November 4, 2016
Warriorettes Give Back Game for Bree Brown
One Team, Three Academic All State Volleyball Players
Congratulations to Katy Hunger, Alexa Howser & Emma Waskom on making Academic All State Volleyball Team!! These young women were a pivotal part of this year's volleyball team while maintaining the high academic standards they set for themselves. We are so proud of you!
The Booster and Totem Take Top Honors
The Booster and Totem staffs recently attended Media Day at IUS along with nearly 400 other high school students from the Southern Indiana and Louisville area. The keynote speaker for the event was Tom French, a journalist, writer, professor, and winner of a Pulitzer prize.
Following sessions conducted by journalism professionals, the staff attended the annual award ceremony. The Booster was named Newspaper of the Year for last year’s student newspaper, while the Totem was named Yearbook of the Year based on the 2016 yearbook.
Other Booster first place finishers were Lindsey Boswell and Katie Hunger for Best Review, Kaleb Mount Best Sports Photos and Best News Story, Madeline Parker Best News/Editorial Graphic and Best Social Media, and Emily Howser for Best Feature Photo.
Second place newspaper awards went to Kaleb Mount for Best News Story, Best Overall Design, Best Feature Story, and Best Overall Website, as well as Madeline Parker for Best Column.
Third place newspaper awards were given to Madeline Parker Best Front Page Design and Best Editorial.
The Totem took first place in these categories: Best Coverage of Academics, Best Design, Best Coverage of Student Life, Best Advertising Section, Best People Section, Best Photography, Best Theme and Divisional Pages, Best Coverage of Sports, and Best Cover.
They received second place for Best Opening Section and Best Copy.
Meet the Candidates
The third annual Meet the Candidates event was hosted by the Student Council on Tuesday, November 1. Many members of the student body as well as members of the community showed up to meet their candidates and learn more about the local political process. Barb Anderson with the South Central Indiana League of Women Voters also spoke to the crowd about their mission to educate voters in order to make informed voting decisions.