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Torch Staff Selected As NSPA FInalists

Torch Staff Selected As NSPA FInalists

The National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) names Alyssa Sanchez ('23) and Baeyoung Yoo ('23) finalists in its 2022 Individual Awards competition in the editorial cartoon category. 

Sanchez was named a finalist for The Pitfalls of the Pink Slip, from the April 9, 2022 issue of Torch. Yoo was named a finalist for Health Comes Before P.E. from the December 17, 2021 issue of Torch. NSPA named 10 national finalists in the editorial cartoon competition.  According to the N.S.P.A website, “NSPA presents its Individual Awards honoring the best individual work in scholastic journalism each year.

In total there are 11 categories and subcategories. Entries are judged by teams of professionals with experience and expertise in the area of each particular contest.” Winners will be announced at the J.E.A./N.S.P.A. Fall National High School Journalism Convention in St. Louis on November 12.