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NSPA Winners

1997 NSPA Newspaper Pacemakers

Note: advisers are listed on next to last line, editors on last line

Mustang Roundup
Dobson High School
Mesa, AZ
Micki Remos
Kerry Ward

Double Axe
Oak Ridge High School
El Dorado Hills, CA
Karl Grubaugh
Jenny Baracco/Hilary Ham/Sarah Hatter

Charger
Bullard High School
Fresno, CA
Diane Honda
Nicholas Bruque

Talon
Los Altos High School
Los Altos, CA
Gordon Jack
Jake Harrington

Chronicle
Harvard-Westlake School
North Hollywood, CA
Kathy Neumeyer
Seth Familian/Dan Laidman

Campanile
Palo Alto High School
Palo Alto, CA
Esther Wojcicki
Katie Bilodeau

Tenderfoot Times
Salida High School
Salida, CO
Dick Dixon
Mike Mansheim

Southerner
Henry W. Grady High School
Atlanta, GA
Riki Bolster
Amanda Leslie/Cassie Sweet

Little Hawk
City High School
Iowa City, IA
Jack Kennedy
Matt Merkel-Hess

Gargoyle
University High School
Urbana, IL
David Porreca
Tommy Craggs/Daniel Kingery

What's Bruin
Northrop High School
Fort Wayne, IN
Wendy Kruger
Dan Melchi

Patriot
Leavenworth High School
Leavenworth, KS
Michael Dunlap
Alexandra Knudson

Bucs' Blade
Grand Haven High School
Grand Haven, MI
Dale Brinks
Jill Feyen

Rock
Rock Bridge Senior High School
Columbia, MO
Robin F. Stover
Anne L. Kelsey

Sudhian
Fargo South High School
Fargo, ND
R.D. Hendricks
Nikki Brovold/Shanna Carlson

Clarion
Lincoln Southeast High School
Lincoln, NE
Dianne K. Kuppig
Ieva Augstums

Arlingtonian
Upper Arlington High School
Columbus, OH
Mike Donelson
Beth Kormanik

Spark
Lakota High School
West Chester, OH
Dean Hume
Joshua Theiss

Pirate Log
Putnam City High School
Oklahoma City , OK
Sam Effinger
Adam Wilmoth

Westview Prowl
Westview High School
Portland, OR
Debbie Lichtman
Collin Elsea/Eric Kwan/Nichole Speight

Tide Lines
Pottsville High School
Pottsville, PA
Kathleen Zwiebel
Jim Gallagher/Kelly Vaughn/Heather Dimich

Peninsula Outlook
Peninsula High School
Gig Harbor, WA
Paul Spadoni
Waylon Brunette

Messenger
Garfield High School
Seattle, WA
David Ehrich
Emeline Cokelet/Sonny Tat

Warrior's Word
Wausau West High School
Wausau, WI
David Wiegand
Suzanne Ovel

1996-97 NSPA Newspaper Pacemaker Finalists

Mustang Roundup
Dobson High School
Mesa, AZ
Micki Remos
Kerry Ward

Charger
Bullard High School
Fresno, CA
Diane Honda
Nicholas Bruque

Talon
Los Altos High School
Los Altos, CA
Gordon Jack
Jake Harrington

Chronicle
Harvard-Westlake School
North Hollywood, CA
Kathy Neumeyer
Seth Familian/Dan Laidman

Campanile
Palo Alto High School
Palo Alto, CA
Esther Wojcicki
Katie Bilodeau

Epic
Lynbrook High School
San Jose, CA
Arnetta Garcin
Chingwin Pei/Amal Bendimerad

Little Hawk
City High School
Iowa City, IA
Jack Kennedy
Matt Merkel-Hess

Hi-Lite
Carmel High School
Carmel, IN
Tony Willis
Ivan Weiss

Day Times
Detroit Country Day School
Beverly Hills, MI
Suzanne Witucki
Fareed Saleh

Ahlahasa
Albert Lea High School
Albert Lea, MN
Scott Winter
Siri Knudtson/Sarah Stone

Courier
Solon High School
Solon, OH
Judy Dybell
Pat Chio/Mike Babin/Jean Klein/Allison Sloan

Tide Lines
Pottsville High School
Pottsville, PA
Kathleen Zwiebel
Jim Gallagher/Kelly Vaughn/Heather Dimich

Hillcrest Hurricane
Hillcrest High School
Dallas, TX
C. Dow Tate
Jennifer Kitner/Shanda King

Southworld
Southside High School
Fort Smith, AR
Susan Colyer
Lara Berg

Double Axe
Oak Ridge High School
El Dorado Hills, CA
Karl Grubaugh
Jenny Baracco/Hilary Ham/Sarah Hatter

Tenderfoot Times
Salida High School
Salida, CO
Dick Dixon
Mike Mansheim

Seahawk's Eye
Cape Coral High School
Cape Coral, FL
MargeCraig
Melissa Fross/Megan Tracy

Southerner
Henry W. Grady High School
Atlanta, GA
Riki Bolster
Amanda Leslie/Cassie Sweet

Hy News
Belleville West High School
Belleville, IL
Laurie Bielong
Ben Martin

Crier
James B. Conant High School
Hoffman Estates, IL
Melinda Foys
Sheetal Parikh/Parinda Parikh

North Star
Niles North High School
Skokie, IL
Jean Ordonez
Alyssa Berman

Gargoyle
University High School
Urbana, IL
David Porreca
Tommy Craggs/Daniel Kingery

What's Bruin
Northrop High School
Fort Wayne, IN
Wendy Kruger
Dan Melchi

Patriot
Leavenworth High School
Leavenworth, KS
Michael Dunlap
Alexandra Knudson

Bucs' Blade
Grand Haven High School
Grand Haven, MI
Dale Brinks
Jill Feyen

Messenger
Marquette High School
Chesterfield, MO
Renee Trotier
Nick Clark

Rock
Rock Bridge Senior High School
Columbia, MO
Robin F. Stover
Anne L. Kelsey

Red and Black
Jefferson City High School
Jefferson City, MO
Lisa Scroggs
Jamie McGeorge/Julie McGeorge

Kirkwood Call
Kirkwood High School
Kirkwood, MO
Elizabeth Krasnoff
Courtney Snow

Wingspan
West Henderson High School
Hendersonville, NC
Brenda Gorsuch
Laura Williams/Martin Johnson

Sudhian
Fargo South High School
Fargo, ND
R.D. Hendricks
Nikki Brovold/Shanna Carlson

Clarion
Lincoln Southeast High School
Lincoln, NE
Dianne K. Kuppig
Ieva Augstums

Lance
Northern Valley Regional High School
Old Tappan, NJ
Brian Hanson-Harding
Leaf Simkhay/Julian Sanchez/Erika Miller

Reflector
Milford High School
Milford, OH
Nancy House
Steve McFarland

Pirate Log
Putnam City High School
Oklahoma City , OK
Sam Effinger
Adam Wilmoth

Gresham Argus
Gresham High School
Gresham, OR
Janet Owens
Jeannie Lee

Westview Prowl
Westview High School
Portland, OR
Debbie Lichtman
Collin Elsea/Eric Kwan/Nichole Speight

Patriot
Albemarle High School
Charlottesville, VA
Laura Riggan
Daniel Stone/Sasha Wilson

Peninsula Outlook
Peninsula High School
Gig Harbor, WA
Paul Spadoni
Waylon Brunette

Profile
Marshfield High School
Marshfield, WI
Jeanne Stefonik
Kourtney McCarty

Warrior's Word
Wausau West High School
Wausau, WI
David Wiegand
Suzanne Ovel

Jackson Journal
Jackson Junior High School
Vienna, WV
Sharon Niday
no editor

North Current
Glenbard North High School
Carol Stream, IL
Peter Giaquinta
Nicole Bogdas/Jennifer Pfafflin

Globe
Clayton High School
Clayton, MO
Nancy Freeman
Janet Gunter/Anne Newman

Arlingtonian
Upper Arlington High School
Columbus, OH
Mike Donelson
Beth Kormanik

Spark
Lakota High School
West Chester, OH
Dean Hume
Joshua Theiss

Messenger
Garfield High School
Seattle, WA
David Ehrich
Emeline Cokelet/Sonny Tat

Gusher
Natrona County High School
Casper, WY
Rodney Gene Mahaffey
Kristin Olsen