2021 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Education Writing ( Daily Group 2)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Daily Progress
    Entry Title: Katherine Knott Entry
    Entry Credit: Katherine Knott
    Judge Comment: Shoe leather and good writing combine for a first place win. This reporter talks to the people involved, not just the people in charge. Great job.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Bristol Herald Courier
    Entry Title: Moonshot moment; Anxious to get back; Landmark year
    Entry Credit: David McGee
    Judge Comment: The story on the old schools in Virginia was fascinating and well done. Good, solid writing in the three entries.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Free Lance-Star
    Entry Title: Germanna grad's journey 'a crazy trip;' Celebration fills area with love, awareness; and Fifth-graders in Stafford find video pals in Uganda
    Entry Credit: Adele Uphaus-Conner
    Judge Comment: This reporter grabbed me with the story on the fellow who went to community college. I preach all the time that students should avoid debt and do two years community college. The story proves determination can take you anywhere.