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VHSL Student Journalist of the Year Selected

May 12, 2017

Student also wins scholarship

Melanie Pincus, editor-in-chief of The Highlander newsmagazine at McLean High School, is the Virginia High School League's 2017 Student Journalist of the Year and Charles Savedge Scholarship recipient.

Pincus is in charge of a staff of 45 student journalists. "She is a highly effective leader, motivating, and organizing her fellow staffers," said Pincus' adviser Lindsay Benedict. "but she also makes time to work with each reporter to improve their writing and design skills."

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