MIPA Executive Director Jeremy Steele hands a Spartan Award to members of the staff of the Echo yearbook from Grand Blanc High School at the 2018 Spring Awards event in Lansing.

MIPA Executive Director Jeremy Steele hands a Spartan Award to members of the staff of the Echo yearbook from Grand Blanc High School at the 2018 Spring Awards event in Lansing.

Student journalists and their advisers from across the state of Michigan gathered Monday, April 23, to celebrate winners in the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association’s 2018 contests. Winners are listed below:

2018 MIPA Individual Contests

Results can be downloaded as a sortable comma-separated values file (.csv) that can be opened by your favorite spreadsheet or database program or as a formatted Excel file (.xlsx). This spreadsheet includes 1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place and honorable mentions winners and their schools. Entries also include an entry title, student media outlet, adviser name and, in some cases, a URL to the entry.

2017-18 Spartan Contest

Student Journalist Staff

Read the 2018 Student Journalist Staff announcement

  • Elizabeth Bigham, of Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe South High School, News Design (parents: Kristen and Rob Bigham) All-MIPA
  • Alisha Briley, of Lake Orion, Lake Orion High School, Yearbook (parents: Jeffery and Kimberly Briley)
  • Bianca Bucholtz, of Troy, Troy High School, News Writing & Reporting (parents: Nadia Bucholtz)
  • Fischer Genau, of Midland, Midland High School, Photojournalism (parents: Sue Genau, John Genau)
  • Ian Gilmour, of Lake Orion, Lake Orion High School, Video (parents: Marty & Patty Gilmour) All-MIPA
  • Alexander Harring, of Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe North High School, News Writing & Reporting (parents: John Harring, Leah Panken) All-MIPA, JEA JOY Michigan representative
  • Emily Houde, of Troy, Troy High School, Photojournalism (parents: Natalie Houde)
  • McKenzie Lookebill, of Grand Blanc, Fenton High School, Multiplatform (parents: Stephanie Lookebill, Earl Lookebill) All-MIPA
  • Maya Mead, of Linden, Fenton High School, Photojournalism (parents: Gretchen Mead and Brett Mead) All-MIPA
  • Hope O’Dell, of Midland, Midland High School , News Writing & Reporting (parents: Christy O’Dell, Rich O’Dell)
  • Lindsey Ramsdell, of Grosse Pointe Shores, Grosse Pointe North High School, News Design (parents: Michele Ramsdell, Craig Ramsdell)
  • Logan Smith, of Troy, Troy High School, Yearbook (parents: Jeff and Jennifer Smith) All-MIPA
  • Katelyn Stuck, of Grand Blanc , Grand Blanc High School, News Design (parents: Tricia Stuck and James Stuck)
  • Marleigh Thorn, of Augusta, Gull Lake High School, News Writing & Reporting (parents: Jan Thorn, John Thorn)
  • Zabrina Yannella, of Stockbridge, Stockbridge High School, Multiplatform (parents: Stephanie and Christopher Yannella)

Golden Pen Award

John V. Field Award

Administrator of the Year

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