2019 State Journalism Honors

High School Journalism Students Earn State Recognition
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Park Hill School District journalism students on the newspaper, yearbook and broadcast staffs at both high schools brought home awards from the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association’s Journalism Day 2019, held at the University of Missouri.

The broadcast teacher for both high schools is Justin Ford. The yearbook and newspaper teachers are Megan Carnes from PHHS and Megan Palmer from Park Hill South.


Jesse Berlin and Logan Coats, feature writing

Savannah Castleman, Corin Turner and Josie Phillips, overall yearbook theme and concept

Rylie Estes and Anna Turnbull, feature story

Andrew Hrisak and Easton John, feature story

Soon Jen Pak, Alicia Stout and Rylie Estes, news story

Soon Jen Pak and Taylor Frerking, feature story 

Dana Labart, clubs and organizations photography

Alicia Stout, feature story

Davis Suppes and Trey Crawford, sports story

Corinne Alexander, yearbook package

Alex Kalisz, news writing

Madison Roberts, portrait photography

Davis Suppes, Rylie Estes and Shelby Fletcher, sports feature

Savannah Castleman, yearbook package

Preslee Crowl, student life photography

Preslee Crowl and Emily Rangel, yearbook package

Corin Turner, sports action photography

“Trojan” newspaper staff and Editors in Chief Madison Roberts and Anna Turnbull, overall website

“Troyian” yearbook staff and Editors in Chief Corin Tuner, Savannah Castleman and Josie Phillips, overall yearbook

Honorable Mention

Jonah Boyd, yearbook writing

Logan Coats, cartoon

Haylee Harrell, portrait photography

Alex Kalisz, online feature package

Brooklynn Niebaum, yearbook package

Josie Phillips, yearbook writing

Madison Roberts, news photography (twice)

Davis Suppes, sports story

Corin Turner, sports reaction photography, yearbook package

“Trojan TV News” staff and Executive Producer Davis Suppes, overall announcements and video

“Troyian” yearbook staff and Editors in Chief Corin Tuner, Savannah Castleman and Josie Phillips, news magazine overall

Thomas Wineinger, broadcast


Zoe Dunn, feature story

Lexi Frieders, portrait photo

Kate Heald, organizations photo

Chance Jeffrey, Tatum Lierman and Alexis Nigro, news story

Kendra Kernel, sports reaction photo (twice)

Tatum Lierman, Conor Wood and Kate Hunter, feature story

Noelle Alviz-Gransee, newspaper opinion story

Sofia Fatino, sports action photo

Kiana Fernandes, newspaper feature story

Mary Garrett and Alexis Nigro, commercial and public service announcement

Kate Hunter and Chance Jeffrey, news feature

Hayden Wells and Conor Wood, sports feature

“The South Paw” staff and Editors in Chief Emma Beuerlein and Kendra Kernel, module and infographic

“South Side Scoop” staff and Executive Producer Chance Jeffrey, overall announcements and video

“The View” staff and Executive Producer Noelle Alviz-Gransee, overall newsmagazine

Emma Beuerlein and Kendra Kernel, overall theme

Mia Duke, news photo

Lexi Frieders, sports action photo

Honorable Mention
Zoe Dunn and Gavin Quirarte, news feature

Ethan Farrow and Grace Dieleman, infographic

Talia Garcia, feature story