PAOLA — Several Paola High School journalism students ended their school year with a bang in May by earning awards at the Kansas Scholastic Press Association state competition in Lawrence.
As a team, the group placed third in State 4A at the competition, according to a news release.
Students who received awards are:
- Mariah Sullivan, senior, second place in Newspaper Design and second place in Infographics
- Kalyn Bell, senior, honorable mention in Advertising
- Hannah Menefee, senior, honorable mention in Photo Illustration
- Chloe DeYoung, senior, honorable mention in Infographics
- Bre Allen, senior, third place in Sports Photography, honorable mention in Student Life Photography and honorable mention in Yearbook Layout
- Gracyn Shulista, senior, honorable mention in Feature Writing and honorable mention in Editorial Writing
- Trinity Miller, senior, third place in Feature Writing.