This award honors an individual who has displayed a significant effort to
1) continually improve his/her journalism program
2) make a significant contribution to the profession of advising in Kansas.
Winners will receive a $250 cash prize, a plaque, and a complimentary one-year membership to KSPA.
Ad Astra winners include:
- 2011-12, Jane Wagner, Russell High School
- 2012-13, Susan Gray, Wichita Southeast High School
- 2013-14, Jessica Bowman, Canton-Galva High School
- 2014-15, Laurie Folsom, Lawrence Free State High School
- 2015-16, Jill Holder, Bonner Springs High School
- 2016-17, J.D. Garber, Salina Central High School
- 2020-2021, Barbara Tholen, Lawrence High School