CSPA Names 17 Virginia Publications to Crown Finalist List

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Finalists will receive a Gold or Silver Crown at a ceremony at Columbia University in March.
Alejandro Mallea, "Columbia University."
Used by permission (CC-BY-2.0).

Student journalists from 17 different Virginia publications staffs have been named Crown Award finalists by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) for work produced during the 2017-18 academic year. All 17 of the nominated publications will receive either a Silver or Gold Crown Award at a ceremony at Columbia University on March 22, 2019.


Crown Award finalists from Virginia are:

In the Yearbook category:

  • Brookville High School, “Buzzer” – Lynchburg, VA
  • Chantilly High School, “Odyssey” – Chantilly, VA
  • George C. Marshall High School “Columbian” – Falls Church, VA
  • Liberty Christian Academy, “Retrospect” – Lynchburg, VA
  • Loudoun Valley High School, “Saga” – Purcellville, VA
  • McLean High School, “The Clan” – McLean, VA
  • Rock Ridge High School, “Genesis” – Ashburn, VA
  • Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, “Techniques” – Alexandria, VA
  • Turner Ashby High School, “Crag” – Bridgewater, VA
  • Tuscarora High School, “Iditarod” – Leesburg,

In the Hybrid Magazine category:

  • Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, “Teknos” / teknos.org – Alexandria, VA

In the Hybrid News category:

  • Annandale High School, “The A-Blast” / theablast.org – Annandale, VA
  • Harrisonburg High School, The Newsstreak / hhsmedia.com – Harrisonburg, VA
  • McLean High School, “The Highlander” / thehighlandernews.com – McLean, VA
  • Prince George High School, The Royal News / trnwired.org – Prince George, VA

In the Print Magazine category:

  • Hayfield Secondary School, “H2N” – Alexandria, VA
  • Woodberry Forest School, “The Talon” – Woodberry Forest, VA

Photo credit: Alejandro Mallea, “Columbia University.” Used by permission (CC-BY-2.0).