PRINCETON, N.J. — Sixteen media teachers have won free subscriptions to The Wall Street Journal through an annual contest offered by the Dow Jones News Fund and the publishers of the newspaper for the sixth consecutive year.
The Wall Street Journal, a co-sponsor of the National High School Journalism Teacher Awards program, is also providing subscriptions to the 2014 Teacher of the Year and eight other honored teachers.
Each essay winner will receive a year’s subscription to WSJ.com starting in October.
The winners are:
David Kohlmann, Southside High School, San Antonio, Texas
Anne Weisgerber, Summit Senior High School, Summit, New Jersey
Martha Smith, Centennial High School, Roswell, Georgia
Mark Eaton, T.C. Williams High School, Alexandria, Virginia
Justin Raisner, Carlmont High School, Belmont, California
Michael Goodrich-Stuart, Hanover High School, Mechanicsville, Virginia
Rene Horton, Pleasant Hill Middle School, Lexington, South Carolina
Elizabeth Erin Coggins, Sparkman High School, Harvest, Alabama
Lisa Shapiro, Northwest High School, Germantown, Maryland
Adam Brachmann, Dysart High School, El Mirage, Arizona
Brandon Martin, Helias Catholic High School, Jefferson City, Missouri
Daniel McKeon, Gilmer County High School, Ellijay, Georgia
Elizabeth Swann, Nation Ford High School, Fort Mill, South Carolina
Scott Tuffiash, Avonworth High School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Patricia M. Wardell, Holy Name School, Fall River, Massachusetts
Jennifer Castro, Tri-City Christian School, Vista, California
Excerpts of the winning essays are here.