Ellsworth journalism students shine at State

Courtesy Photo by Cady Hansen

Award winning student journalists are, from left, Parker McGowan, Shianne Svaty, Taylor Holecek, Courtney Wise and Selena Carrazco.

The Ellsworth Junior/Senior High School student publications department came away from the annual Kansas Scholastic Press Association’s State Journalism contest Saturday, May 4, in Lawrence with seven placings and a third place showing in the 2A sweepstakes competition.

Students and their awards were:

• Courtney Wise took first in advertising.

• Taking second place were Shianne Svaty in editorial cartoon, Taylor Holecek in yearbook layout and Parker McGowan in student life photography.

• Holecek also took third in newspaper design.

• Nabbing honorable mentions were Svaty in editorial writing and Selena Carrazco in yearbook sports writing.

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