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FHS Register Wins Awards at State Convention

Posted by Alan on April 23, 2012 10:25 AM | Filed in News |

The_Register.pngFayetteville High newspaper students competed at the annual Arkansas Scholastic Press Association April 12-13 in Rogers earning yet another All-Arkansas Award. Register newspaper is advised by journalism teacher Geniece Yates.

Newspaper students junior Nicole Villacres and senior Erin Boss won first place for on-site competitions in Editorial Writing and Copy Editing. Junior Clayton Adams won Superior and Best of ASPA for Sports News and Sports Feature stories.

ASPA was founded in 1929 by University of Arkansas journalism professor Walter J. Lemke. Starting with a small number of students, ASPA had over 800 high school students from across the state attending this year.