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EHS writers and publication among winners in Gold Medallion contest

Aerial view of Kuhlman stadium with water tower in foreground.

Four Edina High School students received recognition from the Minnesota High School Press Association for their stories featured in the Zephyrus student news publication. In addition to individual awards, the EHS yearbook Whigrean received the MHSPA Gold Medallion Award, the highest award given to a Minnesota high school publication.

During the conference held Oct. 8, recipients of individual awards included, Dedeepya Guthikonda, first place winner for Newspaper Sports Story and third place winner for Broadcast Feature Story;  Ellen Mi, second place winner for Newspaper Feature Story; Matthew Hovelsrud, third place winner for Newspaper Editorial/Opinion; and Izzy Wagener, fifth place winner for Newspaper News Story.

MHSPA provides recognition of outstanding publications and exceptional student work. The Gold Medallion Awards represent the best work published by Minnesota high school media.