Mustang Television and The Pony Express staff members attended the Mississippi Scholastic Press Association’s spring convention and high school journalism competition on April 1. More than 500 students from 37 schools attended the event at Ole Miss.
Mustang Tv won for Best Opening Sequence. MTv was also a finalist for Best Daily Newscast. MTv staff member Dallas Kiner was a finalist for Best Feature Story, Emily Merz was a finalist for Best PSA, and Trinity Baynham was a finalist for Best Longform Story.
The Pony Express was a finalist for Newspaper of the Year. Newspaper staff member Sarah Claire Miller was a finalist for Best News Photo, Candice Buford was a finalist for Best Feature Photo, Emily Merz was a finalist for Best In-Depth Reporting, and Ana Le was a finalist for Best Editorial Cartoon. 2018 graduate Mary Catherine Miller was a finalist for Best News Story and Annie Chan won for Best News Photo.
Congratulations to Emily Merz, editor-in-chief of The Pony Express, for being named one of the state’s All-Mississippi Student Journalists.
Congratulations to Mrs. Shikle for being named a finalist for Newspaper Adviser of the Year and to Mr. Hatch for being named Scholastic Journalism Ally.