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2017 Regional Contest Results

Congratulations to the students who provided thousands of entries for the KSPA Regional Contests and won the awards below. Thank You The contest would not be possible without the help of the regional coordinators from each of our host universities. Please join the KSPA staff and board in thanking the following…...

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Congrats to December/January monthly contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the December 2016/January 2017 KSPA monthly contest. Winning five awards, Shawnee Mission East High School received the most awards in the December/January contest.  Five other school tied for second with four wins each: Blue Valley North, Blue Valley Southwest, Kapaun Mt. Carmel, Mill Valley and Lawrence Free State.…...

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Celia Hack of Shawnee Mission East earns 2017 Kansas Student Journalist of the Year

The Kansas Scholastic Press Association congratulates Shawnee Mission East senior Celia Hack on winning the statewide honor of the 2017 Kansas Student Journalist of the Year. Hack leads the Harbinger Online, the school’s online news site, as co-editor-in-chief. The overall winner is chosen among the winners of three different enrollment classifications: 1A/2A, 3A/4A…...

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Regional Contests Registration Open!

From Pittsburg to Manhattan, from Hays to Lawrence, from Emporia to Wichita, hundreds of students will compete in the 2017 KSPA Regional Contests. What is at stake? A shot to compete at the State Contest in May and a state championship. Register now, before the Feb. 10 deadline....

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Congrats to November monthly contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the November 2016 KSPA monthly contest. Winning seven awards, Shawnee Mission East High School received the most awards in the November contest.  East had a total of four first-place, one second-place and two third-place awards this month.  Mill Valley High School was hot on their trail with six…...

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Congrats 2016 yearbook All-Kansas winners

Congratulations to the following KSPA-member yearbook staffs who earned All-Kansas yearbook status. Our judges critiqued at total of 56 books and awarded 20 All-Kansas awards. Judges were supplied a critique booklet and a copy of the yearbook in October. The completed electronic critique booklets have been emailed back to each adviser. Each…...

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Time to get to work!

The 2017 KSPA Regional Contest prompts have been released, along with some other details to help plan your school's participation....

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Congrats to October monthly contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the October 2016 KSPA monthly contest. Lawrence High School and Pittsburg High School tied for most awards for October with six awards each.  The Lawrence Lions earned one first place, two second place, and three third place awards, while the Pittsburg Dragons came away with two first place, three second…...

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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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