Fifth annual SNSJ Journalism Contest ceremony scheduled for Sept. 1


The fifth annual SNSJ Journalism Contest ceremony is scheduled for Sept. 1 at Green Valley High School.

Honors will be announced for both yearbook and newspapers that submitted entries. Feedback from the judges was emailed to the publications adviser on July 4.

Over 800 entries were entered into the contest.

Below is a sampling of the yearbook covers that were submitted for the “Best-in-Show” portion of the contest.



About Matthew LaPorte

Matthew LaPorte is the current adviser of the Southwest Shadow online news site and The Howl yearbook at Southwest Career and Technical Academy. He is also the co-President of SNSJ. One of his goals as a founding member of SNSJ is to help create a network of students and advisers who can share their expertise and share the benefits of participating in scholastic journalism in Southern Nevada. When he is not working, Matt enjoys heading off to The Pearl or to The Joint to relive his teenage years rocking out.