Tilghman Bell wins 18 journalism awards including first in State
Paducah Tilghman also received first place for general excellence in newspapers in class AA last year and came in second place in the same category in 2011-2012 and 2010-2011.
In news writing, Will Hancock won first place; in feature writing Yasi Razban and Gracen Wheat both won second place; in editorial writing Abigail Hawkins won first place and Lilly Burba won third place; in advertising Will Hancock and Cole Spicer both received second; in column writing Makayla Holt won first and third place; in editorial cartoon Alex Goreing received first and third place; in illustrations and graphics Elizabeth Behrens, Sabel Overlin and Maddie Milford won second and Cassie Arboleda, Sabel Overlin and Maddie Milford won third.
PTHS students swept two categories. In the single-page layout category, Will Smith received first place and Sabel Overlin received second and third place. In the review category, Lilly Burba won first and second place and Sabel Overlin and Cassie Arboleda both won third.