Keystone Press Awards - Students

keystoneslogo small The Student Keystone Press Awards contest recognizes high  school and college journalism that provides relevance, integrity and initiative in serving readers.  Any student at any public, private or parochial Pennsylvania high school, college or university who has had his or her material published in the school newspaper may enter the contest. Students who have had their work published on a digital news site may enter the contest provided the site meets the criteria as outlined in the contest rules.

Congratulations to the 2018 Student Keystone Press Award Winners! Please see winners' lists to the right. 

Winners were honored at the America East Media Business & Technology Conference on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in Hershey, Pa.

Plaques were provided to all first place winners and certificates to all second place and honorable mention winners in attendance at the awards luncheon. As outlined in the contest rules, award certificates will be mailed to winners not in attendance with the option to purchase plaque(s).  To order your plaque(s), complete and return the Student Plaque Order Form.  

Helpful tip: Start saving entries for next year's contest throughout the year! To avoid the frantic rush during next year's contest period, we recommend that you save your potential entries in a special file on your computer, or create a MyScrapbooks page through the BetterBNC website. Then when contest time rolls around, you simply search that file for your best work!

View the 2018 contest rules and category descriptions:

2018 Student Keystone Rules     2018 Student Categories


Questions?  Contact the PNA Foundation at or (717) 703-3003.




2018 Student Division Winners

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