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Radnor High School Students Earn Student Keystone Press Awards

April 28, 2021

Radnor High School Students Earn Student Keystone Press Awards 

Students involved with the Radnor High School student newspaper, Radnorite, won four awards in the 2021 Student Keystone Press Awards and four awards in the 2020 competition.

In 2021, Andrew Rosin won three "First Prize for an Editorial" awards for the satires RTSD Refuses to Change Mascot Until They Have Unaminous Support from Wealthy Caucasian Main Line CitizensBlowing Up the Kremlin Among Series of Inventive Tasks on This Year's AP Exams, and ISIS Relegated to Second-Rate Extremist Group Thanks to US Domestic Terrorists. Sammy Rosin won "Honorable Mention for a Feature Story" for her Radnor Beat piece From Liberal Snowflakes to Tea Party Conservatives: How we develop our political views.

In 2020, Ellie Davis tied for first place in the "Feature Story" category for The Disparity within Pennsylvania's Education System, Jesse Conen took second in "Sports Story" for Radnor's Fall Sports Roundup 2019, Elizabeth Cheupin took second in "Feature Photo" for her photograph of a dance party in the school's cafeteria during the school's 2020 Lower Merion spirit week. Estelle Atkinson, Anne Griffin, Andrew Rosin and Mohen Li also took second place in the "Website" category for the design of the Radnorite website. Andrew and Mohen were also recognized for their design of The Radish, the Radnorite's satirical sub-site.

The Student Keystone Media Awards contest recognizes high school and college journalism that provides relevance, integrity, and initiative in serving readers. Any student at any public, private or parochial Pennsylvania high school, college or university who has had his or her material published in the school newspaper may enter the contest.

The Radnorite is published and distributed online at and is run by student editors with guidance from faculty advisor Rick Dunbar.

These students were formally recognized for this accomplishment by the RTSD School Board at its monthly meeting on April 27, 2021 (click here to watch this portion of the meeting).