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NSPA Winners

2007 NSPA Newspaper Pacemaker Winners

Newspapers: 16 or fewer pages

Sunrise
Corona Del Sol High School
Tempe, Ariz.
Belinda Chiu and Malvika Sinha, editors
Kris Urban, adviser

The Eastside Panther
Eastside College Prep School
East Palo Alto, Calif.
Jose Ibarra, Jannette Angulo, and Lindsey Turner, editors
Angela Filo, adviser

The Surveyor
George Washington High School
Denver, Colo.
Anna Michaels, and Rachel Ibarra, editors
Amanda Schmidt, adviser

Statesman
Stevenson High School
Lincolnshire, Ill.
Mike Carson, Marian Fukuyama, and Mina Mineva, editors
Barb Thill, adviser

The Central Times
Naperville Central High School
Naperville, Ill.
Lauren Sieben, editor
Linda Kane, adviser

Shield
Andover High School
Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Michael Hamel, editor
Christina Vester-Hammitt, adviser

The Update
H.H. Dow High School
Midland, Mich.
Steve Thompson, editor
Betsy Pollard Rau, adviser

Focus
Midland High School
Midland, Mich.
Jennifer Nigro, editor
Jim Woehrle, adviser

Exonian
Phillips Exeter Academy
Exeter, N.H.
Libbie Cohn, editor
Richard Schubart/Michael Golay, advisers

Courier
Crockett High School
Austin, Texas
Eric Webb, editor
Paula Richardson, adviser

The Liberator
Johnson High School
Austin, Texas
Eli Durst and Anjali Patel, editors
Janet Elbom, adviser

Hurricane
Hillcrest High School
Dallas, Texas
Lauren Grey, editor
Lorie Lewis, adviser

tjToday
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology
Alexandria, Va.
Sana Idrees, editor
Jennifer Seavey, adviser

The Peninsula Outlook
Peninsula High School
Gig Harbor, Wash.
Cassandra Kapp and Caity Carter, editors
Derek Smith, adviser

Newspapers: 17 or more pages

El Estoque
Monta Vista High School
Cupertino, Calif.
Jordan Kolb and Steffi Lau, editors
Michelle Balmeo, adviser

The Chronicle
Harvard-Westlake School
North Hollywood, Calif.
Adam Gold and Nikila Sri-Kumar, editors
Kathleen Neumeyer, adviser

The Lion
Lyons Township High School
La Grange, Ill.
Lizzie Schiffman, editor
Jason Scales, adviser

The Prospector
Prospect High School
Mount Prospect, Ill.
Megan Blockus, editor
Jason Block, adviser

The Rampage
Rockville High School
Rockville, Md.
Erika Bernetich, Melissa Cohen, Stephanie Owen and Grace Wahlbrink, editors
Peter Daddone, adviser

Crane-Clarion
Cranbrook Kingswood School
Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Francis Simpson, editor
David Watson/Lynn Bennett Carpenter/Sara Rubenstein, advisers

Statesman
Lincoln Senior High School
Sioux Falls, S.D.
Mac Barber, editor
Virginia Olson, adviser

Newsmagazines

The Crusader
Salpointe Catholic High School
Tucson, Ariz.
Brian Klug, editor
Dave Cosgrove, adviser

Orange & Black
Grand Junction High School
Grand Junction, Colo.
Sam Lefebre, Emily Orbanek, editors
Mark Newton, adviser

Spark
Lakota East High School
Liberty Township, Ohio
Katie Neltner, Abby Back, editors
Dean Hume, adviser

Featherduster
Westlake High School
Austin, Texas
Ashlan Juby, Hillary Kunz, editors
Deanne Brown, adviser

Junior High/Middle School Newspapers

Portfolio
Bak Middle School of the Arts
West Palm Beach, Fla.
David Fialkow, editor
Jessica Kutz, adviser

2007 NSPA Newspaper Pacemaker Finalists

Newspapers: 16 or fewer pages

Sunrise
Corona Del Sol High School
Tempe, Ariz.
Belinda Chiu and Malvika Sinha, editors
Kris Urban, adviser

The Eastside Panther
Eastside College Prep School
East Palo Alto, Calif.
Jose Ibarra, Jannette Angulo, and Lindsey Turner, editors
Angela Filo, adviser

Oracle
Troy High School
Fullerton, Calif.
Stephanie Ng and Chirag Desai, editors
Ana Navarrete, adviser

Corinthian
Grace M. Davis High School
Modesto, Calif.
Katie Heaton, Teri Lewis, Gretchen Hehir, Fallon Atta-Mensah, editors
Jim McCarthy, adviser

The Surveyor
George Washington High School
Denver, Colo.
Anna Michaels, and Rachel Ibarra, editors
Amanda Schmidt, adviser

Rocky Mountain Highlighter
Rocky Mountain High School
Fort Collins, Colo.
Ari Curtis, editor
Stephen Wahlfeldt, adviser

The Standard
American School in London
London, England
Lincoln Heilner and James Rosenthal, editors
Shannon Miller, adviser

Hi-Lights
William R. Boone High School
Orlando, Fla.
Rachel Murphy, editor
Renee Burke, adviser

Bear Facts
Lake Zurich High School
Lake Zurich, Ill.
Kim Yapelli, editor
Carolyn Wagner, adviser

Statesman
Stevenson High School
Lincolnshire, Ill.
Mike Carson, Marian Fukuyama, and Mina Mineva, editors
Barb Thill, adviser

The Central Times
Naperville Central High School
Naperville, Ill.
Lauren Sieben, editor
Linda Kane, adviser

Pacer
Rolling Meadows High School
Rolling Meadows, Ill.
Adam Weiner and Moya Shawley, editors
Stan Zoller, adviser

The Raven's Beak
Olathe Northwest High School
Olathe, Kan.
Jesi Egan, editor
Paul Restivo, adviser

Shield
Andover High School
Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Michael Hamel, editor
Christina Vester-Hammitt, adviser

InPrint
Fenton High School
Fenton, Mich.
Sean Callan and Diane Teall, editors
Pam Bunka, adviser

Focus
Midland High School
Midland, Mich.
Jennifer Nigro, editor
Jim Woehrle, adviser

The Update
H.H. Dow High School
Midland, Mich.
Steve Thompson, editor
Betsy Pollard Rau, adviser

Arrow
Utica High School
Utica, Mich.
Renee Lee, editor
Stacy Smale, adviser

The Echo
Saint Louis Park High School
St. Louis Park, Minn.
Mara Fink and Solly Kane, editors
Lori Keekley, adviser

The Wolf's Howl
Timberland High School
Wentzville, Mo.
Andy Swyers, Michael Herzberg, editors
Cathy McCandless, adviser

Exonian
Phillips Exeter Academy
Exeter, N.H.
Libbie Cohn, editor
Richard Schubart/Michael Golay, advisers

Catalyst
Sylvania Southview High School
Sylvania, Ohio
Tony Tricozzi and Max Zorick, editors
David S. Minard, adviser

Courier
Crockett High School
Austin, Texas
Eric Webb, editor
Paula Richardson, adviser

The Liberator
Johnson High School
Austin, Texas
Eli Durst and Anjali Patel, editors
Janet Elbom, adviser

Hurricane
Hillcrest High School
Dallas, Texas
Lauren Grey, editor
Lorie Lewis, adviser

Eagle Eye
DeSoto High School
DeSoto, Texas
Jessica Schoenfeld, editor
Steve Baker, adviser

Stampede
Burges High School
El Paso, Texas
Sarah Tenorio, editor
Patricia Monroe, adviser

tjToday
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology
Alexandria, Va.
Sana Idrees, editor
Jennifer Seavey, adviser

The Peninsula Outlook
Peninsula High School
Gig Harbor, Wash.
Cassandra Kapp and Caity Carter, editors
Derek Smith, adviser

Newspapers: 17 or more pages

El Estoque
Monta Vista High School
Cupertino, Calif.
Jordan Kolb and Steffi Lau, editors
Michelle Balmeo, adviser

The Gazette
Granite Bay High School
Granite Bay, Calif.
Lauren Shelgrove and Caitlin Chang, editors
Karl Grubaugh, adviser

Redwood Bark
Redwood High School
Larkspur, Calif.
Stephanie Delman, Joey Kahn, Rob Shaplen, and Katelyn Kazan, editors
Tom Sivertsen, adviser

The Chronicle
Harvard-Westlake School
North Hollywood, Calif.
Adam Gold and Nikila Sri-Kumar, editors
Kathleen Neumeyer, adviser

Chieftain
Montrose High School
Montrose, Colo.
Sean Maloney and Hannah Muldoon, editors
Kathlyne Gaber, adviser

The Lion
Lyons Township High School
La Grange, Ill.
Lizzie Schiffman, editor
Jason Scales, adviser

The Prospector
Prospect High School
Mount Prospect, Ill.
Megan Blockus, editor
Jason Block, adviser

The Rampage
Rockville High School
Rockville, Md.
Erika Bernetich, Melissa Cohen, Stephanie Owen and Grace Wahlbrink, editors
Peter Daddone, adviser

Crane-Clarion
Cranbrook Kingswood School
Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Francis Simpson, editor
David Watson/Lynn Bennett Carpenter/Sara Rubenstein, advisers

Dart
Saint Teresa's Academy
Kansas City, Mo.
Nicole Farley and Alison Raybould, editors
Eric Thomas, adviser

Image
Lafayette High School
Wildwood, Mo.
Kevin Pinney, editor
Nancy Y. Smith, adviser

Lance
Omaha Westside High School
Omaha, Neb.
Max Griffith and Alissa Skelton, editors
Rod Howe, adviser

Statesman
Lincoln Senior High School
Sioux Falls, S.D.
Mac Barber, editor
Virginia Olson, adviser

Eagle Edition
Episcopal School of Dallas
Dallas, Texas
Moritz Sudnof, editor
Barbara Meier, adviser

The ReMarker
Saint Mark's School of Texas
Dallas, Texas
Tomi Maxted, editor
Ray Westbrook, adviser

The Watchdog
Westfield High School
Chantilly, Va.
Caty Gordon, Ashley Zamperini and Ishraga Eltahir, editors
Patrick McCarthy, adviser

Newsmagazines

The Crusader
Salpointe Catholic High School
Tucson, Ariz.
Brian Klug, editor
Dave Cosgrove, adviser

The Mustang
San Dieguito Academy
Encinitas, Calif.
Rachel Stine, editor
Tim Roberts, adviser

Orange & Black
Grand Junction High School
Grand Junction, Colo.
Sam Lefebre, Emily Orbanek, editors
Mark Newton, adviser

West Side Story
West High School
Iowa City, Iowa
Clara Hogan, Brian Stewart, editors
Sara Schlesinger, adviser

Play
Maize High School
Maize, Kan.
Allegra Deserio, Danielle Dopps, Taylor Drake, editors
Phyllis Wipf, adviser

Spark
Lakota East High School
Liberty Township, Ohio
Katie Neltner, Abby Back, editors
Dean Hume, adviser

Featherduster
Westlake High School
Austin, Texas
Ashlan Juby, Hillary Kunz, editors
Deanne Brown, adviser

The Blazer
Timberline High School
Lacey, Wash.
Kristen Suver, editor
Dan Hardebeck, adviser

Junior High/Middle School Newspapers

The Hoover Sizzle
Hoover Middle School
San Jose, Calif.
Callie Austin and Amy Roberts, editors
Melissa Duran, adviser

Portfolio
Bak Middle School of the Arts
West Palm Beach, Fla.
David Fialkow, editor
Jessica Kutz, adviser

Blue and White
Roosevelt Junior High School
Altoona, Pa.
Maura Jones and Sabrina Peterman, editors
Wanda Pleteher, adviser