The Arkansas Scholastic Press Association (ASPA) presented its awards virtually on May 1. The statewide awards ceremony recognizes outstanding work on school newspapers, literary magazines and yearbooks.

Footnotes’ induction into the ASPA Hall of Fame in 2019 was honored at the ceremony. The Haas Hall Herald was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2016.

Here are the winners:

ALL-ARKANSAS
Footnotes
Haas Hall Herald

GENERAL EXCELLENCE
Haas Hall Herald—Superior
Footnotes—Superior
Veritas—Superior

OF THE YEAR:
Alex Collyge—Newspaper Editor of the Year
Anshuman Nandy—Newspaper Editor of the Year 1st Runner-Up
Kade Rogerson—Newspaper Editor of the Year 2nd Runner-Up
Alex Collyge—Newspaper Writer of the Year
Julie Schwartz—Newspaper Writer of the Year 1st Runner-Up
Savana Butterfield—Newspaper Writer of the Year 2nd Runner-Up
Natalie Waggoner—Literary Magazine Writer of the Year
Skye Harris—Photojournalist of the Year

BEST OF ASPA:
Eden Stobaugh—Newspaper News Story
Julie Schwartz—Newspaper Personality Profile
Kade Rogerson—Newspaper Sports Column
Kate Peretz—Literary Magazine Longer Poem
Jake Fennell—Literary Magazine Feature Article
Isabella Roberts—Yearbook Academic Photograph

SUPERIOR:
Eden Stobaugh—Newspaper News Story
Alex Collyge—Newspaper Editorial
Julie Schwartz—Newspaper Personality Profile
Johnathon Bucknor—Newspaper Column
Kade Rogerson—Newspaper Sports Column
Matias Boeri—Newspaper Review
Kade Rogerson—Newspaper Sports Page Design
Bailey Moore—Literary Magazine Poetry
Kate Peretz—Literary Magazine Poetry
Grace Edwards—Literary Magazine Longer Poem
Kate Peretz—Literary Magazine Longer Poem
Trang Le——Literary Magazine Essay
Sophie Yarbrough—Literary Magazine Short Story
Taylor Poe—Literary Magazine Short Story
Jake Fennell—Literary Magazine Feature Article
Ellen Timmerman—Literary Magazine Photography
Ellen Zhang—Literary Magazine Art or Illustration
Cat Hudgens—Yearbook Student Life Copy
Sophie Yarbrough—Yearbook Academic Copy
Sophie Yarbrough—Yearbook People/Portrait Copy
Alex Lipson—Yearbook Groups/Clubs Copy
Anshuman Nandy—Yearbook Sports Copy
Kate Henry—Yearbook Special Coverage
Kate Henry—Yearbook Student Life Layout
Sophie Yarbrough—Yearbook Academic Layout
Laney Riggs—Yearbook People/Portrait Layout
Kate Henry—Yearbook Groups/Clubs Layout
Isabella Roberts—Yearbook Academic Photograph
Ian Curriden—Yearbook Club Photograph

EXCELLENT:
Anshuman Nandy—Newspaper Feature Story
Kade Rogerson—Newspaper Feature Photo
Emma Whitaker—Newspaper Sports Photo
Emma Whitaker, Skye Harris, Natalie Jones—Newspaper Photo Essay
Adam Hart—Newspaper Editorial Cartoon
Kate Henry—Feature Page Design
Elizabeth Southers—Literary Magazine Essay
Kate Henry—Literary Magazine Design
Staff—Literary Magazine Thematic Development
Ian Curriden—Yearbook Environmental Portrait

HONORABLE MENTION:
Skye Harris—Newspaper News Photo
Alex Collyge, Anshuman Nandy, Kade Rogerson—Newspaper Service to School and Community
Kade Rogerson—Newspaper Sports Story
Kate Henry—Newspaper Front Page Design
Anshuman Nandy—Newspaper Centerpiece Design
Alexis Peterson, Ellen Zhang—Newspaper Opinion Page Design
Staff—Literary Magazine Cover Design
Alex Collyge—Yearbook Sports Layout
Brooke Scott—Yearbook Advertising Layout
Brooke Scott—Yearbook Index Layout
Kate Henry—Yearbook Student Life Photograph
Alexis Peterson—Yearbook Sports Photograph
Natalie Jones—Yearbook Theme Photograph
Staff—Yearbook Theme Development

ARKANSAS PRESS WOMEN AWARDS
FIRST PLACE:
Eden Stobaugh—News Story
JJ Contreras—Feature Story
Kade Rogerson—Sports Story
Matias Boeri—Reviews
Kade Rogerson—Columns
Ellen Zhang—Cartooning

SECOND PLACE:
Alex Collyge—Feature Story
Kade Rogerson—Sports Story
Max Van Hosen—Cartooning
Kade Rogerson—News or Feature Photo

THIRD PLACE:
Anshuman Nandy—News Story
Emma Whitaker—Sports Photo
Adam Hart—Cartooning

HONORABLE MENTION:
Alexis Peterson—Editorial
Matias Boeri—Reviews
Kate Henry—News or Feature Photo
Emma Whitaker—Sports Photo
Ellen Zhang—Cartooning
Adam Hart—Cartooning

Congratulations, scholars! These awards are extremely significant and will help our scholars, as the ASPA awards have in the past, get into the best universities in the country. Great job!

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