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Awards

HiLite NEWSPAPER
Circulation: 4,500
Number of Issues Per Year: 10
Awards:

  • CSPA Gold Crown Hybrid*—2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 (*NOTE: The CSPA combined separate web and print awards into a combined “hybrid” category in 2013)
  • CSPA Gold Crown Print—1995, 1999, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012
  • CSPA Silver Crown—1994, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2017
  • IHSPA Hoosier Star—2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • NSPA Hall of Fame newspaper (inducted 1997)
  • NSPA conventions—Best of Show:
    Fifth place (fall 2017)
  • NSPA Pacemaker—2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • NSPA Pacemaker finalist—2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Quill & Scroll George H. Gallup Award—1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Professional Affiliations:
IHSPA
NSPA
JEA
Quill & Scroll
ITW/NWP

HiLite ONLINE
Awards:

  • NSPA Pacemaker—1997, 2002, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2017
  • CSPA Gold Crown—2010, 2011, 2012 (Note: The CSPA combined schools that use both print and web into a “hybrid” category in 2013. Those awards are listed above.)
  • Webby Official Honoree—2010
  • NSPA conventions—Best of Show:
    Eighth place (fall 2017)

ACUMEN
The Acumen started in 2004-05 as a way to provide Carmel High School students with in-depth coverage of topical issues. A tabloid-style insert to the regular HiLite newspaper, the Acumen is published four times per year and has covered such issues as racism, religion, technology and student health.

Awards:

  • NSPA conventions—Best of Show:
    Sixth place (spring 2007)
    Sixth place (fall 2007)
    Second place (spring 2008)
    Sixth place (fall 2008)
    Fourth place (spring 2009)
    Third place (fall 2009)
    Ninth place (spring 2010)
    Fifth place (fall 2010)
    Second place (fall 2016)