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Brookfield Central and Brookfield East Recognized by KEMPA

The Kettle Moraine Press Association (KEMPA) hosted the 55th Annual KEMPA Scholastic Journalism Conference on October 12th at UW-Whitewater. Both Brookfield Central and Brookfield East received well-deserved recognition for their work.

Brookfield East's Lindsay Skatrud received KEMPA's Nancy Becker Newspaper Adviser of the Year award for her work with the Spartan Banner. The BCHS Legend Yearbook received the honor rating of All KEMPA in the 2018 Publication Contest for their 2018 Legend entitled Crossing the Line. This is the 10th time Central has received this honor. Additionally, the Brookfield Central Tyro Newspaper received first place in from KEMPA in their respective category. Numerous awards were received by Brookfield Central for their work in design, reporting, and photography, view the individual awardees below.

Yearbooks

  • Divider Pages: Best of Show - Mary Ellen Ritter (Brookfield Central)

  • Academics: Best of Show - Mary Ellen Ritter (Brookfield Central), Bien Venido

  • Class / Clubs / Organizations: Best of Show - Mary Ellen Ritter (Brookfield Central), Witching Hour

  • Class / Clubs / Organizations: Superior - Gunner Gonzalez (Brookfield Central), Scholastic Art Spread

  • Class / Clubs / Organizations: Excellent - Callie Hedke, Mary Ellen Ritter (Brookfield Central), One for the Show

  • Student Life: Best of Show - Mary Ellen Ritter (Brookfield Central), Refuse to Lose

  • Student Life: Superior - Mary Ellen Ritter (Brookfield Central), Girl Powder

  • Student Life: Superior - Riley Tenhagen (Brookfield Central), Out of Milwaukee

  • Student Life: Excellent - Riley Swart, Bella Lubsey (Brookfield Central), Curtain Call

  • Student Life: Excellent - Mary Ellen Ritter (Brookfield Central), In the News

  • Student Life: Honorable Mention - Mary Ellen Ritter (Brookfield Central), Battle of the Boys

  • Student Life: Honorable Mention - Mary Ellen Ritter (Brookfield Central), Lounging Around

  • Sports: Best of Show - Mary Ellen Ritter (Brookfield Central), Let's Go Lancers

  • Sports: Excellent - Mary Ellen Ritter (Brookfield Central), Can't Bump These Boys

  • Sports: Excellent - Mary Ellen Ritter (Brookfield Central), A Feet of Strength

  • Sports: Excellent - Mary Ellen Ritter (Brookfield Central), First Place First Time

  • Sports: Excellent -Mary Ellen Ritter, Joe Urban, and Riley Swart (Brookfield Central), Ballin' Out

  • Sports: Honorable Mention - Emily Fischer, Cindy Davis, and Simona Rivellini (Brookfield Central), Shave it for State

  • Sports: Honorable Mention - Mary Ellen Ritter (Brookfield Central), The Openers

Newspaper and News, Magazines and Contests

  • News Reporting: Honorable Mention - Sophia Sun (Brookfield Central), Annual Fine Arts Extravaganza

  • News Reporting: Honorable Mention - Aparna Jayashankar (Brookfield Central), #Enough: National School Walkout Day

  • Feature Stories: Excellent - Stephanie Chen (Brookfield Central), Chialiva Places 2nd

  • Feature Stories: Honorable Mention - Eric Chen (Brookfield Central), DECA State Officer

  • Feature Stories: Honorable Mention - Sophia Sun (Brookfield Central), Kate Smith Showcases

  • Reviews: Honorable Mention - Julianne Sun (Brookfield Central), American Assassin Confuses Audience

  • Opinion Columns: Honorable Mention - Cameron Kohlman (Brookfield Central), Student Perspectives on Gender Neutral Pronouns

  • Opinion Columns: Honorable Mention - Sam Peterson (Brookfield Central), Retail Stores Struggle to Survive Among Online Shopping

  • One Page Design: Honorable Mention - Aparna Jayashankur (Brookfield Central), Why Students Said #Enough

Photojournalism Contests

  • Action Photo: Excellent - Bella Lubsey (Brookfield Central)

  • Action Photo: Honorable Mention - Hunter Heffron (Brookfield Central)

  • Action Photo: Honorable Mention - Julia Hopfinger (Brookfield Central)

  • Feature Photo: Honorable Mention - Meghan Brown (Brookfield Central)

  • Photo Gallery: Excellent - Nirbay Vig (Brookfield Central)

Congratulations to all students and advisors, Tom Juran, Lindsay Skatrud, and Ellen Linnihan for the incredible recognition of all your hard work! The award-winning pieces may be viewed here.

BC Legend, Spartan Banner, and BC Tyro