Senior Jillian Key gets last minute details to her toilet paper dress from adviser Tracey Yates. The journalism staff attended a two day workshop at Arkansas State University presented by their Jostens representative to prepare them for the upcoming year.
After winning Writer of the Year at last year’s Arkansas Scholastic Press Association convention in her first year on the journalism staff, senior Amber Rolland is hoping to bring home a few more plaques this year for what she has dubbed the Triple Crown: Writer of the Year, Photojournalist of the Year and Newspaper Editor of the Year. “I want to turn ordinary snapshots, facts and stories into extraordinary photos and articles that really captivate the reader’s attention,” Amber said. “I want to breathe life and emotion into each yearbook spread I create, each story I write and each photo I take.” [...]
COLBY QUALLS – Hoof Prints Editor I must admit that this blog entry was not typed the day it happened like my previous entries. One, I was tired of the constant battle with the Internet connection in D.C. Two, I really had little time on Friday to create an entry. Three, even if I had time, I was so incoherent from sleep deprivation that it wouldn’t make any sense. I felt it was only fair to let you know that this entry is a reflection of what happened, and I hope ultimately a tribute to the week in its entirety. I have decided to lump the last two days together since they seemed to run into one for me. With this being said, I hope you take the time to experience the ending of the week of a lifetime. [...]
COLBY QUALLS – Hoof Prints Editor My morning began waking up around 6:30 in order to be down and fully dressed for breakfast at 7:30. The program likes to utilize its time, so we (delegates) are encouraged to bring everything down that we will need for the day. That is because as soon as we are finished with breakfast, we start with whatever may be on the agenda. I was disappointed to realize that today would only be a touring day instead of actually meeting/listening to one of our speakers. I am sure I will be singing a different tune after hearing nearly 30 different speakers, but hopefully not. [...]
The BIC journalism staff had their most successful ASPA convention experience this week in Rogers. At the convention banquet Thursday night, three staff members earned the distinction of being named the top journalists of the year in their preferred areas. [...]
Dr. Kima Stewart and Mr. Randy Rose have been named Administrators of the Year by the Arkansas Scholastic Press Association, according to ASPA director Allen Loibner. [...]
MEGAN MISNER – Hoof Prints Staff Orders are now being taken for the 2010 edition of Mustang Yearly. Yearbooks can be ordered online or an order form may be filled out and returned to Mrs. Tracey Yates, yearbook adviser. They will be on sale from now until March 19. [...]
Members of the Hoof Prints staff competed at the 72nd Annual Journalism and Broadcasting Day at Arkansas State University today, bringing home several awards. [...]