The Davidson Leader wins awards at this year’s SWNA Better Newspapers Competition

The Davidson Leader won several awards at the Saskatchewan Weekly Newspapers Association (SWNA) Better Newspapers Competition (BNC).

The awards were presented at the SWNA’s BNC banquet in Regina earlier this month.

Tara de Ryk, publisher of The Davidson Leader, (left) won three awards: Best Educational Coverage K-12 series of stories for her series about Davidson School’s Grade 4 class’s efforts to install a sunscreen dispenser at Panther Pool. She also won the Best Feature Story award for the story about Terry Dieno’s restoration of a P-51 Mustang and she won the award for Best Saskatchewan Arts or Cultural series of stories for her series on the restoration of Davidson’s coffee pot.

Leanne Read (right) won the award for Best Advertisement for her colourful ad promoting print work. She also placed second in the Best Wildlife Photo category for her picture of mule deer bucks.

The Davidson Leader was also recognized in the general excellence awards, placing second in the Best Front Page competition in its circulation classification.

Well done!