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Too close to call in January Photo of the Month contest

Sixteen students placed in the Photo of the Month contest for January. There was a three-way tie in the Sports category for first place and a tie for third in Photo Illustration. Kayla Duarte from Maize High School earned the highest score in any category for her academics photograph. Here…...

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January Story of the Month final results in

Sixteen students placed in last month’s Story of the Month contest. There was a tie for third in the feature writing category. Shawnee Mission East’s Matt Hanson’s news story on Rockhurst drug testing was the only entry to receive a perfect score. Here is a complete list of the students…...

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2013 All-Kansas Write-Off now available

The KSPA and Kansas Professional Communicators (KPC) present the All-Kansas Write Off contest. This contest is an opportunity for students journalists to submit published work from the last year for critique and the chance to be qualified as an All-Kansas winner. Some submissions will also be forwarded to the national…...

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Ties result in many placing in November Photo of the Month contest

Twenty-two students placed in the November Photo of the Month Contest due to ties in four of the five categories. There were ties for second and fourth places in Sports, second place in Student Life, fourth place in Profile/Portrait, and third place in Academics. Maize High School’s Jennifer Terrell was…...

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November Design of the Month winners

9 students placed in the November Design of the Month contest. Student entries were judged in the Newspage layout category and Yearbook Layout category. Below are the winning entries along with the students who designed them and what school they are from. News Publication Design 1st Place: Olivia Feathers, Shawnee Mission…...

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November Story of the Month winners announced

13 students from high schools across Kansas placed overall in the November Story of the Month contest and 2 received honorable mention. Most of the awards went to Johnson county schools in the Shawnee and Blue Valley areas while a few others went to schools across Kansas including Lawrence, Washington, and Manhattan.…...

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Seven students place in October Design of the Month contests

Seven entries from Kansas high schools earned places in October’s Design of the Month contest. A crew from Maize made up of Anna Weaver, Keaper Czarniecki, Taylor Hall, Reagan Schenck and Kirsten Fisher tied with Casey Witter from BV North for first place in Yearbook Design and SM East’s Morgan…...

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Mill Valley video feature wins October Multimedia of the Month

A video feature on barbecue restaurant “Papa Bob’s” and its monster sandwich “The Ultimate Destroyer” won Brenna Iskra and Hannah Reichle of Mill Valley first place in October’s Multimedia of the Month contest. While there were no other entries to compete against, the video earned perfect scores in the Audio, Camera, Lighting,…...

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October Photo of the Month results released

Nineteen students placed in last month’s Photo of the Month contest with ties for first in Sports and Student Life, and ties for third in Academics and Photo Illustration. Maria Betancourt from Blue Valley West High School won the contest overall. Here is a complete list of students who placed…...

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SM East, Maize students dominate October Story of the Month contest

Students from SM East, Maize, SM South, and Wichita East took first place in this month’s Story of the Month contest. A total of 12 students placed in the top three in five separate categories. Here is a full list of the October winners and their pieces: News 1st—Jordan Watkins…...

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