newscast in the best newscast category

Sabrina Zheng – Theatre Page in the single-page layout category

Hayoung Park – March for Change Cover in the graphics/photo illustration category

Adia West – Kneeling Protests in the graphics/photo illustration category

Lexi Richardson – Swim Action Photo in the sports photography category

Hayoung Park – Dear Freshmen Me in the opinion writing category

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HONORABLE MENTION

Marshal Tompkins- Basketball Photo in the sports photography category

Annaliese Rose – March Protest Photo in the news/feature photography category

Georgie Holland – Bohemian Rhapsody Review in the entertainment review category

Marshal Tompkins – Welcome Back, Tiger – in the sports writing category

Hailey Fisher – Man’s Best Friend in the feature writing category

Katie Fraley – Dear Virginia in the editorial writing category

Mariah Cox, Trinity Giddens, Alexia Segura, and Molly Maupin – Girls Track Spread in the yearbook layout category

Natalie Iushchenko – Graduation Spread in the yearbook layout category

Molly Maupin – Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance Spread in the yearbook layout category

Midway High School journalism students produce a 220-page all color yearbook each year and a monthly student newspaper called The Panther Post. Broadcast students produce daily video announcements almost every day of school. Students film and edit their own work.

All three programs have consistently placed in local, state and national contests.

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