It’s been a busy spring for McLean’s publications staffs!
McLean’s Clan Yearbook was recognized by the National Scholastic Press Association with the Pacemaker Award. The Clan was one of just 42 high school yearbooks to earn this distinction. The Clan was also awarded a Silver Crown from CSPA.
McLean’s Highlander Newsmagazine was recognized by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association with a Gold Crown. The Highlander was one of just 16 magazines in the world (one of the winners was from Hong Kong) to earn CSPA’s top prize. The Highlander was also an NSPA Pacemaker Finalist.
At the Virginia Association Of Journalism Teachers and Advisers J-Day on Saturday, April 23, McLean’s yearbook, The Clan, won first place in the yearbook Best of Show competition.
In the J-Day Write-Off Competitions, the following McLean students were recognized:
2nd place: Lama Al Rajih
2nd place: Sania Shahid
1st place: Ashwin Dasgupta
1st place: Liam Zeya
1st place: Bryan Chung
2nd place: Siddarth Shankar
3rd place: Melanie Pincus
1st place: John Corvari
2nd place: Haru Kato
Honorable Mention: Samantha Taherian