A number of Shoreham-Wading River High School journalism students were recently honored at the 2012 Long Island Press High School Journalism Awards.
Students who wrote for The Wildcat Pulse at SWR High School were awarded first, second, and third place in various topics, including some honorable mentions.
Highlighting the awards were Celia Werner, who won third place for Story of the Year with her piece, “Thousands Protest,” and Judith Goldfarb, who won first place for Best Profile with "Seven-year-old McGuire."
Below is a list of all the winners from Shoreham-Wading River High School.
Best Arts Feature
Third Place: "Nerds Invade Movies & Games" by Kyle Barr.
Best Examination of Student Issues
Second Place: "Beneficial Costs or Just Breaking the Bank?" By Kyle Barr.
Honorable Mention – "College Selections Not Just About Academics" by Gabby Bruno.
Best Environmental Coverage
Second Place: "Fracking Attacking" by Ashley Holmes.
Best Fashion Feature
Second Place: "Winter Fashion Takes Students by Storm" by Ashley Holmes.
Third Place: "Bullying" by Maria Dunn.
Best Informational Feature - General
Second Place (TIE): "Confidence Key" by Kari Quinn.
Best National News - Feature
Second Place: "Occupy Everything" by Samantha Lacovara.
First Place: "Seven-year-old McGuire" by Judith Goldfarb.
Best School News Feature
Honorable Mention: "Outdated Computers…" by Kyle Barr.
Best Social Commentary - School
Third Place: "We’ve Come a Long Way Baby" by Judith Goldfarb.
First Place: "In-House Field Trip Issue" by Wildcat Pulse.
Story of the Year
Third Place: "Thousands Protest" by Celia Werner.