workshop staff

We have a workshop staff of yearbook rockstars. Click on a photo to see their individual awards and accomplishments.
       385 years of experience


     yearbook awards
      53 NSPA Pacemaker Finalists (10 are named in 2021 with awards being announced in April)
      56 NSPA Pacemakers
      79 CSPA Silver Crowns 
      40 CSPA Gold Crowns


     adviser awards
      3 JEA Rising Stars
      9 JEA Special Recognition Advisers
      7 JEA Distinguished Advisers
      2 JEA Yearbook Advisers of the Year
      5 CSPA Gold Key Awards
      5 NSPA Pioneer Awards
      4 JEA Medals of Merit
      1 Dow Jones Journalism Teacher of the Year 
     (and numerous state and local awards as well!)

Jose Caire
Jose Caire

Yearbook Adviser San Marino High School, San Marino, CA 1 Pacemaker 4 Pacemaker Finalists 1 Gold Crown 1 Silver Crown

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Dmitri Conom
Dmitri Conom

Associate Workshop Director former yearbook adviser Bellarmine College Prep, San Jose, CA Awards: 3 Pacemaker Finalists 3 Gold Crowns

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Justin Daigle
Justin Daigle

Yearbook Adviser Brighton High School Brighton, CO Awards: 1 Pacemaker 2 Pacemaker Finalist 2 Silver Crowns 2016 JEA Distinguished Adviser

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Carrie Faust
Carrie Faust

Yearbook Adviser Smoky Hill High School Aurora, CO Awards: 2 Pacemakers 7 Pacemaker Finalists 2 Gold Crowns 9 Silver Crowns 2008 JEA Rising Star 2009 JEA Distinguished Adviser 2018 Gold Key 2013 JEA Medal of Merit 2018 Pioneer Award

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Annie_edited

Yearbook Adviser Longmont High School Longmont, Co Awards: 1 Pacemaker Finalist 4 Silver Crowns JEA Rising Star JEA Special Recognition adviser

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Erinn Harris
Erinn Harris

Yearbook Adviser Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology Alexandria, VA Awards: 2 Pacemakers 5 Pacemaker Finalists 5 Silver Crowns 2 Gold Crowns 2020 CSPA High School Journalism Teacher of the Year Award 2020 Pioneer Award 2013 JEA Special Recognition Adviser 2015 JEA Distinguished Adviser

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Alison Jones
Alison Jones

Intro to YBK Herff Jones Sales Representative Orange County, CA

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Pete LeBlanc
Pete LeBlanc

Adviser Antelope High School Antelope, CA Awards: 17 Pacemakers 4 Pacemaker Finalists 9 Silver Crowns 9 Gold Crowns 2017 Pioneer Award 2007 Gold Key 2006 JEA YBK Adviser of the Year 2002 JEA Distinguished Adviser Award

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Evelyn Luu
Evelyn Luu

Workshop Designer Art Center, Pasadena Former Editor, Temple City High School, CA Pacemaker Finalist Award

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Trisha Marciano
Trisha Marciano

Office Manager U.C. Davis Former Editor-in-Chief, Gabrielino HS, San Gabriel CA

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Heather Nagel
Heather Nagel

Yearbook Adviser Christ Presbyterian Academy Nashville, TN Awards: 3 Pacemakers 3 Pacemaker Finalists 2 Silver Crowns 3 Gold Crowns 2019 JEA Distinguished Adviser 2012 JEA Special Recognition Adviser

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Mimi Orth
Mimi Orth

Workshop Director Herff Jones Sales Rep, Altadena, CA former yearbook adviser, Campbell Hall, North Hollywood, CA Awards: 1 Silver Crown

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Jed Palmer
Jed Palmer

Photography Yearbook Adviser Sierra Middle School Parker, CO Awards: 5 Pacemakers 5 Pacemaker Finalists 6 Silver Crowns 5 Gold Crowns 2013 JEA Distinguished Adviser

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Meghan Percival
Meghan Percival

Yearbook Adviser McLean High School McLean, VA Awards: 5 Pacemakers 5 Pacemaker Finalists 6 Silver Crowns 4 Gold Crowns 2019 NSPA Pioneer Award 2018 JEA Medal of Merit 2013 CSPA Gold Key 2014 JEA Distinguished Adviser 2010 JEA Special Recognition Adviser Pioneer

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Lindsay Safe
Lindsay Safe

Intro to YBK Yearbook Adviser Sunny Hills High School Fullerton, CA Awards: 1 Pacemaker 2 Pacemaker Finalist 1 Silver Crown 1 Gold Crown

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Yearbook Adviser Walnut High School Walnut, CA Awards: 3 Pacemakers 2 Pacemaker Finalist 2 Silver Crown

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Mitch Ziegler
Mitch Ziegler

Yearbook Adviser Redondo Union High School Redondo Beach, CA Awards: 8 Pacemakers 8 Pacemaker Finalists 13 Silver Crowns 2 Gold Crowns 2020 JEA Yearbook Adviser of the Year 2010 JEA Distinguished Adviser 2007 JEA Special Recognition Adviser CSPA Gold Key NSPA Pioneer Award JEA Medal of Merit

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