The Little Hawk Wins 13 State Championship Awards and Named IHSPA News Team of the Year Finalist

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The Little Hawk Wins 13 State Championship Awards and Named IHSPA News Team of the Year Finalist

Jonathan Rogers

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Racking up 158 points IHSPA’s annual spring contest, the Little Hawk staff have qualified as 2018 News Team of the Year finalist.

“It’s so exciting to see our work recognized like this,” said Opinion and Copy Editor Mira Bohannan Kumar ’20. “It gives real legitimacy to both our writing and our journalism program as a whole.”

In total, The Little Hawk staff was presented with 35 awards in design, online, photo, video, and writing.

The Little Hawk won first place in the state for the following:

1st Newspaper- One Page Design: “Mud Queen” by Addy Smith ’18.
1st Newspaper-Multiple Page Design: “There’s Something in the Water” by Lottie Gidal ’19.
1st Infographic: “Season Recaps by the Numbers” by Addy Smith ’18.
1st Web Design by Zoe Butler ’19.
1st Social Media by Zoe Butler ’19.
1st Video Story: “Walkout: Protest Against Gun Violence” by Shayna Jaskolka ’18.
1st Photo Story: “Walkout: Protest Against Gun Violence” by Lindy Rublaitus ’19.
1st Feature Photo: “Welcome to the Future” by Mina Takahashi ’18.
1st News Photo: “Zoe Butler ’19 cheers with the rest of her peers” by Lindy Rublaitus ’19.
1st Sports Photo: “Zach Jones Breaks Single Season Receptions Record” by Egan Smith ’20.
1st Feature Story: “Behind the Mental Mask” by Mina Takahashi ’18.
1st Personality Profile: “Mud Queen” by Addy Smith ’18.
1st Staff Editorial: “At the Schoolhouse Gates” by Eden Knoop ’18.

The Little Hawk won second place in the state for the following:

2nd Newspaper-One Page Design: “Between the Lines” by Mira Bohannan Kumar ’20 and Eden Knoop ’18.
2nd News Magazine-One Page Design: “Welcome to the Future” by Mina Takahashi ’18.
2nd Newspaper-Multiple Page Design: “Stand Your Ground” by Lottie Gidal ’19.
2nd Editorial Cartoon/Comic Strip: “Correlations” by Mira Bohannan Kumar ’20 and Zoe Butler ’19.
2nd Multimedia story-News: “Walkout: Protest Against Gun Violence” by Victor Kalil ’18 and Maya Durham ’19.
2nd Multimedia story-Feature: “Behind the Mental Mask” by Mina Takahashi ’18.
2nd Photo Slideshow: “#1-Seeded Girls Roll Through First Round” by Addy Smith ’18.
2nd Staff Editorial: “Coded” by Mira Bohannan Kumar ’20 and Eden Knoop ’18.

The Little Hawk won third place in the state for the following:

3rd Art and Comics ‘Trump and the Aliens’ by Olivia Lusala and Avery Shrader
3rd Magazine Multi-Page Design: Money Pressures by Maya Durham
3rd Newspaper Single Page Design: Art Scene by Zoe Miller
3rd Podcasting: LH Sports Podcast by Egan Smith
3rd Sports Story: Playing with a Name by Addy Smith

The Little Hawk won Honorable Mention in the following:

HM Comic: Effects of Standardized Testing by Mira Kumar and Zoe Butler
HM Feature Photo: Mud Queen by Addy Smith
HM Newspaper Single Page Design: Freshmen Athletes to Watch by Addy Smith
HM Podcasting: LH Politics by Theo Prineas and Eden Knoop
HM Multipage Magazine Design: Welcome to the Future by Mina Takahashi
HM News Story: SASS Confronts Grassley by Victor Kalil
HM Photo Story: Humans of City High by Lindy Rublaitus