Schools from across the state competed. CGHS received an honorable mention for the four-page newsletter the members had to produce during their one day at the fair in September. Grand Champion honors went to Sterling High School and Goddard High School received the Reserve Champion award.
Pictured from left are journalism adviser Jessica Bowman and students Taryn Nelson, Kaity Hollingsworth, Michelle Shannon and Caitlin Kopf. Not pictured is student Kris Larson.
Todd R. Vogts, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of media at Sterling College in Kansas. Previously, he taught yearbook, newspaper, newsmagazine, and online journalism in various Kansas high schools, and he ran a weekly newspaper in rural Kansas. He continues to freelance as a professional journalist from time to time. Also, Vogts is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), the Journalism Education Association (JEA), and the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), among others. He earned his Master Journalism Educator (MJE) certification from JEA in 2022. When he’s not teaching or writing, he runs his mobile disk jockey service and takes part in other entrepreneurial ventures. He can be reached at twitter.com/toddvogts or via his website at www.toddvogts.com.