The Wilson Beacon

Awards + Honors


American Scholastic Press Association

– First Place with Special Merit

– Noam Jacobovitz & Aaron Rosenthal: Outstanding Sports Coverage – “Basketball Team Captures First Ever DCSAA Title”

– Noah Frank & Maya Wilson: Outstanding Story (Non-School Related) – Former Rehab Patients Assesses Effectiveness of Treatment


Columbia Scholastic Press Association

– Nico Artiga-Oliver: Certificate of Merit, Photo Story for News Publication

– Elias Benda: Certificate of Merit, News Features – “High School Drug Dealer Reveals His Story”


Columbia Scholastic Press Association

–  Silver Medalist Certificate

– Nathan Davis: 3rd place, News Writing – “School Board Candidates”

– Anna Viemose: 3rd place, Personal Opinion – On-Campus Issues – “Wilson’s Dress Code for Curves”

– Shane Achenbach & Claire Parker: Certificate of Merit, News Writing – “Boundaries to Change”

– Evan Hamlin & Claire Parker: Certificate of Merit, Sports News – “Tigers Disqualified”

– Izzy Jensen & Sasha Pfeiffer: Certificate of Merit, Single Subject News or Feature Package, Two Pages, Double-truck or Special Section Design Tabloid format – “Body Images”

National Scholastic Press Association

– Picture of the Year (News Picture), 3rd place : Shane Achenbach for “Sandy Strikes DC”

– Story of the Year (Sports Story), Honorable Mention : Evan Hamlin and Claire Parker for “Tigers Disqualified”


National Scholastic Press Association

– First Class Honor Rating with One Mark of Distinction


Columbia Scholastic Press Association

– Gold Medalist Certificate

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