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Liberty’s Digital News Awarded National Recognition

Apr 05, 2019

Gold Crown Award Winner Wingspan.For the third year in a row, Liberty High School’s student digital news site Wingspan has been recognized as a Gold Crown Award winner by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) at the CSPA 95th Annual Convention.

The Crown Award is the highest recognition given by the CSPA to a student print or digital medium for overall excellence.

"The Crown Award shines a light on how much work, time, and effort we put into this program,” said Kasey Harvey, Wingspan student editor-in-chief. “I think that the award just reflects all of the dedication my peers, my adviser and I have put into Wingspan."

Liberty’s Wingspan was among 17 high school digital news sites nationwide selected as Crown finalists. Wingspan is also one of only four schools in the nation selected as a Gold Crown award winners.

Winners are chosen based on their excellence in design, photography, concept, coverage and writing.

Wingspan’s staff creates both written and video content including news, sports and campus life. The staff consistently stays on top of the news around campus and Frisco Independent School District.

You can read more about the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, the esteemed recognition and see a full list of recipients here.

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