New Hyde Park Memorial’s online newspaper receives gold medal

New Hyde Park Memorial High School’s 2020-2021 staff of The Chariot. (Photo courtesy of the Sewanhaka Central High School District)

New Hyde Park Memorial High School’s online student newspaper, The Chariot, earned gold medal recognition from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.

Issues published during the 2020-2021 school year were submitted for critique last June. A panel of experts evaluated the site, focusing on the categories of Essentials, Verbal and Visual. The Chariot earned a total score of 852 out of 1,000. Additionally, the newspaper was awarded All-Columbian Honors for outstanding achievement in the Visual category.

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