Keystone Press Awards - Students

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.

The 2015 Student Rules, Student Entry Instructions and Student Categories are now available! 

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 11:59 p.m., Monday, January 19, 2015!  All entries must be submitted online via the quick and easy online contest system, BetterBNC, by 11:59 p.m., Monday, January 12, 2015.

Winners will be announced in late February, and will be honored at the Student Keystone Press Awards Luncheon during the America East Technology and Operations Conference on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center. 

Plaques will be provided to all first place winners in attendance at the awards luncheon. As outlined in the contest rules, award certificates are 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.


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



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