Tuesday, April 26, 2016

DHS Students Take Home Honors After State Journalism Competition

Dorchester continues to grow its reputation for strong journalism and composition education. 

Five Dorchester students competed at the Nebraska School Activities Association's State Journalism Competition in Norfolk this week. 

DHS came home with many awards, led by:
  • Zoe McKnight, who placed fourth in Sports/Action Photography; 
  • Makenna Bird, who placed sixth in Yearbook Feature Writing and eighty in Yearbook Sports Feature Writing; 
  • Brittany Knorr, who took third place in Yearbook Theme Copy Writing and ninth in Yearbook Sports Feature Writing; 
  • Brittney Zoubek, who received second place in Yearbook Sports Feature Writing and sixth  in Yearbook Theme Copy Writing; and 
  • Marvelle Magana, who placed seventh in Yearbook Theme Copy Writing.  
The DHS journalism team of Knorr, Magana and  Zoubek placed ninth in Yearbook Theme Development.  Overall, DHS placed 11th out of 28 schools, accumulating 68 points competing at state in Class B, with schools as large as Gering, Waverly, Crete and Fairbury).  

The DHS journalists are advised by Sandy Severance.

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