Keystone Press Awards - Students

keystoneslogo smallThe 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.

Entries are now being accepted in the 2016 Student Keystone Press Awards Contest!

2016 Student Rules & Entry Instructions

2016 Student Categories

All entries and online payments must be submitted via the quick and easy online contest system, BetterBNC, by 11:59 p.m., Monday, January 18, 2016.  Mail-in or call-in payments must be received at the PNA Foundation by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2016.

Winners will be announced in late February, and will be honored at the Student Keystone Press Awards Luncheon during the America East Media Business & Technology Conference on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center. 

Plaques will be 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 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.




2015 Student Division Winners

  • 2015 Student Keystone Winners - Division I
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  • 2015 Student Keystone Winners - Division II
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  • 2015 Student Keystone Winners - Division III
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  • 2015 Student Keystone Winners - Division IV
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