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Bill Gasper of Hays High School wins Jackie Engel Award 2017

KSPA joins Kansas Collegiate Media in congratulating the 2016 Jackie Engel Award winner. Please read the press release below from KCM: The Indian Call yearbook and The Guidon newspaper adviser at Hays High School has won a top journalism teaching award for 2017. Bill Gasper is this year’s recipient of…...

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2017 State Contest Prompts & Registration

Welcome to the big time! The state contest . . . a chance for your school to compete for the Sweepstakes trophy . . . a chance for you to show off everything that you have learned this year . . . a chance for eternal glory and well, journalism…...

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Congrats to February monthly contest winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the February 2017 KSPA monthly contest. Winning five awards each, Blue Valley Southwest, Mill Valley and Shawnee Mission East tied for the most awards in the February contest.  Hot on their tracks was Shawnee Mission South who received four awards. Deadline for March submissions is March 31. Sports…...

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2017 Middle School Workshop

How can you pass up a chance to sharpen your yearbook, photography and broadcast skills in a workshop made just for you: the middle school student!...

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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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