Monday, April 14, 2014
Tyler Hicks, a 1988 Staples High School graduate who won a Pulitzer Prize today for his photographs of a Kenya mall mass shooting, is the second Staples graduate to win a solo Pulitzer Prize in 10 years.
Matt Davies, a 1985 Staples graduate, won a Pulitzer in 2004 for his political cartoons.
Hicks, as well as Lynsey Addario, a 1991 Staples graduate, shared a Pulitzer in 2009 for The New York Times team coverage of Iraq and Afghanistan.
Steve Doig, a 1966 Staples graduate, was part of a team of Miami Herald journalists who won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for their coverage of Hurricane Andrew.
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