The Royal Page receives top awards

August 29, 2008

Hopkins High School's newspaper, The Royal Page, has again been awarded a first class ranking by the National Scholastic Press Association. The first class ranking is the second highest ranking awarded by the organization. The newspaper also received a mark of distinction for its content and coverage of issues relevant to the Hopkins High School community.

The judge's summary stated: "Overall, these issues of The Royal Page show a high quality publication that serves its student body and community well. On every page, I saw interesting stories, lively headlines, and smooth, well-structured journalistic writing. Your editorials are especially strong, thoughtful, and interesting, with a fantastic student voice."

Last year's editors were Abby Rosen and Paige Robson. This year's editors are seniors Jeff Cartwright and Katy Combs. Jeff Kocur is the adviser of The Royal Page, and he has been recognized by the Journalism Education Association as a certified journalism instructor.

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