“It Can Wait” For Students

High School Students: Enter this editorial contest for a chance to win $500!

Check with your local news media company to see if they are holding a local contest.  If they are holding a local contest, you must enter through the newspaper.  If they are not holding a contest in your area, you may enter directly through the PNA Foundation.

This contest is open to ninth through twelfth grade high school students in Pennsylvania who are 13 and older, except for employees, immediate family members or anyone living in the same residence as any employee of the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association, Mid-Atlantic Newspaper Services, Inc., or the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Foundation.

Submit your entry by February 28, 2022, to the PNA Foundation via email to: foundation@pa-news.org.  Written entries must be submitted as a DOC, DOCX, TXT or PDF.  Video entries must include a link to the video which is hosted on a site such as YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram, Tik Tok, etc.

Please be sure to click the link below and review the rules to ensure that your entry is properly submitted and eligible for judging. All entries must include a completed entry form

It Can Wait Rules

It Can Wait Entry Form

Statewide winner(s) will be announced the week of March 21. The winner(s) will be honored in conjunction with Student Keystone Media Awards celebration, still tbd.


Questions? Email the PNA Foundation or phone 717-703-3003.

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