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Calling all regional high school journalists and their advisers! Penn State Brandywine is proud to sponsor our inaugural newspaper contest!

Student work will be accepted in the following three categories:

  • News
  • Feature Writing
  • Sports Journalism

Judges will select three finalists based on the following criteria:

  • Value, importance or worth of story
  • Quality of reporting and quotes
  • Quality of writing and editing

All participants will receive a participation certificate and top three winners in each category will receive a Nook Color Tablet.®


Print Requirements:

  • Submissions should be no longer than 600 words
  • Work must be submitted by the school newspaper’s faculty adviser
  • Submission should be an original print, copy of original, or scanned pdf of original published article
  • Identified submission category (News, Feature, or Sports)
  • Complete contact information including school name, home address, phone number, and email

Submissions Deadline:

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Send to:

Pride in Print
High School Newspaper Contest
Penn State Brandywine
25 Yearsley Mill Road
Media PA 19063

Phone: 610-892-1472
Fax: 610-892-1405
or as a PDF via email to:

Finalists will be announced at Penn State Brandywine’s Communications in the Future Symposium
Wednesday, April 24
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Tomezsko Lounge