2018 SIPA’s Best Visual Contest winners

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Advertising categories

Community ad

  • Best in show: Taylor Watkins, Hoof Print, Ola HS (Georgia)

  • Award of merit: Suncana Pavlic, Odyssey, Clarke Central HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Anna Barrett, The Charger, Oxford HS (Mississippi)

Patron ad page

  • Best in Show: Ayanna Scott, The Lantern, Albemarle HS (Virginia)

Senior ads

  • Best in show: Caitlyn Davis, The Liberator, Pace HS (Florida)

  • Award of merit: Elizabeth Ames, The Liberator, Pace HS (Florida)

  • Honorable mention: Michaela McCarthy, The Liberator, Pace HS (Florida)

Art, graphics and illustration categories

Computer art

  • Best in show: Suncana Pavlic, Odyssey, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)
  • Award of merit: Jackie Kuhn, Nighthawk News, First Flight HS (North Carolina)
  • Honorable mention: Zoe Peterson, Odyssey, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)

Editorial cartoon

  • Best in show: Daniel Cortes, highlights, Coral Gables Senior HS (Florida)

  • Award of merit: Stephanie Mayer, Northwest Horizons, Northwest Guilford HS (North Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Paulina Hafer, Odyssey, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)

Illustration

  • Best in show: Tim Smith, The Lantern, Albemarle HS (Virginia)

  • Award of merit: Leisl Juell, Voices, Nation Ford HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Jackie Kuhn, Nighthawk News, First Flight HS (North Carolina)

Infographic

  • Best in show: Hunter Snyder, Nighthawk News Magazine, First Flight HS (North Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Suncana Pavlic, Odyssey, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)

  • Honorable mention: Carly Cashatt, The Talon, Nation Ford HS (South Carolina)

Strip cartoon

  • Best in show: Suncana Pavlic, Odyssey, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)

  • Award of merit: Vivian Maynard, Northwest Horizons, Northwest Guilford HS (North Carolina)

Art portfolio (up to four examples from one individual)

  • Best in show: Stephanie Mayer, Northwest Horizons, Northwest Guilford HS (North Carolina)
  • Award of merit: Suncana Pavlic, Odyssey, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)
  • Honorable mention: Patrick Aherne, Tribal Tribune, Wando HS (South Carolina)

Broadcast

Anchor (30-60 seconds)

  • Best in show: Elli Grace Goodwin, “Tribe Talk,” Wando HS (South Carolina)
  • Award of merit: Valeria Hughen, “Tribe Talk,” Wando HS (South Carolina)
  • Honorable mention: Alex Bavosa, “Tribe Talk,” Wando HS (South Carolina)

Graphics

Human interest (2:30 max)

Music video (5:00 max)

Nat pack (1:30 max)

News story (2:30 max)

Promos (60 seconds)

PSA (30-60 seconds)

Reporter (1:30 max)

  • Best in show: Yasmin Lee, “RNE-TV,” Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)
  • Award of merit: Devina Patel, “Tribe Talk,” Wando HS (South Carolina)
  • Honorable mention: Jelanie Moore, “Wave TV,” Summerville HS (South Carolina)

Short film (4:00 max)

Sports coverage (2:30 max)

Talent reel

  • Best in show: Reese Phillips, “The Buzz TV,” Fort Mill HS (South Carolina)
  • Award of merit: Ellen Guilford, “Wave TV,” Summerville HS (South Carolina)
  • Honorable mention: Ronitra Wilson, “RNE-TV,” Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)

Videography (2:30 max)

Literary Magazine categories

Cover

  • Best in show: Justin McGuirl, Voices, Nation Ford HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Sophie Henry, The Lantern, Albemarle HS (Virginia)

  • Honorable mention: Caroline Williamson, Psyche, Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)

Fiction spread

  • Best in show: Adriana Torres, Catharsis, Coral Gables Senior HS (Florida)

  • Award of merit: Kayleigh McCoy, The Lantern, Albemarle HS (Virginia)

  • Honorable mention: Adelle Lacy, The Outlet, Wando HS (South Carolina)

Gallery spread

  • Best in show: Alexander Monaco, The Lantern, Albemarle HS (Virginia)

  • Award of merit: Kayleigh McCoy, The Lantern, Albemarle HS (Virginia)

  • Honorable mention: Aidan Hesselroth and Aleksandra Kostova, The Lantern, Albemarle HS (Virginia)

Nonfiction spread

  • Best in show: Nick Catan, Voices, Nation Ford HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Adriana Torres, Catharsis, Coral Gables Senior HS (Florida)

  • Honorable mention: Anna Renfroe, Evoke, Oxford HS (Mississippi)

Poetry spread

  • Best in show: Gracie Boyce, Ellie Pobis and Caroline Williamson, Psyche, Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Hanser Perez, Catharsis, Coral Gables Senior HS (Florida)

  • Honorable mention: Violet Merritt, iliad, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)

Table of contents

  • Best in show: Kayleigh McCoy and Emma Patterson, The Lantern, Albemarle HS (Virginia)

  • Award of merit: Adelle Lacy, The Outlet, Wando HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Sara Goodie, iliad, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)

Literary magazine portfolio (up to four pieces from one individual)

  • Best in show: Ellie Pobis, Psyche, Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)
  • Award of merit: Adriana Torres, Catharsis, Coral Gables Senior HS (Florida)
  • Honorable mention: Hanser Perez, Catharsis, Coral Gables Senior HS (Florida)

Newsmagazine categories

Cover

  • Best in show: Ellie Pobis, The Cavalier, Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Suncana Pavlic, Odyssey, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)

  • Honorable mention: Hailey Port, Wingspan, West Henderson HS (North Carolina)

Entertainment package

  • Best in show: Suncana Pavlic, Odyssey, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)

  • Award of merit: Everett Vereen, Odyssey, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)

  • Honorable mention: Kate Baker, Israa Mashreque and Ellie Pobis, The Cavalier, Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)

Feature package

  • Best in show: Wingspan staff, West Henderson HS (North Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Ellie Pobis, The Cavalier, Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Dagen Gilbreath and Emmy Trivette, Nighthawk News Magazine, First Flight HS (North Carolina)

Headline package

  • Best in show: Suncana Pavlic, Odyssey, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)

  • Award of merit: Katie Grace Upchurch, Odyssey, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)

  • Honorable mention: Kate Baker, The Cavalier, Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)

In-depth cover story package

 

  • Best in show: Haylie Jenkins, Livewire, Bullitt East HS (Kentucky)

 

  • Award of merit: Arabella Saunders, Nighthawk News Magazine, First Flight HS (North Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Bartel Van Oostendorp, Wingspan, West Henderson HS (North Carolina)

News package

  • Best in show: Katie Grace Upchurch, Odyssey, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)

  • Award of merit: Wingspan staff, West Henderson HS (North Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Katie Grace Upchurch, Odyssey, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)

Op/Ed package

  • Best in show: Ellie Pobis, The Cavalier, Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Trinity Harrison and Meghan Savona, Nighthawk News Magazine, First Flight HS (North Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Kate Baker and Ellie Pobis, The Cavalier, Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)

Sports package

  • Best in show: Jay Price and Ella Rayl, The Cavalier, Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Katie Grace Upchurch, Odyssey, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)

  • Honorable mention: Cole Braswell, Wingspan, West Henderson HS (North Carolina)

Table of contents

  • Best in show: Stephanie Mayer, Northwest Horizons, Northwest Guilford HS (North Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Kate Baker, The Cavalier, Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Stephanie Mayer, Northwest Horizons, Northwest Guilford HS (North Carolina)

Newsmagazine portfolio (up to four pieces from one individual)

  • Best in show: Ellie Pobis, The Cavalier, Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)

Newspaper

Centerspread

  • Best in show: Lauren Bial, The Charger, Oxford HS (Mississippi)

  • Award of merit: Karen Ye, The Pantera, Parkview HS (Georgia)

  • Honorable mention: Lydia Gardner and Laurel Thorp, Tribal Tribune, Wando HS (South Carolina)

Entertainment page

  • Best in show: Mia Valentim, The Talon, Nation Ford HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Abby Wilhite, Tribal Tribune, Wando HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Zoe Cooper, Paw Print, Countryside HS (Florida)

Feature page

  • Best in show: Julia Lako, The Talon, Nation Ford HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Ananda Kobierowski, Tribal Tribune, Wando HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Anika Akbar, The Pantera, Parkview HS (Georgia)

Front page

  • Best in show: Lydia Gardner and Zach Green, Tribal Tribune, Wando HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Raegan Craddock, The Talon, Nation Ford HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Molly Archer, The Charger, Oxford HS (Mississippi)

Headline package

  • Best in show: Livvy Cohen, The Charger, Oxford HS (Mississippi)

  • Award of merit: Julia Lako, The Talon, Nation Ford HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Livvy Cohen, The Charger, Oxford HS (Mississippi)

News page

  • Best in show: Patrick Aherne, Tribal Tribune, Wando HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Molly Archer, The Charger, Oxford HS (Mississippi)

  • Honorable mention: Ania Stover, The Crimson Crier, Sparkman HS (Alabama)

Op/Ed page

  • Best in show: Livvy Cohen, The Charger, Oxford HS (Mississippi)

  • Award of merit: Camille Herren, The Crimson Crier, Sparkman HS (Alabama)

  • Honorable mention: Jack Rogers, Tribal Tribune, Wando HS (South Carolina)

Sports page

  • Best in show: Claudia Ottinger, Tribal Tribune, Wando HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Thuy Pham, The Pantera, Parkview HS (Georgia)

  • Honorable mention: Jacob Whitlock, The Crimson Crier, Sparkman HS (Alabama)

Newspaper portfolio (up to four pieces from one individual)

  • Best in show: Livvy Cohen, The Charger, Oxford HS (Mississippi)
  • Award of merit: Lydia Gardner, Tribal Tribune, Wando HS (South Carolina)

 

  • Honorable mention: Molly Archer, The Charger, Oxford HS (Mississippi)

Online categories

Features package

News package

Opinion package

  • Best in show: Aneesa Conine-Nakano, Odyssey Media Group, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)
  • Award of merit: Ana Capiro, CavsConnect, Coral Gables Senior HS (Florida)
  • Honorable mention: Eve Katz, The Wave Breaker, Summerville HS (South Carolina)

Photo Gallery

Podcast

  • Best in show: Connor Griffin, “Tribe Talk,” Wando HS (South Carolina)
  • Award of merit: Aidan Bennett, Northwest Horizons online, Northwest Guilford HS (North Carolina)

Sports package

  • Best in show: Wyatt Olson, The Wave Breaker, Summerville HS (South Carolina)
  • Award of merit: Daniel Toll, CavsConnect, Coral Gables Senior HS (Florida)
  • Honorable mention: Chase Bagnall-Kober, CavsConnect, Coral Gables Senior HS (Florida)

Videography

  • Best in show: Owen Churchwell, Odyssey Media Group, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)
  • Award of merit: Mackenzie Caudill, Odyssey Media Group, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)

Photography categories

Academic

  • Best in show: Jack Rogers, Tribal Tribune, Wando HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Kiki Moss, Tribal Tribune, Wando HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Olivia Wander, Legend, Wando HS (South Carolina)

Club

  • Best in show: Frank Jeffries, Legend, Wando HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Jake Wolden, The Liberator, Pace HS (Florida)

  • Honorable mention: Eliza Beltran, Cavaleon, Coral Gables Senior HS (Florida)

Computer Special Effects

  • Best in show: Haley Bondurant, The Liberator, Pace HS (Florida)

  • Award of merit: Dylan Stevens, Paw print, Countryside HS (Florida)

  • Honorable mention: Ry Ulmer, Legend, Wando HS (South Carolina)

Environmental portrait

  • Best in show: Zoe Peterson, Odyssey, Clarke Central HS (Georgia)

  • Award of merit: Dylan Brotherton, The Crimson Crier, Sparkman HS (Alabama)

  • Honorable mention: Elizabeth Ames, The Liberator, Pace HS (Florida)

First-year student

  • Best in show: Mackenzie Kimble, Kaleidoscope, Lugoff-Elgin HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Olivia Wander, Legend, Wando HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Mycah Howell, Hoof Print, Ola HS (Georgia)

News

  • Best in show: Marcela Ferran, Etheneos, G. Holmes Braddock Senior HS (Florida)

  • Award of merit: Carly Knight-Carrier, Tribal Tribune, Wando HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Marcela Ferran, Etheneos, G. Holmes Braddock Senior HS (Florida)

Pictorial/scenic

  • Best in show: Christina Ye, Reflections, Ola HS (Georgia)

  • Award of merit: Maxime Brown, Northwest Horizons, Northwest Guilford HS (North Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Jack Rogers, Tribal Tribune, Wando HS (South Carolina)

Sports

  • Best in show: Elijah Bull, Tribal Tribune, Wando HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Frank Jeffries, Legend, Wando HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Frank Jeffries, Legend, Wando HS (South Carolina)

Sports reaction

  • Best in show: Mikhail Sims, Reflections, Ola HS (Georgia)

  • Award of merit: Nathan Warner, Legend, Wando HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Haley Bondurant, The Liberator, Pace HS (Florida)

Student life

  • Best in show: Devy Perkins, The Archive, Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Haley Bondurant, The Liberator, Pace HS (Florida)

  • Honorable mention: Jack Rogers, Tribal Tribune, Wando HS (South Carolina)

Photography portfolio (up to four photographs by one individual)

  • Best in show: Frank Jeffries, Legend, Wando HS (South Carolina)
  • Award of merit: Haley Bondurant, The Liberator, Pace HS (Florida)
  • Honorable mention: Grace Gumpert, Talismann, J.L. Mann HS (South Carolina)

Social Media

Social media package (10 examples of social media promotion/marketing)

  • Best in show: Haley Bondurant, The Liberator, Pace HS (Florida)
  • Award of merit: Northwest Horizons staff, Northwest Guilford HS (North Carolina)
  • Honorable mention: The Wave Breaker staff, Summerville HS (South Carolina)

Yearbook categories

Academic spread

  • Best in show: Robert Brook, The Archive, Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: May Nguyen, Legend, Wando HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Jamia Johnson and Regan Knight, The Green Wave, Summerville HS (South Carolina)

Alternative copy

  • Best in show: Legare Kerrison, Legend, Wando HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Kayla DeToma, Gracie Bates and Regan Knight, The Green Wave, Summerville HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Kamryn Frontz, Legend, Wando HS (South Carolina)

Club spread

  • Best in show: Tyree Carter, The Senator, Sparkman HS (Alabama)

  • Award of merit: Jenna Koumas and Kadee Faulkenberry, Kaleidoscope, Lugoff-Elgin HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Sydney McPhail, Legend, Wando HS (South Carolina)

Cover

  • Best in show: Yasmine Valdes, Entheos, G. Holmes Braddock Senior HS (Florida)

  • Award of merit: Maria Perez, Eques, Miami Sunset Senior HS (Florida)

  • Honorable mention: Reflections staff, Ola HS (Georgia)

End sheet

  • Best in show: Westwind staff, West Henderson HS (North Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Kate Baker, The Archive, Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Hannah Griggs, Kaleidoscope, Lugoff-Elgin HS (South Carolina)

Headline package

  • Best in show: Adriana Obeso, Cavaleon, Coral Gables Senior HS (Florida)

  • Award of merit: Matthew Mills and Hanna Wagner, Kaleidoscope, Lugoff-Elgin HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Caitlyn Davis, The Liberator, Pace HS (Florida)

Index spread

  • Best in show: Elizabeth Ames, The Liberator, Pace HS (Florida)

  • Award of merit: Jose Villarruel, Eques, Miami Sunset Senior HS (Florida)

  • Honorable mention: Jose Villarruel, Eques, Miami Sunset Senior HS (Florida)

Opening spread

  • Best in show: Adriana Obeso, Cavaleon, Coral Gables Senior HS (Florida)

  • Award of merit: Elizabeth Ames, The Liberator, Pace HS (Florida)

  • Honorable mention: Emma Strickland, Shorelines, First Flight HS (North Carolina)

People spread

  • Best in show: Kate Baker and Caroline Williamson, The Archive, Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Elizabeth Ames, The Liberator, Pace HS (Florida)

  • Honorable mention: Rachel Hardaker, The Senator, Sparkman HS (Alabama)

Profile spread

  • Best in show: Adriana Obeso, Cavaleon, Coral Gables Senior HS (Florida)

  • Award of merit: Melissa Byrd, The Senator, Sparkman HS (Alabama)

  • Honorable mention: Caitlyn Davis, The Liberator, Pace HS (Florida)

Section divider

  • Best in show: Abbey Byrd, Brooke Fletcher and Olivia Wander, Legend, Wando HS (South Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Brianna Curran, Cavaleon, Coral Gables Senior HS (Florida)

  • Honorable mention: Kate Baker, The Archive, Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)

Sports spread

  • Best in show: Darby Fisher, Wingspan, West Henderson HS (North Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Elizabeth Ames, The Liberator, Pace HS (Florida)

  • Honorable mention: Gabi Reed, Legend, Wando HS (South Carolina)

Student life spread

  • Best in show: Sophia Walker, Westwind, West Henderson HS (North Carolina)

  • Award of merit: Legare Kerrison, Legend, Wando HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Casey Harbin and Tyree Carter, The Senator, Sparkman HS (Alabama)

Title page

  • Best in show: Caitlyn Davis, The Liberator, Pace HS (Florida)

  • Award of merit: Abbey Byrd, Brooke Fletcher and Olivia Wander, Legend, Wando HS (South Carolina)

  • Honorable mention: Robert Brook, The Archive, Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)

Yearbook portfolio (up to four pieces by one individual)

  • Best in show: Erin O’Leary, Legend, Wando HS (South Carolina)
  • Award of merit: Robert Brook, The Archive, Richland Northeast HS (South Carolina)
  • Honorable mention: Adriana Obeso, Cavaleon, Coral Gables Senior HS (Florida)
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