Morenci yearbook staff earns award 02.17.2010

Written by David Green.

Twenty-two students were part of Morenci’s school yearbook staff that was given Honorable Mention Certificate of Recognition by Taylor Publishing.

As mentioned in an article last week, the award was presented for “dedication, effort and accomplishments” in yearbook design and content.

In addition editor and head designer Katelyn Joughin, the staff included illustrator Karley Schmidt; photographers Kathleen Barron, Roxanne Shankster, Amy Gilman, Dana Joughin, Meribeth Keefer and photo editor Molly Foss; copy editors Denae Merillat, Jade Pfund and Megan Cox; business manager Nathan Grieder;

and general staff members Sam Majahrowski, Mary Rodriguez, Justin Drummond, Gavin Vanderpool, Zac Burrow, Chanler McCaskey, Tommy McVay, Danyel Brown, Emily Kutzley and Nicki Lavigne.

Several members of last year’s staff are back for the 2009-10 yearbook production.

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