MIHS Journalism and Yearbook Students Receive Awards
Journalism students pictured from left: Kyle Gerstel, Taylor Holshouser, Asha Woerner, Brooks Kahsai
Mercer Island, WA, March 27, 2023 - On Saturday, March 4, Mercer Island High School Islander and Isla staff members attended the Washington Journalism Education Association (WJEA) State Conference at Mountlake Terrace High School.
Several students received awards in the write-off and judging competitions:
MIHS Islander Award Winners:
Brooks Kahsai, Sports Photography: Excellent
Asha Woerner, News Writing: Superior
Taylor Holshouser, Newspaper Layout: Honorable Mention
Kyle Gerstel, Review Writing: Excellent
ISLA Yearbook Award Winners:
Cameron Mastalir and Dahlia Usman, Yearbook Layout: Honorable Mention
Molly Rojas, Sports Photography: Honorable Mention
Charlie Park, Feature Photography: Honorable Mention
Yearbook students pictured from left: Cameron Mastalir, Charlie Park, Dahlia Usman. Not pictured: Molly Rojas
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