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Monthly Contests

Student winners in April photo contest

Winners of the April Photo of the Month contest are: Student Life 1st – Ana Ribeiro, Maize High School, 5A 2nd – Natalie Pasley, Shawnee Mission North High School, 6A 3rd – Amanda Mitchell-Carrier, Pittsburg High School, 5A Sports Photo 1st – Valerie Kutchko, Shawnee Mission North, 6A 2nd –…...

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March design of month winners announced

Several entries were received for the March design of the month contest, but Jordan McEntee of Blue Valley HS and Kristin Enyart of Shawnee Mission North won the newspage and yearbook design contests, respectively. News Page Design 1st- Jordan McEntee of Blue Valley HS, 6A 2nd- Emma Pennington of Shawnee…...

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March photo of the month contest winners announced

Michelle Stuessi of Shawnee Mission NW won the Student Life photo contest for the March photo of the month contest. Andrea Zecy from Shawnee Mission East won the sports contest, and Jessie Vollick, also from Shawnee Mission East wont the academic photo contest. Grant Heinlein, also from Shawnee Mission East…...

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March story of month winners announced

The March story of the month contest includes winners from a variety of categories. Ryan Taylor of Pittsburg High School won the March story of the month contest for the sports writing category. Derek Scholes, also from Pittsburg, won the news writing contest. Morgan Jones from Shawnee Mission Northwest won…...

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KSPA awards Design of the Month title

Shawnee Mission East student Kat Buchanan was awarded first place in KSPA’s February Design of the Month contest.  See the full design below....

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Story on student insomnia wins February contest

Shawnee Mission East student Chris Heady‘s story on student insomnia was awarded first place in the feature category of the February Story of the Month contest. Kevin Simpson, also of Shawnee Mission East, placed first in news writing. Carlie Blaufuss from Newton High School placed first in opinion writing. Jayna…...

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Winners of February’s photo contest selected

Winners of KSPA’s February Photo of the Month contest: Sports First — Caroline Waters, Washburn Rural HS Second — Andrea Zecy, Shawnee Mission East HS Third — Owen Lipson, Shawnee Mission North HS Academics First — Shannon Ahlstedt, Newton HS Photo Illustration First — Grant Heinlein, Shawnee Mission East HS…...

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