IOWA CITY — Staff from Cedar Valley student publications won awards during the Iowa High School Press Association’s spring journalism contests.
The Cedar Falls High School journalism staffs from the newspaper, broadcast and yearbook won 44 of a possible 84 places in the Class B spring journalism contest for the Iowa High School Press Association.
The Hi-Line earned more total points than any other high school paper in Iowa. Top point earners face off for the News Team of the Year title, which will be announced in October. Cedar Falls is going for its third consecutive title.
A number of Cedar Falls students took top spots: Sabine Martin earned first place for the Writer of the Year, Tehya Tournier earned third place for Writer of the Year, Bella Schlarmann earned second for Hawkeye Photographer of the Year and Jaden Amjadi earned second for Videographer of the Year.
Two Hudson High School students were also recognized. Abigail Lashbrook earned second place for Designer of the Year and Grace Jorgensen received honorable mention for Hawkeye Photographer of the Year.