LSU Manship School to Host Louisiana High School Student Media Conference and Competitions

February 8, 2024

BATON ROUGE—Louisiana high school students will compete in student media contests and participate in the state’s annual scholastic media conference hosted by the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication’s Louisiana Scholastic Press Association (LSPA) on Monday, April 15, 2024 at 8 a.m., at the LSU Student Union.

LSPA reaches out to high school students through the annual conference, providing for an exchange of ideas, workshops and team building. Additionally, high schools compete in a yearbook, newspaper and broadcast competition for trophies and recognition.

The conference will feature panels on writing, digital storytelling, photography and more conducted by Manship School faculty, student leaders and alumni. There will be a special welcome from Dean Kim Bissell of the Manship School.

Event details are as follows:

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The Louisiana Scholastic Press Association (LSPA) is housed at the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication. Its membership is open to any Louisiana high school teacher who acts as an advisor to a high school newspaper, yearbook, television, radio or web entity.

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