News Brief: WSPN wins Online Pacemaker


WSPN recently won an Online Pacemaker award at the NSPA High School Journalism Convention in San Francisco.

Julia Callini

WSPN, the official school newspaper of WHS, won a prestigious Pacemaker award while attending the JEA/NSPA convention in San Francisco last month. The Pacemakers are an award given to school newspapers that demonstrate excellence in journalism. This was WSPN’s first time winning a Pacemaker since 2013. WSPN also came in sixth in the “Best of Show” category for schools with a population under 1,500. Sophomore Kevin Wang, WSPN’s news editor, won an award for excellence in news writing, and senior Evan Curtin won an honorable mention for portrait photography.