Pleasant Grove High School student journalists won the top national awards at the Columbia
Scholastic Press Association’s 96th annual Spring Scholastic Convention in New York last week.
The national gathering of student editors and faculty advisers to newspapers, yearbooks,
magazines, and video productions served as an educational experience, networking event, and
The 2018 Hawk yearbook and the 2018 Edge newspaper received the
Gold Crown award, the most prestigious award given by the CSPA with more than 1,000
yearbooks, magazines, and newspapers entering the competition. This was the seventh
consecutive year The Hawk has won the Gold Crown, the longest running streak in the nation.
The Edge brought home its second consecutive Gold Crown and fourth overall.
Students and advisers attended convention sessions taught by collegiate and high school journalism experts
from around the country. The journalism department is advised by Charla Harris, National High
School Yearbook Adviser of the Year.