Photo by: Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, Shawnee, Kansas
Written by Walsworth Staff
The JEA/NSPA Spring Convention in San Francisco featured many speakers, workshops activities and people that make the event a student journalist favorite every year. But perhaps the most exciting part of the spring convention is the announcement of the Pacemaker winners. Six Walsworth schools received the coveted NSPA Pacemaker award.
Congratulations to the six Walsworth-printed 2022 yearbooks that were named NSPA Pacemakers. These Pacemaker winners include:
- Fusion, Hagerty High School, Oviedo, Florida
- Hauberk, Shawnee Mission East High School, Prairie Village, Kansas
- Horizon, Blue Valley Northwest High School, Overland Park, Kansas
- Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest High School, Shawnee, Kansas
- The Round-Up, Woodland Junior High School, Fayetteville, Arkansas
- Heritage, Shawnee Mission South High School, Overland Park, Kansas
The following 2022 Walsworth yearbooks were previously named Pacemaker Finalists:
- Apollo, Colonial Forge High School, Stafford, Virginia
- Genesis, Rock Ridge High School, Ashburn, Virginia
- Lair, Drake Middle School, Arvada, Colorado
- Ledoian, Aledo High School, Aledo, Texas
- Marquee, Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts, West Palm Beach, Florida
- Odyssey, University High School, Orange City, Florida
- Oro, Cactus Canyon Junior High School, Apache Junction, Arizona
- Panther, H.B. Plant High School, Tampa, Florida
- The Legend, El Dorado High School, El Paso, Texas
- The Minuteman, Lexington High School, Lexington, Nebraska
According to NSPA, teams of professionals judge the yearbooks using several criteria, including coverage and content, quality of writing and reporting, leadership, design, photography and graphics. These yearbooks are selected by a panel of judges based on coverage, writing, design and photography, among several other criteria. For a full list of winners, you can visit the NSPA website.
You can find out more about Walsworth’s national award-winning books, both NSPA Pacemaker and CSPA Crown winners, by visiting our President’s Collection showcase gallery.