The Minnesota High School Press Association serves the state’s high school journalists and advisers with programs and competitions that promote journalistic excellence.  

ABOUT MHSPA

Minnesota High School Press Association
2829 University Ave. SE, Suite 720, 
MinneapolisMN 55414
612.200.9254 •  info@studentpress.org

Enter our 2021 awards

 

Gold Medallion Awards

Honoring an academic year’s top individual work in seven categories — broadcast, literary magazine, newspaper/newsmagazine, online, photojournalism, social media and yearbook — the Gold Medallion Awards represent the best work published by Minnesota high school media.

The deadline is 5 p.m. CT June 25.

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Minnesota Journalism
Educator of the Year

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 sending a letter of recommendation. An educator may also self-nominate. A nominee must be a journalism educator at the high school or middle school level in Minnesota during the 2020-21 school year. Teachers/advisers from all media are eligible — newspaper, online, magazine, yearbook or broadcast.

The deadline is June 30.

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All State Awards

Submit your publication for recognition in the All State general excellence contest. Each entry will receive a short critique and be honored with a Gold, Silver or Bronze award. Cost $20 per entry. The All State Awards are coordinated by the Journalism Educators of Minnesota.

The deadline is June 30, with fall-delivery yearbooks due Sept. 3.

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Minnesota Journalism
Educator of the Year

Recognizing the contributions and excellence of a journalism educator.

PAST WINNERS

All State Awards

Journalism Educators of Minnesota honors excellence in an academic year.

WINNERS • 202020192018

Gold Medallion Awards

Honoring an academic year’s top individual work in six categories.

WINNERS • 2020 • 20192018 • 2017 • 2016

Best of Show Awards

MSHPA honors current work at its fall convention.

WINNERS • 2020 • 2019 • 20172016 2015