Best of the High School Press 27

National Scholastic Press Association presents the 27th edition of the Best of the High School Press, its annual competition showcase.

This page offers links to the 2021-22 award winners, as well as links to additional resources using the content from this edition.

NSPA thanks Friesens, the sponsoring printer for this edition, mailed as a membership benefit to NSPA member schools in early fall 2022.

Pacemaker Awards

2021 Broadcast
Winners | Finalists

2022 Innovation
Winners | Finalists

2021 Magazine
Specialty Magazine: Winners | Finalists
Literary Arts Magazine: Winners | Finalists

2021 Newspaper/Newsmagazine
Winners | Finalists

2022 Online
Winners | Finalists

2021 Yearbook
Winners | Finalists

2021 Individual Awards

Broadcast Story of the Year
Cartoon of the Year
Design of the Year
Digital Story of the Year
Photo of the Year
Story of the Year
Social Justice Reporting
Local Climate Change Reporting
Portfolio of the Year
Best Use of Social Media
COVID-19 Coverage
Junior high/middle school

Best of Show

Fall 2021 virtual convention

Fall 2021 NSPA Philadelphia Storytelling Workshop

Spring 2022 Los Angeles

Honor Roll of Student Journalists


Hall of Fame

Inductees & members

Pioneer Awards

Fall 2021 recipients & members

Brasler Prize

Selected from among the winners of the Story of the Year categories and the Social Justice Reporting category.
Winners | Fall 2021 winner

Clips & Clicks

Spring 2022 & Sweepstakes winner | Fall 2021