The Observer

Awards

Maryland High School Journalism Award Committee at Towson University 2012

Best Print Newspaper: The Churchill Observer

Best Video Presentation: Facing Phobias

The Churchill Observer Awards 2010-2011
2010-2011
Kelly Knarr – Advisor

American Scholastic Press Association

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Gold Medalist

Maryland-District of Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Gold Rating
Maryland High School Journalism AwardsFirst Place: Best Newspaper Overall

National Scholastic Press Association
First Class with Two Marks of Distinction for Coverage and Content, Writing and Editing
Third Place: Website

Quill and Scroll Society
International First Place Award for Superior Achievement

Quill and Scroll Society/> International First Place Award for Superior Achievement

Accepted by:
Natalie Geisler Editor-in-Chief
Andrea Mirviss Editor-in-Chief

Individual Awards

Maryland High School Journalism Awards
Maya Motayne- Second place in Best Column/Editorial: “Play’s Censorship Sets Frightening Precedent”

Emily Hall- First Place in Best Cover Layout: High School Hackers”

Emily Hall- First Place in Best Story Layout “Foreign Conflicts Have Far-Reaching Impact”

Maryland Scholastic Press Association
Dina Khatib- First Place in Best Editorial; “Foster Care System Must be Reformed”

Emily Hall- Second Place in Double-page Layout: “Foreignn Conflicts”

Emily Hall, Anu Jain, Third Place in Front-page layout “High School Hackers” and Kirsten Appleton

David Wilson- Honorable Mention in Sports News: “Football Continues Stellar Season with Wootton Victory”

National Scholastic Press Association Journalism Honor Roll

Emily Hall
Dina Khatib
Andrea Mirviss
Hannah Phillips
Justin Rheingold

Quill and Scroll Journalism Honor Society

Camille Bachrach
Matthew Brothers
Natalie Geisler
Paige Gross
Emily Hall
Dina Khatib
Kalli Klusaritz
Andrea Mirviss
Hannah Phillips
Justin Rheingold
Claudia Shannon
Amanda Vinner

The Churchill Observer Awards 2008-2009
Kelly Knarr – Advisor

  • American Scholastic Press Association
    First Place with Special Merit
  • Columbia Scholastic Press Association
    Silver Medalist
  • Maryland-District of Columbia Scholastic Press Association
    Gold Rating
  • National Scholastic Press Association
    First Class with Two Marks of Distinction for Coverage and Content and Writing and Editing
  • Quill and Scroll Society
    International Second Place Award

 

  • Accepted by:
                David Noble               Editor-in-Chief
    Kyra Simon                Editor-in-Chief

Individual Awards

Maryland Scholastic Press Association

  • Vasant Joseph                     First Place, Editorial Opinion
  • David Noble                         Third Place, Feature
  • Julia Bassiri (’08)              Second Place, Informational Graphic
                                              First Place, Double-page Layout
  • Sarah Hollander and
    Eugenia Navarro (’08)           Third Place, Front-page Layout

           

National Scholastic Press Association Journalism Honor Roll

            Socrates Boutsikaris

Zach Cantor

Tiffany Chang

Josh Fanaroff

Sarah Glasser

Noah Goetzel

Sarah Hollander

Brittany Karakostas

Jamie Lafleur

Ian Lee

David Noble

Samantha Redman           

Kyra Simon  

Marianne Varkiani

           

                                   

Quill and Scroll Journalism Honor Society    

Socrates Boutsikaris

Zach Cantor

Tiffany Chang

Josh Fanaroff

Sarah Glasser

Noah Goetzel

Sarah Hollander

Brittany Karakostas

Jamie Lafleur

Carla Laudicina

Ian Lee

David Noble

Samantha Redman           

Kyra Simon  

Marianne Varkiani

The Churchill Observer Awards 2012-2013

Kelly Knarr – Advisor

American Scholastic Press Association

Columbia Scholastic Press Association

Maryland-District of Columbia Scholastic Press Association

National Scholastic Press Association Website, Second Place

Quill and Scroll Society International First Place Award

Accepted by: Spenser Easterbrook Editor-in-Chief Stacey Stein Editor-in-Chief

Individual Awards

Maryland High School Journalism Awards

Maryland Scholastic Press Association

National Scholastic Press Association Journalism Honor Roll

Quill and Scroll Journalism Honor Society

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.
Awards