Alabama Mentors and Mentees note progress in their journalism programs

June 19, 2013

  By: Nora Stephens, Mentor Third-year mentee Michelle Sisson at Lee High School, Huntsville, Ala., has made tremendous strides in establishing a viable, literary magazine. This year has been especially memorable since she and her small creative writing class have put together a school-wide ...

Students stay sharp in journalism at CJI

Students stay sharp in journalism at CJI

Brianna-Marie Ealy

June 14, 2013

When I first arrived at the Marriott Hotel in Columbia to attend the Carolina Journalism Institute, I was both excited and terrified. I was terrified that my roommates wouldn't like me, that I'd do terrible in my Converging Media's class, and whether or not I could really take care of myself for an...

New auction ideas create new opportunities to raise money

June 14, 2013

With the economy creating hardships for businesses, it has been especially difficult to convince local and regional businesses to donate items and services. With less donations than in previous years, the Endowment Committee, in which the auction is under, and the Auction Coordinator, Rebecca Piner,...

Mentors, Mentees learn from each other

Martha Rothwell

June 14, 2013

The year has been a roller coaster of ups and downs for current as well as former mentees. Fortunately, the ups heavily outweigh the downs. As always through mentoring, I continue to learn from my mentees. They certainly reinforce the idea that the future of journalism education in North Carolina is...

Delving into the depths of detection

Collyn Taylor, SchoPress Office Assistant

June 13, 2013

Roundtable debates and seminars in data scouring seem like scenes from a Robert Redford movie. However this scene was the School of Journalism’s Carolina Reporter room, filled to the brim with aspiring investigative journalists. The first Pre-Collegiate Workshop in Investigative Journalism took place...

Lexington senior recieves Jostens Yearbook Scholarship

Lexington senior recieves Jostens Yearbook Scholarship

July 20, 2012

Thanks to Jostens Yearbook Company, for the sixth year we are presenting a $500 scholarship to a senior who has shown excellence in yearbook journalism and who plans to attend the University of South Carolina’s main campus in Columbia in the fall of 2012. Rebecca Farmer is not one to shy away from...


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