2015 NorCal Media Conference: Best of the West

Congratulations to all who participated in the Best of the West contest. This contest recognizes the “best” of each publication category represented at the convention. Here are the formal criteria:

Carry in only, the Best of the West Contest follows NSPA Guidelines for national JEA/NSPA conventions. Newspapers, newsmagazines and broadcasts must be published between Aug. 1 of the contest year and the start of the convention. Only yearbooks and literary magazines from the prior school year will be accepted. Websites must have been updated since Sept. 1 of the contest year.

2015 Best of the West Winners

Best of the West: El Estoque; Monta Vista HS

Best of the West: Details; Whitney HS
Second Place: Valhalla; North Salinas HS
Third Place: Lupus Legacy; Stockton Early College Academy

Newspaper: Broadsheet
Best of the West: The Campanile; Palo Alto HS
Second Place: The Stagg Line; Stagg HS

Newspaper: Tabloid
Best of the West: The Saratoga Falcon; Saratoga HS
Second Place: The Oracle; Gunn HS
Third Place: The Highlander; Carlmont HS

Online News Website
Best of the West: The Saratoga Falcon; Saratoga HS
Second Place: Scot Scoop News; Carlmont HS
Third Place: Lincoln Lion Tales; Lincoln HS