Wabaunsee placed first as a team at the Kansas Scholastic Press Association Regional Journalism Competition February 19.
The contests, which consist of writing, editing, illustrating, photography and design, pit students against other high school journalists around the state. Wabaunsee competed in the 1-2A Harvest regional against Ellsworth, Flint Hills Christian School, Hope, Kansas City Christian and Lincoln. WHS placed first with 17 state qualifiers.
WHS students placed first in four events: Eleanor Badeker in both copy editing and news writing, Laurel Barber in sports writing and Emma Frey in editorial writing.