Our students work hard every year during club time to create their nationally recognized, award-winning yearbook.
Awards
2008 Unscripted
Herff Jones Excellence in
Theme Development Award
 
Jostens/Adobe Design
Contest:
2 Honorable Mentions
(Cassandra L.& Justin S.
& Kathryn K.)
 
Jostens Photo Contest:
Honorable Mention for Sports/Athletes in Action Photo (Andrew V.)
 
National Scholastic Press Association:
11 students selected for NSPA's Journalism Honor Roll
First Class Honor Rating with Mark of Distinction in Writing
 
Journalism Education Association
Fall Write Off Winners:
(only write off winners from the state of New York!)
1 Superior for Yearbook Clubs Copy & Captions
2 Excellent Ratings for:
    Yearbook Sports Copy & Captions
    Two Weeks of Work for Yearbook Photography
3 Honorable Mentions for:
    Yearbook Student Life Copy & Captions
    Yearbook Layout of Inside Pages
    Yearbook Design of Cover & Endsheets
 
Quill & Scroll International Honorary Society
for HS Journalists:
12 students inducted (must be in upper third of their class)
2007 Road Trip
2006 Apart from the CROWD
Columbia Scholastic Press Association:
5 Gold Circle Awards:
    Second Place in Division Page Design
    Third Place in Theme & Concept
    Honorable Mention in Opening & Closing Spread Design
    Honorable Mention for Index Design
    Honorable Mention in Sports Writing
 
National Scholastic Press Association:
Design of the Year, Yearbook Page/Spread-- Honorable Mention
Second Class Honor Rating, with a perfect score in Concept
Mark of Distinction in Concept
 
Astoria Federal Savings Union 2007 Teen Photo Contest
 
Herff Jones Excellence in Theme Development Award
 
American Scholastic Press Association:
First Place
 
 
Empire State School Press Association:
9 Golds, 4 Silvers, 3 Bronzes and 1 Honorable Mention:
    Gold/All New York Yearbook
    Gold for Cover/Endsheet Design
    Gold for Copy
    Gold for Theme Presentation
    Gold for Special Topic Coverage
    Gold for Advertising Spread
    Gold for Academic Spread (Bubbly Beakers)
    Gold for Division Pages
    Gold for Student Life Spread
    Silver for Index Spread
    Silver for Sports Spread
    Silver for Student Life Spread
    Silver for Academic Spread (Coloring Outside the Lines)
    Bronze for Student Life Spread
    Bronze for Use of Type
    Bronze for Sports Spread
    Honorable Mention for Academic Spread (Administration)
Columbia Scholastic Press Association:
Silver Medalist
"All-Columbian Honors" in Concept
"All-Columbian Honors" in Design
 
Empire State School Press Association:
7 Golds, 2 Silvers
Gold--All New York Yearbook Award (highest category of achievement from the ESSPA)
Gold Award for Student Life Spread
Gold Award Theme Presentation
Gold Award for Academics Spread
Gold Award for Index Spread
Gold Award for Club/Organization Spread
Gold Award for Cover/Endsheet Design
Silver Award for Copy
Silver Award for Division Pages
 
National Scholastic Press Association:
Second Class Honor Rating
 
American Scholastic Press Association:
First Place, (with a full score in General Page Design)
 
Herff Jones Excellence in Theme Development Award
Columbia Scholastic Press Association:
Gold Medalist with All Columbian Honors in Concept

Empire State School Press Association:
19 Golds, 7 Silvers and 1 Bronze:
Gold/All New York DVD Presentation
    Gold/All New York Yearbook
    Gold for Academic Spread: Becky W., Christine D. & Ilana P.
Gold for Academic Spread: Becky W. & Ilana P.
Gold for Academic Spread: Becky W. & Ilana P.
Gold for Advertising Spread
Gold For Advertising Spread
Gold for Index Section Spread: Kathryn K. & Candice C.
Gold for Club/Organization Spread: Cassandra L.
Silver for Club/Organization Spread: 
Cassandra L., Ayesha S. & Anne L.
Silver for Cover/Endsheet Design: Justin S. & Kathryn K.
Gold for Division Pages: Kathryn K. & Justin S.
Gold for People Section Spread: Christine D.
Gold for Sports Section Spread: Jacquie R.
Gold for Student Life Spread: Rebecca K. & Shelley A.
Silver for Student Life Spread: 
Justin S. Rebecca K. & Shelley A.
Bronze for Student Life Spread
Silver for Special Topic Coverage: Cassandra L.
Gold for Theme Presentation
Gold for Academic Photograph: Andrew V.
Gold for Feature Photograph: Andrew V.
Gold for Sports Photograph: Ryan M.
Silver for Sports Photograph: Andrew V.
Gold for Copy Portfolio: Victoria S. & Christine D.
Gold for Photographer Portfolio: Andrew V.
Silver for Photographer Portfolio: Ryan M.
Silver for Use of Type