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Norse News Staff Earns Numerous Honors



The Norse News staff won a number of awards at the SC Scholastic Press Association’s Spring Conference in Columbia on April 1, 2019.

In the Excellence in Scholastic News Monthly Awards, Clara Maultsby won 2nd Place in Sports and 2ndPlave in News/Feature Photo, Heyward McPhail won 2nd Place in Review, Jessica Xayasane won 2nd Place in Centerspread and 2nd Place in Features, Courtney McClain won 3rd Place in Front Page Design, Amy Rieth won 3rdPlace in News Features, Zack Strehl won 3rd Place in Columns, and  Gaelan Galloway won 3rd Place in Sports Photo. 


In the yearly ESNA Awards, Clara Maultsby won 2nd Place in Sports, Jessica Xayasane won 3rd Place in both Centerspread and Features, Sharon George won 3rd Place in Infographics, former senior Helen Nowatka won 3rd Place in Reviews, and the staff won 2nd Place in Editorials.


The staff also won 3rd Place in the Excellence in Scholastic News Sweepstakes. Norse News received a Superior rating in the overall evaluation.


Congratulations to the Norse News staff for these high achievements at the state competition.