Columbia Scholastic Press Association

CSPA is an international student press association, founded in 1925, whose goal is to unite student journalists and faculty advisers at schools and colleges through educational conferences, idea exchanges, textbooks, critiques and award programs.

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CSPA Members in this section have been featured in their local media. Using Google Alerts, they are cited here.

 

Blutopia, Gaston Day School, Gastonia, NC

Gaston Day's Blutopia wins awards
Gaston Gazette
Gaston Day School's literary and arts magazine Blutopia has been recognized by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) for the 2013 publication ...

 

The Willis Hall Herald, North Cross School, Roanoke, VA

North Cross' Student Newspaper Earns Gold Medal
The Roanoke Star
The Willis Hall Herald, North Cross' student produced newspaper, was awarded Gold Medal status by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA).

 

Menagerie, Lyons Township High School, La Grange, IL

Lyons Township High School's literary magazine, 'Menagerie' wins ...
The Doings La Grange
The 2013 publication was recently named a Gold Medalist by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, ranking it in the top 10% of all literary magazines in the ...

 

The Coronado Crest, Coronado High School, Lubbock, TX

Coronado students, teacher catch up with well-known alumnus in ...
Lubbock Avalanche Online

... by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at Columbia University. The initial offer from the Pelleys was enough to bring Hill and one student to New York.

 

District, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Savannah, GA

SCAD Student Media Center earns collegiate awards
Savannah Morning News
District claimed a gold medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for the District website and first place from the Society of Professional ...

 

Perspectives, Convent of the Sacred Heart, Greenwich, CT

Award gives Sacred Heart some 'Perspective' | Greenwich Post
Greenwich-post.com

At left, Mr. Sullivan, executive director of the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, presents a Silver Crown Award to Dr. Mottolese ,chair of the English ...

 

Calliope, St. Agnes Academy, Memphis, TN

St. Agnes students win gold for school magazine
Memphis Commercial Appeal

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) is an international student press association, founded in 1925, whose goal is to unite student journalists ...

 

CSPA director Ed Sullivan was quoted in The New York Times

At School Papers, the Ink Is Drying Up
New York Times
The difference is that The Clinton News is a high school newspaper, written and read by ... executive director of the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, ...

 

The Odyssey newspaper, Summer Creek High School, Houston, TX

Summer Creek High School journalism program receives honors
The Tribune — May 2013
The monthly newspaper also received a Silver Star rating by the ILPC for its ... their work on the newspaper by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.

 

Intermedia literary magazine, Lewis F. Cole Middle School, Fort Lee, NJ

Middle School Publication Earns National Recognition
Patch.com — May 2013
The magazine, now in its 41st year in print, has been recognized by the CSPA before, but this is its first time winning the top award.
Middle school magazine cited in Fort Lee
NorthJersey.com — May 2013
... year to be awarded a Gold Crown — the highest distinction — by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for its art and literary magazine Intermedia.

 

High Tide | hightideonline.org news and The Pilot yearbook, Redondo Union High School, CA

Redondo Union High publications receive honors
Daily Breeze — April 2013

... Writer Redondo Union High School's publications from the 2011-12 school year have received high honors from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.

 

Inklings newspaper, Staples High School, Westport, CT

School newspaper given honors
Westport-News — April 2013
The journal has been named a 2013 National Scholastic Press Association ... two awards by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association at the association's ...

 

The Flare newspaper (spring 2012), Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX

The Flare wins Gold Crown Award
Longview News-Journal — April 2013
The Gold Crown awards were presented at the CSPA's Awards Convocation in March in New York City. Joining Kilgore as a Gold Crown national winner was the ...

 

The Paradox yearbook, Oswego High School, Oswego, NY

Columbia Silver Award to OHS Yearbook

Oswego Daily News
The Columbia Scholastic Press Association annually conducts this prestigious conference, as well as recognizes select programs from entries received from ...

 

The Legacy yearbook, Tejeda Middle School, San Antonio, TX

North Central Campus Briefs
San Antonio Express — January, 2013
The first award was from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. The Legacy received a silver medal certificate, having been judged on reference, ...

 

Achona digital news, Academy Of The Holy Names, Tampa, FL

Tampa school news; summer camps, sports awards, top chef
Tampabay.com — April 2013

Student newspaper award: The Academy of the Holy Names student-run digital ... the Silver Crown Award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association.

 

The Prowl newspaper, Miami Palmetto Senior High School, Miami, FL

Palmetto's journalism students develop skills at conference
Bradenton Herald — April 2013
Since 1925, Columbia University has been serving student journalists by hosting their Columbia Scholastic Press Association Spring Convention.
...

 

Jamboree yearbook, Toby Johnson Middle School, Elk Grove, CA

Education Briefs
Elk Grove Citizen — April 2013
The Elk Grove school's “Jamboree” yearbook received this year's Gold Crown Award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. The yearbook was among more ...