The award-winning voice of North Cobb High School in Kennesaw, Georgia.

The Chant

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Awards and Accolades

The 2014-2015 school year marked its beginning into an ongoing timely news website, which content reflects the diverse and outstanding populations of our high school.

The 2015-2016 school year marks year two of such a website.

ASNE Reynolds High School Journalism 

Adviser Mrs. Theaker received the ASNE Reynolds High School Journalism fellowship for summer 2014 at the University of Missouri-Columbia campus.

Managing editor for the 2014-2015 school year Adam Kovel became an ASNE Youth Journalism Initiative student advisory board member.

Features editor for the 2015-2016 school year Kat Shambaugh became an ASNE Youth Journalism Initiative student advisory board member.

Columbia Scholastic Press Association

2014-2015 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Digital News Critique Gold Medalist and All-Columbian honors in verbal and visual.

2014-2015 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Digital Crown finalist.

2015 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Silver Digital Crown winner.

2015-2016 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Digital News Critique Gold Medalist.

National Scholastic Press Association

2014-2015 National Scholastic Press Association Online Pacemaker finalist.

2014-2015 National Scholastic Press Association Online Pacemaker winner.

Georgia Scholastic Press Association

The Chant received Superior rating in 2015 and Excellent rating at the Georgia Scholastic Press Association in 2012 and 2013, and 2013-2014 editor-in-chief Emily Jones made it to the finals at the Georgia Scholastic Press Association for competition as Journalist of the Year. In 2015, Managing editor Adam Kovel was nominated for Junior Champion Journalist of the Year.

2015 Adviser of the Year, Lindsay Theaker

2015 Perseverance Award winner, The Chant

The Chant received Best Design at the Georgia Scholastic Press Association 2014-2015 on site competition at their fall conference.

The Chant received Best News at the Georgia Scholastic Press Association 2015-2016 on site competition at their fall conference.

2015 All-Georgia winner, Photo Essay, Alicia Bush, “The long journey home: a magnet bus ride exclusive”

2015 Superior winner, Photo Essay, Judy Stubblefield, “Annual Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Captures Young Competitive Readers’ Spirits”

2015 Superior winner, Illustration, Sophia Mackey, “If social media sites were people”

2015 Superior winner, Photo Illustration, Morgan White, “Freak Show”

2015 All-Georgia winner, Sports Game Coverage, Tyler Sesan, “They came, they played, they conquered”

2015 Superior winner, Critical Review, Alicia Bush, “Black-ish serves up hilarious take on the sitcom Modern Family”

2015 Superior winner, Feature Profile, Cameron Hines, “Kevin Graham: The most interesting man (child) at North Cobb”

Best of Student Newspapers Online

Best of Student Newspapers Online (Best of SNO) republished junior Sarah Sutley, “The barista, the customer, and Starbucks: Far beyond a simple cup of coffee” (12/17/14)

Best of Student Newspapers Online (Best of SNO) republished senior Sophia Mackey, “Not just white noise: Soundtracks and scores that elevate film” (12/15/14)

Best of Student Newspapers Online (Best of SNO) republished senior Kayley Rapp, “50k words, 30 days, utter exhaustion” (12/10/14)

Best of Student Newspapers Online (Best of SNO) republished senior Alicia Bush, “The long journey home: a Magnet bus ride exclusive” (12/4/15)

The award-winning voice of North Cobb High School in Kennesaw, Georgia.
Awards