HiLite

Awards

HiLite NEWSPAPER
Circulation: 5,400
Number of Issues Per Year: 10
Awards:

  • CSPA Gold Crown Hybrid*—2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018 (*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), Seventh place (fall 2018)
  • NSPA Pacemaker—2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • NSPA Pacemaker finalist—2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • 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, 2018, 2019
  • 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), Seventh place (fall 2018)

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 (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)
    • Seventh place (spring 2011)
    • Eighth place (spring 2012)
    • Fourth place (fall 2014)
    • Second place (spring 2015)
    • Second place (fall 2016)
    • Tenth place (spring 2018)
    • Seventh place (fall 2018)
    • First place (spring 2019)