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Arts - Publications

Combining elements of graphic arts, writing, and marketing, students on the Publications staff work together to design, produce, finance, and maintain the Shoreline yearbook and The Hurricane Upper School newspaper. Students learn to apply journalistic standards of writing, design, and photography while using a variety of programs such as Adobe InDesign and Photoshop. With individual roles that contribute to a team goal, students also explore the nuances of team management, community relations, and the fundamentals of production organization.

Cape Fear Academy Students Win Awards at Summer Journalism Institute

Aug 06, 2012

(from press release)
CHAPEL HILL - Shoreline,  the yearbook at Cape Fear Academy in Wilmington, NC, won the coveted Tar Heel Award at the recent North Carolina Scholastic Media Association (NCSMA) Summer Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The 2012 Shoreline with the theme "In the Right Direction" earned first place in five out of eight categories: copy, coverage, photography, layout, and advertising. The yearbook was designated All North Carolina status. In addition, the following members of the Shoreline staff received individual awards: Grace Andrews and Rachel Schmidlin, first place, Feature Spread Design; Betsy Williams and Kate Brennan, second place, Feature Copy; and co-editors Carryl Tinsley and Rachel Schmidlin, honorable mention for Theme Copy.

Cape Fear Academy's newspaper, The Hurricane, edited by Fields Pierce and Betsy Williams, earned an Honor designation and honorable mentions in both design and graphics.More than 400 middle and high school journalism students and teachers participated in the institute, which includes training by UNC journalism faculty and other professional journalists. NCSMA directs and monitors student journalism in state high schools.

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