Nov. 21-24. The National High School Journalism Convention is a semiannual gathering of high school journalists and advisers co-sponsored by the Journalism Education Association and the National Scholastic Press Association. With typical attendance of more than 5,000 delegates, the JEA/NSPA convention is the largest gathering of student journalists in the country.
MHSPA, a division of NSPA, provides journalism education training programs, publishes journalism education materials, provides recognition programs for members, provides information on developments in journalism and student media and provides a forum for members to communicate with others and share their work. Through these activities, MHSPA promotes the standards and ethics of good journalism as accepted and practiced by print, broadcast and electronic media in Minnesota.
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS The Minnesota High School Press Association is pleased to offer the opportunity to recognize the contributions and excellence of a Minnesota Journalism educator. Any student, colleague, parent or community member can nominate a journalism educator by completing the application and sending the support material. An educator may also self-nominate. A nominee must
Awarded by Journalism Educators of Minnesota. First PlaceMimi Gellar Editor-in-chief, Rubiconline St. Paul Academy and Summit School Second PlaceAbby BanksPrint co-editor, The Pony ExpressStillwater Area High School Third PlaceDani OrloffEditor-in-chief, EchoSt. Louis Park High School Honorable MentionHenry WitterscheinOnline editor-in-chief, The Knight ErrantBenilde-St. Margaret’s School
Broadcast Feature Story Mimi Geller, RubicOnline, St. Paul Academy and Summit School Staff, The Royal Page, Hopkins High School Emma Melling, RedhawkOnline, Minnehaha Acacemy Broadcast News Story Staff, The Royal Page, Hopkins High School Noah Raaum, RubicOnline, St. Paul Academy and Summit School Noah Raaum, RubicOnline, St. Paul Academy and Summit School Magazine Art/Illustration Lucy