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2020-2021 Best of SNO (School Newspapers Online) Awards:

Brynn McGrail & Andrew Bourget for a feature article titled “Willow Brook residents share holiday memories”

Noah Sparkman for an opinion story called “Disney’s persistent live-action remakes are a reflection of the viewer, not the producers

Brynn McGrail for the news article “Ohio Wesleyan to cut 18 majors”

Noah Sparkman for his review of the Pixar movie “Soul.”

Amanda Stevens for her article criticizing the lack of diversity in Sia’s new movie “Music.”

Brynn McGrail for her profile of Mackenzie Collett’s experience as the DCS student board member for this year.


2020 Marty’s Awards from This Week News:

Winner of Opinion Writing Category – Andrew Bourget “Teens should vote because politics affects students”

Runner-Up for Photography Category – Jeremiah Hosack for a swim & dive photo


2020 Awards – Ohio Scholastic Media Association:

Superior, Opinion Writing – Andrew Bourget “Teens should vote because politics affects students”

Superior, Online News Story – Sarah Clemens “Coffee with a Cop comes to Hayes”

Superior, Online Interactive Graphic – Andrew Bourget “On the Issues: Healthcare”


2020 National Student Media Contests:

Superior, Newswriting – Sarah Estok

Excellent, Sports Writing – Adrianna Gebhart

Honorable Mention, Feature Writing – Brynn McGrail

Honorable Mention, Commentary Writing – Sarah Clemens

Honorable Mention, Editorial Cartoon – Karl Edwards

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