2021 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Government Writing ( Non-Daily Group 4)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Alexandria Gazette Packet
    Entry Title: Pope Government
    Entry Credit: Michael Pope
    Judge Comment: Liked both of this writer's entries .. solid writing. Clean. Clear. Read like the expert of each topic. Picked this one because of the 3 topics and the tightness of all 3 stories. Well done.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Chesterfield Observer
    Entry Title: Government writing: Scott Bass
    Entry Credit: Scott Bass
    Judge Comment: Thought the story on the empty acres of asphalt won me over, as did the story on trying to lure young families to live in the community. Interesting topics. Good use of quotes. Liked the writing.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Inside NoVa/Prince William
    Entry Title: Flood of Relief, Rural Area Debate, Haymarket Census
    Entry Credit: Nolan Stout
    Judge Comment: Excellent leads, clean writing. Interesting mix of topics, starting with the story on the flooding.