Nichole Christian, who contributed to the New York Times Pulitzer-winning coverage of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, speaks to students at the 2016 MIPA Fall Conference on Oct. 24, 2016. Photo by Emily Elconnin

Nichole Christian, who contributed to the New York Times Pulitzer-winning coverage of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, speaks to students at the 2016 MIPA Fall Conference on Oct. 24, 2016. Photo by Emily Elconnin

More than 2,000 student journalists from across the state of Michigan celebrated the centennial of the Pulitzer Prizes at the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association fall conference on Oct. 24 in Lansing. The event featured six Pulitzer Prize-winning speakers among nearly 80 breakout sessions.

The event was made possible by a partnership of MIPA, the Michigan Humanities Council and the Pulitzer Prizes Board.