Student News Publication Wins First Place National Award

Fox Chapel Area High School’s 2015-2016 student news publication Fox Tales Quarterly has been named a first place winner in the 2016 American Scholastic Press Association’s Annual Newspaper Competition. The Scholastic Press Association remarked that Fox Tales Quarterly is “an excellent school newspaper, which shows the creativity and journalistic knowledge of editors, reporters, writers, photographers, layout/graphics designers and advisor.”

The 2015-2016 senior staff members of Fox Tales Quarterly are seniors Maria Burns, Ishan Khatri, Daly Trimble, and Marjorie Trimble; juniors Alex Smolar, Marty Taxay, Bliss Uribe, and Micah Ziff; and sophomore Bridget Wang. The students’ advisor is Fox Chapel Area High School gifted education teacher Lisa Giguere.

The American Scholastic Press Association’s contest is open to students from middle schools, high schools, and colleges from across the United States. Entries include magazines, newspapers, and yearbooks and they are judged on page design, story layout, graphics, headlining, cover design, and photography.

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