2020 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Education Writing ( Non-Daily Group 4)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Richmond Free Press
    Entry Title: Education Writing Entry 2
    Entry Credit: Ronald E. Carrington
    Judge Comment: Great three stories , unique perspectives that relate to different groups in society. Pod life story offers an example and possible solution for readers going through remote learning with young children. Shining light on housing disadvantages during the pandemic was a perspective that was missed by all other entries thus far.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: C-ville Weekly
    Entry Title: Brielle Entzminger Education Writing
    Entry Credit: Brielle Entzminger
    Judge Comment: Very well written and sourced. Great perspectives that state in order to create active change must begin at the foundation and that can be found in the way teachers are treated and curriculum changes.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Chesterfield Observer
    Entry Title: “Waiting to walk,” April 1; “At a distance,” July 29; “Recovery high school,” Feb. 12
    Entry Credit: Rich Griset
    Judge Comment: The first two stories were classic perspectives of Covid-19 , however the last story Recovery High is what is landing the high score for this contestant.