WSS named 2020 All-Iowa News Team of the Year

IHSPA names 2020 Trojan Epic second place Yearbook of the Year


The 2019-2020 West Side Story and Trojan Epic journalism staffs.

The Iowa High School Press Association recognized both the Trojan Epic yearbook and West Side Story staffs at its virtual state journalism conference Oct. 19-22. The West Side Story staff was named a 2020 All-Iowa News Team of the Year, and the 2020 Trojan Epic was named second place Yearbook of the Year.

IHSPA judges selected the Yearbook and News Teams of the Year from a field of finalist schools, determined from the schools with the highest number of points accumulated during IHSPA’s various journalism contests. 

In 2017, IHSPA introduced the All-Iowa awards, and West has been recognized every year since.