2021 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Feature Story Writing (excluding Obituaries) ( Non-Daily Group 2)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Orange County Review
    Entry Title: Marshall Dairy Farm
    Entry Credit: Jeff Poole
    Judge Comment: A sweet story, beginning to end. This made me want to visit this farm and try the products!
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Rappahannock News
    Entry Title: The Painful History of Rappahannock's Montpelier
    Entry Credit: John McCaslin
    Judge Comment: Good job in showing readers why they should care about the painful parts of our country's history. William Grimes should get a a shout-out, too; his memoir makes the story.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Rappahannock News
    Entry Title: Sperryville at the Crossroads
    Entry Credit: Bob Hurley
    Judge Comment: Very good job in painting a picture of a place in transition.