4/20/2020 -- West High School’s 2019 Yearbook staff was named one of 20 schools in the country to earn a national high school Press Association (NSPA) Pacemaker award.
The newspaper staff was a Pacemaker finalist and both the Pawesehi and Pathfinder earned 8th place Best of Show. Debra Klevens is West High’s journalism advisor.
Winners were announced during NSPA live from Minneapolis, the spring awards presentation on April 17. The virtual ceremony presented all awards that were to be announced at the canceled Spring National High School Journalism Convention, in Nashville, including Pacemaker Award finalists and winners in magazine, online and yearbook, as well as the Best of Show competition.