Coppell Student Media Wins 5th NSPA Online Pacemaker Award

Story courtesy of the Coppell High School student newspaper The Sidekick. Story by Anjali Vishwanath, a senior at CHS and the Daily News/Assignment Editor for The Sidekick. Artwork created by Srihari Yechangunja, a junior at CHS and Design Editor for The Sidekick. 

The April 9 National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) Awards brought about great success for The Sidekick/Coppell Student Media, highlighted by an Online Pacemaker Award. This is Coppell Student Media’s fifth Pacemaker win and the third consecutive for the program. Additionally, individual staffers placed in four individual Best of Show award categories. The NSPA Pacemaker, often considered the Pulitzer Prize of scholastic journalism, has been awarded since 1927 and is the highest honor of achievement for high school journalism programs. Only three high schools in Texas and three in the nation received this distinction.  Read more in The Sidekick/Coppell Student Media at