Best of the High School Press 26

National Scholastic Press Association presents the 26th edition of the Best of the High School Press, its annual competition showcase.

This page offers links to the award winners, as well as links to additional resources using the content from this edition.

NSPA thanks Friesens, the sponsoring printer for this edition, which was mailed as a membership benefit to NSPA member schools in fall 2021.

Pacemaker Awards

2020 Broadcast
Winners | Finalists

2020 Magazine
Specialty Magazine: Winners | Finalists
Literary Arts Magazine: Winners | Finalists

2021 Online
Winners | Finalists

2020 Newspaper/Newsmagazine
Winners | Finalists

2020 Yearbook
Winners | Finalists

2020 Individual Awards

Story of the Year
Digital Story of the Year
Broadcast Story of the Year
Photo of the Year
Design of the Year
Cartoon of the Year
Social Justice Reporting
Local Climate Change Reporting
Portfolio of the Year
Best Use of Social Media
Junior High/Middle School Awards

Best of Show

Fall 2020 virtual
Spring 2021 virtual

Honor Roll of Student Journalists


Hall of Fame


Pioneer Awards

Fall 2020

Brasler Prize

Selected from among the winners of the Story of the Year categories and the Social Justice Reporting category.
Fall 2020

Clips & Clicks

Spring 2021 & Sweepstakes winner | Fall 2020