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CHS newspaper wins first Palmetto Award in 14 years
Palmetto Leaf
Amy Goodwin (far left) congratulates the staff of the Camden High School Palmetto Leaf on its eight SCSPA awards. The staff consists of (bottom row, left to right) Dymear Atkinson, Hanna Jones; (top row, left to right) Alexya Allen, Breanna Dent, Kayleigh Gates and Timothy King. - photo by Miciah Bennett
Camden High School’s (CHS) Palmetto Leaf newspaper staff won a total of eight awards from the South Carolina Scholastic Press Association (SCSPA) in April. For the first time since 1999, the Leaf won the Palmetto Award for its class level, Class 1, according to newspaper advisor Amy Goodwin. This is Goodwin’s first year back at CHS; she is a CHS graduate and previously taught at the school.