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.

Congratulations to the 2016 Student Keystone Press Awards Winners!  Please see lists to the right.

Winners were 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 & Convention Center. 

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 were 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.

All entries were accepted via the quick and easy online contest system, BetterBNC, by 11:59 p.m., Monday, January 18, 2016.  Review the 2016 contest rules and categories:

2016 Student Rules & Entry Instructions

2016 Student Categories

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




2016 Student Division Winners

  • 2016 Student Keystone Winners - Division I
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  • 2016 Student Keystone Winners - Division II
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  • 2016 Student Keystone Winners - Division III
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  • 2016 Student Keystone Winners - Division IV
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