March Photo of the Month Winners Announced
Apr06

March Photo of the Month Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners of the March Photo of the Month contest! This month’s theme was “Making a Difference” and the judge had a tough time choosing winners as many schools submitted excellent photos from their Walk Outs and protests. The winner this month is Jessica Glaszczak of Winnetonka! Judge’s Note:  I like the originality of this photo since most focused on the protest themselves and this focused...

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J Day Award Winners Announced
Mar29

J Day Award Winners Announced

Thank you to the nearly 1300 students and advisers who traveled to the University of Missouri-Columbia on March 28 for the 49th annual J Day celebration of student journalism! And congratulations to the more than 1,200 total state winners honored in Overall and Individual contests.  MIPA recognizes All-Missouri, Superior, Excellent and Honorable Mention work with certificates. MIPA judges chose roughly the top 10% of the entries to...

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MIPA Recognizes Journalism Educators With State Awards
Mar14

MIPA Recognizes Journalism Educators With State Awards

The Missouri Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) recently selected two outstanding Missouri journalism educators for its annual Journalism Teacher of the Year and Emerging Journalism Educator awards. Christina Manolis, the journalism adviser at Washington High School, Washington, Mo., is MIPA’s 2018 Emerging Journalism Educator. The 2018 recipient of the MIPA Journalism Teacher of the Year honor is Clay Zigler, a 23-year...

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Three to be Honored for Service to Scholastic Journalism
Mar14

Three to be Honored for Service to Scholastic Journalism

Today, the MIPA Board of Directors chose the 2018 recipients of its three service awards, Contributing Medium, Taft and Knight awards.   Contributing Medium Award: MIPA recognizes a media outlet or publication, person, or people, who have provided outstanding support to scholastic journalism either to an individual school, a school district or MIPA, in some form. The 2018 Contributing Medium Award winner, KMBC-TV 9, has supported...

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February Photo of the Month Winner Announced!
Mar05

February Photo of the Month Winner Announced!

February’s Photo of the Month winners are here! The theme was “Better Together” and photographers could interpret that however it fit their school and student body. Congratulations to this month’s winner, Paige Ritter from Notre Dame de Sion! Judge’s Note: This photo truly captures the essence of the theme “Better Together.” Despite no other team member as a focal point in the picture, there...

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January Photo of the Month Winner Announced!
Feb13

January Photo of the Month Winner Announced!

January’s Photo of the Month winners are here! The theme was “fresh” and photographers could interpret that however it fit their school and student body. Congratulations to this month’s winner, Paige Ritter from Notre Dame de Sion! Judge’s Note: We chose this picture because it was the most original and was well composed.             During the halftime of the basketball game...

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