Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 MIPA Middle School Conference Carry-In Contest. Winning entries were published in 2017 and submitted by schools when they arrived at the Middle School Conference on Nov. 2 at the MSU Union. More than 200 student journalists from across the state attended the event. View photos from the event here

Newspaper Best Feature Story

  • First Place: Ella P’Simen, Oxford MS
  • Second Place: Madison Wagner, Grant Goetschy, Daisy Wilson & Claire Sanderlin, Laingsburg MS
  • Third Place: Nayeli Camcho, Sturgis MS

Newspaper Best Photograph

  • First Place: Emily Herman, Sturgis MS
  • Second Place: Andrew Haselton, Oxford MS
  • Third Place: Dakota Luce, Sturgis MS

Newspaper Best Page Design

  • First Place: William Kennedy, Oxford MS
  • Second Place: Makenzee Garrett, Oxford MS
  • Third Place: Jackson Davis, Laingsburg MS

News Video

  • First Place: Jackson Davis, Laingsburg MS
  • Second Place: Curtis Antcliff, Joy Antcliff, Remi Fuller & Grace Marfio, Laingsburg MS
  • Third Place: Jelena May & Seth Falkenstein, Sturgis MS

Yearbook Best Caption

  • First Place: Wildcat Staff, Oxford MS
  • Second Place: Katie McCallum, Sturgis MS
  • Third Place: Sydney Pohlod, Laingsburg MS

Yearbook Best Photograph

  • First Place: Brittany Pina & Ashley Gonzalez, Sturgis MS
  • Second Place: Wildcat Staff, Oxford MS
  • Third Place: Wildcat Staff, Oxford MS

Yearbook Best Two-Page Spread

  • First Place: Wildcat Staff, Sturgis MS
  • Second Place: Grant Goetschy, Laingsburg MS
  • Third Place: Brittany Pina, Sturgis MS
  • Honorable Mention: Wildcat Staff, Oxford MS