Located in Austin, TX, The Final Draft is Westlake High School's award-winning literary arts magazine. We accept student-created art, photography, and writing throughout the year, in order to publish both an online and print version of our magazine. The Final Draft has received numerous prestigious awards including:

  • N.S.P.A. (National Scholastic Press Association) 2nd place 

  • T.A.J.E. (Teachers Association of Journalism Educators) Best of Show (twice awarded) 

  • N.C.T.E. (National Council of Teachers of English) Highest Award

  • C.S.P.A (Columbia Scholastic Press Association) Silver Medalist

Co-editor-In-Chief, senior Raine "R-Drizzle" Lipscher

Co-editor-In-Chief, senior Raine "R-Drizzle" Lipscher

Editor, freshman Wyatt "Babealicious" Ingle

Editor, freshman Wyatt "Babealicious" Ingle

Editor, junior John "Johnny Slick" Riedie

Editor, junior John "Johnny Slick" Riedie

Editor, sophomore Claire "Cloop Clop" Winters

Editor, sophomore Claire "Cloop Clop" Winters

Co editor-In-Chief, senior Emily "Ironhide" Sheffield

Co editor-In-Chief, senior Emily "Ironhide" Sheffield

Editor, junior Lila Denton

Editor, junior Lila Denton

Editor, junior Eric "Derek" Jenkins

Editor, junior Eric "Derek" Jenkins

Editor, sophomore Turi Sioson

Editor, sophomore Turi Sioson

Assistant editor, junior Varsha "Megan Fox"  Gopal

Assistant editor, junior Varsha "Megan Fox"  Gopal

Editor, freshman Mina Mashhoon

Editor, freshman Mina Mashhoon

Editor, senior Emily "Bumblebee" Weller

Editor, senior Emily "Bumblebee" Weller