West Potomac Students Acknowledged in Journalism Contest

More than 1,480 students nationwide participated in this year's contest.

Students at West Potomac High School were recently recognized in the Journalism Education Association (JEA) 2013 Write Off Contest, according to a recent Fairfax County Public Schools news release. The contest took place at the JEA-National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) spring convention in San Francisco.

Only 108 of 1,480 students received a superior rating in this year's contest, 203 received an excellent rating and 305 earned an honorable mention.

WestPo students who earned recognition include:

Superior Rating

  • Alexander Amico in Broadcast Commentary
  • Andrea Martinez in Photo Portrait
  • Lily Weisblatt in Review Writing

Excellent Rating

  • Jack Wilson in Photography Portfolio

Honorable Mention

  • Joe Quinn of West Potomac High School in On-Air Reporter
  • Katherine Schwabacher in Computer Design-Photoshop Art
  • Carrie Hebert in Computer Design-Infographics
  • Ariel Dunay in Yearbook Copy: Student Life

For the full list of Fairfax County students who received recognition, click here.

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