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'The Beachcomber' Newspaper Staff Takes First Place

BHS's student newspaper staff earned a first-place rating - its best ever - and won 26 individual awards from the Ohio Scholastic Media Association for writing and design.


April 7, 2013 -
Beachwood High School's "The Beachcomber" student newspaper staff earned a first-place rating from the Ohio Scholastic Media Association - its best-ever rating - while 
BHS writers and designers won 26 awards, including six superior and 11 excellent ratings.

The awards were announced at the OSMA conference, April 5-6, at Kent State University. BHS English teacher Mr. Josh Davis serves as the newspaper's adviser.

Congratulations to the following students who won top ratings:

Christina Phelps
    • Superior Personality Profile
    • Excellent Newswriting
    • Excellent News Sports Coverage
Cathy Perloff
    • Superior Individual In-Depth Reporting
    • Excellent Personality Profile
    • Excellent Commentary
Grant Gravagna
    • Superior News Feature
    • Excellent News Feature
Ali Pinhasi
    • Superior Newswriting
    • Superior Online News Story
Jessica Gill
    • Excellent Online Opinion Story
Emily Topilow
    • Excellent Sports Feature
Susan Eiben
    • Excellent Front Page Newspaper Design
    • Excellent Front Page Newspaper Design
Erlein Tacastacas
    • Superior Editorial Cartoon
SriVidya Uppalapati
    • Excellent Online News Story
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