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2018 State Contest Results

Congratulations to the students who provided hundreds of entries for the KSPA State Contests and won the awards below. Thank You The contest would not be possible without the help of . . . Judges from all over the country Volunteers and judges from the University of Kansas William Allen White School…...

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2018 KSPA Annual Award Winners

KSPA proudly recognizes educators and professionals each year who promote excellence in scholastic journalism. Our two winners this year are exceptional: one a dedicated administrator and other an accomplished teacher. Congratulations to our award winners! ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR 2018 The KSPA Administrator of the Year Award recognizes secondary school…...

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2018 All-Kansas Spring Winners

Congratulations to the following KSPA-member staffs who earned All-Kansas status for their news publications, news websites or video news programs. For news publications, our judges critiqued a total of 31 books and awarded 13 All-Kansas awards. In news websites, seven entries were chosen from 15 submissions. Judges were supplied critique booklets and…...

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Congrats to the March monthly contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the March KSPA monthly contest. Shawnee Mission East High School received the most awards this month, finishing with eight total. Right on their heels was Blue Valley Northwest with a total of seven awards. Deadline for April’s submissions is noon on April 30. Video 1st…...

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J.D. Garber of Salina Central earns Jackie Engel Award 2018

KSPA joins Kansas Collegiate Media (KCM) in congratulating the 2018 Jackie Engel Award winner, a journalism adviser at Salina Central High School. J.D. Garber 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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Ready? Set? State!

Everything that you need to know — whether you are an adviser or a student — about the KSPA 2018 State Contest. The prompts are posted. The registration is up. The trophies are waiting. Now, it’s your turn to make it happen!...

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Congrats to February monthly contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the February KSPA monthly contest. Pittsburg High School received the most awards this month, finishing with seven total. Numerous schools all earned five awards each: Lawrence High School, Maize High School and Mill Valley High School Deadline for March’s submissions is noon on March 30.…...

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2018 Regional Contest Results

Congratulations to the students who provided thousands of entries for the KSPA Regional Contests and won the awards below. This year’s on-site Regional Contests were complicated by inclement weather during Feb. 21, 22 and 23. The regional contests at Emporia State University, Wichita State University and Kansas State University were…...

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Maize student earns 2018 Mary Patrick Aspiring Young Journalist Award

The Kansas Scholastic Press Association congratulates Maize Middle School student Aiden Werner on winning the statewide honor of the 2018 Mary Patrick Aspiring Journalist Award. Werner works on Maize’s broadcast shows and has learned how to mix and create various types of videography. In May, Werner will be recognized at KSPA’s state…...

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Congrats to December-January monthly contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the December-Janaury KSPA monthly contest. Blue Valley Southwest received the most awards this month, finishing with six total. Blue Valley West, Mill Valley and Shawnee Mission East were right behind them with five awards each. Deadline for February’s submissions is Wednesday, Feb. 28. Video 1st…...

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