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Writing Competition Teacher Selections
These students won scholarships through the annual writing competitions administered by winners of the National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year and Distinguished Adviser titles.


$1,000 Scholarship Winner
Christine Osipchak, Annandale High School, Annandale, Va., Attending the University of Maryland, Teacher of the Year: Alan Weintraut

$500 Scholarship Winners
Kate Cole-Russell, North Broward Prep Schools, Coconut Creek, Fla., Attending Tulane University, Distinguished Adviser: Sherri Andrews
Mollie Javerbaum, Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto, Calif., Attending Brown University, Distinguished Adviser: Paul Kandell
Rachel Stark, Columbus North High School, Columbus, Ind., Attending Indiana University, Distinguished Adviser: Kim Green


$1,000 Scholarship Winner
Roman Stubbs, Great Falls High School, Great Falls, Montana, Attending the University of Montana, Teacher of the Year: Linda Ballew

$500 Scholarship Winners
Krista Ray, Wenatchee (Wash.) High School, Attending George Fox University, Distinguished Adviser: Logan Aimone
Andrea Zeek, North Central High School, Indianapolis, Attending Ball State University, Distinguished Adviser: Thomas Gayda
Anna Roberts, Oviedo (Fla.) High School, Attending Rice University, Distinguished Adviser: Deborah Jepson
Simone Biow, Lyndon B. Johnson High School, Austin, Texas, Attending Bryn Mawr (Pa.) College, Distinguished Adviser: Janet Elbom


$1,000 Scholarship Winner
Amelia Sizemore, West Henderson High School, Hendersonville, N.C., Attending Swarthmore College, Teacher of the Year: Brenda Gorsuch

$500 Scholarship Winners
Hilkka Ehlers, Richland (Wash.) High School, Attending Eastern Washington University, Distinguished Adviser: Robin Morris
Jeff Newman, Northern High School, Dunkirk, Md., Attending the University of Maryland, Distinguished Adviser: Gary Clites


$1,000 Scholarship Winner
Laura Doty, Oxford (Miss.) High School, Attending University of Mississippi, Teacher of the Year: Beth Fitts

$500 Scholarship Winners
Alexandra Langone, Newton (Mass.) North High School, Attending Villanova University, Distinguished Adviser: Helen Smith
Samuel Duvall, H.H. Dow High School, Midland, Mich., Attending the University of Maryland, Distinguished Adviser: Betsy Pollard Rau
David Sugerman, Lakota West High School, West Chester, Ohio, Attending Kent State University, Distinguished Adviser: Wayne Dunn


$1,000 Scholarship Winner
Jamie Shubert, Amos Alonzo Stagg High School, Stockton, Calif., Attending University of the Pacific, Teacher of the Year: Don Bott

$500 Scholarship Winners
Monica Green, Stillwater (Okla.) High School, Attending Oklahoma Christian University, Distinguished Adviser: Margaret Watters, John Brink Jr. High School, Oklahoma City
Jim Zadick, Great Falls (Mont.) High School, Attending the University of Montana at Missoula, Distinguished Adviser: Linda Ballew
Erika Binegar, Davenport (Iowa) Central High School, Attending University of Iowa, Distinguished Adviser: Deb Buttleman Malcolm


$1,000 Scholarship Winner
Caleb Beasley, Muncie (Ind.) Central High School, Attending DePauw University, Teacher of the Year: Terry Nelson

$500 Scholarship Winners
Matt Mackey, Granite Bay (Calif.) High School, Attending California Polytechnic Institute at San Luis Obispo, Distinguished Adviser: Karl Grubaugh
Carl Chen, Hasbrouck Heights High School, Attending the Academy of Art College, San Francisco, Distinguished Adviser: Lora Geftic
Sarah Gothard, Center High School, Antelope, Calif., Attending Sierra College, Distinguished Adviser: Pete LeBlanc
Diana Loper, Paul Wharton High School, Tampa, Attending Hillsborough Community College, Distinguished Adviser: Terry Lewers Sollazzo


$1,000 Scholarship Winner
Gabrielle Clift, Manteo (North Carolina) High School, Attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Teacher of the Year: Robin Gibson Sawyer

$500 Scholarship Winners
Dorian Peters, Berkeley High School, Attending Richmond Community College, Distinguished Adviser: Rick Ayers
Katherine Lehr, Annandale (Virginia) High School, Attending the University of Colorado at Boulder, Distinguished Adviser: Alan Weintraut
Erin Boardman, Amos Alonzo Stagg High School, Stockton, California, Attending Lyon College, Batesville, Arkansas, Distinguished Adviser: Don Bott
Nicole Barshop, Harvard-Westlake School, North Hollywood, California, Attending Princeton University, Distinguished Adviser: Kathleen Neumeyer


$1,000 Scholarship Winner
Kellie Doyle, Johnsburg (Illinois) High School, Attending University of Iowa, Teacher of The Year: Randy Swikle

$500 Scholarship Winners
Katharine Russo, McLean (Virginia) High School, Attending James Madison University, Distinguished Adviser: Rebecca Sipos
Kelly Tibbert, Grosse Pointe South High School, Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, Attending Wayne State University, Distinguished Adviser: Jeff Nardone
Aimee Wilson,West Henderson (North Carolina) High School, Attending University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Distinguished Adviser: Brenda Gorsuch


$1,000 Scholarship Winner
Aaron Sharockman, Pottsville (Pennsylvania) Area High School, Attending Indiana University, Teacher of the Year: Kathleen Zwiebel

$500 Scholarship Winners
Kelsey Godfrey, Lawrence Central High School, Indianapolis, Attending DePauw University, Distinguished Adviser: Elizabeth Granger
Megan Middleton, Mansfield High School, Arlington, Texas Attending University of North Texas Distinguished Adviser: Leonidas Patterson
Amber Oelke, Wausau West High School, Wausau, Wisconsin, Attending:University of Wisconsin Marathon College, Distinguished Adviser: David Wiegand
Tiffani Ziemann, Glendale High School, Springfield, Missouri, Attending Bradley University, Distinguished Adviser: Karen Ray

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