Three Penny Press students win two state star awards, three Tops in Texas finalists and $1000 scholarship

Twenty-eight Three Penny Press students received Individual Achievement Awards (IAAs) in writing, page design, art, and photography during the ILPC Spring Convention, held April 19-21 at the University of Texas, Austin. 

Senior Karis Chen won a $1,000 scholarship from the Texas Association of Journalism Educators during the convention's award ceremony. The staff also won two-star awards. 

Bronze for newspaper: "Three Penny Press"
Silver for online news star: www.Three Penny 

The awards included three Tops In Texas finalists for 6A:  Lydia Tong, Andrew Liu, Tanvi Dubey. These students compete against other first place winners in each conference. Other finalists in the the top three spots were Clementine Behelfer, Jason Chen, Karis Chen, Audrey Han, Clarissa Li and Grace Turney.