Stampede staff earns awards at Montana High School Journalism Day


Stampede staff members Nancy Beston, Quinn Soltesz, Gabby Pope and Kaylebb Stahmer earned awards at the 2019 Journalism Day at UM.

Members of the CMR Stampede staff — accompanied by three yearbook staff members — traveled to Missoula April 17-18 for the annual Journalism Day at the University of Montana. The staff attended classes and were recognized at the awards ceremony for the work they and their newspaper peers have done during the 2018-2019 school year.

2019 awards:

Stampede staff — 1st place Pacesetter for top AA newspaper in the state

Stampede staff — 1st place Pacesetter for best online site for AA schools

Grace Carr — 1st place News Writing

Quinn Soltesz – 1st place Audio

Quinn Soltesz & Nancy Beston — 1st place Infographic

Nancy Beston – 1st place Advertising Design / 1st place Feature Photo / 1st place Photo Illustration

Gabrielle Pope – 2nd place Sports Feature Writing

Jayla Mitchell – 3rd place Opinion Writing

Nancy Beston — 2nd place Sports Photo/ 3rd place News Photo

Skyler McKown — 1st place Editorial Cartoon