The TAJE Fall Fiesta is an opportunity for student journalists to compete in journalism contests against others from throughout Texas and surrounding states, as well as attend sessions led by experts in the field and journalism classrooms. Contest entries are designated as Superior, Excellence, or Honorable Mention.
The CSHS newspaper, The Catamount, earned fourth place in the Best of Show newspaper category. The Roar, Consol’s newspaper, was awarded honorable mention in the Best of Show online newspaper category.
AMCHS and CSHS newspaper staffers earned the following individual awards:
- Yanichka Ariunbold, The Roar - Honorable Mention in Review Writing
- Maya Girimaji, The Roar - Superior in Feature Writing
- AJ Jones, The Catamount - Superior in On-Site Photography, Honorable Mention in On-Site Photography
- Katerina Kountakis, The Roar - Honorable Mention in On-Site Photography
- Amelia Kurk, The Catamount - Superior in On-Site Photography
- Rachel Lamb, The Roar - Excellence in News Writing
- Haley Mitchell, The Roar - Excellence in On-Site Photography
- Sophia North, The Catamount - Honorable Mention in On-Site Photography
- Jennifer Zhan, The Roar - Superior in Headline Writing
The Catamount is advised by Courtney Wellmann, while The Roar is advised by Mike Williams and assistant adviser Chauncey Lindner.