DHS Journalism Students Receive Recognition

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Several Duncanville High School journalists are already on their way to rewarding careers. Allie Peregory recently qualified for the 5A State UIL Academic Journalism Meet, after bringing home Second and Fourth Place wins in Feature Writing and News Writing categories of preliminary contests. She will represent DHS on May 21 in the State Meet and is looking to bring home the gold. Journalism student Ariana Canchola was also recently named the Best High School Photographer by the Dallas Morning News. In a regional contest, her work was selected over nearly 150 other entries in the photography categories. She received a $100 gift card for her Sweepstakes Award. In addition, Chrystal Rhone was selected as a runner-up in the photo contest and Taylor Harris was selected as a runner-up in the Sports Writing category.

Congratulations are also in order for the following journalism students for placing in the annual Texas Press Women Association contest:
Romeeka Siddiqui – First Place, Opinion Writing and Feature Photo (will advance to national competition)
Maria Sifuentes – First Place, Sports Writing (will advance to national competition); Honorable Mention, Feature Writing; Third Place (tie), Sports Photography
Allie Peregory – Second Place, Opinion Writing; Third Place, Feature Writing and Sports Writing
Tricia Virtue – Second Place, Sports Photography
Ana Monzon – Second and Third Place, Feature Photo
Tatiana Marceleno – Third Place, News Writing; Third Place (tie), Opinion Writing
Lisette Lopez – Third Place (tie), Opinion Writing
Chrystal Rhone – Third Place (tie), Sports Photography
Tijhan Anderson – Third Place, Review Writing
Taylor Harris – Honorable Mention, Sports Writing
Julio Munoz – Honorable Mention, Review Writing