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SCSPA

The South Carolina Scholastic Press Association promotes responsible scholastic journalism in South Carolina. We educate, evaluate and empower students and advisers who work with middle and high school broadcast, literary magazine, newspaper, online and yearbook programs in the state.

News

Fall conference awards online

Find the 2016 individual magazine and yearbook awards, magazine and yearbook program ratings and Bruce E. Konkle Rising Star Award online now.

Membership renewal

Renew your membership for this school year. Even if you have a three-year membership, you need to update your school and evaluative information.

SCSPA 2016-2017 Calendar 

Make sure you download (pdf) the SCSPA and SIPA calendar of events for all deadlines and upcoming dates.

Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Harper

Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Harper

SCSPA and SIPA helped teach Lauren Harper the ins and outs of journalism. Now she puts that knowledge to use in the Office of the Mayor.

Alumni Spotlight: Marc LaFountain

Alumni Spotlight: Marc LaFountain

From word processors to smart phones: Marc LaFountain's interests in technology and communication started with SCSPA and have since landed him at Uber.

Alumni Spotlight: Liz McCarthy

Alumni Spotlight: Liz McCarthy

SCSPA and SIPA helped Liz McCarthy hone her skills in writing, photography, video and social media. At USC, she found a job that lets her do it all.

Alumni Spotlight: Anna Hodgson

Alumni Spotlight: Anna Hodgson

Anna Hodgson, a 2012 University of South Carolina visual communications graduate, is fascinated by data visualization, where investigative journalism meets creative design.

Alumni Spotlight: Christopher Rosa

Alumni Spotlight: Christopher Rosa

Christopher Rosa, 2011 SCSPA Journalist of the Year and 2015 University of South Carolina graduate, has found his voice as an entertainment staff writer for Glamour.

Student Spotlight: Chyna Wallace

Student Spotlight: Chyna Wallace

Writing and photography: Chyna Wallace, SCSPA student online media representative, does it all for her Dutch Fork publications.

Student Spotlight: Isabelle Burgin

Student Spotlight: Isabelle Burgin

Isabelle Burgin, South Pointe High School senior, is an editor for Impulse literary magazine. After graduation, she hopes to attend either New York University or College of Charleston to study photography and graphic design.

Student Spotlight: Malcolm Tyson

Student Spotlight: Malcolm Tyson

As the news director for RNE-TV, Malcolm Tyson spends a lot of time behind cameras and computers, planning and running a live news show. But it's the human connections the Richland Northeast High School senior makes through broadcast journalism that matter to him most.

Alumni Spotlight: Anna Westbury

Alumni Spotlight: Anna Westbury

As marketing coordinator in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Anna Westbury spends her days designing car decals, luggage tags, license plates and other materials she hopes will generate excitement among incoming freshmen.

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