School Newspaper Takes Top State Award

Canandaigua Academy’s student newspaper The Cannon came home with the biggest prize from the Empire State School Press Association’s 72nd annual conference in Syracuse on October 23, 2009. The Cannon earned three top prizes: the Gold/All New York Award for Best All-Around Newspaper Publication, Best Online Publication, and for Service to School. It also earned a Silver Award for Layout and Typography Portfolio.

Individual awards went to:

Haley Blanchette (CA Class of ’09) – Gold Award – Feature Photograph
Tommy White (’09) – Silver Award – Editorial
Haley Blanchette: Silver Award – Feature Story
Tommy White: Silver Award – Special Topic/Event Coverage
Mary Hydar (’09): Bronze Award – Sports Feature
Gannon Osborne(’10): Bronze Award – Sports Feature
Zach Dallmeyer-Drennen (’09): Honorable Mention – Editorial
Zach Dallmeyer-Drennen & Haley Blanchette: Honorable Mention – Editorial Page Design
Zach Dallmeyer-Drennen & Skylar Dallmeyer-Drennen (’10): Honorable Mention – Editorial Page Design

Congratulations to all the students involved with The Cannon, and to Cannon Advisor Todd Feldman for a wonderful accomplishment!

The Cannon Website

This post is reprinted from the Canandaigua City School District website.

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