MIPA Names Bannester as Journalism Teacher of the Year 2017
Mar06

MIPA Names Bannester as Journalism Teacher of the Year 2017

Today, in a tight decision the MIPA judges chose Jane Bannester of Ritenour High School as the 2017 Journalism Teacher of the Year. For 46 years, MIPA has honored outstanding journalism teachers with the state Journalism Teacher of the Year program. MIPA wishes to honor outstanding high school advisers and their exemplary work throughout their careers. Since 1997, Bannester has been working as a journalism educator at Ritenour High...

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JEA names MIPA’s VP Michelle Turner as Broadcast Teacher of the Year
Dec10

JEA names MIPA’s VP Michelle Turner as Broadcast Teacher of the Year

Yesterday, Michelle Turner, Washington High School, was surprised by JEA officials and the 2015 Broadcast Teacher of the Year when they joined her class to announce that she is the 2016 national JEA¬†Broadcast Teacher of the Year! Back in April 2015, MIPA named Turner as our Missouri Journalism Teacher of the Year an a co-recipient of the Taft Award. She has also earned other national recognitions over the years. Plus she’s...

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