Congratulations to the next generation of Arizona journalists! Several students at Hopi High School took home awards from The Arizona Interscholastic Press Association.
A total of 15 awards for radio and print journalism were given out. The Hopi High radio students perform the Hopi High Teen Show, the only live remote Native American Teen Talk Show in the nation!
We think that’s pretty darn cool.
The WINNERS for radio are………………………………
Darin Johnson received an Excellent for a commercial on “Work reinvestment,” an Honorable Mention for his newscast on “Hopi Constitution” in the News category, an Honorable Mention in the Commercial category for “Cellular 1.”
Donna Brooks took home an Honorable Mention for “Hopi High Homecoming” in the Feature category and an Honorable Mention for “Language is vibrant” in the Feature category.
Arissa Oso received an Honorable Mention for “Mutz is multi-talented” in the Profile category and an Honorable Mention for “Volleyball High Hopes” in the Sports category.
Jewel Kagenveama earned an Excellent for her profile of “Andrews plays the flute.”
Katie Honawa received an Honorable Mention for her Public Service Announcement about problems with drinking.
Dion Sahneyah took home an Honorable Mention for precautions that should be taken when driving in bad weather in the Public Service Announcement category.
Maureen “Mo” Lomakema earned an Excellent for “Hopi High boys win 21st state title” in the Sports category and an Honorable Mention for “Kaye will lead PAC” in the Newscast section.
And the WINNERS in print journalism………………………
Stacie Naha won an Honorable Mention for “Nance leaves legacy” in the News category.
Talik Namoki won an Honorable Mention award for “Boys take second at state in basketball” in the Sports category.
Mary Grace Pewewardy won an Honorable Mention for “Bullying prevention” in the Editorial category.