Seventeen Virginia Publications Named Crown Award Finalists by CSPA

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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 2018-19 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 20, 2020.


Crown Award finalists from Virginia are:

High School Digital News Finalist

  • Prince George High School, TRN Wired – Prince George, VA

High School Literary Magazine Finalist:

  • Woodberry Forest School, The Talon – Woodberry Forest, VA

High School Print Magazine Finalist:

  • Hayfield Secondary School, H2N – Alexandria, VA

High School Print News Finalist:

  • Chantilly High School, The Purple Tide – Chantilly, VA

High School Hybrid News Finalists:

  • McLean High School, The Highlander – McLean, VA
  • Thomas Jefferson High School for Sicence and Technology, TJToday – Alexandria, VA

High School Yearbook Finalists:

  • Chantilly High School, Odyssey – Chantilly, VA
  • Colonial Forge High School, Apollo – Stafford, VA
  • Hidden Valley High School, Theogony – Cave Spring, VA
  • Loudoun VAlley High School, Saga – Purcellville, VA
  • McLean High School, Caledonia – McLean, VA
  • Robinson Secondary School, Above and Beyond – Fairfax, VA
  • Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Techniques – Alexandria, VA
  • Turner Ashby High School, Crag – Bridgewater, VA

High School Yearbook Hybrid Finalists:

  • Prince George High School, Peerage – Prince George, VA

Middle School Yearbook Finalists:

  • Brookville Middle School, The Stinger – Lynchburg, VA
  • Robinson Middle School, Sentry – Fairfax, VA