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May 3, 2013

Coming Saturday: Trojan TV wins Spartan Award

TRAVERSE CITY — Jody Mackey and her Traverse City East Middle School students almost missed a chance to accept their top prize at the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association award ceremony.

Mackey, a broadcast journalism, yearbook, history and language arts teacher at East, considered leaving the Lansing event with her broadcast journalism students last month before the winners of MIPA's coveted Spartan Award were announced.

"We almost blew it," Mackey said.

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