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Tennessee High School Press Association


Save the dates for these Fall Workshops for 2024

  • Monday, Sept. 16 -- Fall Workshop in Nashville (Lipscomb University)
  • Friday, Sept. 27 -- Fall Workshop in Memphis (University of Memphis)
  • Friday, Oct. 4 -- Fall Workshop in Knoxville (The University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
  • Friday, Oct. 25 -- Fall Workshop in Chattanooga (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga)


Awards Day honors top student-media work from 2023

Congratulations to all of the finalists of THSPA's 2024 Student Media Awards! The list of students and staffs -- and links to their stories, videos, newscasts, photos, etc. -- may be found on our Contests page. Several of you at our recent Awards Day mentioned you enjoyed viewing some of the commercials, PSAs and other media; now all of you can see them and share them with your students.

We had more than 725 entries this year in our 56 categories.

The overall winning staffs were:

Best Overall Newspaper/NewsmagazineWest Side Story, Morristown-Hamblen High School West

Best Overall YearbookLion's Roar, Christ Presbyterian Academy 

Best Overall Literary MagazineHallmarks, Harpeth Hall

Mark Madison Best Television Station: CPA Media Studio, Christ Presbyterian Academy

Best Overall WebsiteThe Tatler, St. Mary’s Episcopal School


Our "superlative" awards were:

Administrator of the Year: Dr. Katie Hill, Page High School

H.L. Hall Outstanding Student Journalist

First Place: Margot Ross, University School of Nashville

Second Place: Amelia Alexopoulos, Harpeth Hall

Third Place: Julia Amick, Collierville High School


We look forward to seeing you at the Fall Workshops; details will be announced soon.

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