Student Journalists Receive Awards from State Contest


The Iowa High School Press Association released the winners of the Spring Journalism Awards today. There were 1141 entries in the contest.

The contest was open to school newspaper stories, photos, videos, podcasts, and other multimedia that was published between March of 2019 to March 2020.
Mount Vernon is in the Class A competition for small schools. The Mustang Moon placed first in five categories, second in four categories, and third in three categories. The student journalists also were recognized with four honorable mentions.

Results are below with clickable links to the winning entries: