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PSJA Memorial Early College HS yearbook cover recognized Nationally

Photo of journalism students

By Jazmine Ramirez, PSJA Memorial Early College High School 


ALAMO - The cover of the 21st volume The Wolverine yearbook has been recognized as innovative and creative by Josten’s Look Book–  a publication that showcases the best of the best in yearbook design and coverage. 


Volume 21 of The Wolverine was created last year by Editor-in-Chief, Emily Garcia and Assistant Editor, Jazmine Ramirez. Section Editors included Nancy Vasquez, Dilia Vasquez Sydney Lerma, Stephanie Gonzalez, Serina Kornegay, Jennifer Crossman, Roxanna Sanchez and Karla Carrazco. Yearbook Sponsor Aaron Lozano advised the publication. 


“Working on that yearbook took up most of my time in high school, I’m happy to hear that we have been recognized for all our hard work,” said Emily Garcia, 2018 graduate and editor-in-chief.


The Wolverine was one of 385 yearbooks selected from over 2,000 entries across North America. Every year since 2014, The Wolverine yearbook has been featured in the Jostons Look Book. 


“Over the summer before school started, Jazmine and Emily brainstormed a cover idea that had a strong visual element,” Lozano said. “It was something we had never seen before. I’m so happy that Jostens recognized how cool it was.”


The Look Book will be distributed to 13,000 high schools across the nation and will serve as a guide to outstanding yearbook productions. Two schools have already contacted the yearbook staff about getting a copy of The Wolverine yearbook. One of them is located in Michigan. 


“The Look Book showcases the hard work and dedication of students who tell the story of the school year through photos and words. It is their collaboration and communication, as well as creative thinking in challenging situations, that results in the fine designs shown in this book,” said Sara Sausker, Senior Manager of Customer Experience.


The cover displayed a three-page deep layer, exposing different graphic elements on each page. The theme of the book was “In Depth”.  


“We wanted everything to be perfect with this theme. It was hard because we wanted the reader to tell the difference between each layer,” Assistant Editor Jazmine Ramirez, said. 


In a letter sent to the staff, Jostens, the country’s leader in yearbook production, is proud to publish The Wolverine yearbook.