Edgewood Yearbook Earns National Acclaim

By  //  September 10, 2012

Praised For Design And Photography

BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – The staff of Edgewood Jr./Sr. High School’s publications have received several national awards for the school’s 2012 TRIBES yearbook.

The National Scholastic Press Association has awarded the staff with a First Class designation along with two Marks of Distinction in photography and design.

In addition, The Columbia Scholastic Press Association gave the staff a Gold Medal overall with a special All Columbian Honors for Design and the staff was awarded a Gold Medal overall from The Florida Scholastic Press Association.

The TRIBES 2012 editors, Meredith Willingham and Alex Patellis, said they are very pleased and excited to be given these accolades.

Patellis, who has stayed during his senior year as the executive editor, said he intends to use the critiques to improve the team’s journalistic skills with the 2013 TRIBES to make it the best yet.

“I am very proud of the staff and their achievements,” Edgewood yearbook advisor Jessica Taylor said.  “They are a good group of hard workers and dedicated journalists.”