JEMKC Awards

Park Hill School District Journalism Students Win Big at JEMKC Awards
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Park Hill School District broadcast journalism students from both high schools brought home awards from the annual Journalism Educators of Metropolitan Kansas City (JEMKC) Awards.

Park Hill High School

  • Jordan Elder, junior, second place for her “Leading Lady” news story
  • Jordan Evans, junior, and Olivia Daley, junior, second place for their “Tomorrow’s Classroom” news story

Park Hill South High School

  • Park Hill South TV staff, first place overall in broadcast sweepstakes
  • Hope Mayo, senior; Ashton Dittmer, junior; and Brittany Coffey, senior; first place for their “Arming Teachers” news story
  • Brittany Coffey, senior, and Connor Hills, senior, second place for the Nov. 25 edition of “South Side Scoop” news broadcast
  • Connor Hills, senior, and Shaefer Schuetz, senior, second place for their “The Voice of District Stadium” sports story
  • Emma Woodson, senior; Aliza Russell, junior; and Brady Smith, junior; first place for their newspaper infographic
  • Vivian Brockman, junior, second place for her newspaper computer/hand-generated art and honorable mention for her newspaper single-page desig
  • Kyle Vanice, senior, first place for his yearbook academic design; third place for his newspaper facing page design; and third place for his yearbook best overall single-page spread
  • Kelsi Jones, senior, honorable mention for her yearbook profile copy writing

The broadcast journalism teacher for both high schools is Justin Ford and the print journalism teacher for Park Hill South is Megan Palmer.