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FHS Connotations Named a Finalist for National Award

Posted by Alan on December 16, 2010 9:53 AM | Filed in News |

connotations2010.pngFayetteville High School's award-winning literary magazine, Connotations, has been named as one of the finalists for the 2011 Crown Awards. Connotations will receive either a Gold or Silver Crown award.

A total of 1,434 newspapers, magazines and yearbooks published during the 2009-2010 academic year were eligible for judging in the 2011 Crown Awards Program.

Scholastic Crown Award finalists will be presented with either a Gold or Silver Crown Award during CSPA's 87th Annual Convention, held from March 16-18, 2010 at Columbia University.

The Awards Convocation for Scholastic Crown recipients will take place on Friday, March 18, 2010 in the Roone Arledge Auditorium of the Alfred Lerner Student Center on Columbia's Morningside Heights campus.

Gold Crowns have been awarded annually since 1982, and Silver Crowns have been given since 1984.

Edmund J. Sullivan, executive director of the CSPA, will present plaques to those winners attending the Convention. Remaining awards will be mailed beginning March 28th.

The CSPA is an international student press association uniting student journalists and faculty advisers at schools and colleges through educational conferences, idea exchanges and award programs. Owned by Columbia University since 1925 and operated as a program associated with its Graduate School of Journalism, the Association offers three major services: 1-annual competitions and awards for members, including the Crown Awards, 2-planning two conventions (one national, one regional) and a week-long summer workshop at Columbia, plus 3-small press publishing activities to support magazine articles published as part of its website and one to two books per year.

Click here to read the news release from CSPA.