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Monthly Contests

Congrats to August/September monthly contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the August/September 2016 KSPA monthly contest. Blue Valley West High School earned the most awards in August/September. They earned three first places, one second place and three third places. Blue Valley High School, Lawrence High School and Pittsburg High School all tied for second most awards with four awards each. Deadline…...

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Congrats to April monthly contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the April 2016 KSPA monthly contest. Shawnee Mission East High School earned the most awards in April. They earned four first places and two second places. The Lawrence High Lions were strong competition for Shawnee Mission East, and earned five awards. We look forward to seeing your submissions next…...

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Congrats to March monthly contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the March 2016 KSPA monthly contest. Two schools tied for the most awards during March: Blue Valley Northwest and Shawnee Mission East. Blue Valley Northwest was awarded four second places and two third places. Meanwhile, the Shawnee Mission East Lancers earned three first places, two second places and one third place.  There…...

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February Monthly Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the February 2016 KSPA monthly contest. Mill Valley High School received the most awards during February:  Mill Valley was awarded two first places, three second places and two third places.  With five awards Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High School received the second most awards in the month by a single school.…...

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January Monthly Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the January 2016 KSPA monthly contest. Two schools tied for the most awards during January: Mill Valley and Shawnee Mission Northwest. Mill Valley was awarded two first places, three second places and one third place. Meanwhile, Shawnee Mission Northwest earned five first places and one third place.  Shawnee…...

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November Monthly Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the November 2015 KSPA monthly contest. Two schools tied for the most awards during November: Mill Valley and Shawnee Mission East. Mill Valley earned three first places in Multimedia News, Photo Illustration and Student Life & News. Meanwhile, the Lancers of SME earned one first, two seconds…...

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October Monthly Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the October 2015 KSPA monthly contest. Two schools tied for the most awards during October: Mill Valley and Shawnee Mission East. Mill Valley earned three first places in feature writing, infographic and photo illustration. Meanwhile, the Lancers of SME were consistent with two firsts, two…...

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August & September Monthly Contest Results

Congratulations to the winners of the monthly contest covering the start of the school year. The top two schools — each with five awards — were Blue Valley Southwest (two firsts, one second and two thirds) and Mill Valley (one first, two seconds and two thirds). Six other schools tied…...

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April 2015 Monthly Contest Winners

The final monthly contest of the year yielded more great work from Kansas high school journalists. While submissions were down a bit (94 total submissions across all categories), we have 41 outstanding winners showcased below. Noteworthy results from this month? Zia Kelly of Lawrence High School scored two first places: News Writing and…...

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March 2015 Monthly Contest Winners

Congratulations . . . to the winners of the KSPA March Monthly contests. This month’s contest was notable for the parity among the winners. Lawrence Free State led the pack with 7 award winners, with Blue Valley Southwest right behind with 6 award winners including three first places. Three schools…...

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