The contest is open to students in 9th through 12th grade whose work was published between March 1, 2006 and Feb. 28, 2007. Seniors who graduated in the spring of 2006 and whose work was published between March 1 and graduation 2006 may also enter.
Categories include news, features, sports, review, opinion, column, editorial, feature photo, sports photo, cartooning, graphics, and single page layout. Work may be published in either a high school paper or a local community paper. Contest rules and entry form are available on the Alaska Professional Communicators web site: akprocom.org. Entries must be postmarked by March 3, 2007, and mailed to: Diane Walters, 4132 Hampton Dr., Anchorage, AK 99504. For information call Diane Walters at 753-2640 days or 338-1966 evenings.