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VHSL announces Writing/Photo/Design Contest finalists


Posted on September 4, 2013 by

The finalists of the VHSL Writing/Photo/Design Contest for yearbook were announced and McLean’s newmagazine, yearbook and literary magazine staffers are finalists in 18 different categories! Winners will be announced at the Regional Publications Workshop in October.


2013 VHSL State Writing/Photo/Design ContestGROUP AAA – NEWSPAPER

News: Straight News/News Feature

Helen Jung & Grace Murray, ”Historical Interpretations Recreate History”

Feature: Human Interest/Personality (including Sports)

Nick Gray, ” Junior’s Leadership Helps to Improve Community”

Feature: InDepth/Informative (including Sports)

Cam Menchel, McLean, “#26 Acts”

Greg Campbell-Cohen, “Selfies”


Staff,  “New Highlander Time Schedule Will Hinder Students”


Julia Al-Akkad & Andrea Delgado,  “In Search of a Slice of Heaven”

Photo: News/Feature

Allen Harris,  “Theatre Departments Performs Les Miserables”

Photo: Sports

Jessica Bulford,  “Gymnastics Stays on Top”

Inside Page Layout/Spread

Andrea Pappas,  “Selfies”


Shadi Alhusary,  Delta Driving School

Newsmagazine Cover

Andrea Pappas,  October 10, 2012 issue

Infographics/Secondary Packaging

Jessica Tang,  “Senior College Map”

2013 VHSL State Writing/Photo/Design Contest– GROUP AAA – YEARBOOK

Concept Packaging

Mara Corbett, Cedric Whitney, Maddie Moore, Aamana Feroze & Sydney Menchhoff

 Student Life Spread

Cedric Whitney, Maddie Moore & Sydney Menchhoff,  “Fun Fest”

Academics Spread

Mara Corbett, Cedric Whitney & Madiha Gill,  “Goggles Galore”

Infographics/Secondary Packaging

Cedric Whitney,  “Juniors”

Maddie Moore & Mara Corbett,  “Freshmen” 

2013 VHSL State Writing/Photo/Design ContestGROUP AAA – LITERARY MAGAZINE

Table of Contents

Mara Corbett


M.J. Minutoli, “Composure”


Betsy Rother,  “Essence”