By Maura Shine
The Tower
Grosse Pointe South HS
1st Place Division 2, News Design
Front Page/Newspaper Style


  • Attractive nameplate, harmonizes with design, includes date, issue, volume, school, city, and state
  • Page generates reader interest; showcases important content
  • Sound, journalistic style of writing
  • Maintains visual interest in lower half of page
  • Consistent use of headline styles/type faces
  • Photos effectively cropped, of varied size, shape, emphasizing action
  • Demonstrates effective graphic style, with graphic devices contributing to impact of page
  • Clear relationships demonstrated between story and related pictures/art
  • Cutlines stand out from body copy; effective lead-ins used for longer cutlines