Academy Ka Leo students attended the Annual Hawaii High School Journalism Awards luncheon at the Pagoda and won third best paper in the State of Hawaii! The annual contest brings together both public and private high schools with school newspapers. Each school is encouraged to submit entries in 21 categories, ranging from photo essay to cartooning to articles in categories.
Aileen Jornacion won three first place state awards for photo, action photo and photo essay. Frances Nicole Tabios took first in multimedia with help from several others and Academy teachers Mrs. Gaylen Isaacs and Mrs. Alyssa Myers.
Celine Arnobit won top award in commentary while Ashley Lardizabal, Ka Leo's webmaster, won the award for best website.
In addition to the top awards, the Academy also received multiple second and third place awards in nearly every category available. The Academy would like to send a hearty congratulations to all of it's Ka Leo staffers: Kelcie Ching, Shajaira Fiesta, Aileen Jornacion, Zoierae Hill, Mariko Galton, Kailanianna Ablog, Janelle Medrano, Celine Arnobit, Frances, Nicole Tabios and Ashley Lardizabal. We are extremely proud of their team work! Great job ladies!
Be sure to check out their outstanding work by visiting: http://kaleo.sacredhearts.org/
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