The Excellence Award recognize students in each of the MIPA Summer Workshop’s classes for their outstanding work. The 2012 Excellence Award winners are:

Julie Dunmire, Fitzgerald HS
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Megan Weaver, Waterford Kettering HS
Basic to Advanced in Four Days Flat

Kellyn Norris, Novi HS
Best Advertising Promotion Creation

Erin Lashbrook, Dexter HS
Best All-Around Opinion Coverage

Aria Moore, Farmington HS
Best and Brightest Newbie

Abby Mesaros, Dexter HS
Best Mini-Tab Redesign

Kyle Saavedra, Wayne Memorial HS
Best Political Opinion Column

Harrison Krasner, Grosse Pointe South HS
Best Professional Interaction

Haley Fox, Mercy HS
Best Redesign

Allie Howell, Fenton HS
Best Redesign

Christopher Habba, Waterford Kettering HS
Best Variety Portfolio

Kevin Yi, Saline HS
Broadcast Leadership

Christian Kettenbeil & Brittney Antonelli, Waterford Kettering HS
Broadcast Leadership

Mckenzie Acton, Eisenhower HS
Design Development

Cassidy Uchman, Pinckney HS
Design Excellence

Haley Kluge, Grand Ledge HS
Edgy Excellence

Gabhriel Bell, Downers Grove South HS
Excellence in Ad Redesign

Bridget Carlson & Sydney Hembree, Mercy HS
Excellence in Design

Kylee Bouch, Lake Orion HS
Excellence in Design

Allison Davis, Seaholm HS
Excellence in Design

Nick Garbaty, Forest Hills Eastern HS
Excellence in Feature Coverage

Bryanna Leach, Grand Ledge HS
Excellence in Feature Coverage

Olivia Seaver, Grand Haven HS
Excellence in Feature Coverage

Maitreyi Anantharaman, Andover HS
Excellence in Feature Coverage

Lia Williams, Traverse City Central HS
Excellence in Feature Page Design

Rachel DeBrabander, Laingsburg HS
Excellence in Front Page Design

Emily Wolfe, Findlay HS
Excellence in Online Journalism

Kelsey McClear, Seaholm HS
Excellence in Online Journalism

Katie Denton, Mercy HS
Excellence in Online Journalism

Archer Hauck, Grosse Pointe South HS
Excellence in Sports Page Design

Nick Kanaly, Lakota East HS
Excellence in Sports Photography

Thomas Connolly, Lake Orion HS
Excellence in Sports Photography

Kailey Derylo, Forest Hills Eastern HS
Excellence in Sports Photography

Shannon Shaver, Plymouth HS
Go-to-Girl

Shane Bagwell, Traverse City East MS
Go-to-Guy

Alexander Wilson, Stockbridge HS
Greatest Interactive Potential

Taylor Skelton, Waterford Kettering HS
Image Excellence

Sydnee Stannard & Allie Creamer, Loy Norrix HS
Image Excellence

Rashelle Paggeot, Plainwell HS
Image Excellence

Kenzie Walters, Lakota East HS
Image Excellence

Olivia Moore, Seaholm HS
Journalistic Excellence

Isabel Centner, Forest Hills Eastern HS
Most Improved Editor

Ivy Baillie, Traverse City Central HS
Most Sophisticated Design

Victoria Taylor, Grosse Pointe South HS
Only Person to Make Deadline

Emily MacKinnon, Waterford Kettering HS
Outstanding Deadline Shooting

Margaret Harnish, Traverse City East MS
Outstanding Effort

Anshu Chen, Andover HS
Outstanding Feature Writing

Lindsay Moore, Eisenhower HS
Outstanding Leadership

Laine Bayle, Laingsburg HS
Outstanding Leadership Award

Sophie Hutchison, Traverse City Central HS
Outstanding Location Shooting

Daphne Ocran, Lakota East HS
Outstanding Writing & Reporting

Olivia Dimmer, Fenton HS
Outstanding Writing & Reporting

Alyssa Roehm & John Grasty, Lakota East HS
Outstanding Writing & Reporting

Amanda Dortch, Renaissance HS
Outstanding Writing & Reporting

Graham Key & Devon Guinn, Stoney Creek HS
Outstanding Writing & Reporting

Jill Monson, Lakota East HS
People’s Choice Award

Mary Noble, HH Dow HS
Sports Coverage

Katie Jordan, Downers Grove South HS
Sports Coverage

Emma Simon, Traverse City Central HS
Sports Coverage

Jack Duly, Midland HS
Sports Coverage

Thalia Esparza, Everett HS
Taking Names Award

Emily Quinn & Kelsey Feldpausch, Portland HS
Taking Your Yearbook to the Edge

Tasha Bolda, Haslett HS
Taking Your Yearbook to the Edge

Michael Halvorsen, Novi HS
Taking Your Yearbook to the Edge

Harper O’Neill, HH Dow HS
That’s Entertainment

Stephanie Major, Downers Grove South HS
That’s Entertainment

Sarah Cubr, Fenton HS
That’s Entertainment

Madeline Stroin & Hamna Hasan, Lake Orion HS
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