CSPA welcomes 26 graduates to family

The 63rd-annual California Scholastic Press Association Journalism Workshop ended July 25, when all 26 students participated in the graduation ceremonies at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and celebrated 13 days of work and fun. Jose Contreras of South Mountain High School in Phoenix, Ariz., received the Ralph Alexander Award while Katherine Chavez of Cleveland High…

Welborn talks `Notorious’

Larry Welborn, CSPA chairman and legal affairs reporter for The Orange County Register, appeared on the KOCE-TV news program “Real Orange” on Aug. 2 to discuss his new e-book, “Notorious OC.” The Register’s first-ever e-book, ”Notorious OC” chronicles the most notorious criminal happenings in Orange County since its incorporation in 1889. Welborn has covered the Orange…

CSPA adds 26 to family

The 61st-annual California Scholastic Press Association Journalism Workshop ended July 27, as all 26 students participated in the graduation ceremonies at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and celebrated 13 days of work and fun. Alec Lautanen of Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach received the Ralph Alexander Award while Jess Faunt of Cleveland High…

CSPA grads, now authors

A selection of books by SSA and CSPA grads (high school, year of workshop in parentheses): Agarwal, Priya (Chadwick High, 1986 workshop), “Passage from India: Post-1965 Indian Immigrants and Their Children,” pub. by Yuvati Co., 1991. Bruns, Bill (San Dieguito, 1960), “Winning Is Everything and Other American Myths” (co-author), MacMillan, 1976. Also: “Teaching Children Tennis the Vic…

CSPA Blogger – Feb. 2012

Ralph and the Oscars Since this is the time of the year when the Oscars are in the news, let’s talk about the CSPA’s Academy Awards winners. Or, more specifically, the Oscar winners who began as high school members of the Scholastic Sports Association, the predecessor to the CSPA. FRED ROOS (Hollywood High, 1952) went…

CSPA continues six-decade partnership with Cal Poly

The story of the California Scholastic Press Association journalism workshop was shared on the Cal Poly website. Said Cal Poly journalism professor Bill Loving: “This program shows why journalism will always be a vital part of society.” To read the complete story, visit Cal Poly’s website.