CROWN POINT | The Excalibur Yearbook Staff won the 2013 Division III Harvey Award, the highest honor in the state given by the Indiana High School Press Association. Other awards received at the state convention include the following Harvey Awards:
- Student Life Section - Third: Excalibur Staff—Crown Point H.S.
- Sports Section - Second: Excalibur Staff—Crown Point H.S.
- Feature Writing - Honorable Mention: Staff—Crown Point H.S.
- Advertising - Third: Excalibur Staff—Crown Point H.S.
- Information Graphics - Second: Excalibur Staff—Crown Point H.S.
- Yearbook Feature Photo - Third: Evi Lovin—Crown Point H.S.
- Yearbook Sports Photo - Third: Evi Lovin—Crown Point H.S.
Three students were also recognized for their work in the on-site competition during the state convention at Franklin College. Junior Evi Lovin won First Place in BOTH the Photo News/Feature category as well as the Photo Portfolio category while senior Dionna Casillas won second place in the Photo Sports competition and junior Shelby McCuan won third place in the Chronological Yearbook Design competition.
Two more Crown Point students were recognized for their journalism skills at the Journalism Education Association National Write-Off Competition that took place at the National Scholastic Press Association Convention in Boston, MA. Senior Sophie Reiners was awarded the rating of Excellent in Yearbook Club Copy/Captions and senior Nick Cain was awarded an Honorable Mention in Yearbook Sports Copy/Captions.