Empire State Scholastic Press Association
(ESSPA)

The Empire State Scholastic Press Association holds a fall conference in late October. The OHS Paradox staff attends this conference annually. The conference is located at Syracuse Univesity, specifically at the nationally ranked Newhouse School of Public Communications. The staff has an upstanding traditon of placing well in the majority of competition sections. 

2015

Gold Awards

ACADEMIC SECTION SPREAD: Brianna Fernandez, Celia Fitzgerald, Isabella Sabatini INDEX: Olivia Peel 
COVER AND ENDSHEET DESIGN: Paradox Staff DIVIDER PAGES: Kelsey Cullinan, Brianna Pfeifer
SPORTS SECTION SPREAD: Jaielle Litchison STUDENT LIFE SPREAD: Alaina Galutz; Jaielle Litchison ACADEMIC PHOTOGRAPH: Kelsey Cullinan, Brianna Pfeifer PHOTOGRAPHER (Portfolio): Rachel Purtell  YEARBOOK DESIGNER: Rachel Purtell

Silver Awards

ACADEMICS SECTION SPREAD: Celia Fitzgerald, Isabella Sabatini PEOPLE SECTION SPREAD: Nik Whiteside STUDENT LIFE SPREAD: Jaielle Litchison, Rachel Purtell THEME PRESENTATION: Victoria Fix COPY PORTFOLIO: Rachel Purtell 

Bronze Awards

PEOPLE SECTION SPREAD: Katie Knopp, Alaina Galutz, Jaielle Litchison SPORTS SECTION SPREAD: Elaina Rando, Hannah and Elaina Broadwell STUDENT LIFE SPREAD: Mariah Metcalf SPECIAL TOPIC COVERAGE: Rachel Purtell SPORTS PHOTOGRAPH: Alaina Galutz 

Honorable Mention

CLUB/ORGANIZATION SPREAD: Olivia Delorenzo PEOPLE SECTION SPREAD: Lauren Wallace,
Nik Whiteside (2), Meghan Maniccia SPORTS SECTION SPREAD: Elaina Rando, Nik Whiteside STUDENT LIFE SPREAD: Olivia Delorenzo