LPS students place at 2023 NSAA State Journalism contest

Student journalists from four Lincoln Public Schools high schools competed at the 2023 NSAA State Journalism competition on Tuesday, April 25, at Northeast Community College in Norfolk. Several students were awarded accolades in a variety of categories, including newspaper writing, yearbook writing, illustration, and more.

Congratulations to the following students.

Lincoln Southeast

Class A Overall: 8th place 

Newspaper Column Writing

Chloe Fitzgibbon, State Champion

In-Depth Newspaper Coverage

Chloe Fitzgibbon, State Champion

Zainib Al-Jayashi, Carmin Sims, and Georgia Wood, eighth place

Newspaper Layout

Zainib Al-Jayashi, State Champion

Chloe Fitzgibbon, sixth place

Georgia Wood, eighth place

Entertainment Review Writing

Ella Gaskill, State Runner-up

Maren Steinke, third place

Zainib Al-Jayashi, seventh place

Newspaper Feature Writing

Evan Merrell, seventh place

Lincoln Southwest

Newspaper Column Writing

Teresa Wilson, fourth place

Yearbook Feature Writing

Alondra Hernandez-Muniz, State Champion

Addisyn Keller, fifth place

Yearbook Sports Feature Writing

Adrienne Stevens, fourth place

Emma DeShon, sixth place

Newspaper Layout

Lillian Bittle, fourth place

Photo/Artistic Illustration

Lillian Bittle, State Runner-up

Sports Action Photography

Emma DeShon, fifth place

News Feature Photography

Emma DeShon, seventh place

Lincoln East

Newspaper Sports Feature Writing

Peyton Svehla, third place

Yearbook Sports Feature Writing

Emma Whitcomb, seventh place

Kelty Duval, eighth place

Lincoln Northeast

News Feature Photography

Ella Beaudette, State Runner-up

Yearbook Theme Development

Anna Compton, Katherine Mattson, and Tobias Hemsath, sixth place


Published: April 26, 2023, Updated: April 26, 2023

Students from Lincoln Southeast High School placed in the top eight in five different categories at the 2023 NSAA State Journalism competition.