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Student publications win 24 awards, including 4 All-State Gold honors, at JEM/MHSPA Convention

On October 13, SPA publication students attended the 2022 JEM/MHSPA State Journalism Convention. The event featured keynote speakers Azhae’la Hanson and Tracey Lynn Williams-Dillard's remarks about the power of journalism to make change as well as an awards ceremony for excellence in student journalism. SPA student-journalists were the recipients of 16 Gold Medallions, 4 Best of Show awards, and an All-State Gold Award for every SPA student-publication. The award winners are:

Journalism Educators of Minnesota (JEM) awards

  • Iris: Art + Lit  |  All-State Gold, Art and Literature
  • Ibid  |  All-State Gold, Yearbook
  • The Rubicon  |  All-State Gold, Newspaper
  • RubicOnline  |  All-State Gold, Website

Best of Show awards

  • Iris: Art + Lit | First Place, Art and Literature
  • The Rubicon  |  First Place, Newspaper
  • RubicOnline  |  Second Place, Website
  • Ibid  |  Third Place, Yearbook

Minnesota High School Press Association (MHSPA) Gold Medallions

  • Broadcast
    • Second Place | Broadcast Feature Story - Siri Pattison
    • Third Place  | Broadcast News Story - Tommy Verhey, Ivy Raya
       
  • Newspaper / Newsmagazine
    • Newspaper Page Spread Design
      • Fourth Place | Hobbs Lillygreen 
    • Editorial Cartoon
      •  Second Place | Annika Kim 
    • ​​​Literary Magazine Cover / Spread Design
      • First Place | Audrey Leatham
      • Second Place | Eliza Farley, Elle Chen
    • Literary Magazine Visual Content
      • First Place | Liza Thomas
      • Third Place | Anna Nowakowski
    • Literary Magazine Literary Content
      • First Place | Hannah Brass
      • Second Place | Addy Eby
    • Feature Story
      • Second Place | Elle Chen
    • Interactive Graphic
      • Second Place | Clara McKoy
    • Social Media Promotion
      • First Place | Leona Barocas
    • Yearbook Spread Design
      • Fifth Place | Sophia Bietz
    • Yearbook Student Life Story
      • Third Place | Helen Townley
    • Yearbook Theme Package
      • Second Place | Leona Barocas, Lulu Priede

Congratulations to all of our student-journalists!