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Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Loy Norrix Journalists Take Big Steps at MIPA 2019

Devon Gross, Editor-in-Chief

May 18, 2019

Each year, the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association holds a ceremony awarding various Michigan school publications and student journalists’ hard work and unique content they’ve published throughout the previous year. At the 2019 MIPA awards ceremony, there were a total of 4,112 entries submitted ...

Loy Norrix Yearbook Staff Receives Recognition at Michigan Competition

Members of the yearbook staff attended the 2018 MIPA competition and did very well. Here some of the yearbook staff pose with their advisor, Brianna English. Photo Credit / Sofie Nehlsen

Grace Marshall

May 30, 2018

  A large hall in the Lansing Center is filled with a sea of students. The room has many dividers that allow it to break into many smaller rooms, but on this day, each divider is pushed into the wall. The students are sitting grouped with their classmates, each school discernible by their matc...

Loy Norrix Knight Life Happy to be Recognized at State-wide Competition

The 2017-18 Knight Life team went to the MIPA Competition and recieved a bronze ranking for the website, and gold for the print edition. Here the student journalists pose for a group photo with their advisor outside the Lansing Center.  Photo Credit / Sofie Nehlsen

Grace Marshall

May 30, 2018

  The sounds of maracas, noise makers, and the excited shouts of students emanate from a large room in the Lansing Center in East Lansing, Michigan. Inside the room, journalism students and their advisors are sitting, perched on the edge of their seats, ready to jump up when their school is called, ...

Knight Life Wins Big at MIPA Awards

Third place winner Griffin Conley raises a fist after he won the News Design and Info Graphics award. PHOTO CREDIT / Izze Fahl

Nora Hilgart-Griff

May 9, 2017

On April 18th, Loy Norrix’s Knight Life headed to the state capital for the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) yearly Journalism awards. Knight Life won a total of 27 individual awards for writing, layout, graphics, and photography, and received a designation of silver for the website and ...

Knight Life Takes on MIPA: Loy Norrix Students Win Big in Journalism

Knight Life Takes on MIPA: Loy Norrix Students Win Big in Journalism

rubyahensley

May 13, 2016

  It’s 7:30 in the morning on April 21st. 30 high school students drag themselves onto a charter bus headed for Lansing. Sleep-deprived and caffeine-infused, some will spend the day listening to speakers discuss journalism, others will show off their skills in on-site writing contests, but all h...

Knight Life Brings Back 14 Awards at the 2015 MIPA State Competition

Knight Life Brings Back 14 Awards at the 2015 MIPA State Competition

luisjuarez8

April 30, 2015

Once a year student journalists come together for a competition held through the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) in Lansing. Student reporters compete for Individual awards for their outstanding achievements. 4,464 entries from schools everywhere in Michigan were sent to get evalua...

Journalism Students attend MIPA Fall Conference

Journalism Students attend MIPA Fall Conference

October 20, 2014

Today the Loy Norrix students from the yearbook and journalism classes attended the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association Fall conference.  Here they learned about writing, photojournalism, layout, web management and advertising sales. Click on the photo for video footage. All of that hard work going from session to session, left the crew "knocked...

Knight Life Travels to the MIPA Awards

Sarah Stevens felt instant gratification when she received her award. She is one of seven from Loy Norrix who won an award.

clairedomanick

May 14, 2014

In late April, 26 staff members from Knight Life traveled to Lansing, MI for the annual MIPA awards where there were over 5,000 entries. MIPA, which stands for the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association, is run through Michigan State University and was founded in 1921 to train, promote, and recogn...

The Knight Life Staff Comes Home With State Awards

Photo by Asis Davis
Knight Life Staff and teacher Mrs. Stevens wait and listen for MIPA announcements.  Knight Life has received a Silver rating the last two years.

sarahstevens2496

May 1, 2013

On Monday, April 15, 2013 the state awards for Michigan Interscholastic Press Association were given and Knight Life walked away with silver rankings and 10 individual honors. The Knight Life staff entered Knight Life newspaper and website articles into a competition at MIPA, with over two thousand...

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