Inglemoor High students excel at state journalism conference

Inglemoor High students excel at state journalism conference
Inglemoor students pose with their awards at the WJEA Conference in 2023

Congratulations to Inglemoor High School students Arushi Sharama, who won WJEA Journalist of the Year, and Kath Shelden, who won 2023 Outstanding Journalist at the Washington Journalism Education Association's (WJEA) State Conference. Arushi's portfolio will be sent on to the Journalism Education Association for the national competition in April.

Many other students competed and excelled as well. Individual student contests are usually scored against journalism standards as opposed to ranking against each other, with the categories of Honorable Mention, Excellent, and Superior. Please join us in congratulating:

  • Online Website: Hope Rasa, Superior
  • Newswriting: Cate Bouvet, Superior
  • Editorial Writing: Arushi Sharma, Superior
  • Newspaper Feature Writing: Claire Meng, Excellent
  • Editorial Cartooning: Mya Vo, Superior
  • Headline Writing/Copy Editing: Weiju Wang, Excellent
  • Feature Photography: Caroline Bush, Superior
  • Feature Photography: Emilyn Smith, Excellent
  • Sports Photography: Ava Lachmann, Excellent
  • Sports Photography: Kayla Tran, Superior

In a separate competition, the Student Journalism Challenge for PBS News Hour, Cate Bouvet and Mya Vo won awards for the editorial Cate wrote on the health curriculum and graphic Mya created.

Congratulations to all our amazing students!! Go Viks!!



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