Student journalists representing eight publications from six Fairfax County public schools have been named Crown Award finalists by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) for work produced during the 2017-18 academic year. All eight of the nominated publications will receive either a Silver or Gold Crown award at Columbia University on March 22, 2019.
Crown Award finalists from local schools include:
In the Yearbook category: Marshall High School – Columbian – (Dan Reinish, adviser) and McLean High School – The Clan – (Meghan Percival, adviser).
In the Hybrid News category: McLean High School – The Highlander/thehighlandernews.com – (Lindsay Benedict, adviser).