The Kentucky Press Association recently announced its award winners for the 2020 KPA News Excellence. These awards were given to the best publications from the 2020 year in the Kentucky area. The KPA News Excellence in Kentucky Newspapers was judged by members of the North Carolina Press Association, Louisiana Press Association, and the South Carolina Press Association. Multiple articles were sent in by the Thorobred News and received multiple awards in the process. The following awards were won by our students;
Ma’Rico Holland II won third place for best sports story. 10:29
Donovan Green won second place for best business/agri-business story. 18:29
Josh Wilkerson won third for best photo essay. 28:12
Isaiah Brown won third for best sports picture. 29:52
Kailen Olison won second for best sports page. 35:54
The KPA announced all of the recipients of these awards in a YouTube video on their p alonage. The times above are the marks each students award was presented. Booklets with the complete contest results, including comments from the judges, will also be mailed out to those who won awards along with certificates to each newspaper receiving awards in this contest. Congratulations to each of our writers for their awards and we hope for more in the coming future.