DVHS journalists win big at Tom Bigler Journalism Conference

| 09 May 2022 | 07:48

An array of awards was presented to staff at Del.Aware newspaper, the Delaware Valley High School student publication, at the 22nd annual Tom Bigler Journalism Conference on April 29. The event was at Wilkes University, but DVHS participants attended via Zoom.

Senior Alex Krakowski won first place for her centerspread layout; senior Sophia Perrin won first place for her boys swimming photo; and senior Kyla Stead won first place for her feature story. Senior Liz Kameen won the Young Journalist Award and first place for her news story on Title IX. Journalism teacher Leslie Lordi won the Best Adviser Award, and the Del.Aware staff won the overall Best Publication Award.

Fifteen DVHS student journalists attended the conference virtually. The keynote speakers were Aimee Dilger and Kelly Dessoye, from Focus Journalism. A variety of other speakers shared their experiences with the journalism students.