The Michigan Interscholastic Press Association’s is recognizing winners in our various contests with online celebrations. Watch live or catch an archive of our events. This page will be updated as awards are announced.

2020 MIPA Individual Contests

Tuesday, May 19: Spartan Awards

Thursday, May 7: Yearbook, Divisions 1-4 (3 categories in Division 4 were skipped due to a glitch in the stream. You can view those categories here)

Wednesday, May 6: News Art & Illustration, News Design, News Photography, News Writing & Yearbook categories, Middle School Division

Tuesday, May 5: News Art & Illustration, News Design, News Photography & News Writing, Divisions 1-4

Monday, May 4: Video Talent & Video Journalism, Divisions 1 & 2 Watch

Friday, May 1: Video Production, Divisions 1 & 2 Watch

Thursday, April 30: Digital Media & Multimedia Categories Watch

MIPA contest divisions

List of Winners

After they are announced, 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 and, in some cases, a URL to the entry. (It may take us up to 24 hours after award presentations to update the list.)

2019-20 Spartan Contest

Special Recognition Awards

Watch the ceremony

Student Journalist Staff

Read the 2020 Student Journalist Staff announcement

  • Rebekah Allen, of Davison, Davison High School, Broadcast (parents: David and Sarah Allen) All-MIPA
  • Isabella Bupp, of Grand Blanc, Grand Blanc High School, Photojournalism (parent: Rebeca Bupp) All-MIPA
  • Theresa De Benedetti, of Sterling Heights, Henry Ford II High School, News Design (parent: Susan De Benedetti)
  • Haley Grooms, of Shelby Township, Utica High School, News Writing & Reporting (parents: Karen and Lonnie Grooms)
  • Julie Heng, of Ann Arbor, Huron High School, News Writing & Reporting (parents: J Christine Ye and Henry Heng) All-MIPA
  • Nathaniel Hoffman, of Lansing, East Lansing High School, Yearbook Design (parents: Renee Hoffman and Peter Hoffman)
  • Madelyn Holmes, of Troy, Troy High School, Yearbook Design (parents: Janet Holmes
    Steve Holmes)
  • Isaac McKenna, of Ann Arbor, Community High School, News Design (parents: Craig Smith, Erin McKenna) All-MIPA
  • Julian McKenzie, of Grand Blanc, Grand Blanc High School, Yearbook Design (parents: Kimberly McKenzie and Jeffrey McKenzie) All-MIPA
  • Imran Siddiqui, of Grosse Pointe Park, Grosse Pointe South High School, News Writing & Reporting (parents: Aamir and Parveen Siddiqui)
  • Abby Sizemore, of Fenton, Fenton High School, Photojournalism (parents: Rolland Sizemore and Tami Sizemore)
  • Camryn Tirico, of Ann Arbor, Community High School, News Writing & Reporting (parents: Debbie and Mike Tirico)
  • Gracie Warda, of Fenton, Fenton High School, Digital Media (parents: Jason Warda and Mitzi Swanick) All-MIPA
  • Halle Welter, of Grand Blanc , Grand Blanc High School, Yearbook Writing (parents: Eric Welter and Nannette Welter) All-MIPA
  • Morgan Womack, of Grand Haven, Grand Haven High School, News Writing & Reporting (parents: Rachel Whiting and Rick Womack)

Golden Pen Award

John V. Field Award

Administrator of the Year

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