NSPA names a record-breaking number of WSS staffers as finalists in national contest

12 students are finalists in the Portfolio, Story, Digital Story, Design, Cartoon and Social Justice Reporting of the Year contests


NSPA named 12 WSS staffers finalists in its individual contests.

National Scholastic Press Association announced finalists for its 2019 individual contests, with contest categories including up to 10 finalists nationwide. The West Side Story students recognized include:

The 2018-2019 WSS newspaper staff is also a Pacemaker finalist. All finalists will be recognized and the winners announced at the National High School Journalism Convention in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 23.