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2018 Design of the Year winners

The Missouri Journalism Education Association is pleased to announce the Design of the Year winners for 2017-2018.

Yearbook Design of the Year- Theme (Sponsored by Herff Jones)

MJEA is proud to announce MARLO MAY of Legend at Lafayette High School and RACHEL BECKER of The Clipper at Kearney High School as the winner of the Yearbook Design of the Year – Theme contest. Please click on the links below to view the winning pages and spreads. MJEA would also like to honor Rachel Becker of Kearney High School, Analise Benz of Francis Howell Central High School and Ki Sowell of Lincoln Prep High School as finalists in the yearbook theme design contest.

Winner:  Lafayette; Marlo May: Legend

Winner: Kearney High School; Rachel Becker: The Clipper

Finalist: Francis Howell Central; Analise Benz: Odyssey

Finalist: Lincoln Prep High School: Ki Sowell; Lincolnian

Yearbook Design of the Year

MJEA is proud to announce EVIE REED of Spirit at Lindbergh High School and ALONA JENKINS of Dial at University City High School as the winners of the Yearbook Design of the Year contest. Please click on the links below to view the winning pages and spreads. MJEA would also like to honor Madeleine Bartin of Kirkwood High School, Kyra Haake of Lincoln Prep High School and Derek Walsh of Winnetonka High School as finalists in the yearbook design contest.

Winner: Lindbergh High School; Evie Reed: Spirit

Winner: University High School: Alona Jenkins; Dial

Finalist: Kirkwood High School: Madeleine Bartin; The Pioneer

Finalist: Lincoln Prep High School: Kyra Haake; Lincolnian

Finalist: Winnetonka High School: Derek Walsh; Odyssey

News (Print) Inside Page Design of the Year

MJEA is proud to announce McKAYLA BOGDA of The North Star at Francis Howell North High School as the winner of the Newspaper Inside Page Design of the Year contest. Please click on the links below to view the winning pages and spreads. MJEA would also like to honor Bradford Siwak and Katie Shaw of Ladue Horton Watkins High School and Lucy Wurst of University City High School as finalists in the inside page design of the year contest.

Winner: Francis Howell North: McKayla Bogda; The North Star

Finalist: Ladue Horton Watkins High School: Bradford Siwak, Katie Shaw; Panorama

Finalist: University City High School: Lucy Wurst; U-Times

News Doubletruck Design of the Year

MJEA is proud to announce CAROLYNN GONZALEZ of North Star at Francis Howell North High School and RICHARD CHENG, SEAN KIM AND JUSTIN GUILAK of The Globe at Clayton High School as the winners of the Doubletruck Design of the Year contest. Please click on the links below to view the winning pages and spreads. MJEA would also like to honor Leidy Venegas of Staley High School as a finalist in the doubletruck design contest.

Winner Francis Howell North: Carolynn Gonzalez; North Star

Winner Clayton High School: Richard Cheng, Sean Kim, Justin Guilak; The Brunch Issue

Finalist: Staley High School: Leidy Venegas; The Talon

News Page 1 Design of the Year

MJEA is proud to announce SKYLAR LAIRD AND EMILY MANN of The Central Focus at Francis Howell Central High School as the winner of the Page 1 Design of the Year contest. Please click on the links below to view the winning pages and spreads. MJEA would also like to honor Erin Bugee of Kirkwood High School and Michael Melinger of Clayton City High School as finalists in the page 1 design contest.

Winner: Francis Howell Central: Skylar Laird; Central Focus

Finalist: Kirkwood High School: Erin Bugee; The Kirkwood Call

Finalist: Clayton High School: Michael Melinger: The Globe

These students submitted impressive pieces of work from this school year that were selected as the winners by a highly-qualified judging team. This is a wonderful honor for all the students and the schools they represent and are indicative of the high quality of their publications programs.

The MJEA Individual Student awards were designed to honor the very best in student writing, photography, design and video storytelling in Missouri by selecting one winner in each of 21 categories.

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2018 Design of the Year winners