Inklings News

Awards

2015-2016

  • Gold Medal from Columbia Scholastic Press Association with All-Columbian honors in Visual and Essentials
  • Silver Crown from Columbia Scholastic Press Association
  • 2016 Scholastic Art & Writing Gold Medal in Journalism, Becky Hoving ’17 with co-writer Fritz Schemel ’17 for “Conversation About Gender Neutral Bathrooms Surges Through Staples”

2014-2015

  • Gold Medal from Columbia Scholastic Press Association
  • Silver Crown from Columbia Scholastic Press Association for both print and online
  • First Place for Feature Writing Team, Youth Journalism 2015 Awards for Excellence
  • First Place for Editorial, Youth Journalism 2015 Awards for Excellence: Let’s face it

2013-2014

  • Gold Medal with All-Colombian honors for Verbal and Visual from Columbia Scholastic Press Association

2012-2013

  • Pacemaker Award from National Scholastic Press Association
  • Silver Crown (for paper and print) and Gold Circle from Columbia Scholastic Press Association

2011-2012

  • All-American Award (with four marks of distinction) by the National Scholastic Press Association for Inklings Online

2009-2010

  • Silver Crown  by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for Inklings News Online
  • Silver Crown by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association”Gold Medal” by Columbia Scholastic Press Association
  • Certificate of Merit in Computer generated black & white or black & white and one other color art for Newspapers to Timothy Yang by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association
  • Second Place Certificate in Art/illustration: Hand-drawn two or more colors for Newspapers to Connie Zhou by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association
  • Third Place Certificate in Art/illustration: Hand-draw black and white or black and white and one other color for Newspapers to Connie Zhou by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association
  • “Courage in Journalism” to Petey Menz and Alex Nitkin by Connecticut Academic Press Association
  • “Student Journalist of the Year” to Alex Nitkin by Connecitcut Academic Press Association
  • “2010 Story of the Year Award” Second Place in Diversity to Shannon Moss and Dana Rappaport by National Scholastic Press Association

2008-2009

  • Silver Crown Award for Inklings News Online by Columbia Scholastic Press Association
  • “All American” by National Scholastic Press Association with Four Marks of Distinction
  • “Gold Medal” by Columbia Scholastic Press Association

2007-2008

  • “All American” by National Scholastic Press Association with Four Marks of Distinction
  • “Gold Medal” by Columbia Scholastic Press Association

2005-2006

  • “Gold Medal” from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association
  • First Place with “Special Honors” from the American Scholastic Press Association

2004-2005

  • “Certificate of Recognition” from the Westport Board of Education for placing first in
  • Hartford Courant 2005 Scholastic Competition.
  • “Silver Medal” from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association
  • First Place with Special Honors from the American Scholastic Press Association
  • Hartford Courant Newspapers in Education Annual Contest
  • First Place in the State overall Category
  • Editorial Cartoon “Second Place”/ Dan Lance
  • Opinion Writing “Second Place”/ Lindsay Girden
  • Feature Writing “Third Place”/ Andrew Kleinman
  • Photography “Second Place” / Marshall Fox
  • Critical Review “Second Place” / Mack Gelber
  • 2004 Staples High School Journalism Award / Carrie Jordan and Felicia Quentzel

2003-2004

  • “Gold Medal” from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association
  • First Place with Special Honors from the American Scholastic Press Association
  • Hartford Courant Newspapers in Education Annual Contest
  • Second Place in the State Overall Category / The Staff
  • News Writing “Second Place” / Kira Ganga Kieffer
  • Photography “First Place” / Wells Preston
  • 2004 Staples High School Journalism Award / Erica Erhlich and Kira Ganga Kieffer

2002-2003

  • “Gold Medal” from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association
  • First Place with Special Honors from the American Scholastic Press Association
  • Hartford Courant Newspapers in Education Annual Contest
  • Second Place in the State Overall Category / The Staff
  • Photography “Second Place” / Emily Shornick
  • 2003 Staples High School Journalism Award / Caitlin Parton

2001-2002

  • “Gold Medal” from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association
  • First Place with Special Honors from the American Scholastic Press Association
  • Hartford Courant Newspapers in Education Annual Contest
  • News Writing “First Place” / Simon Kliegman
  • Editorial Cartoon “Third Place” / Dan Lance
  • 2002 Staples High School Journalism Award / Erica Ehrlich

2000-2001

  • “Gold Medal” from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association
  • Hartford Courant Newspapers in Education Annual Contest
  • Critical Review “First Place” / Peter Duchan

1999-2000

  • “Silver Medal” from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association
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