The National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) is a dynamic nationwide organization of professional women — and men — pursuing careers across the communications spectrum. The NFPW High School Communications Contest inspires students to do outstanding work in their quest for excellence. This highly-acclaimed competition judges entries at three levels. First-place winners at the state level advance to national judging. First-place winners at the national level go on to the Best of the Best judging round, in which there is only one winner.
This years high school communications contest was offered by the Pa. Press Club, the affiliate organization of the National Federation of Press Women. More than 100 entries were received in this years contest. Judges include a mix of working and retired professionals including club members. The following UHS students received awards in the categories below:
Best Newscast: Radio or TV
- 2nd place to The Daily Newscast, Uniontown High School — Megan Kaplan, Justin Quinn, Connor DeMoss, Tyler Beachy and Cole Waligura
Video Feature Story
- 2nd place to Justin Quinn of Uniontown High School for The Impact of Uniontown High School
- 3rd place to Connor DeMoss, Cole Waligura, Tyler Beachy, Noah Trimmer and Bailey Schock of Uniontown High School for The Future Technology of UHS is Here-The Gismondi Center for Media Arts
- Honorable mention to Connor DeMoss of Uniontown High School for UHS Unboxed
Congratulations to these UHS students for their accomplishments in our first year in the Gismondi Center for Media Arts. Thank you to media center staff Mrs. Wallace and Mrs. Baker and WVU Reed College of Media for your assistance.
Uniontown High School online school newspaper Tomahawk Talk