Archive | October 2012

Bagpiper named Newspaper of the Year at annual press convention at IU Southeast

One week after being named a Hoosier Star newspaper by the Indiana High School Press Association, the Floyd Central High School Bagpiper was named Newspaper of the Year at the annual Southeastern Indiana Student Press Association Convention at Indiana University Southeast in New Albany.

Friday’s honor marks the ninth consecutive year The Bagpiper has won this award.

The Bagpiper also won first-place in Overall Design and in Front-Page Design. Individual students were also honored for their work, published last school year and in the first issue this school year.

For a complete list of Floyd Central journalists honored at the SISPA convention, click here.

Readers wanting to check out the Floyd Central Bagpiper website can go to www.fchsbagpiper.wordpress.com to check out coverage of Floyd Central news.

Bagpiper student newspaper earns Hoosier Star award for third consecutive year

Members of the Floyd Central Bagpiper newspaper staff who attended the annual convention of the Indiana High School Press Association at Franklin College on Oct. 19, 2012 include: junior Ashley Vance, junior Bekah Landers, junior Meghan Poff, senior Danielle Rehor, senior Grace Runkel, senior Anna Boone, 2012 graduate Darian Eswine, and junior Claire Defrancisci, along with adviser Jim Lang. The Bagpiper was named a Hoosier Star newspaper based on work published in the 2011-12 school year.

The Floyd Central High School student newspaper, The Bagpiper, earned Indiana’s highest honor at the annual convention of the Indiana High School Press Association on Friday, Oct. 19 at Franklin College, as it was named an IHSPA Hoosier Star Newspaper for the third year in a row.

Additionally, The Bagpiper won first-place in the state in Civic Journalism and Community Journalism for coverage last year of Southern Indiana tornado damage and educational issues.

Individual journalism students were also honored for their work published last school year and for their entries in a variety of on-site competitions. The FC yearbook, The Bartizan, was also honored at the convention.

For a complete list of Floyd Central journalism students honored at the IHSPA convention, please click here.