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Westwood Horizon

Awards

The following awards have been earned by the Westwood Student Press.

Year Award from For Individuals named
2013 Cen Tex Virtual Meet 1st place in News Writing Stephen Chao ’14
2013 Cen Tex Virtual Meet 6th place in News Writing Shruti Patil ’17
2013 Cen Tex Virtual Meet 1st place in Feature Writing Emily Chang ’17
2013 Cen Tex Virtual Meet 3rd place in Feature Writing Shefali Arimilli ’17
2014 Balfour MediaMania Yearbook Graphic Packages
2014 CSPA Gold Medalist Yearbook
2014 ILPC Distinguished Merit Yearbook
2014 NSPA First Class with Two Marks of Distinction
2014 Balfour MediaMania Tops in Yearbook
2014 Balfour MediaMania Excellence in News Leadership Mackenzie Farkus ’16
2014 Round Rock Invitational 5th place in News Writing Stephen Chao ’14
2014 District UIL 1st place in News Writing Stephen Chao ’14
2014 Round Rock Invitational 4th place in Headline Writing Jarod Janner ’17
2015 CSPA Silver Medalist Yearbook
2015 CSPA Gold Medalist Online News
2015 ILPC Distinguished Merit Yearbook
2015 CSPA Gold Circle for Advertisement Layout, Third Place Kerianne Chen ’15
2015 CSPA Gold Circle for Entertainment Review in Digital Media, First Place Shruti Patil ’17
2015 CSPA Gold Circle for Informational Graphics in Yearbook, Certificate of Merit Annie Xue ’15
2015 District UIL 1st place in News Writing Mackenzie Farkus ’16
2015 Regional UIL 5th place in News Writing Mackenzie Farkus ’16
2015 Pflugerville Pfall Pfling 3rd place in Feature Writing Mackenzie Farkus ’16
2015 ILPC Online Media Master Mackenzie Farkus ’16
2015 Yearbook Yearbook Best of 2014 Yearbooks
2015 Yearbook Yearbook Yearbook Packages
2015 NSPA First Class Yearbook
2015 NSPA Second Class Online News
2016 District UIL 2nd place in Copy Editing Mackenzie Farkus ’16
2016 District UIL 5th place in News Writing Mackenzie Farkus ’16
2016 Yearbook Yearbook Best of 2015 Yearbooks
2016 Yearbook Yearbook Yearbook Packages
2016 Balfour Yearbooks National Sample Yearbook
2016 ILPC Honorable Mention Online Sports News Story Denzel Childress ’16
2016 ILPC Honorable Mention Online Sports News Story Emily Lu ’19
2016 ILPC Honorable Mention Online Entertainment Feature Lizzie Deal ’19
2016 ILPC Distinguished Merit Web-Based Newspaper
2016 CSPA Gold Medalist Yearbook
2016 NSPA First Class Yearbook with 3 Marks of Distinction
2017 ILPC Distinguished Merit Yearbook with Star potential
2017 Cen Tex Virtual Meet 1st in News Writing Jenny Xu ’19
2017 Cen Tex Virtual Meet 2nd in News Writing Arthur Wang ’18
2017 Cen Tex Virtual Meet 3rd in News Writing Emily Lu ’19
2017 Cen Tex Virtual Meet 4th in News Writing Amy Vo ’19
2017 Cen Tex Virtual Meet 5th in News Writing Maggie Findell ’20
2017 Cen Tex Virtual Meet 1st in Feature Writing Emily Chang ’17
2017 Cen Tex Virtual Meet 2nd in Feature Writing Amy Vo ’19
2017 Cen Tex Virtual Meet 4th in Feature Writing Hailin Zhang ’18
2017 Cen Tex Virtual Meet 5th in Feature Writing Jenny Xu ’19
2017 Cen Tex Virtual Meet 7th in Feature Writing Lizzie Deal ’19
2017 Cen Tex Virtual Meet 1st in Editorial Writing Emily Chang ’17
2017 Cen Tex Virtual Meet 3rd in Editorial Writing Sanika Nayak ’18
2017 Cen Tex Virtual Meet 4th in Editorial Writing Rebecca Halaney ’18
2017 RRIAT 4th in News Writing Arthur Wang ’18
2017 RRIAT 2nd in Feature Writing Hailin Zhang ’18
2017 RRIAT 5th in Feature Writing Sanika Nayak ’18
2017 RRIAT 3rd in Copy Editing Emily Chang ’17
2017 District UIL 2nd in Editorial Writing Emily Chang ’17
2017 District UIL 3rd in Headline Writing Lizzie Deal ’19
2017 District UIL 5th in Headline Writing Becca Halaney ’18
2017 District UIL 6th in Headline Writing Amy Vo ’19
2017 District UIL 1st in Copy Editing Amy Vo ’19
2017 District UIL 6th in Copy Editing Lizzie Deal ’19
2017 Balfour Yearbooks National Sample Yearbook Jenna Zhang ’17
2017 Yearbook Yearbook Best Yearbook Jenna Zhang ’17, Asha Rao ’17
2017 Yearbook Yearbook Best Photos Fallon McDonald ’18, Lindsey Thomas ’18
2017 Yearbook Yearbook Best Packages
2017 ILPC IAAs 3rd in Feature Kate Lee ’19
2017 ILPC IAAs 1st in Entertainment Review Emily Chang ’17
2017 ILPC IAAs 1st in Personal Opinion Column Shreya Dasari ’17
2017 ILPC IAAs Honorable Mention in Sports Feature Jenny Xu ’19
2017 ILPC IAAs 1st in YB Alternative Copy Margaux Ducruex ’17
2017 ILPC IAAs Honorable Mention in YB Tribute Ads