The staff of the student newspaper “The Chariot” was honored Tuesday at the renewed Long Island Press High School Journalism Awards gala, with six staff members taking home awards on the night.
The gala, hosted at the David S. Mack Center on Hofstra University, returned after a 4 year hiatus, with over 350 students, faculty and others in attendance.
The awards were given to the New Hyde Park staff are as follows in the respective categories:
Best Arts Feature
- Honorable Mention – “Calling All Rejects” by Renjini Antony
- Second Place – “Big Mayan Calendar” by Andy Chang
- Second Place (TIE) – “Is Our Speech Silenced?” by Andy Chang
Best Lifestyle/Entertainment Coverage
- Second Place – “Red Hot Comeback” by Renjini Antony
- Third Place – “Silence is Golden” by Christine Lorper
Best Opinion — General
- First Place (TIE) – “The End of Another Era” by David Indictor
- First Place (TIE) – “Te-Bogus” by Tim Foley
Best Student Profile
- Second Place (TIE) – “Impressive Feets” by Ahmad Malik