3 WHS journalists place first at state journalism competition

Pictured Above: Karlee Feyh’s entry in the advertising competition placed first in 2/1A.

Wabaunsee finishes 3rd as a team in 2A

The 2020 Kansas Scholastic Press Association state competition looked a little different than usual, but WHS journalist still captured some awards.

Instead of traveling to the University of Kansas, the writing competitions took place online in mid-April. All students who placed at the regional competition in February were eligible to compete.

Three WHS students captured state championships. Eleanor Badeker in Copy Editing, Karlee Feyh in Advertising (her entry is pictured above) and Emma Frey in Editorial writing.

Six other entries placed as well, helping Wabaunsee finish 3rd as a team in 2A, behind champion Chase County and runner-up Sterling.

For a full list of winners, visit the KSPA.

WHS State Journalism placers

Karlee Feyh – 1st in Advertising

Eleanor Badeker – 1st in Copy Editing

Emma Frey – 1dt in Editorial Writing

Mayah Mumpower – 5th in Copy Editing

Kaytlyn Meseke – 2nd in Cutline Writing

Hannah Mumpower – 3rd in Feature Writing

Hannah Mumpower – 6th in News Writing

Emma Frey – 6th in Sports Writing

Sarah Vanstory – 6th in Yearbook Sports Writing

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