CFISD students win journalism contest
After competing in the Press Women of Texas Edith Fox King 2012 High School Journalism Contest, a number of Cy-Fair ISD student journalists were named winners and had their pieces forwarded to the national competition for judging.
All winners have been invited to attend the annual state conference Saturday, May 5 in Tyler.
Students placing first were: Madelynn Marlow, Cypress Woods, Editorial, "Breaking the Cycle of Cruelty;" Jacob Mansfield, Cy-Fair, News Story, "Protestors 'Occupy' Cities across Nation;" Sarah Smith, Cy-Fair, Reviews, "Refreshing as a Glass of Iced Tea;" Alex Edwards, Cy-Fair, Single-Page Layout, "Photo Essay;" Manjot Jawa, Jersey Village, Double-Truck Layout, "It's a Celebration;" and Daniel Mulholland and Steven Bierwagen, Jersey Village, Video-Sports Story, "Wrestling."
Students placing second were: Sarah Smith, Cy-Fair, Editorial "Cleaning Up Tradition;" Barbara "Taylor" Kimble, Cy-Fair, News Story, "Through Thick and Thin;" Darby Nevins, Cy-Fair, Feature Story, "Drums, Games, Hospital;" and Steven Bierwagen, Jersey Village, Video-Feature Story, "JVFD Open House."
Students placing third were: Sam Burdyl, Cy-Fair, Editorial, "Focus on the Meaning," and Opinion, "Too Poor for Own Good;" Gabi Martinez, Cypress Woods, Editorial, "If You Don't Have Anything Nice;" Rebeccah Barger, Cy-Fair, Feature Story, "Playing Big Leaguer;" Darby Nevins, Cy-Fair, Sports Story, "Off the Block, Into the Water;" Gabrielle Garcia, Jersey Village, Single-Page Layout, "Saving a Tradition;" Manjot Jawa, Jersey Village, Video-News Story, "Distracted Driving;" and Nicie Flores and Cindy Sajche, Cy-Fair, Yearbook, "Swag."
Those earning honorable mention were: Rebeccah Barger, Cy-Fair, News Story, "We Didn't Start the Fire," and Sports Story, "Varsity Tennis Team 8-1;" Carmen Resendiz, Jersey Village, Feature Photo, "Spirit Comes Alive;" Cameron Korenek, Jersey Village, Sports Photo, "Senior District Leaders;" Kyle Anderson, Cy-Fair, Reviews, "Don't Blink or You'll Miss It;" Tyler Dang, Cy-Fair, Reviews, "Scrooge Gets a Modern Makeover;" Iveth Garcia, Jersey Village, Single-Page Layout, "Ready Set Teach;" Manjot Jawa, Jersey Village, Single-Page Layout, "Traveling the Road to College;" Maddy McCarty, Cypress Woods, Opinion, "Real Consequences Cause Real Regret;" Joey Beth Gilbert, Jersey Village, Double Truck Layout, "Not Yet Forgotten;" Talice Melendez, Jersey Village, Yearbook, "Generational Baker" photo; and Talice Melendez, Allison Artz and Annie Sanders, Jersey Village, Yearbook, "Generational Baker" spread.
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