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SIPA Endowment Speaker announced

SIPA Endowment Speaker announced

November 21, 2016
Filed under Endowment Auction, Resources, Showcase, SIPA

When the SIPA Endowment committee had to choose their fourth-annual Endowment Speaker, it didn’t have to look far. The members looked within their ranks and found Mary Inglis, a rock star in the scholastic journalism field and SIPA Endowment member since it’s inception 22 years ago. Now, the...

CSPA announces Crown Awards

March 21, 2016
Filed under Awards, News, SIPA

Congratulations to the following SIPA members on receiving Gold and Silver Crowns at the Columbia Scholastic Press Association's 2016 Spring Convention. High School Gold Hybrid News Crowns Odyssey Newsmagazine | odysseynewsmagazine.net, Clarke Central High School, Athens, GA High School Gold Maga...

2016 Program Awards

2016 Program Awards

March 6, 2016
Filed under Awards, Events, News, SIPA

2016 Scroggins Award Winners Broadcast – Wave TV, Summerville HS (South Carolina) Magazine – iliad, Clarke Central HS (Georgia) Newspaper – Odyssey Newsmagazine, Clarke Central HS (Georgia) Online Media – Odyssey Online, Clarke Central HS (Georgia) Yearbook – Westwind, West Henderson...

2016 SIPA’s Best Visual Contest

March 6, 2016
Filed under Awards, Events, News, SIPA

Advertising Best in show: Phineas Alexander, Odyssey, Clarke Central HS Award of merit: Annie Heath, the Hoofbeat, Charles D. Owen HS Honorable mention: Patrick Baird, The Wave Breaker, Summerville HS Art/Graphic/Illustration Computer graphics Best in show: Nikole Nguyen...

2016 SIPA Writing Contest Winners

March 6, 2016
Filed under Awards, Conferences, News, SIPA

Broadcast Academic Script First Place - Ann Bailey, Wave TV, Summerville HS Second Place - Taylor Diamond-Seagriff, Wave TV, Summerville HS News Script First Place - Betsy Bullock, Wave TV, Summerville HS Second Place - Cole Lowery, Wave TV, Summerville HS Third Place - Kry...

SIPA Endowment Committee awards convention registration scholarships

SIPA Endowment Committee awards convention registration scholarships

January 28, 2016
Filed under News, SIPA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SIPA Endowment Committee Awards Convention Registration Scholarships The SIPA Endowment Committee has awarded 20 scholarships toward registration for the 2016 SIPA convention March 4-6 at the Columbia Marriott. Scholarships are $50 each and will be awarded to students repr...

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’s Saturday keynote announced

SIPA’s Saturday keynote announced

January 11, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SIPA, Uncategorized

Destiny Chance, award-winning reporter for WACH FOX Columbia, will headline Saturday’s classes as the keynote speaker. She is a homegrown journalist from Greenville, South Carolina who graduated from the University of South Carolina’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications. "In high school...

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...

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