Congratulations to the JerEcho!

By Jordana Pearlman and Lindsay Silverman

The JerEcho enjoyed another spectacular year of awards and recognition including placing for Best Online News Site in all three of our regional contests.

LIU Post – Best of High School Journalism Awards – March 24, 2017

Best Online Publication – 1st place

Best Feature Story – 2nd place to Maya Masheb for “Testing Religion”

Adelphi University Quill Awards – March 22, 2017


Best Freelance – 1st prize Maya Masheb and Syosset-Jericho Tribune

Best Feature Story – 3rd place to Maria Grafas for “Daborah Lee, First Asian-American Board Member”

Best News Story – 2nd place to Jacki Sands and Gabby Katz for “Homecoming 2.0”

Best Online Newspaper – 3rd place

Long Island Press High School Journalism Awards 2017

 Arts Review-Video Games-3rd place to Larry Ding for “Is FIFA Mobile Heading to the Top?”

Informational Feature-3rd place to Caroline Chen for “2017 Regeneron Scholars Get Results”

Review/Critism-3rd place to Leetal Prezelmayer for “Jericho Students Learn ‘N Roll”

Religion/Multicultural-3rd place to Maya Masheb for “Testing Religion”

Sports-National- 3rd place to Yash Kumar for “Colin’s Contentious Call”

Video News Story-1st place to Irene Jiang, Daniel Choe, and Muhammad Asif for “Fly Fishing Reeling in Students”

Video News Story-2nd place to Lauren Steinberger and Alexa Albicocco for “Having a Say About The New Chick-Fil-A”

Video News Story-3rd place to Jayden Kupferman and Leetal Prezelmayer for “Let the Battles Begin”

Video Feature Story-1st place to Katie Leigh, Jordana Pearlman, and Emily Nelson for “Uncovering Above”

Video Feature Story-2nd place to Larry Ding, Jason Choi, and Yash Kumar for “Working on Water Wellness”

Video Feature Story-3rd place to Amanda Solomon, Dani Chipman, Jordyn Malone, Emma Newman, Lindsay Tanney, and Lauren Marmann for “Keeping Up With Jordyn”

Video Arts and Entertainment-1st place to Muhammad Asif for “A Passion for the Saxophone”

Video Arts and Entertainment-2nd place for Ryan Boico, Tyler Scher, Joe Niemir, Michael Ohabi, and Kunal Galani for “JHS Cops”

Video Arts and Entertainment-3rd place to Michelle Tiango, Abby Harris, Sydnie Boule, Amanda Scheman, and Breana Hancock for “Senior Fitness Frenzy”

Video School Spirit-3rd place to Katie Leigh, Jordana Pearlman, and Emily Nelson for “Uncovering Above”

Best Online News Site – 3rd place The JerEcho Staff



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