The accolades for Horizon, the newspaper assembled by a team of student journalists at Lynbrook High School, continue to roll in, as the publication won the Adelphi Press Day and Quill Awards’ Most Outstanding Newspaper for the second year in a row.
Thirteen students, as well as advisor and English teacher Jessica Sanders, attended the ceremony on Feb. 17. They competed against roughly 25 school newspapers from across Long Island and the tri-state area. Of the nine categories offered, applicants were allowed to enter six with one entry each. Horizon saw wins in five of the six categories entered.
Along with first place for Most Outstanding Newspaper recognizing the entire staff, the team also won:
- Most Outstanding Reporter, Honorable Mention – Abbey McManus
- Best News Article, First Place – Alyssa Inserra for “Bathroom Stall Vandalized with Anti-Semitic Symbol and Racial Slur”
- Best Feature Article, Third Place – Olivia Lanteri for “History Hides in the Walls of LHS”
- Best Arts Review, Honorable Mention – Jaiden Moreno for “Seeing Every Movie That Came out this Summer”
Date Added: 3/6/2023