Montverde Academy’s 2020-2021 Yearbook wins the American Scholastic Association Competition for third year in a row.
A group full of talented students and teacher created a one-of-a-kind yearbook that, for the third year in a row, won the American Scholastic Association Competition. According to Catherine McKinney, Yearbook and Graphic Design Teacher, this was “one of the most difficult yearbooks” they created.
Although yearbook staff at Montverde Academy typically consists of roughly 10-15 Upper Schools Students, all creating and brainstorming incredible ideas, last year the group consisted of only students on staff. “Our editor Ava Campione stated that she wanted MVA to feel inspired by the book. That instead of focusing on all the bad (Covid, quarantines, hybrid schedules and cancelled events), she wanted them to see ‘The Bright Side’.” said McKinney.
The inspiration behind the yearbook was a sunrise on campus that you can see throughout the book as the color gradually gets brighter. With COVID still being around, the four students were challenged by the virus and were quarantined four separate times for two weeks. This did not stop them, however from creating something beautiful.
“I am so proud to have been their advisor, and of all of their hard work and accomplishments.” Said McKinney as she celebrated their accomplishments.
Congratulations on this incredible accomplishment!