Ladue Junior Samantha Shanker was recently selected for the National Scholastic Press Association’s (NSPA) Journalism Honor Roll. Samantha is the Executive Student Producer for the high school television show, Ladue View. Samantha has also helped Ladue High School pilot a multimedia curriculum this year, by providing print and video content for Jill Proehl’s new online Panorama publication. Samantha was ultimately selected by the NSPA for her dedication to scholastic journalism and for her academic excellence.
The NSPA Honor Roll recognizes student journalists who have excelled as journalists and scholars, have served on a high school print or video publication staff for a minimum of one year, and have a minimum grade point average of 3.75. A complete list of the Honor Roll inductees will be printed in the Best of High School Press, which is the NSPA’s annual publication showcasing award winning student work. Samantha is Ladue’s first ever Broadcast Technology student to receive this honor from the NSPA.