Yearbook, Harvey Award finalists named


January 18, 2023

The Indiana High School Press Association is proud to announce the finalists for the 2023 Rowen Harvey competition and yearbook Hoosier Star Award. Winners of these honors will be revealed Friday, Jan. 27 during the featured session of the 2023 IHSPA state convention at Franklin College.



The Rowena Harvey Award competition is held annually and celebrates outstanding individual and staff achievements in responsible, effective journalism. The 2023 winners have earned the top honors out of nearly 600 submissions of student journalism.

DIVISION I (under 1,000 enrollment)
Bishop Chatard HS Yearbook
Boonville HS Newspaper
Boonville HS Yearbook
Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School Yearbook
NorthWood HS Yearbook
Paoli Jr-Sr HS Newspaper
Paoli Jr-Sr HS Yearbook

DIVISION II (1,000-2,000 enrollment)
Bloomington HS South Newspaper
Creekside MS Yearbook
Floyd Central HS Newspaper
Floyd Central HS Yearbook
Greenwood Community HS Newspaper
Greenwood Community HS Yearbook
Logansport HS Website
Mishawaka HS Website
Mooresville HS Yearbook
Munster HS Newspaper
Munster HS Yearbook
New Albany HS Newspaper
New Albany HS Yearbook
New Palestine HS Newspaper
Northridge HS Yearbook
Plainfield HS Newspaper
Plainfield HS Yearbook

DIVISION III (above 2,000 enrollment)
Ben Davis HS Newspaper
Carmel HS Newspaper
Carmel HS Yearbook
Center Grove HS Newspaper
Crown Point HS Newspaper
Crown Point HS Yearbook
Lake Central HS Yearbook
Lawrence North HS Newspaper
Noblesville HS Broadcast
Noblesville HS Newspaper
Noblesville HS Yearbook
Pike HS Yearbook
Southport HS Newspaper
Southport HS Yearbook
Zionsville Community HS Newspaper



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IHSPA provides this opportunity for annual critique as a way for staffs to gain detailed feedback about their publication. All student media outlets achieving a “superior” or “excellent” ranking based on these guidebooks are considered finalists. Winners of the Hoosier Star Award are selected in a second evaluation by a judge who was not involved in the initial round of critiques.

DIVISION I (under 1,000 enrollment)
Totem — Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School
Logue — NorthWood HS
Hillcrest — Paoli Jr-Sr HS

DIVISION I (1,000-2,000 enrollment)
The Columbian — Columbia City HS
Log — Columbus North HS
The Woodman — Greenwood Community HS
The J — Jasper HS
Wagon Trails — Mooresville HS
Paragon — Munster HS
Vista — New Albany HS
Silhouettes — Plainfield HS
Reveille — Roncalli HS
The Scrapbook — Westfield MS

DIVISION III (above 2,000 enrollment)
Pinnacle — Carmel HS
Trojan — Center Grove HS
Excalibur — Crown Point HS
Tiger Tracks — Fishers HS
Echo — Lake Central HS
Shadow — Noblesville HS
Passages — Perry Meridian HS
Pike’s Peek — Pike HS
Anchor — Southport HS
Valenian — Valparaiso HS
Aerie — Zionsville Community HS


Congratulations to all of our schools! We hope you can join us for the state convention at Franklin College Friday, Jan. 27 to celebrate your accomplishments.

For more information:
Hoosier Star Student Media Evaluation Service
Rowen Harvey Award Competition

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