Wando’s Nicole Breen honored as 2023 SC Scholastic Journalist of the Year

May 2, 2023

Wando High School is proud to announce Nicole Breen, co-editor in chief of the school’s award-winning yearbook Legend, was recently named the 2023 South Carolina Scholastic Journalist of the Year by the South Carolina Scholastic Press Association (SCSPA).

Breen is the eighth student from Wando to earn this honor. The senior is also the sixth Warrior to receive this award in the past seven years and the fifth yearbook student to achieve this recognition during that span. It is the highest honor a high school journalist can receive in the state.

Breen completed an online portfolio of work ranging from writing, photography, design, editing, and entrepreneurship, as well as several letters of recommendation and a personal essay. Breen’s portfolio can be viewed by clicking
on this link.