An area high school
student is getting national recognition.
In tonight's Assignment: Education Update.
We take you back to Black River Falls High School
where students in a writing class studied journalism
this past Fall.
The lesson was a part of a program run by P-B-S NewsHour.
The network sponsors *Student Reporting Labs*.
where high school students from across the nation
learn journalism skills.
Newby was one of ten student journalists from across
the country to receive the honor last week.
The nomination process was
based on a student's contribution
to journalism and public media.
As part of the Reporting Lab experience.
Newby and his classmates worked with a public media
mentor from Washtington D-C.
to produce original news reports.
The students' work was featured on the national Student
Reporting Labs website as well as the network's national