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Journalism National Conference Award Winners

Congratulations to the journalism students who attended the National Convention in Dallas this past weekend and brought home the following awards!

Ope Falako- Superior award in Poetry Writing
Anya Tullman- Excellent award in Newspaper Design
Hannah Suffian- Excellent award in Newsmagazine Design
Adam Rush- Honorable Mention award in News Writing
Madi Ward- Honorable Mention award in Sports Photography
Gigi Goebel- Honorable Mention award in Yearbook Writing
Jackson Bry- Honorable Mention award in Sports Writing
Lily Hauptman- Honorable Mention award in Feature Writing

LHWHS’s Journalism Teacher Named Certified Journalism Educator

Congratulations to Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s journalism instructor Jillian Miesen for being named a Certified Journalism Educator from the Journalism Education Association!

Jillian will be recognized at a ceremony honoring the newly-certified educators at the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Convention on November 14, 2015, at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel in Orlando, Florida. She will receive her certificate during the ceremony.

HEC-TV Airs Ladue Horton Watkins High School Alumna’s Ferguson Story

HEC-TV’s No. 1 viewed show, “Behind the Minds,” aired Wednesday, Sept. 17, and included Ladue Horton Watkins High School alumna Lillian Donahue’s story about Ferguson and the national media.

The show commemorated the one year anniversary of Michael Brown’s death. Congratulations to Lillian, who graduated in May 2015! Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s was one of only a few schools in the Metro area chosen to supply content for the program.

Six Seniors Document STL Student Summit 2015

On Friday, May 8, 2015, more than 200 students from 15 area school districts gathered at the Missouri History Museum for the STL Student Race Summit 2015. They discussed race, stereotypes, participated in team building activities and shared ideas to make the St. Louis community stronger.

LHWHS Alumnus Ben Solomon Wins Pulitzer Prize

Ben Solomon, a 2006 graduate of Ladue Horton Watkins High School, as part of a team of reporters for The New York Times, was honored on April 21, 2015, with the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting.  Ben and his fellow teammates won for their coverage of the Ebola crisis in West Africa, which the committee praised for “engaging the public with the scope and the details of the outbreak while holding authorities accountable.”

LHWHS’ Panorama Sports Editor Aaron Bry Receives Prestigious Honor

Ladue Horton Watkins High School Senior Aaron Bry has been named a Walter Williams Scholar in the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri at Columbia. 

LHWHS’ Hannah Snidman Explores Life As the Child of a Rabbi

Ladue Horton Watkins School Senior, Hannah Snidman, interviewed several teenagers from various schools across the area for an insider’s look into their lives for the St. Louis Jewish Light.

2012 LHWHS Graduate Chesson Preps for the Business World

Ladue Horton Watkins High School Jehu Chesson, class of 2012, is concentrating on his next move at the University of Michigan. Chesson was a receiver with the LHWHS Football Rams. Wooed by the Wolverines at the University of Michigan, Jehu earned a spot as a wide receiver.

LHWHS Senior Examines if Religion is Becoming A Fashion Statement

Ladue Horton Watkins High School Senior Elise Vincent set out to find answers to a lingering question. “Is it disrespectful to wear symbols that do not pertain to one’s own history?”