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Student Journalists Win Awards

FEB 12, 2019 - Roslyn High School’s school newspaper The Hilltop Beacon won multiple awards at Adelphi’s Press Day Quill Awards on February 6.

The competition consisted of schools all over Long Island, with nearly 30 schools in attendance. Roslyn's school paper placed in three of the fifteen categories, winning two of them. In "Best Sports Story or Column," Robby Weingarten won first place for his piece Boys Track and Field Capture County Championship.  In "Best News Article," Anthony Barisano, Gemma Schneider, Jayna Kurlender, and Dana Guggenheim won for their piece "There Was Never A 'Bad Education' At Roslyn."

In the "Most Outstanding Newspaper" category,  The Hilltop Beacon won second place. 

The faculty advisors for The Hilltop Beacon are Kristen Hamilton and Jolene Grgas Segal.

Roslyn High School student journalists at the Press Day Quill Awards

PHOTO: The Hilltop Beacon students who attended Adelphi’s Press Day Quill Awards are (left to right) Hallie Finkelstein, Lily Gould, Gemma Schneider, Anthony Barisano, Jayna Kurlender, Sarah Kim, Sophie Ciolko, Carly Khazzam, Samantha Agulnick, Mielle Emouna, Paige Schultz, Tyler Stein, Robert Weingarten.