2020 PNA Foundation “It Can Wait” Contest

Congratulations to staff writer Josie Deeter who is the winner of the 2020 PNA Foundation AT&T “It Can Wait” editorial contest. Her editorial was selected from 165 entries statewide. She received $500.

2020 PNA (Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association)

Student Keystone Press Awards

  • Second place public service/enterprise package, Sam Shelenberger, Brennen McWright, and staff for coverage of the 2019 PENNCREST School Board election.

2019 PNA (Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association)

Student Keystone Press Awards

  • First place video story, Sam Shelenberger and Dustin Steiger
  • Second place review, Sam Shelenberger

 2018 PSPA State Finals (Pennsylvania School Press Association)

  • First place features, Hillary Twiford
  • First place editorial cartoon, Paula Stachuletz

PNA (Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association)

Student Keystone Press Awards

Year Students Category Place Topic covered
2012 Seth Allen, Mackinzie Price, Nate Siple Ongoing news coverage Second place PEP Grant
2012 Mike Callan Sports photo Honorable mention SHS XC: Four Years Running
2013 Hunter Johnston Sports photo Honorable mention Panthers seek redemption on the mat
2014 Zach Tepe, Zachary Coon, Shaun Boyle Ongoing news coverage First place iPads come to Saegertown
2014 Eric Kisner Review First place ‘Gravity’ is a cinematic force
2014 Jess Tomiczek Sports photo Honorable mention Cross country team close-knit community
2014 Nick Woge Photo story Second place First PIAA state championship team in school history (XC)
2015 Olivia Burger Ongoing news coverage First place Saegertown SPP (School Performance Profile)
2015 Lance Neuscheler, Rachel Smith, Annie Young Ongoing news coverage Honorable mention Saegertown implements STEM classes
2015 Erin Sherry Editorial Second place Dress code, SAT, librarian cut to half time position
2015 Casey Fetzner Sports photo Honorable mention Volleyball update: Panthers rolling through region
2017 Sydney Kightlinger (with Kaitlyn Walsh, Livia Van Cise, and Caitlin Bieganski) Editorial Second place
2017 Bailey Kozalla (with Sydney Kightlinger) Feature Story Honorable mention Shawn Morelli returns to Saegertown High School
2017 Tyler Brooks Column Honorable mention Birds with Brooks columns
2017 Nick Bradley, Stefanie Arblaster, Payton Brooks Website Honorable mention and @PantherPressSHS
2018 Hannah Myers Photo Story First Place Photographer attends swearing-in ceremony in Harrisburg