Macksmack writers win state high school journalism awards

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Miles Mitchell wins 2nd place in environmental reporting for story on McClymonds garden

Two McClymonds students, senior Romanalyn Inocencio and sophomore Miles Mitchell, have won journalism awards from the California Press Women’s Association.

Mitchell won second place in environmental reporting for a story about the vegetable garden at McClymonds, which appeared in macksmack blog on June 11 2012.

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Romanalyn Inocencio (second from left at a journalism workshop at the Sacremento Bee last fall) wins 3rd place in two highly-contested categories: news and opinion

Inocencio, a senior, won third place in news for a story on changes (new teachers, restorative justice  and added AP classes) at McClymonds that was published in Oaktown Teen Times in January.

She also won third place in opinion for a piece opposing a teen curfew in Oakland.

2 responses to “Macksmack writers win state high school journalism awards

  1. Great work, and congratulations to you talented young writers. Keep up the good work!

  2. As a proud McClymonds High Class of ’65 Alum & former Editor of our school newspaper, I am particularly proud of the prestigious state honor bestowed on these talented young Mack writers. Once again, another generation of champions are products of our “School of Champions.”

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