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High School Journalism Programs Tops in State
Posted 04/11/2017 03:47PM

Students from North Kansas City, Oak Park, Staley and Winnetonka high schools attended the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association’s Journalism Day on March 29, 2017 at the MU School of Journalism in Columbia, Mo. They competed in the state contest and attended many educational sessions.

Awards for the publications and individuals were rated by the MIPA judges based on a scale where All-Missouri is awarded to to only the top 10% of competitors, then Superior, Excellent or Honorable Mention awards.  

Overall publications earned:

North Kansas City High School

  • Purgold 2016 yearbook, Excellent
  • NTV News broadcast, Honorable Mention

Oak Park High School

  • Cambia 2016 yearbook, All-Missouri
  • The Axe broadcast, Superior for Announcements Only Show
  • The Northmen’s Log newsmagazine, Excellent
  • NorthmenNews online, Excellent
  • The Axe broadcast, Honorable Mention for Announcements with Video Show

Staley High School

  • STTV broadcast, All-Missouri for Announcements with Video Show
  • Talon newsmagazine, All-Missouri
  • Legacy 2016 yearbook, Superior
  • StaleyNews online, Superior
  • Bird’s Eye View broadcast, Excellent for Newsmagazine Show

Winnetonka High School

  • Odyssey 2016 yearbook, All-Missouri
  • online, All-Missouri
  • Tonka Talks, All-Missouri for Announcements with Video Show
  • Griffin Rites newsmagazine, Excellent

There were many individual students as well! Read more here!

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