Award-Winning & Note-worthy efforts


 Adam Ahrenholz

2015 IHSPA 2nd Place Video Story for School Parking Problems
2015 IHSPA 3rd Place Video Story for Students involved in political action


 Annebeth Ahrenholz

2016 IHSPA 3rd Place Social Media
2016 IHSPA 3rd Place Multimedia Story/News: “FCA Fields of Faith”


Austin Anderson

2014 IHSPA 1st Place Feature Story for Basketball manager rebounds from fight against rare cancer
2015 IHSPA 3rd Place Column Writing for To Tweet or Not to Tweet
2015 IHSPA 1st Place Feature Story for Soul Mates: Two members of Big House worship team lean on faith, each other to pull through
2015 IHSPA 2nd Place Feature Story for Behind a Living Legend: Swimmers dive in for Marcussen Invite
2015 IHSPA 2nd Place Personality Profile for Like Ike: 2013 grad relishes opportunity at Iowa
2015 IHSPA 3rd Place Personality Profile for Whole New Ball Game: Junior uses football, faith, family to reset his playbook
2015 IHSPA 4th Place Personality Profile for Confronting Curiousity: Junior’s questions lead to life without God
2015 IHSPA 1st Place Sports Story for As clock ticks away, hockey player stands behind years of dedication to face her future
2015 IHSPA 2nd Place Sports Story for Running Strong: Science teacher helps heal city with his first Boston Marathon
2015 IHSPA 4th Place Staff Editorial for Join Team Elliot: Spanish teacher’s son begins recovery from cancer surgery
2015 IHSPA 1st Place Video Story for The Long Road
2015 IHSPA 2nd Place Video Story for School Parking Problems
2015 IHSPA 3rd Place Video Story for Students involved in political action
2015 IHSPA Writer of the Year


Arusha Afzal

Journalism teacher bikes to school
Ramadan marks month of reflection
Ms. Roboto
Shelter from the Storm


Zuhayr Alam

IHSPA 1st Place News Story for Working for a Song
IHSPA 5th Place Personality Profile for Device empowers student to connect with others
2016 IHSPA 1st Place Multimedia Story News: “World Class Robotics”
2016 IHSPA 2nd Place News Story: “Teachers making speedy recoveries from cancer”
2016 IHSPA HM Sports Story: “Men’s golf teams up against cancer”
2016 IHSPA 1st Place Web Design: “The Tiger Hi-Line Online”


Andrew Alemao

2006 IHSPA 2nd Layout and Design
2006 IPW 1st Place Single Page Layout
No time for fools? President’s budget eliminates useful funding
Love Lust Wonder: Band with CFHS grads tastes success
Llama love: Feature editor put to pasture out on the farm
One Slick Ride
Drop Everything and Knit


Jaden Amjadi

2016 IHSPA 1st Place Multimedia Story News: “World Class Robotics”
2016 IHSPA 1st Place Video Story: “Robotics team gears up”
2016 IHSPA 2nd Place Video Story: “Pops Concert”


Maya Amjadi

2013 3rd Place Staff Editorial for Hi-Line endorses Obama for president
Honorable Mention for In-Depth Reporting on Persian Portal: A Window Into Life In Iran
Honorable Mention Columns for Iowa Couple Deserves … and Pursuit of Happiness


Nick Armile

With weather this cold, only the mongeese are smiling


Addy Asby

2016 IHSPA HM Multimedia Story/Feature: “Homecoming Highlights”


Sara Ashar

2014 IHSPA 3rd Place News Story for Senior Earns Top Delegate at Boys Nation


Robert Bartels

2004 IHSPA 3rd Place Illustration
2004 IPW 1st Place Graphics
2004 National Federation of Press Women Honorable Mention in Graphics
Point/Counterpoint: Cartoon instigates potentially dangerous staff ‘circus’


Emily Barth

2015 IHSPA 1st Place Photo Story for Bucket Bashers
2015 IHSPA 2nd Place Feature Photo: Wet Wiechmann
2016 IHSPA 2nd Place Photo Slideshow: “Ball for Bald fundraiser”


Jess Bates

2003 IHSPA 2nd and 3rd Place Sports Photo
Takedown … Two Points
Taking It Strong
Kyle Duchman juke


 Daphne Becker

2016 IHSPA 3rd Place Social Media


Alyssa Beckman

2007 IPW 3rd Place Feature Story


Kaleb Bengston

2015 IHSPA 1st Place Column for Education trumps regulation in preventing gun violence


David Bergstrom

2007 IHSPA Honorable Mention General News Photo
2008 IPW 1st Place Sports Photo
2008 IHSPA 2nd Place General News Photo, 1st Place Sports Photo
Cadet teaching program provides real-life job training


Taylor Bern

2005 IHSPA 1st Place Sports Story
2005 IPW 2nd Place Sports Photo, 1st Place Sports Story
2006 IHSPA 1st Place Illustrations and 1st Place Sports Writing
2006 IPW 1st Place Graphics, 3rd Place Sports Story
2006 National Federation of Press Women 2nd Place Graphics
‘Roid Rage
Armile Sets Squat Record
Keepin’ the Faith: Burt races to second straight Drake crown
McDermott’s vacancy leaves UNI fan, editor with flurry of questions, emotions
Our View: Bonds is no Babe
Nygren takes third, men win state championship
Panthers rely on CF grad’s kicking skills in playoff run


Josh Betts

2005 IHSPA 3rd Place Sports Story
2007 IPW 3rd Place Sports Story
2008 IPW 2nd Place News Story
Fans share blame with players for recent case of ‘basket-brawl’
Iowa House approves bill to benefit teachers’ salaries
Women’s basketball defeats arch rival West, 45-32, prepares for regional play this week


Jamie Blair

2016 IHSPA 1st Place Editorial Cartoon: “Starbucks”
2016 IHSPA HM Editorial Cartoon: “Deflategate”
2016 IHSPA HM Personality Profile: “Student turns dumplings into taste …”


Megan Booth

2008 IPW 1st Place Feature Photo


Michael Bowden

Arts, Crafts and Fun: Making Music


Collin Braley

Dishboy victimized by diner politics
Increase the Peace: Similarities outweigh differences; Waterloo, CF rivalry pointless
State Cheerleading Woes: Hopeful staff writer overshadowed by boy cheerleaders


Christina Brammer

Robotics Open House
2011 Fall Play
2012 Spring Play
Orchestra Pops Concert
Holiday Craft Projects
Roller Derby
Integrated Science Class
2012 Homecoming Assembly
2012 Fall Play Preview
2012 IHSPA 1st Place Video Feature Story for
2013 IHSPA 1st Place Video Sports Story: Special Olympic District Track Meet
2013 IHSPA 1st Place Video News Story: Zombies in the Park
2013 IHSPA 2nd Place Video News Story: Robotics Team Kickoff
2013 IHSPA 3rd Place Video News Story: LEGO League Regionals
2013 IHSPA 1st Place Video Feature Story: Splashing Into My Heart
All State Music Results
Resource Class Holiday Party
2014 IHSPA 1st Place Video News Story for robotics podcast
2014 IHSPA 2nd Place Video News Story for Dance marathon
2014 IHSPA 1st Place Video Feature Story for Teacher adopts daughter from China
2014 IHSPA 1st Place Video Sports Story for Tiger Trot


Benjamin Bremner

2008 IPW 2nd Place Sports Photo
2008 IHSPA Honorable Mention Sports Photo
Cross Country pics


Ashley Brimacomb

2015 IHSPA 2nd Place News Photo for Everybody Cut Footloose
2015 IHSPA 2nd Place Photo Story for Everybody Cut Footloose


Eric Bucknam

2006 IPW Honorable Mention News Story: Ebay Prom Hoax


Courtney Carlo

2003 IHPSA 1st Place Column Writing
2003 IPW 2nd Place and Honorable Mention Opinion Writing
2004 IHSPA 2nd Place Illustration
2005 IHSPA 1st Place Column Writing
2005 IPW 1st Place Column Writing
2005 National Federation of Press Women Honorable Mention Column Writing
Our View: ‘And then my heart with pleasure fills
And dances with the daffodils …’
Our View: If money talks …
Our View: Stay out of Skidtown: Try on the ITEDs
Commercialized cloning disappointing, wasteful
Convenience versus Safety: Drug abuse demands stricter laws
Is Ronald McDonald to blame for fat America?
Nick produces … And pigs fly!
Overblown media coverage may be D.C. sniper’s biggest accomplice
Students should take preventive caution during vaccine shortage for flu season



Abbey Carlson

2016 IHSPA 3rd Place Column Writing: “Black and Blue Silence: Escape from depression’s spiral …”


Aubrey Caruso

Tuned In? Teachers, students debate if music helps or hinders students’ efforts


Dan Cash

2005 IHSPA 3rd Place News Photo
2005 IPW 1st Place and Honorable Mention Sports Photo, 1st place Feature Photo
2006 IPW Honorable Mention Feature Photo and Honorable Mention Sports Photo
Extreme Assembly
Cierra Cook Basketball
Burnapalooza
Stolen Art
Wide Receiver Nick Curran …
Day of the Dead
Diving
Final Performance
Safe Zone
Rock Stocking
Lost Shot
Chip Shot
Snow Day
Twito Tied Up
Strike Three!
Rock On
NU Math Struggles
Burnapalooza Fire Walkers
Marching Band at State
Top Form Diving
End Zone Celebration


Alex Christensen

2006 IPW Honorable Mention Sports Story
Curling gives CF students opportunity for new games


Tarrel Christie

2012 IHSPA Honorable Mention Best Video Feature Story for Battle of the Big ‘Uns
2013 IHSPA Honorable Mention Video Feature Story: Battle of the Big ‘Uns: The Cosmic Invader
New Hawkeye Community College Virtual Hospital
Slender Condemnation
Battle of the Big ‘Uns: Kongoro the Indestructable
C.F. Noire
Cornelius H. Lockwyn Campaign Ad: “Strong America”
Mind Trick


Sam Cirksena

2016 IHSPA HM Multimedia Story/Feature: “Homecoming Highlights”


Monica Clark

2009 IHSPA 3rd Place Feature Story
All children deserving of education
What’s Cookin’: Seniors work at Montage, prepare for future careers in culinary arts


Logan Cole

2015 IHSPA 3rd Place Feature Photo for Powder Puff Power
2015 IHSPA 4th Place Feature Photo for Cowboy Shadow Dance
2015 IHSPA 1st Place News Photo for Seniors Tumble to the Top
2015 IHSPA 3rd Place Photo Story for Powder Power
2015 IHSPA 5th Place Photo Story for Treasure in Your Trunk
2015 IHSPA 3rd Place Sports Photo for Flip and Go
2015 IHSPA 4th Place Sports Photo for Sand Shot
2015 IHSPA 5th Place Sports Photo for Stompin’ Senior
2016 IHSPA 3rd Place Multimedia Story/Feature: “Hypnotic Prom”
2016 IHSPA HM Multimedia Story/Feature: “Homecoming Highlights”
2016 IHSPA 2nd Place News Photo: “Juniors Triumph at Powder Puff”
2016 IHSPA 1st Place Photo Slideshow: “Footloose”
2016 IHSPA HM Place Photo Slideshow: “Prom and After Prom”


Rachel Connelly

Staff take many steps when students stray


Katie Corker

2003 IHSPA 1st Place News Story
2004 IHSPA 2nd Place News Story
CF neighbors do not want to move for new parking lot
15 CFHS upperclassmen suspended for Hell Week activities
Administration considers later start next year
Huber, Jensen to split time at high school, junior highs
New Wal-Mart not so super after all


Elizabeth Cozart

2007 IHSPA 3rd Place Editorial Cartooning


Galen Crippen

2005 IPW 1st Place Opinion Writing
False assumptions put blame on Bush


Mackenzie Dallenbach

IHSPA 3rd Place Staff Editorial for No Child Left Behind raises stakes to impossible levels


Jillian Dally

Graduate layout and story


Shenay Damirgi

Islamic faith misinterpreted: Radical acts of a few do not represent majority


Sommer Danielsen

IHSPA 1st Place Illustrations/Art for Fashion Week Illustrations
IHSPA 1st Place Multiple Page Design: “Toast, Tea & Productivity”


Lindsey Davis

2012 IHSPA Honorable Mention for Sports Story Writing for Brothers’ torn ACLs bring them closer together
2012 IHSPA 3rd Place for Newspaper Front Page Design of Issue #17


Meg Deaver

2003 IHSPA 1st Place News Photo
Homecoming Dunk Tank
Diving In


Annick DeGraaf

2003 IHSPA 1st Place In-Depth Reporting
2003 IPW 1st Place News Story
American obesity problem unique to the world
Another country’s perspective on drug use, social tolerance differs from contemporary American view
Our Cheating Hearts: Sixty-two percent of CFHS students admit to bending ethical bounds on class efforts
Senator Ney fries the French: Word ‘French’ switched with ‘freedom’ in Congressional cafe


Alyssa Dekutoski

IHSPA 2nd Place Editorial Cartoon: “Trump vs. Sanders”


Maggie Devine

2008 IPW 3rd Place Reviews


Heather Dexter

2005 IPW 3rd Place Review
Phantom of the Opera gets phantastic review
Wal-Mart Counterpoint: Wal-Mart’s low prices deserve consideration


Katie Dexter

2009 IHSPA 1st Place and 3rd Place Cartooning
2010 IHSPA 2nd Place Cartooning
2nd place Editorial Cartooning for Sexting
Long Winter cartoon
Where Veggie Burgers Come From cartoon
Hell Week cartoon
American Happiness Scale cartoon
Teen Driving Law cartoon
New coal plant will harm environment
School Budget cartoon
GOP cartoon


Adrian Diaz

2016 IHSPA 3rd Place Multimedia Story/News: “FCA Fields of Faith”


Courtney Dobson

2015 IHSPA 3rd Place News Photo for Neighborhood Flames: Grieving Owners


Mike Droste

Both parties stand to gain from universal health care


Suzanne Droste

2005 IHSPA Honorable Mention Column Writing
2005 IPW 3rd Place Opinion Writing
Death penalty diminishes humanity, highlights crime
Letting their Light Shine: Voters weigh presidential candidates’ religious records
Talk is cheap, but voting is free


Natalie Dubois

Twito Takedown


John Dunlop

2016 IHSPA 2nd Place Feature Photo: “Snow Angel”
2016 IHSPA 1st Place News Photo: “Special Connection”
2016 IHSPA 2nd Place Photo Story: “Big Shooter”
2016 IHSPA 1st Place Sports Photo: “Washpun slam”
2016 IHSPA 2nd Place Sports Photo: “Senior night slam”
2016 IHSPA HM Sports Photo: “Stiff Arm”


Ashley Ehrig

2008 IHSPA 3rd Place News Story
CF junior injured in recent car accident, finds solace in friends


Alex Entz

2009 IHSPA 1st Place News Story
2010 IHSPA 1st Place Column Writing
Day of Silence expected to bring controversy
NEIBA wins dodgeball intramural title
Tea Time: concerned citizens protest taxes
To regain control, GOP reform needed
1st place Column Writing for Culver, legislative and health care


Kristin Formanek

 Send in the Clowns


Michelle Formanek

2004 IHSPA 1st and 3rd Place Layout and Design
2005 IPW 1st Place and 3rd Place Single Page Layout
When Duty Calls
Primping for Prom
Students turn to Internet for prom night dresses
Queen Pin Photo


Leah Forsblom

2016 IHSPA 2nd Place Photo Slideshow: “Tiger Trot 5K”
2016 IHSPA 3rd Place Photo Story: “Magic and Loss”


Kate Franklin

2003 IHSPA 2nd Place Layout


Sierra Fredrickson

2016 IHSPA HM Multimedia Story/Feature: “Homecoming Highlights”


Arlene Freudenberg

2008 IHSPA 2nd Place News Story, 1st Place and 3rd Place Personality Profile
2009 IHSPA 2nd Place News Story
Going for Gold: New teacher prepares for 2008 Olympic trials
Huckabee first in PAC mock caucus
The Hard Life: CFHS graduate works to get life back on track
Second Chances: Cedar Falls Alternative High School furthers student potential, success


Sara Gabriele

2012 IHSPA 2nd place Sports Writing Push-Up Brawlers
2012 IHSPA Honorable Mention News Story Branstad Proposes Exit Exams
2012 IHSPA Honorable Mention for In-Depth Reporting on Could 4’s and 3’s replace A’s and B’s?
2010 IHSPA Honorable Mention Feature Writing for New course integrates multiple disciplines 


Tana Gam-Ad

2016 IHSPA 3rd Place Social Media
2016 IHSPA 1st Place Editorial: “Stand With Smith”


Kayla Garner

2013 IHSPA 2nd Place Hawkeye Photographer of the Year


Caitlin Glade

2007 IHSPA 2nd Place Sports Photo
2007 IPW 3rd Place and Honorable Mention Sports Photo
2008 IPW 3rd Place Sports Photo
Driving to the basket picture
Wilkinson jumped picture


Ali Gowans

2003 IPW Honorable Mention Feature Photo
Student exercises freedom of expression
En Pointe


Heather Hackman

God vs. Science: Debate rages over use of Intelligent Design


Amna Haider

2016 IHSPA HM One-Page Design: “With a Click of a Button”
“International speaker shares harrowing tale …”


Martha Hall

2nd place Tiger Hi-Line Online website


Nick Hall

Arts, Crafts and Fun: Making Music


Kristen Hammer

2009 IHSPA 1st Place Feature Story
2009 IHSPA 2nd Place Personality Profile
Miller aces ACT
Our View: Prize-driven motivations undermine objective of honorable service project
Students feel the impact of their volunteerism


Austin Hansen

2012 IHSPA 2nd place Sports Story for George sinks his three-pointer
2012 IHSPA 2nd place News Story for Chaos in the Lot
2012 IHSPA 3rd place News Story for Toothpick Bridge
2012 IHSPA 1st place Feature Story: Dance Marathon
Journalism Nice
Dance Marathon Promo
Ford Focus Promo
Welcome to Cedar Falls High School
Jazz Band Competition
Adrenaline X Opens
Tiger Superfan


Kelsey Hansen

2014 IHSPA 3rd Place Video Sports Story from an episode of her podcast


Amanda Harwood

2012 IHSPA 2nd Place Personality Profile for Sounds of Hope


Honor Heindl

2007 IHSPA 2nd Place Features
2008 IPW Honorable Mention Opinion
2008 IHSPA 1st Place Feature Photos, 1st Place Illustrations
2009 IHSPA 2nd Place and Honarable Mention Feature Photo; 1st Place, 2nd Place and 3rd Place Illustrations; 3rd Place In-Depth Reporting; 1st Place and
Honorable Mention Layout and Design; 1st Place and 3rd Place Sports Photo
2009 Al Neuharth Free Spirit Winner for Iowa
2009 Hawkeye Photographer of the Year
Carbon Monoxide produces serious hazard
Cooks layout and pictures
Crazy about Shoes: Senior with shoe obsession owns over 35 pairs of kicks
Cross Country picture
Dance layout and pictures
Exchange students graphic and spread
fall friends picture
Graduate layout
Guys and Dolls layout and pictures
Homecoming layout and pictures
Hotline graphic
Iowa Quiz Layout
Keepin’ the Faith: Senior led by Fathers’ spirits
Music feature layout
Pressin’ On layout and pictures
Prom picture
Sadkowski’s photography layout
Student finds refuge in friends during difficult times
Abusive Power of Words Graphic
Ignorance Graphic
Students share experiences with hurtful words


Nadia Honary

2008 IHSPA 3rd Place Feature Photos


Linne Hoofnagle

2012 IHSPA Honorable Mention Local Column for My body, my choice
2012 IHSPA 3rd Place National Column for Uniforms limit number of outlets for creativity and self-expression


Nathan Hoy

2016 IHSPA 1st Place Feature Story: “Under the Sea: Junior dives deep …”
2016 IHSPA 2nd Place Feature Story: “Two-wheeled trailblazer: Senior races into the wild …”
2016 IHSPA 1st Place Multi-media Story/Sports: “Rich Engel Classic”
2016 IHSPA 2nd Place Multiple Page Design: “Going with the Flow”


Andrea Huber

Trash to Treasure: Students find amusement in dumpster diving


Brandi Huber

2005 IHSPA 1st Place and Honorable Mention Cartooning
2005 IPW Honorable Mention Cartooning
2006 IPW Honorable Mention Cartooning
2006 IHSPA 1st Place Cartooning and Honorable Mention Illustrations
Taco Juan
ITED Stress
Return of the Great Lord Bird
Hell Week
Extreme Hang Gliding
Later Start Time
Weighted Grades
Intelligent Design
Too Soon To Be Serious
iPod Escape
Bush and Katrina


Lauren Hunzeker

2003 IHSPA 1st Place Sports Photo
2004 IHSPA Sports Photo
2004 IPW Sports Photo
2005 IHSPA 1st Place Sports Photo


Jennifer Hurban

2007 IHSPA 1st Place Editorial Cartooning
Disaster cartoon


Jared Hylton

Homewood’s strength and Conditioning


Taylor Hylton

2015 IHSPA 1st Place Feature Photo: 50 Shades of Black and Blue


Kelsey Ihde

2007 IHSPA Honorable Mention Illustration
2007 IPW Honorable Mention Graphics
Iraq War graphic


Melissa Ives

2003 IHSPA 2nd Place In-Depth Reporting and 2nd Place Layout
‘No Child Left Behind’ raises bar for public schools


Torie Joachims

2007 IPW 3rd Place Reviews
2008 IPW 3rd Place Columns and 2nd Place Opinion
Sci-fi shows reveal surprisingly real emotions
Staff react to Gilbert Grape controversy


Jacqueline Jordan

Stepping stones lead to fitness, health


Julie Jorgensen

2016 IHPSA 1st Place Multimedia Story/Sports: “Rich Engel Classic”
2016 IHSPA HM Place Video Story: “ISU vs. UNI tailgating”


Omeed Kashef

Science teacher captures disc golf title


Ryan Kelly

2003 IHPSA Honorable Mention Illustrations
2003 IPW 1st Place Graphics


Vanessa Kime

2016 IHSPA 3rd Place Photo Story: “Magic and Loss”


Audrey Kittrell

2007 IHSPA Honorable Mention Illustration, 3rd Place Personality Profile
2007 IPW Honorable Mention Graphics
Bomb threat, other pranks disrupt homecoming week
Iraq War graphic
Planting a New Seed: Long time CF teacher to retire at end of year
Dreyer’s retirement marks end to 30 years at CF
Change in Taste: Manager to retire after 26 years on food staff
Healthy Eating Experiment
Katrina Evacuation


Robb Klassen

Our View: ‘Bong Hits 4 Jesus’ student within his free speech rights


Brennan Kohls

2016 IHSPA 3rd Place Video Story: “Breathtaking Recovery”


Kaylene Konigsmark

2106 IHSPA 1st Place Feature Photo: “Clinically Cute”
2106 IHSPA HM Place News Photo: “Cub Clinic”


Luke Kreger

2102 IHSPA Honorable Mention Best Feature Story for Battle of the Big ‘Uns
2013 IHSPA Honorable Mention Video Feature Story: Battle of the Big ‘Uns: The Cosmic Invader
New Hawkeye Community College Virtual Hospital
Slender Condemnation
Battle of the Big ‘Uns: Kongoro the Indestructable
C.F. Noire
Cornelius H. Lockwyn Campaign Ad: “Strong America”
Mind Trick


Cassy Lalan

2005 IHSPA 2nd Place News Story
2005 IPW Honorable Mention Feature Story and 1st Place News Story
Cedar Falls seniors mark ‘Hell Week’ with release of animals, smoke bomb
Made for Manhatten


Mark Larsen

2003 IHSPA 3rd Place Sports Story
2003 IPW 1st and 3rd Sports Story
2004 IHSPA 1st Place Sports Story
Loss to Dubuque clouds playoff hopes
Record-holding Tiger will swim at Auburn
Tigers show well at Drake
Women’s basketball stands tall in MVC
Women’s soccer off to fast start


Caitlin Lattimer

2006 IHSPA 3rd Place Editorial Cartooning
2007 IHSPA 2nd Place Editorial Cartooning
Anorexia Cartoon


Diamond Lee

2007 IPW Honorable Mention News Story
Recognizing a Heritage: Waterloo event held in honor of Black History Month


Eli Lee

2006 IHSPA 3rd Place Feature Photo: Autumn Shade


Taylor Lipps

2004 IHSPA 3rd Place Column Writing
For the sake of the troops, support the war
Title IX controversy rages on
Turning your back on flag same as turning your back on America


Ben Louviere

2015 IHSPA Award of Excellence Staff Editorial for Feminism blowup on social media ignores golden lesson
2016 IHSPA HM Illustration: “Kayne West”
2016 IHSPA 2nd Place Infographic: “How to get into Animal Collective”
2016 IHSPA 3rd Place Multimedia Story/Feature: “Hypnotic Prom”


Anna Love

2012 IHSPA Honorable Mention News Photo for It’s a Party
2013 2nd place Sports Photo for Bad Bounce
2013 IHSPA 1st Place Hawkeye Photographer of the Year


Olivia Martin

2016 IHSPA 3rd Place In-Depth News: “World Wide Learning: Lessons extend beyond classroom”


Nick May

Elusive editor protects his pockets


Chance McElhaney

2003 IPW 2nd Place Feature Photo
2004 IHSPA 1st Place Illustration and 2nd Place Layout and Design
2005 IHSPA 3rd Place Layout and Design
2004 IPW 1st Place Single Page Layout and 3rd Place Graphics


Briana McGeough

2007 IHSPA 1st Place In-Depth Reporting, 1st Place Layout and Design
2007 IPW 1st and 2nd Place Single Page Layout, Honorable Mention News Story
2008 IPW 3rd Place Graphics, 1st Place Editorial, 1st Place Single Page Layout
2008 IHSPA 2nd Place Editorials, 1st Place Features, 1st Place Illustratations, 1st Place and Honorable Mention In-Depth Reporting, 1st Place and 3rd Place Layout and Design
Administration finds new reasons for invading Iraq with each misstep
Cost Cuts: District takes steps to reign in extra 2005-06 budget expenses
Debate for marriage equality continues
Outcome of marriage licenses for Iowa same-sex couples still unknown
Hog Confinement: State faces big questions on regulating animal waste
Media stunts distract from legitimate concerns of PETA
Miller ACT graphic
‘Money-saving’ Wal-Mart trips prove expensive in long haul
Our View: CFHS play successfully emphasizes importance of individual exploration
Readers remember Vonnegut for his unique style
Secondary schools face $100,000 budget shortfall
Senioritis Solved: Southdale Elementary students unlock tricks for overcoming debilitating spring ailment
Your Character Counts: Students, staff discuss impact of character building program


Lucia McNeal

2012 IHSPA 1st Place Feature Photo for Student Director Delights in Horror


Kaylee Mettlin

2014 IHSPA 3rd Place News Photos for Homecoming Assembly


Olivia Mickey

2016 IHSPA 2nd Place Photo Slideshow: “Ball for Bald fundraiser”


Morgan Moe

2003 IHSPA Honorable Mention Personality Profile
CF superintendent earns top honors


Lisa Morales

2012 IHSPA 1st place Sports Story for UNI using CFHS practice field


Cyrus Moussavi

2004 IHSPA 1st Place Column Writing, 1st Place Editorial Writing and Honorable Mention Personality Profile
2004 IPW 1st Place Opinion Writing
2005 Al Neuharth Free Spirit Award Winner for Iowa and then the Nation
2005 IPW 3rd Place Feature Story; 1st, 2nd and Honorable Mention Editorial Writing
Our View: ‘And then my heart with pleasure fills
And dances with the daffodils …’
Destruction of Saddam’s statues: Sign of Iraqi liberation or artistic tragedy?
Dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge: CF teens create undergound dodgeball movement
Elusive editor protects his pockets
Iraqi citizens victims, not enemies
Nick produces … And pigs fly!
No Child Left Behind ate my school’s soul
Our View: Backyard Revolutions: Not what they’re cut out to be
Our View: Debates mark best reality show ever
Our View: Hi-Line endorses Kerry for president
Our View: If money talks …
Our View: Stay out of Skidtown: Try on the ITEDs
Point/Counterpoint: Cartoon instigates potentially dangerous staff ‘circus’
Safie extends its caustic course with new EP
Sen. Bob says ‘Ney’ to French fries
Something wicked this way comes
Students amass huge pile of AOL CDs from local businesses


Sheila Moussavi

2005 IHSPA 1st and 3rd Place News Story
2005 IPW Honorable Mention Feature Story and 2nd Place News Story
2006 IHSPA 2nd Place Editorial Writing
2006 IPW Honorable Mention News Story, 2nd Place Graphics, 3rd and Honorable Mention Editorial Writing, 1st Place Column Writing
2007 IHSPA 2nd Place In-Depth Reporting, 3rd Place Columns
2007 IPW 2nd Place Opinion Writing; 1st and 3rd Place Editorial Writing and 2nd Place News Story
2007 National Federation of Press Women 1st Place Editorial Writing
2008 IPW 1st Place News Story
Apathetic population leads to abusive government
Burnapalooza XXX: Students brave January rain, mud in third run of pyrotechnic gathering
Close Guantanamo Bay: Camp detrimental to war on terrorism
Love of fire fuels Burnapalooza VII
NY Times columnist brings theory to UNI, stresses importance of college education
Our View: Freshmen orientation needs some tweaking
Our View: Hi-Line endorses Culver, Braley for offices
Our View: Red Halls, Blue Halls? New conservative club mirrors political divisiveness of country
Our View: Trans fats should be banned
RAISE? Businesses, student employees wrestle with minimum wage
Real Encounter assembly sparks controversy among high school
Rise in Iraqi violence leads to CFHS reflection
Senior recounts moments of violent assault outside mall
Students, faculty debate direction for next year’s homeroom
Thefts cause heightened security in CFHS art room


Malcolm Musoni

2015 IHSPA 2nd Place Column Writing for Walking Blue: Teen depression deserves more attention


Jackie Norman

2015 IHSPA 5th Place News Photo for Wheel Barrow Walking


Dino Odobasic

IHSPA 3rd Place News Story for CF has a sister school
IHSPA 3rd Place Staff Editorial for Parity in Parking: Staff, set our parking spots free


Ben Olson

Swimmers finish as runners up at State


Logan Olsen

2003 IHSPA 2nd Place News Story
Senior receives serious burns in scalding dunk tank water


Emily Peck

Robotics Open House
2011 Fall Play
2012 Spring Play
Orchestra Pops Concert
Holiday Craft Projects
Roller Derby
Integrated Science Class
2012 Homecoming Assembly
2012 Fall Play Preview
2012 IHSPA 1st Place Video Feature Story for
2013 IHSPA 1st Place Video Sports Story: Special Olympic District Track Meet
2013 IHSPA 1st Place Video News Story: Zombies in the Park
All State Music Results
Resource Class Holiday Party
2014 IHSPA 1st Place Video Feature Story for Teacher adopts daughter from China
2014 IHSPA 1st Place Video Sports Story for Tiger Trot


Kellie Petersen

2008 IHSPA 1st Place News Story
2009 IHSPA 1st Place and 2nd Place In-Depth Reporting
Be Kind to Kenny: South Park critics miss message
Cambodia school project exceeds expectations
CFHS, HJH on Schools in Need of Assitance list
Changes in curriculum aim to increase rigor of Iowa schools, better preparing students for future skills, global competition
District in good financial place in spite of recession, however, no new programs, budget efficiencies made
Equal Right for All: Bill will ensure fairness for GLBT community
Hell Week vandalism creates costly damages, threatens existence of future homecomings
New homerooms, principal build CF relationships
Nine CFHS DECA participants travel to Nationals in Califorinia
Paying It Forward: Doctor’s contributions in honor of former teacher add up to 10-year $100,000 education investment
Relatively minor Hell Week ends in major prank


Shane Peterson

Movie quotes add panache to speech


Chris Pierce

2009 IHSPA 2nd Place Sports Photo


Margaret Poe

2003 IHSPA 1st Place In-Depth Reporting
2003 IHPSA Honorable Mention Column Writing
2003 IPW 1st Place News Story and 1st Place Column Writing
2004 IHSPA 2nd Place Column Writing
2004 IPW 3rd Place Column Writing
Bush rhetoric crosses church-state line
Casual Fridays run rampant: Students must implement TGIDUF in response
Homecoming crushes royal rejects, leaves nothing but regrets
Internet consumes our modern life
Our Cheating Hearts: Sixty-two percent of CFHS students admit to bending ethical bounds on class efforts
Patriot Act II meets opposition
Red, white and blue, the patriotic trend
Same sex marriage ruling a step in right direction
So there weren’t any bombs, after all …


Steve Ramsey

How much is a GPA worth? Student shares opinion on impact of weighted grades


Jason Rathjen

2016 IHSPA 1st Place In-Depth News: “Head Games: Impact of concussions felt …”


Moncia Reida

California, Prop. 8 disregard equality in marriage debate
Classic romantic comedies bring sweet humor
CW’s Gossip Girl viable ‘soap’ for teens
Eastern Iowa holds a hidden trove of treasure in theater opportunities
Role, respect of critics greatly different from past
Spring-breakers should look to NYC underground for a surprisingly electrifying, charming vacation
Supreme Court decision creates Iowa gay marriage


Kirstin Riggs

2005 IHSPA 2nd Place Personality Profile
2006 IHSPA 2nd Place Layout and Design
2006 IPW 1st Place Single Page Layout
2006 National Federation of Press Women Honorable Mention Single Page Layout
2007 IHSPA 1st Place Features, 1st Place Layout and Design
2007 IPW 1st Place Feature Story
Crash Course: an in-depth look at stem cell research
Debate rages on about stem cell research techniques
Student devotes time to make a difference
Homecoming Assembly Photo
Llama love
Drop Everything and Knit
Llama Mama


Danielle Robertson

2010 IHSPA 1st Place Sports Photo: Kelly wins second state title


Ben Sadkowski

2009 IHSPA Honorable Mention News Photo
Robotics picture


Karl Sadkowski

2012 IHSPA 1st Place News Photo for Car Fire
2012 IHSPA Honorable Mention Illustrations for God of Dead Digital Media


Hannah Sanderman

2016 IHSPA 1st Place Multimedia Story/Feature: “Coffee Connections”
2016 IHSPA 2nd Place Multimedia Story/Feature: “Qi-Gong” A and B


Danny Schaefer

2004 IHSPA 1st Place News Story
2004 IPW 3rd Place Opinion Writing
2005 IHSPA 1st Place Features
2005 IPW 3rd Place Single Page Layout
2006 IPW Honorable Mention Single Page Layout
Golf coach hits hole in one by showing integrity
Iron (Hart)Man: Hartman finishes in 14.5 hours at Ironman Triathlon in Madison


Olivia Schares

2006 IPW 3rd Place Reviews
2007 IHSPA 1st Place General News Photo
2008 IPW 3rd Place Environment and Honorable Mention Environment
Obama picture
Our View: Adopt anti-bullying act
Our View: All schools should discontinue usage of race-specific mascots
Spook Spectacle: Haunted houses make for shrieking good time


Austin Schaub

2012 IHSPA 2nd place News Story for Chaos in the Lot
2012 IHSPA 3rd place News Story for Toothpick Bridge
2012 IHSPA 1st place Feature Story: Dance Marathon


Tyler Schaub

Cheerleader picture
Soccer celebration picture
Titration picture


Katy Schult

2007 IHSPA 2nd Place Sports Story
Motivation crucial aspect in lives of best athletes
Weighted grades causing controversy across country


Donnie Simmet

2008 IPW 1st Place Environment
Bottle bill increase provides promise
Colleges offer many events year-round
Harsh winter, no excuse for avoiding XC trails
Playing with Fire: Communal flames drive away winters’ chills


Willa Simmet

2006 IHSPA 3rd Place In-Depth Reporting
2006 IPW 1st Place, 3rd Place and Honorable Mention Feature Story; 2nd Place Columns
2007 IHSPA 1st Place Personality Profile, 1st Place News Story and Honorable Mention Columns
2007 IPW 2nd Place and Honorable Mention Feature Story, 1st Place News Story
2008 IPW 2nd Place Environment
2008 IHSPA Honorable Mention Sports Writing
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: CFHS alumnus gains work experience at White House
A Whole New World: Senior tells of gained perspective from Rotary Club
Blogging is a new fad for teens
Buy Fresh, Buy Local campaign supports local farmer, local economy
Cedar Falls elderly couple reflects on old fashioned Christmas times
Crystal Clear Classification? Iowa survey seeks public input on stream usage
Iowa representatives should adopt requested water policy standards
Junior joins thousands in DC march calling for immediate end to Iraq War
Lost in the Dark: Teens struggle with depression during high school, find ways to cope with its effects
National Eat Together Week: Poll finds family dinners overlooked in student schedules
Performing Under Pressure: After months of preparation, pianist struggles to deliver her best
Speech team coach praises Iowa’s beauty
Stewart, Kasal honor veterans at CFHS assembly
Student studying in Ecuador feels impact of globalization
Working Harder and Smarter: Work experience helps students explore opportunities


 Jackson Skiles

2015 IHSPA 1st Place Video Story for The Long Road
2015 IHSPA 3rd Place Video Story: Paper Chasing
2015 IHSPA Videographer of the Year


 Zach Smith

2005 IHSPA 2nd Place Sports Story
2005 IPW 3rd Place Sports Story
Wrestlers struggle at Urbandale Invite
Curran brothers propel football team
Mascots confuse while entertaining


Josie Speltz

2015 IHSPA 1st Place Feature Photo: 50 Shades of Black and Blue


Kristy Stanfield

2006 IHSPA 2nd Place Feature Photo: La Fiesta!


Sierra Steen

2016 IHSPA 2nd Place Illustration: “Powering Up!”
2016 IHSPA 2nd Place One-Page Design: “Magic of Cattle Congress”
“Beware the slope to cyberbullying”


Vincent Stigliani

2008 IPW Honorable Mention Columns
2008 IHSPA 2nd Place Columns
2009 IHSPA 2nd Place Editorial
A Convenient Truth’: Some CFHS science teachers doubt human influence on global warming
GDP fails to assess happiness
Our View: Hi-Line endorses Obama for presidency
Leave it to the people: Superdelegates harm electoral process
Old News? With changing media, print news on last leg
Patriotism extends beyond symbols
Universal healthcare would provide necessary relief for U. S. citizens
Honorable Mention Tiger Hi-Line Online


Sarah Stortz

2016 IHSPA 1st Place Multimedia Story News: “World Class Robotics”
2015 IHSPA 1st Place Staff Editorial for Food drive more than trivial
2016 IHSPA 2nd Place In-Depth News: “Laugh Tracks: Tigers, Panthers polishing crafts …”
2016 IHSPA 2nd Place Staff Editorial: “Beware the slope to cyberbullying”


Sara Strever

Comprehensive final exams fail to truly test course results


Paul Strike

2008 IHSPA 2nd Place Sports Writing
Importance of math on the rise
Teacher finishes Ironman triathlon


Allie Taiber

2016 IHSPA 1st Place Column Writing: Emerging from the sight of cyberbullying
2016 IHSPA 1st Place Sports Story: “Chasing Dreams: CF alum defies odds”


Redi Tekeste

2003 IHSPA 1st Place News Story: CF neighbors do not want to move for new parking lot


Linden Terpstra

2009 IHSPA 2nd Place Feature Story
Deer season, outdoors draw CF students
Students maintain positive attitudes amidst hectic schedules


Rachel Trampel

2006 IPW 3rd Place Sports Photo
Operation Dreyer Sheet Photo


Anna Twito

2003 IPW Honorable Mention Sports Story
Cross country gears up for Rich Engel


Alex Ulfers

2006 IPW 1st Place Opinion Writing
AP classes deserve weighted grades


Mallory Vallentine

2014 IHSPA 3rd Place Personality Profile for Student stars as lead in two spring shows


Megan Vandeventer

2003 IHPSA Honorable Mention Feature Photo


Emily Vannice

2004 IHSPA 1st Place Illustration and 2nd Place Layout and Design
2005 IHSPA 3rd Place Layout and Design
2004 IPW 1st Place Single Page Layout and 3rd Place Graphics


Megan Wallace

2015 IHSPA 2nd Place Sports Photo for Rugby Runaway


Anne Walsh

2007 IHSPA 2nd Place Sports Photo
Anne Walsh 3rd Place Feature Photo
Band Photo


Emma Weimerskirch

2016 IHPSA 1st Place Multimedia Story/Sports: “Rich Engel Classic”
2016 IHSPA HM Place Video Story: “ISU vs. UNI tailgating”


Heather Wilson

2004 IHSPA 3rd Place News Photo
Planting a Legacy
Rockstock
Special Effort


Mason Wise

CFHS Activities


Keagan Winterhof

2003 IHPSA 1st Place Illustrations
Surfacing Swimmer


Ellen Wrede

2008 IHSPA 1st Place Features
Readers remember Vonnegut for his unique style
Wacky wonders inhabit classrooms


Tasha Woods

2010 IHSPA 2nd Place Column Writing
2nd place Column Writing for Flood victim and Students must consider…
Flood victim still feels pain of neglect
Students must consider personal effects of national economic crisis


Ken Yokoshima

Big Body Robby
2013 IHSPA 2nd place video feature story: Conner’s Car
Pickle That
Apple a Day


Abby Young

2014 IHSPA 3rd Place Sports Photo for Starting Strong


Jakob Zierer

Strokin’ to State: Men’s swim team finishes first at Districts