Career and Technical Education Center

Story on Borchardt Runners Wins National Press Contest

Sep 02, 2015

A Frisco ISD-TV story that recently won first place in the Press Women of Texas (PWT) competition has now earned second place in the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) High School Communications Contest.

Former Frisco ISD-TV Producer/Editor Bailey Stone will be formally announced as an honoree at the NFPW National Conference, scheduled for September 10-12 in Anchorage, Alaska. Stone’s story, “A Pretty Pace”, catches up with Borchardt Elementary School’s Girls on the Run team.

Stone served one year on the Frisco ISD-TV news team and is now focusing her efforts on legal studies courses at the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center.

The results were as follows:

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1st: Morgan Keith, Bellevue West HS, Bellevue, Nebraska; “Thunderbirds H.E.A.T.”

2nd: Bailey Stone, Frisco ISD Career and Technical Education Center, Frisco, Texas; “A Pretty Pace”

3rd: Lindsay Machamer, Padua Academy, Wilmington, Delaware; “Cross country Carlisle Meet”

The NFPW High School Communications Contest honors excellence in student journalism. The only nationwide communications competition for high school students, the contest is endorsed by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. Dow Jones announces first-place winners and promotes the competition in its publication distributed to journalism advisers across the nation, giving students and their teachers/advisers local and nationwide recognition.

Frisco ISD-TV crew members consist of students enrolled in Audio/Video Production and Advanced Audio/Video Production at the Frisco ISD Career and Technical Education Center.