94-95 96-97 ILPC Awards 1995-96

Gold/Silver/Bronze Star Awards

Newspaper Yearbook
Featherduster, Austin Westlake
Hillcrest Hurricane, Dallas Hillcrest
The Falcon Cry, Fulmore Middle School (Austin)
The Liberator, Austin LBJ
Bagpipe, Dallas Highland Park
Panther Tales, Duncanville
Lone Star 1995, Austin Bowie
Las Memorias, Tascosa Amarillo
1995 Maverick, Round Rock McNeil
Bear Pride ‘95, LaVernia
The Highlander 1995, Dallas Highland Park

The Colt, Arlington
The Edition, Austin Anderson
The Chronicle, Clark San Antonio
Grass Burr, Weatherford
Panther Spirit, Follett
Hoofbeats, 1995, El Paso Burges
1995 Lariat, El Paso Riverside
Longhorn 95, Lazbuddie
Cougar Reflections, Hill Country Middle, Austin
Odyssey ‘95, San Antonio McAuliffe Middle School
Flashlight, Abilene

Lake Reflections, Clear Lake
Tattler, Angleton
The Uproar, Mansfield
The Maroon, Austin
Bear Facts, Alief Hastings
Trailblazer, Round Rock McNeil
Eagle Eye, DeSoto
The Marauder, Flower Mound Marcus
The Deer, Deer Park
Bearkat, Klein
The Hawk, Texarkana Pleasant Grove
1995 Lair, Irving

Tops in Texas Individual Achievement Awards


News Writing - Rebecca Goetz, McNeil HS (Austin)
News Feature Writing - Kristi Pawlik, Anderson HS (Austin)
Editorial Writing - John Wittmer, LBJ HS (Austin)
Sports Action Writing - Matt McBrearty, LBJ HS (Austin)
Sports Feature Writing - Scott Palmer, Westlake HS (Austin)
Feature Writing - Josephine Lee, Bellaire HS (Houston)
Entertainment Review - John Colborn, Port Aransas HS
Entertainment Feature - Nicole Carlson, Marcus HS (Flower Mound)
Photo Story - Jas Robertson, Mike McNamara, Hillcrest HS (Dallas)
General Column - E. J. Jones, Lake View HS (San Angelo)
Sports Column - Joe Alvarez, Seagraves HS
In-depth News/Feature - Brad Butler, Stephanie Lin, Houston Bellairefor story about its International Baccalaureate program
In-depth News Package - Staff, Westlake HS (Austin) for Common Threads: how one community faces the challenges or church state relations
Student Art - Reed Smith, Westlake HS (Austin)
Computer Art - Jon-Paul Dumont and Socrates Villarreal, Hillcrest HS (Dallas)
Editorial Cartoon - Adrian Diaz, Boys Ranch HS
Page 1 Layout - Jon-Paul Dumont, Hillcrest HS (Dallas)
General News Photo - David Foose, LBJ HS (Austin)
Feature Photo - Hayley Bennett, Round Rock HS
Sports Action Photo - Andrew Loehmann, Westlake HS (Austin) Sports Feature Photo - Jake Rosales, Duncanville HS


Theme Selection & Development - Courtney Hopkin, Joel Odom, Bowie HS (Austin)
General Interest Spread - Nikki Husmann, Randall HS (Amarillo)
Student Life Spread - Salena Copeland and Kim Davis, Pleasant Grove HS (Texarkana)
Sports Spread - Julie O’Neill, McNeil HS (Austin)
Academic Spread - Veronica Brown, et. al., Bowie HS (Austin)
Class Section Spread - Erin Kelly, Fulmore MS (Austin)
Club/Organization Spread - Joel Odom, et. al. Bowie HS (Austin)
Community Feature - Shannon Carter, Dominique Gutierrez, Bowie HS (Austin)
Student Life Feature Story - Storm Sands, Jeff Graham, Highland Park HS (Dallas)
Academic Feature Story - Stacie Powell, Randall HS (Amarillo)
Sports Feature Story - Joel Odom, Bowie HS (Austin)
Club and Organization Feature Story - Salena Copeland, Pleasant Grove HS (Texarkana)
Theme Copy - Josh Byerly, Ruby Wintters, Kristi Lockey, Winona HS
Sports Action Photo - Roy Argumaniz, Riverside HS (El Paso)
Sports Feature Photo - Wade Kennedy, Duncanville HS
Feature Photo - Allison Roberts, Taylor HS (Katy)

Teacher Awards

Edith Fox King Award
for distinguished contributions and outstanding devotion to scholastic journalism in Texas included:

Anne Gillespie of Burkburnett High School.
Joe Graham of Clear Brook High School, Friendswood.
Thelma Johnson of Holland Middle School, Houston.
Peggy Miller of Hastings High School, Alief.
Mark Murray of Lamar High School, Arlington.
Annetta Reusch of Wichita Falls High School.
Bill Walraven of Corpus Christi.

Max R. Haddick Teacher of the Year Award
Phyllis Forehand, Arlington High School