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2014 Jacobs Daughtry Continuing Education Scholarship

2014 Jacobs Daughtry Continuing Education Scholarship

March 5, 2014
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This scholarship is the only one presented to a current student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications.  (All the others are for incoming freshmen.)  The person largely responsible for the endowing of this scholarship, Sylvia Daughtry, has been a long­time member of the SIPA executive...

2014 SIPA Regional Scholarship Recipient

March 5, 2014
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The SIPA Regional Scholarship is awarded to a student who will attend a school of journalism at an accredited college or university in the SIPA region and must plan a career in journalism and/or mass communications.   This year’s recipient, Hailey Disher of Stratford HS, has served as an...

2014 C.E. Savedge Scholarship Recipient

March 5, 2014
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The C.E. (Chuck) Savedge Scholarship is awarded to a student who is involved with his or her yearbook staff.  This student must also attend USC School of Journalism and Mass Communication.   This year’s recipient, Kaelyn Urena of Sun Valley HS, has served as editor-in-chief of her yearbook...

2014 Elizabeth B. Dickey Scholarship Recipient

March 5, 2014
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The Elizabeth B. Dickey Scholarship, named in honor of SIPA’s executive director for 33 years, Beth Dickey, is awarded by the University of South Carolina's School of Journalism and Mass Communications to an outstanding SIPA student at the convention. Recipients must attend the USC School of Journalism...

SIPA Convention Awards

SIPA Convention Awards

March 3, 2014
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2014 SIPA Convention Awards On site winners: Review Writing Honorable Mention - Noah Balamucki Third Place - Debbie Clark Second Place - Emily Watson First Place - April Song Broadcast TOP competition Best storytelling - UPC-TV, Countryside HS Best video...

SIPA alum ‘books’ success at NPR

SIPA alum ‘books’ success at NPR

Collyn Taylor
February 4, 2014
Filed under News, SIPA, Uncategorized

In the world of journalism, NPR Books Editorial Assistant Camila Domonoske is trying to do it all. From print to online to radio, she has worked in almost every sector of professional journalism. She got her start, however, as an editor-in-chief of her high school’s newspaper, the Newsstreak, at Har...

SIPA Convention Speaker Karla Kennedy Holds to Timeless Journalistic Principles

SIPA Convention Speaker Karla Kennedy Holds to Timeless Journalistic Principles

Lauren Harper
February 3, 2014
Filed under SIPA

SIPA is known to bring journalists from across the Southeast together to garner their expertise and experience, but this year, its reach will extend just a bit farther west in Oregon to be exact. Dr. Karla Kennedy, the executive director of Northwest Scholastic Press Association at the University of...

Emily Wallace to teach SIPA attendees the value of going “Off Topic”

BP Turner
February 3, 2014
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One of the greatest lessons Emily Wallace ever learned as a writer was to question everything, even the origin of a spreadable sandwich cheese. Wallace gained national notoriety with her Master's thesis for UNC Chapel Hill, the title of which was "It Was There for Work: Pimento Cheese in the Carolina...

SIPA Pre-Convention Workshops

January 15, 2014
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If you are attending the SIPA Convention, pre-convention workshops cost $15 per participant (except the Advisers' Intensive Journalistic Writing). If you want to attend the pre-convention workshops without attending the convention, workshops cost $30 per participant. Workshops last from 1 p.m. to 5 ...

SIPA Award Winners

SIPA Award Winners

January 6, 2014
Filed under Awards, Showcase, SIPA, Uncategorized

SIPA is an organization filled with talented, amazing members. We are proud to congratulate the following members on much-deserving national awards. 2014 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Crown Winners High School Hybrid Publication Gold Crowns 1. The Royal News, trnwired.org, Prince George High School, Pr...

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