Holmes HS student publications, the Gavel magazine and the Gavel online newspaper, were named Crown Award Winners by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association based at Columbia University in New York, NY.
The Crown Awards honor top student publications chosen from student publications throughout the nation. Crowns are selected for overall excellence in a head-to-head comparison. During Crown consideration, publications are judged on their excellence as shown by their design, photography, concept, coverage and writing.
The Gavel Magazine staff. Front: Sports Editor Samantha Polk, Copy Editor Kristina Warren-Jackson, Editor-n-chief Zackarin Necesito Middle: Katrina Casiano, Bronce Kypuros, Amanda Flores, Design Editor Angelica Rodriguez, Megan Lowe, Alicia Yanez, Amanda Rocha Back: Roland Calbillo, Jr.
The Gavel Online staff. Front: Lizabeth Pena, Angelica Rodriguez, Victoria Johnson Middle: Victoria Sanchez, Blanca Lopez, Janelle Martinez, Amber Villanueva, Co-Editor Eternity Tovar Back: Edgar Vasquez, Co-Editor Diego Ramos, Brittany Gosnay, Christian Williams.