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The Squire yearbook featured in 2018 Jostens Look Book

Dallas Christian School’s yearbook, The Squire, has been recognized for excellence and featured in the 2018 Jostens Look Book, celebrating the best-of-the-best in yearbook design and coverage. The Jostens Look Book is a collection of spreads and photos from outstanding yearbooks and their creative themes, cool covers, dazzling designs, relevant coverage, storytelling copy and action-packed photography. Along with design excellence, the annually published Look Book honors the important role well-crafted yearbooks play in helping schools chronicle the experiences, stories, and achievements most relevant to students and that academic year.

 The Squire was created by the 2017 yearbook staff, under the direction of Martha Leeson, Dallas Christian’s yearbook adviser.  “I am so proud of every yearbook staff I have had but, it is a big deal to make the Josten’s Look Book”, said Ms. Leeson.

The Dallas Christian Squire was one of only 413 yearbooks selected from approximately 2,000 entries. The 2018 panel of judges, comprised of nationally recognized scholastic journalism professionals and award-winning yearbook advisers, selected the best examples of yearbook spreads and covers to make up the 304-page 2018 Look Book.

“The Jostens Look Book showcases the hard work and dedication of students who tell the story of the school year through photos and words. It is their collaboration and communication, as well as creative thinking in challenging situations, that results in the fine designs shown in this book,” said Sara Sausker, Senior Manager of Customer Experience. “We are very proud to celebrate the ability of this country’s future leaders and communicators by showcasing their sophisticated designs and photography.”

Ms. Leeson and her yearbook staff received a copy of the 2018 Jostens Look Book and plaque from Jostens to recognize their outstanding achievement. 

 

About The Squire

Dallas Christian is a private Christian School in Mesquite, Texas that has served the local community for 60 years.  Our yearbook has been in publication since 1957.  The Squire has been recognized multiple times as the best in the state of Texas as well as one of the top in the country.  The book being recognized by Jostens was also awarded first place in the United States by the American Scholastic Press Association.  The editor-in-chief of this book was Adam Beasley.  Beasley is currently completing his second year at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey.  Beasley's love for graphic design has continued at Princeton where he has designed artwork for several campus organizations.  

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