2017-2018

FSPA District 7

1st Place, OTS Editorial

2nd Place, Carry-In Contest: Personality Portrait

2nd Place, Carry In-Contest: Infographic

3rd Place, OTS News Story

Excellent, Deadline Feature Story

Excellent, Deadline Feature Story

Excellent, Deadline Feature Story

Honorable Mention, Selfie

Honorable Mention, Sports Photography

Honorable Mention, Club Photography

Honorable Mention, Topic Page Spread

Honorable Mention, Interactive Graphic

Honorable Mention, Deadline Short Story

2016-2017

Sun Sentinel

Staffer of the Year – Noah Castagna and Sabrine Brismeur

Adviser of the Year, First Runner Up – Ms. Cailyn Callaway

2nd Place, Best Overall

1st Place, Best Website

3rd Place, Most Improved

2nd Place, Features Section

3rd Place, Best Headlines

2nd Place, Special Project – Back to School Issue

Honorable Mention, Special Project – Lariat Handbook

Honorable Mention, Best Print Layout/Design

Honorable Mention, Sports Section

Honorable Mention, News Writer

1st Place, Features Writer

1st Place, Editorial Writer

2nd Place, Entertainment Writer

2nd Place, Editorial Writer

3rd Place, Photographer

FSPA States

Student Journalist of the Year, 3rd place – Karina Blodnieks

Tom Pierce Photojournalist of the Year, Honorable Mention – Saige Griffin

All-Florida, Print

Silver, Online Media

1st Place, Team Newspaper

Best of the Best Winner, Profile Story

All-Florida, Editorial

All-Florida, Off-Campus News Story

All-Florida, Review

Excellent, Campus News Story

Excellent, Off-Campus News Story

Excellent, Profile Story

Excellent, Profile Story

Excellent, Editorial

Excellent, Editorial

Excellent, Humorous Commentary

Excellent, Sports Game Coverage

Excellent, Personality Portrait

Excellent, Sports Reaction Photo

Excellent, Newspaper/newsmagazine multi-page page

Excellent, Newspaper/newsmagazine multi-page page

Honorable Mention, Newspaper/newsmagazine multi-page page

Honorable Mention, Newspaper/newsmagazine front page

Honorable Mention, Campus News Story

Honorable Mention, General Feature

Honorable Mention, Sports Game Coverage

Honorable Mention, Review

Honorable Mention, Nature Photo

Honorable Mention, Nature Photo

Honorable Mention, Nature Photo

Honorable Mention, Personality Portrait

Honorable Mention, Spot News Photo

Honorable Mention, Spot News Photo

FSPA District 7

1st Place in OTS News Writing

1st Place in Fall Digital Contests Health Page

1st Place in Fall Digital Contests Historical Fiction

2nd Place in OTS Selfie

2nd Place in Fall Digital Contests Weather Photo

2nd Place in Fall Digital Contests Poetry


2015-2016

Sun Sentinel

Staffer of the Year – Karina Blodnieks

3rd place, Features Writer

3rd place, Entertainment Writer

FSPA States

Emerging Young Journalist Award – Kendyl Counts

All-Florida, Profile Feature

All-Florida Best of the Best Finalist, Humorous Commentary

Excellent, Serious Commentary

Excellent, General Feature

Honorable Mention, Special Effects Photo


2014-2015

Sun Sentinel

Staffer of the Year – Sabrina Victor

3rd place, Features Writer

Honorable Mention, Entertainment Section

3rd place, Best Layout/Design

Honorable Mention, Best Website


2012-2013

Sun Sentinel

Staffer of the Year – Jeremy Haas

3rd place, News Writer

3rd place, Features Section

1st Place, Features Writer

2nd place, Entertainment Section

2nd Place, Entertainment Writer

1st place, Blogger/Columnist

3rd place, Headlines

2nd Place, Layout & Design

3rd Place, Best Overall

Honorable Mention, Editorial Section

Honorable Mention, News Section

Honorable Mention, Entertainment Writer

Honorable Mention, Entertainment Writer

Honorable Mention, Sports Writer

Honorable Mention, Sports Columnist

FSPA States

All-Florida, Print Commentary

All-Florida, Print Commentary

All-Florida, Print Commentary

All-Florida, Profile Story

Excellent, Review

Excellent, Sports Feature

Excellent, News Story

Excellent, News Story

Honorable Mention, Feature Story

Honorable Mention, Editorial

Honorable Mention, Editorial

Honorable Mention, Sports Feature Story

Honorable Mention, Profile Story

Honorable Mention, Feature Story

Honorable Mention, Sports Feature Story

Honorable Mention, Review

Honorable Mention, Editorial

Honorable Mention, Feature Story

Honorable Mention, Profile Story


2011 – 2012

Sun Sentinel

Staffer of the Year – Jessica Weaver

1st Place, Best Overall

1st Place, Editorial Writer

2nd Place, News Section

1st Place, News Writer

Honorable Mention, News Writer

1st Place, Sports Section

3rd Place, Features Section

1st Place, Features Writer

2nd Place, Features Writer

1st Place, Entertainment Section

1st Place, Entertainment Writer

2nd Place, Entertainment Writer

2nd Place, Print Layout & Design

Honorable Mention, Best Web Content

NSPA

Online Pacemaker Finalist


2010-2011

Sun Sentinel

Staffer of the Year – Kayla Lokeinsky

1st Place, Best Overall

1st Place, Most Improved

1st Place, Best Web Content

1st Place, Best Web Design

1st Place, Best Web Dynamics

1st Place, News Writer

1st Place, Features Writer

1st Place, Entertainment Section

1st Place, Entertainment Writer

1st Place, Photographer

2nd Place, Sports Section

2nd Place, Entertainment Writer

2nd Place, Photographer

2nd Place, Print Layout/Design

3rd Place, Features Writer

Honorable Mention, Features Section

Honorable Mention, Features Writer

FSPA States

All-Florida, Commentary

All-Florida, Reviews

All-Florida, Features

Excellent, Commentary

Excellent, Sports Features

Excellent, Straight News

Honorable Mention, Straight News