#StudentPressFreedom Day is Jan. 30

#StudentPressFreedom Day is Jan. 30

#StudentPressFreedom day is coming next week, and there are different ways you can engage your staffs in the movement.

The Student Press Law Center suggests publishing an editorial to creating a social media campaign centered around student press freedoms and their importance. See more of ideas here.

Tag GSPA in your tweets and instagram posts, and we will share them.

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Who will be named the top high school journalist in Georgia for 2019?

Who will be named the top high school journalist in Georgia for 2019?

Each year, GSPA recognizes the top senior student journalist in the state with the Georgia Champion Journalist Award. The winner receives a $100 prize and represents the state in the Journalism Education Association's National Journalist of the Year competition.

GSPA also awards the Georgia Junior Champion Journalist Award, a contest open to juniors only.

Completed entries for both contests are due by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3. There is no fee to enter.

For a list of requirements and how to enter, please visit www.ugagspa.org/spring-competitions.

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Blending the old with the new: GSPA continues conference legacy

Blending the old with the new: GSPA continues conference legacy

A feature by Cassidy Hettesheimer, GSPA Student Advisory Board member.

Ninety years ago—nearly a century. Nearly a century since Charles Kingsford Smith completed the first flight over the Pacific Ocean, since Frederick Griffith supported the existence of DNA, since the Roaring ‘20s peaked before the stock market crashed a year later. Ten years shy of a centennial has passed since Mickey and Minnie Mouse first appeared on film and, in Athens, Georgia, the Georgia Scholastic Press Association was founded.

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