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2020 Regional Contest Results

Congratulations to the students who submitted thousands of entries for the KSPA Regional Contests and won the awards below. A REGIONAL RUNDOWN Over the past month, 85 Kansas high schools submitted more than 2,166 entries to the KSPA Regional Contest. Here are your winners! 1A/2A Results PLAINS REGIONAL:  Full results…...

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Michelle Huss of Blue Valley earns Jackie Engel Award 2019

KSPA joins Kansas Collegiate Media (KCM) in congratulating the 2019 Jackie Engel Award winner, a journalism adviser at Blue Valley High School. Michelle Huss is this year’s recipient of the award, sponsored by KCM and named in honor of a former journalism teacher at McPherson High School. Engel helped bring…...

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2019 Sunflower and Friend of KSPA Award Winners

KSPA proudly recognizes educators and professionals each year who promote excellence in scholastic journalism. We thank you for your continued support. Congratulations to our award winners! SUNFLOWER AWARD 2019 The Sunflower Award recognizes a new adviser who shows enthusiasm and dedication to building a strong journalism program and aims to…...

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KSPA congratulates Ron Johnson on 2019 KSPA Hall of Fame Award

In recognition of his years of service to KSPA — most notably for his work toward the 1992 passage of the Kansas Student Publications Act — Ron Johnson will be presented with the KSPA Hall of Fame Award on Saturday, May 4, 2019. The presentation will occur as part of…...

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Congrats to the 2018 Pacemaker and Best of Show Winners!

The National Scholastic Press Association recognized these Kansas publications as winners of several prestigious awards like the Pacemaker Award and the Best of Show award. Individual awards were also given. These students competed against other student journalists from around the country. The winners were announced at the 2018 JEA/NSPA Fall…...

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