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The Del.Aware Staff & Faculty Recognized at the 22nd Annual Tom Bigler Journalism Conference

The Del.Aware Staff & Faculty Recognized at the 22nd Annual Tom Bigler Journalism Conference

The student journalists at Delaware Valley High School attended the 22nd annual Tom Bigler Journalism conference via Zoom at Wilkes University on Friday, April 29.  

Congratulations to the Del.Aware newspaper staff as they won various awards. Senior Alex Krakowski won first place for her centrespread layout, senior Sophia Perrin won first place for her boys swimming photo and senior Kyla Stead won first place for her feature story. Senior Liz Kameen won the Young Journalist Award and first place for her news story on Title IX. Journalism teacher Mrs. Leslie Lordi won the Best Adviser Award, and the Del.Aware staff won the overall Best Publication Award. 

Fifteen DVHS student journalists attended the conference virtually. The keynote speakers were Aimee Dilger and Kelly Dessoye from Focus Journalism. There were a variety of other speakers who joined in to share their experiences with the journalism students.  

Pictured from left to right: Seniors Alex Krakowski and Kyla Stead, adviser Mrs. Leslie Lordi and seniors Liz Kameen and Sophia Perrin