Vermillion High School's yearbook, The Tanager Changes, has been recognized for excellence and featured in the 2010 Gotcha Covered Look Book, Volume 8. Published annually, Jostens' Look Book is a collection of spreads from outstanding yearbooks and their creative themes, cool covers, dazzling designs, relevant coverage, storytelling copy and action-packed photography. The Gotcha Covered Look Book features the extraordinary work of yearbook staffs and advisers from around the world and is a popular resource of yearbook advisers and staffs seeking creative design and coverage ideas, trends and inspiration.
The Tanager yearbook was created by Rebecca Moneau, co-editor; Sarah Szymonski, co-editor; Tyler Rosacker, Alex Card, Alex Larson, Jennifer Morse, Jennifer Hauger, Jenny Schaner, Andrew Meyer, and Gage Thomas under the direction of Cindy Heckenlaible, Vermillion High School yearbook adviser.
The Vermillion High School Tanager Changes was one of only 518 yearbooks selected from over 3,000 submitted to a panel of judges that included nationally recognized scholastic journalism professionals and award-winning yearbook advisers. Yearbooks are unique, limited edition books created by students to capture stories and events for all the schools students. The Tanager Changes is a great example of the inclusive quality of yearbooks and chronicles what is most relevant to this year's school community.
"Yearbook staffers exemplify the incredible design, photography and journalistic talents of today's students and their ability to capture once-in-a-lifetime stories that will be relished for generations," said Gary Lundgren, Jostens senior program manager/education. "The yearbooks chosen for Jostens' 2010 Gotcha Covered Look Book and certificates from Jostens to recognize their outstanding achievement.
The 2009 yearbook was called Changes and reflected changes both the students and the community experienced during the year. This book was also recognized at the SDHSAA High School Press Convention as an All-State yearbook.