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Windsor Charter Academy Early College High School wins national recognition for yearbook program

Emily Wenger
ewenger@mywindsornow.com

Windsor Charter Academy Early College High School students stand with a banner recognizing the yearbook program. Front row left to right: Krystel Chavis, 11th grade; Hannah Abell, ninth grade; Savannah Thompson, ninth grade; Tayler Robinson, ninth grade; Lilly Martin-Kinsella, 10th grade; Lauren Knutsen, ninth grade; Treyton Silcox, ninth grade and Jackson Sandstrom, ninth grade. Back row left to right: Sarah Seiffert, Academic Adviser; Karleigh Charbonneau, 11th grade; Megan Podtburg, 10th grade; Sadie Gardner, 11th grade; Joel Klemmer, 11th grade; Justin Rice, 11th grade; Jesse Kelley, ninth grade; Ryan Kelley, ninth grade.

The Windsor Charter Academy Early College High School has been named a Jostens' National Yearbook Program of Excellence, according to a news release from the charter school.

The National Yearbook Program of Excellence recognizes yearbooks that reflect a broad representation of the student body while helping students develop 21st-century skills such as communication, collaboration and information and communication technologies literacy, according to the release.

The WCA award-winning yearbook program is led by Megan Podtburg, 10th grade, editor-in-chief, under the direction of Sarah Seiffert, WCA's yearbook adviser.

Jostens' National Yearbook Program of Excellence Award was presented to the WCA yearbook program for achieving the defined criteria in each of three following categories: creating an inclusive yearbook, generating school engagement and successfully managing the yearbook creation process.

"Jostens is proud to recognize those individuals who have acted as wonderful stewards by creating an exceptional yearbook for their school and community," said Chuck Mooty, Jostens president and CEO, in the release. "Yearbooks are a critical part of telling a school's story, and Jostens is dedicated to supporting yearbook staff members with state-of-the- art tools and resources that help celebrate moments that matter."

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