Upper School Student Journalists Earn Awards from WHYY, State and National Scholastic Press Associations

The writers and editorial staff of WordsWorth, the MFS Upper School student news network, received several awards in local journalism ceremonies this winter.

From the Garden State Scholastic Press Association (GSSPA):

First Place – Newswriting – Andrew Shah ‘19 & Andrew Rowan ‘19

First Place – Breaking News – Andrew Rowan ‘19

Second Place – Breaking News – Andrew Rowan ‘19

Third Place – Breaking News – Andrew Rowan ‘19

Third Place – Broadcast Sports – Esha Nittoor ’20

Third Place – Multimedia News – Andrew Rowan ’19

Honorable Mention – Newswriting – Liah Morban ‘21 and Leah Fulton ‘21

Honorable Mention – Breaking News – Chloe Jones ‘18 and Andrew Rowan ‘19

Honorable Mention – Breaking News – Andrew Rowan ‘19

Honorable Mention – Opinion Writing – Ali Chesnick ‘19

Honorable Mention – Multimedia Feature – WordsWorth Staff

Honorable Mention – Feature Writing – WordsWorth Staff

Finalist for Online Overall Excellence Award – WordsWorth

Finalist for Online Distinguished Journalism Award – WordsWorth

From the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA):

Honorable Mention – Broadcast Commentary – Ali Chesnick ‘19, Henry Powell ‘20, Yashnoor Kaur ‘18, and Chloe Jones ‘18

From the WHYY Youth Media Awards:

Third Place – High School News Report – Andrew Shah ‘19 and Andrew Rowan ‘19