The Ronald W. Reagan / Doral Senior High School Yearbook
Ana Medina-Fernandez, Yearbook Faculty Sponsor
Our yearbook's name, Tatanka, is the Native American word for bison. From the beginning our publication has won numerous awards at the district and state level. In 2007 and 2008, Tatanka received Second Place for Layout Design at the District 6 Journalism Day Conference. In 2009, Tatanka received Third Place for Layout Design. In 2008, we submitted our yearbook to Florida Scholastic Press Association for evaluation and received a Silver rating. This was only the second edition of Tatanka and the first to be submitted for evaluation. Florida Scholastic Press Association awarded Ari Pena, Editor-in-Chief, the Emerging Young Journalist in 2008.
In 2016 the Florida Scholastic Press Association awarded Tatanka a Silver rating overall. Galia Long, our current Editor-In-Chief won first place in photography at the FSPA Conference and third place in On-the-Spot Feature writing the fall of the 2015-2016 at Florida International University District 6 Journalism Day Conference. Galia Long also earned a first place for On-the Spot photography at the Florida Scholastic Press Association Conference.
In 2017 Tatanka staff Galia Long (Editor-In-Chief), Juliet Michelle Fernandez (Production Editor) and Carlos Guerrero-Soler (Copy Editor), earned second place in the state at the Florida Scholastic Press Association Competition for their On-the-Spot Yearbook Spread for having covered the FSPA conference to include stellar photos, design and copy. Moreover, Rebeca Puente-Limon (Sports Editor) took first place in On-the-Spot Review Writing at the Florida Scholastic Press Association.
The 2017 edition of Tatanka earned a First Class rating by the National Scholastic Press Association and a Gold Rating by the Colombia University Scholastic Press Association.
The 2018 edition of Tatanka earned its second First Class rating by the National Scholastic Press Association and a Gold Rating by the Florida Scholastic Press Association in conjunction with the University of Florida.