High school journalism and media students around the state submitted their newspapers, yearbooks, literary magazines, online news sites and broadcasts to be considered in the 2015 NCSMA Media Contest. More than 1,000 awards were announced during the North Carolina Scholastic Media Institute, June 15-18. Results are available here.
Winners included 17 Tar Heel awards, the top award given:
Hurricane Watch, Cane Creek Middle
Shoreline, Cape Fear Academy
Shorelines (2014), First Flight High
Shorelines (2015), First Flight High
Westwind, West Henderson High
Clarion, Davie County High
Taurus, Hickory Ridge High
The Prowler, Lake Norman High
The Hoofbeat, Charles D. Owen High
Wingspan, West Henderson High
Golden Fleece, T.C. Roberson High
The Forest Fire, Wake Forest High
Northwood Omniscient, Northwood High
GF Online, T.C. Roberson High
Wingspan Online, West Henderson High
Blutopia, Gaston Day School
Roars and Whispers, Providence High
Visit The Rush Online
The online sequence of 11 students produced a website over three days during the 2015 Summer Institute.
Read The Rush print edition
The Rush print edition staff of 7 high school journalists produced the print publication in three days during the 2015 Summer Institute.
Read it here.
N.C. Scholastic Media Advisers Association members have prepared this presentation illustrating how easily advanced standards may be applied to high school journalism classes.
Honors Journalism course materials
Thinking of developing an honors journalism course? Take advantage of North Carolina curricular materials collected for you here.