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SIPA President Hopes Students Understand Importance of Today’s Journalism

SIPA President Hopes Students Understand Importance of Today’s Journalism

Natalie Chuck, Nation Ford High School
January 19, 2016
Filed under Events, News, SIPA

This past September, after collaborating with fellow SIPA officers over the course of a weekend, we came to a conclusion for the 2016 theme of the Southern Interscholastic Press Association: “Let the Truth Unfold.” Over the course of our weekend in Columbia, South Carolina, the SIPA officers got...

SIPA can be the start on a path

SIPA can be the start on a path

Kevin Mobley, SIPA Vice President and Editor-in-Chief, ODYSSEY newsmagazine, Clarke Central HS (Athens, Georgia)
December 10, 2015
Filed under Conferences, Events, News, Showcase, SIPA

As this year, 2015, comes to a close, we are reminded that current social, political and environmental climates we inhabit make right now both an exciting and frightening time to be a journalist. Just as Twitter, WordPress, Google, YouTube and the entire sphere of social media have revolutionized...

2015 JEA/NSPA Fall National Convention Awards

November 16, 2015
Filed under Awards, News, Scholarship & Award winners

Congratulations to SCSPA and SIPA members who received the following awards at the 2015 JEA/NSPA Fall National Convention in Orlando, Florida, this past weekend. 2015 Broadcast Pacemaker Winner – Daily Program https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmmqvP1hTcM Wave TV, Summerville HS JEA Medal ...

2015 SCSPA Fall Conference Awards

2015 SCSPA Fall Conference Awards

October 22, 2015
Filed under Awards, Conferences, Events, News, SCSPA, SCSPA Gazette, Showcase

2015 Bruce E. Konkle Rising Star A.J. Chambers, Wave TV, Summerville HS Best in State Literary Magazine Impulse, South Pointe HS Best in State Yearbook The Archive, Richland Northeast HS Most Improved Literary Magazine Revelations, Dutch Fork HS Most Improved Yearbook The Equestrian, South Pointe HS Literary Magazine Eval...

Fall SCSPA Conference Rescheduled

Fall SCSPA Conference Rescheduled

October 4, 2015
Filed under Conferences, News, SCSPA, Showcase

The SCSPA fall conference has been rescheduled for Thursday, Oct. 22. Conference sessions will take place in both the new School of Journalism and Mass Communications building (800 Sumter Street) and the Russell House, which are across the street from each other. The conference was to take place Oct. ...

CNN’s Matt Hoye to be keynote speaker at SCSPA Fall Conference

CNN’s Matt Hoye to be keynote speaker at SCSPA Fall Conference

September 10, 2015
Filed under Conferences, Events, News, SCSPA, Showcase

CNN reporter/producer Matt Hoye will be the keynote speaker at SCSPA's Fall Conference Oct. 5. Hoye will teach three sessions in the morning and give a keynote speech before the afternoon awards ceremony. SCSPA assistant John Romanski emailed Hoye to find out about his background in high school and p...

SIPA awards Technology Grant to Sparkman High School

SIPA awards Technology Grant to Sparkman High School

Lauren Harper
September 1, 2015
Filed under Awards, Events, News, Resources, Scholarship & Award winners, Showcase, SIPA

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Sept. 1, 2015) – The Southern Interscholastic Press Association announced today the journalism programs at Sparkman High School (Harvest, Alabama) are the recipients of the 2015 SIPA Endowment Technology Grant. “The Technology Grant Committee loved how Sparkman High’s journalism...

2015 SCSPA Spring Conference Awards

2015 SCSPA Spring Conference Awards

April 27, 2015
Filed under Awards, Conferences, News, Scholarship & Award winners, SCSPA, SCSPA Gazette, Showcase

2015 Best in Broadcast Wave TV, Summerville HS 2015 Best Newspaper The Talon, Nation Ford HS 2015 Best in Online Media SPINwired, South Pointe HS 2015 Most Improved Newspaper The Cock's Quill, Sumter HS 2015 Albert T. Scroggins Award Devon Swale, Herff Jones 2015 Reid Montgomery Adviser of the Year Beth W...

2015 Joining Generations Multimedia Contest winners

2015 Joining Generations Multimedia Contest winners

April 27, 2015
Filed under Awards, Conferences, News, Scholarship & Award winners, SCSPA, SCSPA Gazette, Showcase

First Place receives $750 - Second Place receives $500 - Third Place receives $250 First Place Award: Lacee Getter, Dutch Fork HS Living with an Alzheimer's Patient 84 year old Robert McClendon was a husband, father, stockroom clerk, an auto mechanic and a landlord. Nineteen years ago, when he tu...

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