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Benson scholarship winner ‘powerhouse of journalistic excellence’

May 21, 2023

Grace Olson, senior at Arapahoe High School, is the 2023 Eric Benson Scholarship winner. This is a one-time $2000 scholarship funded by Sue and Bruce Benson in honor of their son. Olson has worked on all three publications at her school, which is reflected in her portfolio. Judges were impressed by Olson's ability to "tackle some of the larger topics that teenagers are struggling with" while...

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2023 portfolios impress judges

May 9, 2023

Each year, CSMA recognizes strong student work through the “XXX of the Year” portfolio competitions, which encompass various areas of speciality: Reporter, Designer, Photographer, Broadcast Journalist, and Middle School Journalist. This year’s candidates submitted portfolios by April 15. Those submissions were reviewed by top journalists and educators from across the nation. Winners were...

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Rathbun delivers ‘superhero’ speech as Yearbook Adviser of the Year

April 23, 2023

Kristi Rathbun, MJE, of Rock Canyon High School, was recognized as the JEA 2022 Yearbook Adviser of the Year during the JEA/NSPA conference in San Francisco in April 2023. As part of her acceptance, she delivered a speech about the superheroes of scholastic journalism. Watch below.

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Terrific package from JEA on suicide reporting, prevention

Angela Banfield, CJE, Odyssey ECCO
Zeb Carabello, Rangeview HS
Gina Claus, Castle Rock MS
Justin Daigle, CJE, Brighton HS
Carrie Hendrix, CJE, Lewis-Palmer HS
Kalilah Herscovici, formerly Chaparral HS
Kelly Johnson, CJE, Delta HS
Jill Jones, formerly Windsor HS
Bonnie Katzive, Monarch HS
Yvette Manculich, CJE, Powell MS
Tracy Marcello, formerly Fossil Ridge HS
Adrienne Marko, Dakota Ridge HS
Alyson Mazza, formerly Rock Canyon HS
Ellie Norwood, CJE, Arvada West HS
Tom Patrick, Palmer Ridge HS
Kristi Rathbun, MJE, Rock Canyon HS

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