Fox Chapel magazine, newspaper win national awards

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Two Fox Chapel Area High School publications won recognition in the 2021 American Scholastic Press Association Annual Review and Contest Awards for scholastic yearbooks, magazines, and other publications. The 2020-2021 literary arts magazine Tapestry received a first-place national award. The high school’s newspaper, Fox Tales Quarterly, was also named a first-place national winner for the fall 2021 issue.

The 2020-21 student staff members of “Tapestry” were 2021 graduates Molly Dean (layout design) and Divine Eyth (editor-in-chief); 2021-2022 seniors Carlie Barnett (head of submissions), Alexa Berman, Nina Busch and Audrey Mah; 2021-22 juniors Ishaan Acharya, Mikhail Ion and Sophie Shao; and 2021-22 sophomore Kaylee Dunham. The students’ advisor is Fox Chapel Area High School English teacher Jessica Green.

The 2021-22 student staff members of Fox Tales Quarterly are seniors juniors Justine Eng, Russell Fenton, Kaylee Uribe, and Ann Yonas; juniors Andrew Begg, Helia Hamidi, Trevor Katz, Leah Kenyon, Nathania Lingam and Mahitha Ramachandran; sophomores Annalese Bartolacci, Katherine Haas, Shriya Krishnamurthy, Safiya Stewart and Abraham White; and freshmen Josie Giguere and Paris Ricketts. The students’ sponsor is Fox Chapel Area High School gifted education facilitator Lisa Gibson.