Cover of Valley Spotlight April 24 issue

Valley Spotlight Honored In National COVID-19 Coverage Contest

Spotlight, Valley High School’s student newspaper, was recognized by the National Scholastic Press Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the Society for News Design for its COVID-19 coverage as part of a nationwide contest.

Spotlight placed third in general content (print) for its April 24, 2020 issue in the Outstanding COVID-19 Coverage competition for materials published after April 15. Judges looked for:

  • Accuracy and completeness
  • Enterprise and ingenuity
  • Significance and effectiveness
  • Clarity and insight
  • Creative use of the medium’s unique capabilities

Top entries recognized will receive a one-year membership to the Society of Professional Journalists, and a sweatshirt and plaque from the National Scholastic Press Association.

Congratulations, Valley Spotlight!

2020 Valley Spotlight Staff

  • Editor-in-Chief: Caroline Ash
  • Editor-in-Chief: Molly Wright
  • Managing Editor: Regan Day
  • Copy Editor: Maddie Cason
  • Layout Editor: Chloe Edwards
  • Sales Manager: Graham Margulies
  • Staff Photographer and Writer: Andrew Gioffredi
  • Politics and Science Writer: Carsen Codel
  • Feature Writer: Blake Morrow
  • Writer: Jayda Allen
  • Writer: Ben Ahrlichs
  • Writer: Sahithi Shankaiahgari

Read Spotlight April 24, 2020 Issue