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TIM KELLY PHOTO | The Suffolk Times journalism award winners were Shelby Kostal of Greenport, Alexandra Kluko of Mattituck and Gretchen Walter of Southold.
The Suffolk Times honored three high school students with journalism awards Thursday night.
Alexandra Kluko of Mattituck, Shelby Kostal of Greenport and Gretchen Walter of Southold were each honored for their efforts this year in their high school journalism programs.
Gretchen served as editor of the school newspaper, in addition to working with the drama club, Students Against Destructive Decisions and the Gay/Straight Alliance.
Alexandra also worked on the school newspaper, in addition to her time with the Leo Club, art club and community service at ELIH and Maureen’s Haven.
Shelby was a double winner Thursday, also taking home the Greenport Female Athlete of the Year award. Shelby was a National Honor Society member while also playing on the Greenport volleyball team.
Greenport High School students recently put the finishing touches on final edition of The Quill, a student newspaper. Led by advisor Mindy Viggiano, the students produced the paper under editor-in-chief Briana Pagano, who’s a junior.
The lead story in this edition is titled “Purple and Gold’s Silver Sparkle,” which details Greenport finishing in the top 10 percent in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.
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The Quill, Greenport High School