Student Journalists Garner Awards in Statewide Contest

Several Upper School Wordsworth student media staff members received honors in the 2020-21 Garden State Student Press Association Awards Contest announced recently. Moorestown Friends competes in Division B which is composed of schools with smaller enrollment.

Award winners:

Broadcast Features – First Place
“An Upgrade For Play: The new and improved Lower School Playground” —  Dinah Megibow-Taylor ’24 & Elise Trani ’24

Broadcast Features – Second Place
“Watch Out: The Bees Have Arrived at MFS” —  Emma Vernick ’23 & Julia Tourtelotte ’23

Broadcast Features – Honorable Mention
“Teaching Through Live History: A roundtable discussion with MFS history teachers” —  Rebecca Benjamin ’21

Personal Narrative – Third Place
“Yes … I have Covid-19,” Vani Hanamirian ’22 

Multimedia Package — Features – Honorable Mention
“A Tapestry of Farewells” —  WordsWorth Staff, Moorestown Friends School

Feature Writing – Honorable Mention
“‘Everyday’s a Memory’: Dearly Loved MFS Lower School Assistant Sandi Federici Retires after 45 Years,” Rebecca Benjamin ’21

Editorial Writing – Honorable Mention
“After Weeks of International Protests, It Took a Year to Find Derek Chauvin Guilty; That’s Still Not Enough,” WordsWorth Editorial Board, Moorestown Friends School



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