Justin Daigle, CJE
Carrie Hendrix, CJE
Justin has advised the Reflections Yearbook at Brighton High School for the past 8 years. His students’ publications have earned All-Colorado honors and several Best of Colorado awards from CHSPA. Most recently, his staffs’ 2012 Yearbook was a Silver Crown winner from CSPA. As an adviser and teacher, Justin has been honored with the 2009 CHSPA Teacher of the Year, 2010 Journalism Education Association Rising Star Award, and the 2012 Brighton High School Teacher of the Year. Justin has served as a yearbook judge for national and state press associations and has been a speaker and instructor at CHSPA Journalism Days, national conventions such as CSPA and NSPA, and at the Rocky Mountain Journalism Spirit Camp.
Carrie has advised the Westwind yearbook since 2003 and the Ranger Review News website since 2008 at Lewis-Palmer High School in Colorado. Her students' publications have earned top state and national awards including three CSPA Silver Crowns, a CSPA Gold Crown, two NSPA Pacemakers, and First Place NSPA Best of Show. Hendrix was named the Colorado Student Media Association Teacher of the Year in 2015 and JEA Special Recognition Yearbook Adviser in 2018.
Derek Miller currently teaches high school photography courses where students have the opportunity to earn concurrent enrollment credit Before teaching at the high school he taught photography and graphic design at a university. Derek earned a Masters of Business administration in 2014 and values education, one of the main reasons he loves teaching. He was introduced at the age of 11 with his first SLR film camera, which he still uses today. Derek is a published photographer and has had many prints on display at local art galleries.
Advising The Prowl Yearbook for 16 years, Yvette, is the multimedia publications adviser at Powell Middle School in Littleton, Colorado. The Prowl staffs have earned both national and local recognition, including nine Gold Crowns and one Silver Crown from CSPA, seven Pacemakers from NSPA and eight All Colorado awards from Colorado Student Media Association (CSMA). In 2017, The Prowl Yearbook was inducted into the CSMA Hall of Fame. The Prowl has earned top honors on NSPA's Best of Show lists. Yvette presents at both national and local conventions, as well as intensive Herff Jones bootcamp workshops for middle school students in Colorado. A native Californian, and a music and film aficionado, Yvette currently lives in Highlands Ranch, Colorado with her son, three Boxers, two cats and a gecko. Her goal is to one day return to Southern California and live by the beach.