2020 California Journalism Awards - Campus Division

Columns ( High Schools)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Granite Bay High School-The Gazette
    Entry Title: Commentary: Forced diversity in entertainment is dismal progress; Commentary: Women can’t win
    Entry Credit: Piper Bacon
    Judge Comment: Presented their positions in unique and captivating ways.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Castro Valley High School-The Olympian
    Entry Title: Alex Tam
    Entry Credit: Alex Tam
    Judge Comment: Took clear positions and backed them up with strong examples and evidence.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Castro Valley High School-The Olympian
    Entry Title: Josie de la Torre
    Entry Credit: Josie de la Torre
    Judge Comment: By writing about personal experiences I was invested and impacted by the work.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Granite Bay High School-The Gazette
    Entry Title: Commentary: When the trip of a lifetime begins to feel like a nightmare; Commentary: My connection to Mexican culture is mainly my DNA, is that enough?
    Entry Credit: Ali Juell
    Judge Comment: Strong narrative writing and interesting introspection in both pieces.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Sacramento Country Day School-The Octagon
    Entry Title: MY ANGLE: Being stuck at home isn’t so bad; QUARANTINE CRASH COURSE: Sophomore spends week focused on photography
    Entry Credit: Arjin Claire
    Judge Comment: I learned something about photography and enjoyed the online presentation.