2015 Michael S. Powell HS Journalist of the Year: Rockville High School’s Greta Anderson
Rockville High School senior Greta Anderson was named the 2015 Michael S. Powell High School Journalist by the MDDC Press Association.
Greta is currently the editor-in-chief of Rockville High School’s newspaper, The Rampage. She will be honored at the MDDC Editorial Awards program today.
A panel of MDDC editors and reporters, including Angie Price of the Bay Times, Dan Divilio of the Kent County News, Vanessa Junkin of The Daily Times, Steve Gunn of the Capital Gazette and Brian Karem of the Sentinel reviewed 23 applications for the $1,500 cash award, according to a news release from MDDC. Students were asked to submit an autobiographical statement about journalism, a letter of recommendation from their journalism teacher or advisor as well as five published articles demonstrating their versatility and skill.
Greta has been accepted and plans to enroll in Temple University’s School of Media and Communication, majoring in journalism.