The Dripping Springs High School 2017 Tiger Cry yearbook, titled “One & Only,” earned a First Place award by the American Scholastic Press Association in its annual publication contest. Dripping Springs High is the only Central Texas school to receive the first place award and one of eight in the state. In addition, the Tiger Cry won the honor of “Best Overall Sports Coverage” nationwide.
The yearbook’s editor-in-chief was Catalina Sanchez and the sports editor was Ashleigh McCoy. Other section editors were Alexis Burch (clubs) and Veronica Lopez (student life).
The annual contest for scholastic yearbooks, magazines and newspapers includes entries from schools of all sizes in the U.S. and Canada. In addition to the awards, ASPA provides a review with advice on page design, story layout, graphics, headlining, cover design, advertising placement, photography, among other items.