Spectrum claims top award at journalism convention

By Claire Goldsmith

The Spectrum won Best of Show for junior high newspapers at the National Scholastic Press Association’s Spring Convention that eight members of its staff attended April 12-15 in Seattle.

J.J. Woronoff ’15 earned a Superior award in Feature Writing, the highest possible distinction.

Elijah Aktarzad ’15 and Chris Han ’15 won Excellent awards for Photography.

Sarah Evall ’15, Nikta Mansouri ’15 and Jake Saferstein ’15 won an Excellent award for group layout, and Saferstein also received a second Excellent rank for individual layout.