Junior Reporter Leaderboard

These are the current Top 10 Junior Reporter semi-finalists listed by grade category in random order. This list refreshes every 10 minutes.

Please keep in mind that during the Final Judging Period, a panel of judges comprised of staff members from WTOP (in their sole discretion), will determine the top winners from each category from among all eligible finalists using the following critera: adherence to the subject matter, quality of Video, accuracy and objectivity of news story in the Video and creativity in the Entry.

Grade: K - 5

Student Name School District
Brothers Sam (5th Grade) And Noah (3rd Grade) Geller-cheneyFairfax County
Buket GunerMontgomery County
Luciano HallCalvert County
Jack SmithMontgomery County
Camaron ChildsFairfax County
Jonathan OjimbaPrince George's County
Xander HughesLoudoun County
Amaya RosaFairfax County
Tristan MankovskyLoudoun County
Rhyan WilliamsFairfax County

Grade: 6 - 8

Student Name School District
Samar HaddadFairfax County
Taylor WaltersLoudoun County
Thomas KalkaLoudoun County
Grace GidoniCharles County
Naina NambiarMontgomery County
Victor VelasquezMontgomery County
Madelyn ReganFairfax County
Tinu VanapamulaMontgomery County
Miles HayterMontgomery County
Zachary SingerMontgomery County

Grade: 9 - 12

Student Name School District
Aidan Kohn-murphyWashington D.C. Private School
Elisabeth BettsWashington D.C. Private School
Alexandra HederstromFairfax County
Edward PiontekMontgomery County
Rebecca CherianLoudoun County
Emmaline TolleyFrederick County
Hunter WaltermanMontgomery County
Einav TsachMontgomery County
Nicholas TaylorStafford County
Isaiah BowesMontgomery County
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