HHS’s HUB, Bard and Video Sweep Press Day Awards

HHS's HUB, Bard and Video Sweep Press Day Awards

Bringing home a total of 36 awards, the Hubbard High School Video, The Bard, and HUB staffs made an impressive showing at YSU/TCJA’s 2017 Press Day held at YSU’s Kilcawley Center on Monday, May 15th.  Competing against 12 other Trumbull and Mahoning County schools, and judged against 250 other entries, Hubbard took 16 first place titles, including Best School News Site, Best Yearbook and Best Yearbook Theme.  Additionally, HUB senior Connor H. was recognized as Journalist of the Year.  Judges for the event included award winning, investigative journalist Mr. Dave Davis, Fellow in the Communications Department at YSU, along with other YSU Video and Journalism instructors, as well as Vindicator editors.  Recognition goes to the following Hubbard students for the HUB, Video, and The Bard respectively:

High School Journalist of the Year: Connor H.; Editor-in-Chief

Best School News Site:  The HUB

Best Yearbook:  The Bard

Best Yearbook Theme:  The Bard

HUB First Place Winners:  Investigative Reporting: Jonathan F. “Student Express Concern Over Drug Testing Policy”; Headline Writing: Allie P. “Valentine’s Day Stems from Dark Roots”;  In-Depth Series: Christina K. “Religions at HHS”; Poetry: Emily K. “My Word to the Realtor”; Column/Opinion: Henry M. “An Educated Citizenry”; Advertisement: Lauren S. Schotten’s Filmworks; Review: Calley B. “Social Media Platforms Preferred by Teens”;   Fiction: Hailey C. “The Runaway Soldier”; Feature Article: Connor H. “Memes Go Viral in the USA”; News Article: Sydney N. “The Heroin Epidemic”; Sports Feature Article: Sydney N. “Soccer Soars High into the Season”.

HUB Second Place Winners: Personality Profile: Christina K. “September’s Spectaculars-Rotary Students of the Month”; In-Depth Series: Hannah B., Chelsea C. and Allie P. “Holiday Stories”; Headline Writing: Connor H. “What Happens after the Storm Settles”; News Article: Chelsea C. “A Bully Nation: Today’s Teen Crisis”; Sports Photography: Sydney N. “Softball Pitch”; Feature Article: Emily M. “The Shop Shares a Personal Touch”;

HUB Third Place Winners: Sports Feature Article: Calley B. “HHS Cheerleaders Rise to the Challenge;  Personality Profile: Chistina K. “Rotary Students of the Month”; Review: Lauren S. “Chipotle Challenges Hot Heads”.

HUB Honorable Mention Winners: Advertisement: Chelsea C. “Kristie’s Dance Studio”;  Artwork: Emily Mc. “The Great Gatsby”; Short Fiction: Emily K. “Blue is Beauty”; In-Depth Series: Lauren S. “College Credit Plus Classes at HHS.”

Video First Place Winners: Video Event Coverage: Jordan A. “Bunsen Burner Lab”; Public Service Announcement: Logan S. and Max T. “Smoking”

Video Third Place Winners: Commercial: Gianna W., Cassie H., Hannah J., & Skylar S. “Basketball Fundraiser”

The Bard Second Place Winners:  Photography: Katie F. ”Student Profile at TCTC”

The Bard Third Place Winners: Photography: Taylor K. “Band Dance”

Kudos to all those who competed and were successful in this year’s event!