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Fountain Lake High School wins sweepstakes award at 75th Annual ASU Communications Day

03/04/2013

JONESBORO, Ark. — High school students from all over the state of Arkansas visited the campus at Arkansas State University and competed Saturday (March 2) at the 75th Annual Communications Day. Fountain Lake High School in Hot Springs took home the overall sweepstakes award.

Wynne High School came in second, followed by Northeast Arkansas Christian Home Educators and Nettleton High School. All students competed in 20 events involving the Internet, video, newspapers, radio, television and debate.

Here is a list of the winners:

BROADCAST NEWS WRITING

3rd – (TIE) Brianna Rivera – Fountain Lake  and Cheslea Andrews of Wynne

2nd – Kendrick Smith – Fountain Lake

1st – Miranda Keys – Fountain Lake 

FEATURE WRITING

3rd – Mandy Martin – Wynne High School

2nd – Aneshah Washington – Wynne High School

1st – Nate Johnson – Northeast Arkansas Christian Home Educators

PRINT NEWSPAPER

HM – Fountain Lake High School “The Venom”

3rd –Northeast Arkansas Christian Home Educators “The Eagle Eye”

2nd – Marion High School “The Patriot Expressions”

1st – Wynne High School “Yellowjacket”

ONLINE NEWSPAPER

2nd – Marion High School “The Patriot Express”

1st – Buffalo Island Central “Hoof Prints”

NEWS WRITING

HM – Ashlyn Pace – Buffalo Island Central

3rd – Maddie Dulin - Wynne

2nd – Kayla Prince – Fountain Lake

1st –  Chelsea Jones – Marion High School

NEWSPAPER COPY READING

HM – Kayla Kellar - Wynne

3rd – (TIE)  Jeremy Hopper – Fountain Lake AND Deanna Baggett – Nettleton

2nd – Seth Price – Northeast Arkansas Christian Home Educators

1st – Kirsten Brooks – Nettleton

IMPROMPTU DEBATE

HM – Jared Smith – Fountain Lake High School

3rd – Dylan Kinkade – Fountain Lake High School

2nd – Timothy Johnson – Fountain Lake High School

1st – Dakota Morgan – Fountain Lake High School

EXTEMPORANEOUS SPEAKING

3rd  – Taylor Jeffress – Fountain Lake High School

2nd –Jarred Smith – Fountain Lake High School 

1st – Nate Johnson – Northeast Arkansas Christian Home Educators

EDITORIAL WRITING

HM – Katie Bibb – Buffalo Island Central

3rd  - Deanna Baggett - Nettleton

2nd – Chelsea Jones - Marion

1st – Jillian Key – Buffalo Island Central

SPORTS WRITING

HM – Mandy Martin - Wynne

HM—Alexis Hayes – Fountain Lake

HM – Dakota Weatherford – Fountain Lake

HM – Brianna Rivera – Fountain Lake

HM – Marybeth Norris - Wynne

3rd –Kendrick Smith – Fountain Lake

2nd – Seth Price – Northeast Arkansas Christian Home Educators

1st – Jared Smith – Fountain Lake

SPORTS NEWS REPORTS

3rd –Taylor Morgan, Greene County Tech:  Overlooking the Bullseye

2nd – Northeast Arkansas Christian Home Educators – Lady Eagles Volleyball

1st – Hannah William – Wynne:  Jacket Football

DOCUMENTARY SHORT

3rd – Fountain Lake:  Fountain Lake Nutrition

2nd –  Wynne:  150 Years of Cross County

1st – Greene County Tech:  Inside TV Tech

MUSIC VIDEO

HM – NEA Christian Home Educators:  Senior High Lade Eagles Basketball 2013

HM – Fountain Lake:  Shooting Star

3rd – Wynne: Bring on the Reign

2nd –  Greene County Tech:  Eagle Gonna Fly Now

1st – Nettleton:  The Right Stuff

HEADLINE WRITING

HM – Darian Darnell – Marion High School

3rd –  Nate Johnson – Northeast Arkansas Christian Home Educators

2nd – Seth Price – Northeast Arkansas Christian Home Educators

1st – Jared Smith – Fountain Lake

EDITORIAL CARTOONING

2nd – Timothy Johnson – Fountain Lake

1st – Braxton Hobbs - Wynne

RADIO ANNOUNCING

HM – Hana Williams – Wynne High School

HM – Austin Adams – Greene County Tech

3rd – Daniel Tripp – Northeast Arkansas Christian Home Educators

2nd – Dakota Morgan – Fountain Lake High S chool

1st – Hanna Dailey - Nettleton

SPORTS PROGRAMMING

2nd – Wynne High School:  Kendall Hobbs, Johnny Ratliff and Jeffrey Vong

1st – Greene County Tech

TV ANCHORING

3rd – Dakota Morgan – Fountain Lake

2nd – Hanna Dailey - Nettleton

1st – Austin Adams – Greene County Tech

TV COMMERCIAL

HM – Fountain Lake: The Prank

HM – Fountain Lake:  Fountain Lake Schools

3rd – Fountain Lake:  National Archery in the Schools Program

2nd – Greene County Tech: Sandy Door Stop

1st – Nettleton:  Raider Pride is Justified

PHOTOGRAPHY

HM – Lyndsey Moore - Nettleton

HM – Frederikke Joergensen – Fountain Lake

3rd –Sarah Thompson – Greenbrier High School

2nd – Ariana Brown – Northeast Arkansas Christian Home Educators

1st – Katie Bibb – Buffalo Island Central

PUBLIC RELATIONS PLANNING

HM – Jennifer Furnas – Fountain Lake High School

HM – Alec Tripp – Northeast Arkansas Christian Home Educators

HM –  Ally Ungerank – Wynne High School

3rd – Markeysha Collins – Wynne High School

2nd – Jillian Key – Buffalo Island Central

1st – Brianna Rivera – Fountain Lake

VIDEO PROMOTION

3rd – Fountain Lake:  Miranda Keys

2nd – Wynne: Kayla Bolden, Jeffrey Vong and Haley Cothern

1st – Greene County Tech: Wesley Reddick, Taylor Morgan and Austin Adams

AD COPY/LAYOUT

HM – Mandy Martin - Wynne

HM – Tyler Youngblood – Fountain Lake

3rd – Matias Grady - Nettleton

2nd – Sarah Thompson - Greenbrier

1st – Daniel Tripp – Northeast Arkansas Christian Home Educators

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

2nd – Greene County Tech:  Investing in the Future

1st – Wynne :  Breast Cancer Awareness

TV REPORTING

3rd –Chris Burchell, Brittan Rowland and Taylor Isom – Nettleton: Nettleton’s New Principal

2nd – Franklin Settles – Wynne:  Topix – the Worst Form of Cyberbullying

1st – Nick Bolin – Greene County Tech:  GCT has Spirit

BEST TWEETER/TWEET OF THE DAY

Jasmine Kimble – Nettleton High School

SWEEPSTAKES

3rd runner-up – Greene County Tech

2nd runner-up – Northeast Arkansas Christian Home Educators

1st runner-up – Wynne High School

Overall winner – Fountain Lake High School

 

 

Comm Day 1

Comm Day 2

Comm Day 3

Comm Day 4

Scenes from the 75th Annual Communications Day

— Photos by Dr. Mike Bowman