KAHS students win big at High School Radio Awards
Aberdeen High School’s radio station, the KAHS 106.5 FM, walked away with four state titles in the Washington State High School Radio Awards. These four titles match the cumulative total of all state titles that KAHS have won since the beginning of the competition in 2008, and the first since 2010.
Leading the Bobcats was Aberdeen Senior and four year KAHS member, Erika Nelson, with two state titles for Best PSA Campaign and Best Commentary, and third in Best Radio Image Pieces.
Also taking home a state title were AHS Senior Kellen Schroeder and Sophomore Erin Kuhn. Kellen took first in Best Individual Newscast, while Erin took first in Best PSA. Kellen and team mate, Stephanie Boone also took third in Best Public Affairs Program.
For the first time since the start of the competition, Aberdeen swept an entire category, placing first, second and third in the Best PSA. Besides Nelson’s first place finish, Dakota Mullikin and Bailee Green took second and third respectively. Dakota also placed third in Best Commentary.
For the third year in a row, KAHS took second in Overall Excellence.