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2017 Video of the Year Winners

The Missouri Journalism Education Association is pleased to announce the 2016-2017 Video of the Year winners.

  • Allee Armitage and Max Gruschka from Oak Park High School [see video here] and Alaina Hand from Kearney High School [see video here] have been named MJEA’s Video of the Year: Feature/Sports Feature Package State Award Winners. 
  • Wyatt Larson, Isaiah Satterfield and Cailey Melville from Hillcrest High School [see video here] has been named MJEA’s Video of the Year: News Package State Award Winner.
  • Reese Jenkins and Tyler Lesue from Hillcrest High School [see video here] have been named MJEA’s Video of the Year: Sports Package State Award Winner
  • Kane Katubig from Francis Howell High School [see video here] and Alexander Heath and Ryan Lewis from Kearney High School [see video here] have been named MJEA’s Video of the Year: Special Projects State Award Winners.

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 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 category.. The state winners will receive a special medallion and certificate in the mail soon.

State Finalists Include:

  • Feature/Sports Feature Package: Taylor Tinnes, Francis Howell Central High School [see video here]
  • Feature/Sports Feature Package: Drew Simms, Annika Ruskievicz and Adam Freese, Staley High School [see video here]
  • News Package: Nick Weaver, Eureka High School [see video here]
  • Special Projects: Nick Weaver, Eureka High School [see video here]
  • Special Projects:Jaclyn Berry, Lee’s Summit High School [see video here]
  • Special Projects: Josh Horned, Hillcrest High School [see video here]

MJEA is the largest state scholastic journalism organization formed to help protect and enhance scholastic journalism in Missouri. MJEA works to provide outreach and support to advisers and journalism programs across the state. The organization supports free and responsible scholastic journalism by providing resources and educational opportunities, by promoting professionalism, by encouraging and rewarding student excellence and teacher achievement, and by fostering an atmosphere which encompasses diversity yet builds unity.

The official site of the Missouri Journalism Education Association - an affiliate of JEA
2017 Video of the Year Winners