February 15, 2024

Palatine Hill Review, Student Magazine at Lewis & Clark College, Wins Highest Honor for Recognizing Excellence in Art and Literary Magazines (REALM) contest

February 15, 2024 (Portland, Oregon)—Palatine Hill Review from Lewis & Clark College, has been recognized as a REALM First Class magazine for the 50th Anniversary Edition, “growing pains” by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

Palatine Hill Review, “growing pains”, Volume 50 Student Editors: Jillian Jackson, AJ Di Nicola, Elizabeth Huntley, Zach Reinker, Max Allen, Burton Scheer

Four Commemorative Cover Artists: Anneka Barton, Dakota Binder, Zach Reinker, Kincaid DeBell

Faculty Advisors: Karen Gross, Mary Szybist

Staff Advisor: Amy Baskin

This year, schools in 46 states and five countries nominated 375 student magazines. Magazines from middle school, high school, and higher education were welcomed for the 2023 contest. 108 magazines were awarded the contest’s highest distinction, REALM First Class.

The REALM program publicly recognizes excellent literary magazines produced by students with the support of their teachers. REALM is designed to encourage all schools to develop literary magazines that celebrate the art and craft of writing. Schools in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, US territories, Canada, and American schools abroad are eligible to nominate magazines.

For more information about the REALM Program, please visit: https://ncte.org/awards/program-to-recognize-in-student-literary-magazines/.



The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) is devoted to improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education. As the nation’s oldest organization of pre-K through graduate school literacy educators, NCTE has a rich history of deriving expertise and advocacy from its members’ professional research, practice, and knowledge. NCTE is the home of the Intellectual Freedom Center, the National Day on Writing®, ReadWriteThink.org, the Build Your Stack® initiative, and NCTE Verse. NCTE supports nearly 20,000 teachers across the preK–college spectrum, with a mailing list of over 500,000, more than 100,000 followers on Facebook and Twitter, and regularly sees more than 100,000 visitors in web traffic monthly.

For more information, please visit www.ncte.org.