WEST GROVE — The Pennsylvania NewsMedia Affiliation not long ago honored two Avon Grove Superior Faculty (AGHS) pupils for their perform in the university newspaper, The Devil’s Herald. The college students ended up each and every recognized with a 2023 Pupil Keystone Media Award for the very best scholar journalism revealed all through the 2022 calendar yr.
Jackson Morris, an AGHS senior, obtained initial spot in the Common News category. Morris’ article, “AG board debates mask mandate”, was also honored in the Pennsylvania Push Club’s Higher College Journalism contest very last calendar year where it took 2nd put. This year’s win signifies the next time The Devil’s Herald has taken initial put in the standard news group (Trevor Hornby won in 2011). Morris is an aspiring journalist who options to continue refining his craft in school.
Morris, who serves as the senior editor for The Devil’s Herald, spoke about his expertise attending the board conference. He explained, “The report will often maintain a particular position in my heart. What’s really interesting about composing for a college newspaper is that it allows me to phase out and do something. It was a enjoyment experience for me to get out and go to the school board meeting. I acquired a bunch of interviews from attendees, and I satisfied many people today at the conference. It was a ton of exciting and I’m generally likely to be grateful for the experiences I was ready to have as senior editor.”
Naomi Partridge, a latest AGHS graduate (class of 2022), obtained an honorable point out in the Own Profile classification. Partridge’s report, “Nartey’s passion evokes others”, was a profile story about fellow Avon Grove scholar, Bria Nartey (course of 2022). Partridge is now attending Temple University in which she is majoring in media scientific tests and production. She is using her innovative and creative talents to build short movies as she embarks on a experienced profession in media.
The Devil’s Herald newspaper advisor, Robert Gregory, talks very of this year’s two award recipients. “Naomi constantly introduced fascinating story thoughts to our newsroom and I’m thankful that she wrote about her peer, Bria Nartey. Nartey was recognized to numerous in the college simply because of her leadership with the lots of clubs and athletics, but Naomi was equipped to get a further understanding about Bria’s pleasure in her African origins,” claimed Gregory. “Naomi constantly did a good task of digger deeper and trying to obtain the fascinating anecdote in her stories.”
Gregory ongoing, “Jackson has usually demonstrated courage in reporting. He will do what is needed to get all sides of a story and does not shy away from creating about controversial topics. He did an exceptional position of reporting about the mask mandate that took position at the faculty board assembly in January 2022. He realized it was a delicate subject matter and he permit the information and sources inform the tale,” he claimed.
The Devil’s Herald carries on to be an award-profitable scholar newspaper and has won 6 Scholar Keystone Media Awards to day.