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State Submission Deadlines

Alabama
State Director
Susan Newell MJE, NBCT
Home 1150 Valley Forge Road Tuscaloosa AL 35406 Cell Phone: 205-454-9394
Submission Deadline Jan. 31, 2017
Website Alabama Scholastic Press Association
Submitting Entries Mail to Meredith Cummings, Alabama Scholastic Press Association, Box 870172, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0172 or email to ASPA.
Alaska
State Director
To be determined
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to Stan Zoller
Cell phone: 847-421-5278
Arizona
State Director
Carmen Wendt MJE
Home 6634 E. 4th St. Scottsdale AZ 85251
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website Arizona Interscholastic Press Association
Submitting Entries Email to the AZAIPA Board
Arkansas
State Director
Stephanie Emerson MJE
Home PO Box 3 Wynne AR 72396 Cell Phone: 870-588-2094
Submission Deadline March 1, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
California
State Director
Beatrice Motamedi CJE
Home 248 Monte Vista Ave. Oakland CA 94611 Cell Phone: 510-282-7379 Home Phone: 510-652-2005
Danielle Ryan MJE
Work Carlsbad High School 3557 Lancer Way Carlsbad CA 92008 Home Phone: 858-349-3451
Submission Deadline Feb. 19, 2017
Website http://california.jea.org
Submitting Entries California JOY Application
Colorado
State Director
Kristi Rathbun CJE
Work Rock Canyon High School 5810 McArthur Ranch Road Highlands Ranch CO 80124 Work Phone: 303-387-3000
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website Colorado Student Media Association
Submitting Entries Mail to Jack Kennedy, 9253 Sori Ln, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126, or email to Jack Kennedy.
Connecticut
State Director
To be determined
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to Stan Zoller
Cell phone: 847-421-5278
Delaware
State Director
Dennis Leizear CJE
Work Padua Academy 905 N. Broom St. Wilmington DE 19806 Work Phone: 302-421-3739
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to Dennis Leizear
Cell phone: 847-421-5278
District of Columbia
State Director
Clare Berke
Work Benjamin Banneker Academic High School 800 Euclid St. NW Washington DC 20001 Work Phone: 202-671-6320 Cell Phone: 303-709-8304
Submission Deadline  Mar. 1, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
Florida
State Director
Renee Burke MJE
Work William R. Boone High School 1000 E. Kaley St. Orlando FL 32806
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website Florida Scholastic Press Association
Submitting Entries Submit on website. (MyFSPA.com/evaluations)
Georgia
State Director
Karen Collier CJE
Work Veterans High School 340 Piney Grove Rd Kathleen GA 31047 Work Phone: 478-218-7537 Cell Phone: 478-335-5476
Submission Deadline Feb. 17, 2017
Website Georgia Scholastic Press Association
Submitting Entries Email URL to GSPA director Roxanna Gandia
Hawaii
State Director
Jenny Howe
Work President Theodore Roosevelt High School 1120 Nehoa St. Honolulu HI 96822 USA Work Phone: 808-307-0515 Cell Phone: 808-489-4425
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website  Hawaii Journalist of the Year State Application
Submitting Entries Emailed to state director.
Idaho
State Director
Michelle Harmon MJE
Work Borah High School 6001 W. Cassia St. Boise ID 83709 Work Phone: 208-854-4427 Cell Phone: 208-371-4431
Submission Deadline Feb. 19, 2017
Website Idaho Journalist of the Year State Application
Submitting Entries Submit on website.
Illinois
State Director
Brenda Field MJE
Work Glenbrook South High School 4000 W. Lake Ave. Glenview IL 60026 Work Phone: 847-486-4509
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website Illinois Journalism Education Association
Submitting Entries Submit on website.
Indiana
State Director
Nancy Hastings MJE
Home 9234 Prairie Ave. Highland IN 46322-2339 Home Phone: 219-838-6743
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website Indiana High School Press Association
Submitting Entries Submit on website.
Iowa
State Director
Leslie Shipp MJE
Work Johnston High School 6501 N.W. 62nd Ave. PO Box 10 Johnston IA 50131 Work Phone: 515-278-0449
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website Iowa High School Press Association
Submitting Entries Submit on website.
Kansas
State Director
Susan Massy
Work Shawnee Mission Northwest H.S. 12701 W. 67th St. Shawnee KS 66216 Work Phone: 913-993-7286 Work Fax: 913-993-7466
Submission Deadline Feb. 1, 2017
Website Kansas Scholastic Press Association
Submitting Entries Submit on website.
Kentucky
State Director
Bobbi Templet
Work Oldham County High School 1150 N. Highway 393 PO Box 187 Buckner KY 40010 Home 5109 Cedar Ridge Drive LaGrange KY 40031 Work Phone: 502-222-9461 ext. 167 Cell Phone: 502-905-8666
Submission Deadline  Feb.  15, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
Louisiana
State Director
Albert Dupont
Work Loyola University School of Mass Communication 6363 St. Charles Ave. Box 201 New Orleans LA 70118 Work Phone: 504-865-2653 Cell Phone: 504-465-0637
Submission Deadline  Feb. 15, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to state director
Maine
State Director
To be determined
Marcie Young
Work Presque Isle High School 16 Griffin St Presque Isle ME 04769 Home Phone: 207-551-3223
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to Stan Zoller
Cell phone: 847-421-5278
Maryland
State Director
Jessica Nassau CJE
Work Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School 11710 Hunters Lane Rockville MD 20852 Work Phone: 301-692-4971
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to Stan Zoller
Cell phone: 847-421-5278
Massachusetts
State Director
To be determined
Julie Kuo CJE
Work Lexington High School 251 Waltham St Lexington MA 02421 Cell Phone: 617-319-7396
Bretton Zinger MJE
Home 238 Austin St West Newton MA 02465 Cell Phone: 202-316-0309
Submission Deadline Mar. 1, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
Michigan
State Director
C.E. Sikkenga
Home 1010 Franklin Ave. Grand Haven MI 49417 Cell Phone: 616-405-6712
Submission Deadline Feb. 17, 2017
Website Michigan Interscholastic Press Association
Submitting Entries Submit on website.
Minnesota
State Director
Laurie Hansen CJE
Stillwater Area High School Work 5701 Stillwater Blvd. N. Stillwater MN 55082 Work Phone: 651-351-8128
Submission Deadline March 1, 2017
Website  http://minnjournalism.org/
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
Mississippi
State Director
R.J. Morgan CJE
Work The University of Mississippi 102 Farley Hall PO Box 1848 University MS 38677 Work Phone: 662-915-7150
Submission Deadline  Feb. 15, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
Missouri
State Director
Erin Castellano CJE
Work Clayton High School 1 Mark Twain Circle Clayton MO 63105 Work Phone: 314-854-6668 Cell Phone: 314-807-3945
Submission Deadline Feb. 9, 2017
Website Missouri Student Journalist of the Year Award Submission Page
Submitting Entries Email to Judge and state director. (See website for specific details.)
Montana
State Director
Linda Ballew MJE
Home 2212 4th St. S. Great Falls MT 59405 Home Phone: 406-727-2795 Cell Phone: 406-799-8313
Submission Deadline Feb. 13, 2017
Website Montana Journalism Education Association
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
Nebraska
State Director
Marsha Kalkowski MJE
Work Marian High School 7400 Military Ave. Omaha NE 68134-3398 Work Phone: 402-571-2618, ext 1134 Work Fax: 402-571-2978
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website Nebraska High School Press Association
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
Nevada
State Director
Matthew LaPorte CJE
Work Southwest Career and Technical Academy 7050 W. Shelbourne Ave. Las Vegas NV 89113 Home Phone: 702-406-3871
Submission Deadline Feb. 1, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
New Hampshire
State Director
To be determined
Adam Theriault
Work Souhegan High School 412 Boston Post Rd Amherst NH 03031 Work Phone: 603-673-9940
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to Stan Zoller
Cell phone: 847-421-5278
New Jersey
State Director
Greg Gagliardi CJE
Work Cherry Hill High School East 1750 Kresson Road Cherry Hill NJ 08003 Work Phone: 856-424-2222
Submission Deadline Feb. 13, 2017
Website Garden State Scholastic Press Association (see Kilgore Scholarship)
Submitting Entries Send application, postmarked no later than February 13, 2015:
Kilgore Scholarship Committee
New Jersey Press Foundation
810 Bear Tavern Road, Suite 307
West Trenton, NJ 08628-1022
New Mexico
State Director
Nina Quintana CJE
Work Bernalillo High School 148 Spartan Alley Bernalillo NM 87004 Cell Phone: 505-450-7246 Work Phone: 505-404-5196
Submission Deadline  Feb. 24, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Rebeca Zimmermann, 8109 Oso Feliz Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87122
New York
State Director
Patrick Bernal CJE
Work Marble Hill High School for International Studies John F. Kennedy Campus 99 Terrace View Ave Rm 822 Bronx NY 10463 Cell Phone: 646-675-2332
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
North Carolina
State Director
Marva Hutchinson
Work Providence Senior High School 1800 Pineville-Matthews Road Charlotte NC 28270 Work Phone: 980-343-5390
Submission Deadline Received by Feb. 15, 2017
Website North Carolina Scholastic Media Association
Submitting Entries Email to NCSMA. (See website for specifics.)
North Dakota
State Director
Jeremy Murphy CJE
Work West Fargo High School 801 9th St. E. West Fargo ND 58078 Work Phone: 701-499-1864
Submission Deadline Feb 15, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
Ohio
State Director
Maggie Cogar CJE
Ashland University Work 401 College Ave. 138 Center for the Arts Ashland OR 44805 Cell Phone: 330-441-2860
Submission Deadline Mar. 1, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
Oklahoma
State Director
Darla Tresner MJE
Home 3512 Harvey Road Bartlesville OK 74006 Cell Phone: 918-214-5512
Submission Deadline
Website
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
Oregon
State Director
J.D. McIntire
Work Sandy High School 37400 Bell St. Sandy OR 97055 Work Phone: 503-668-8011 ext. 7227
Submission Deadline  Feb. 15, 2017
Website  Oregon Journalism Education Association
Submitting Entries Email to JD Mcintire’s personal email address.
Pennsylvania
State Director
Susan Gregory MJE
Work Conestoga High School 200 Irish Road Berwyn PA 19312 Work Phone: 610-240-1000
Submission Deadline March 1, 2017
Website Pennsylvania School Press Association
Submitting Entries Email to Susan Gregory’s personal email address.
Rhode Island
State Director
Doreen Picozzi MJE
Work Lincoln High School 135 Old River Road Lincoln RI 02865 Work Phone: 401-334-7500 Cell Phone: 401-524-6517
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
South Carolina
State Director
Leslie Dennis
Work S.C. Scholastic Press Assn. and SIPA 800 Sumter St. School of Journalism and Mass Communications Columbia SC 29208 Work Phone: 803-777-6146
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website South Carolina Scholastic Press Association
Submitting Entries Email to Leslie Dennis.
South Dakota
State Director
Susan Smith
Work South Dakota State University USU 069 Box 2815 Brookings SD 57007 Work Phone: 605-688-6638
Submission Deadline  Feb. 15, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
Tennessee
State Director
Heather Nagel CJE
Work Christ Presbyterian Academy 2323 Old Hickory Blvd. Nashville TN 37215 Work Phone: 615-373-9550
Submission Deadline Jan. 17, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
Texas
State Director
Michael Reeves CJE
Work James Bowie High School 4103 W Slaughter Lane Austin TX 78749 Work Phone: 512-841-9765
Submission Deadline Feb. 1, 2017
Website http://www.taje.org/joy/
Submitting Entries Submit on website.
Utah
State Director
Terri Hall CJE
Work Davis High School 325 S. Davis Blvd. Kaysville UT 84037 Work Phone: 801-402-8925
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
Vermont
State Director
Nancy A. Olson CJE
Home 45 Pratt Road Putney VT 05346 Home Phone: 802-387-5963
Submission Deadline  Feb. 15, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
Virginia
State Director
Erinn Harris MJE
Work Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology 6560 Braddock Road Alexandria VA 22312 Work Phone: 336-775-7397
Submission Deadline Feb. 10, 2017
Website Virginia Association of Journalism Teachers and Advisers
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
Washington
State Director
Sandra Coyer MJE
Work Puyallup High School 105 7th St. S.W. Puyallup WA 98371 Work Phone: 253-841-8711 ext. 6608
Submission Deadline Feb. 16, 2017
Website Washington Journalism Education Association
Submitting Entries Email to WJEA Executive Director Kathy Schrier. (See website for specifics.)
West Virginia
State Director
Jessica N Bramer CJE
Work John Marshall High School 1300 Wheeling Ave. Glen Dale WV 26038 Work Phone: 304-843-4444
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
Wisconsin
State Director
Rachel Rauch CJE
Work Homestead High School 5000 W. Mequon Road Mequon WI 53092 Work Phone: 262-238-5632
Submission Deadline  Feb. 15, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
Wyoming
State Director
Dawn Knudsvig
Work Arvada-Clearmont High School 1601 Meade Ave. P.O. Box 125 Clearmont WY 82835 Work Phone: 307-758-4444
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website Wyoming High School Student Press Association
Submitting Entries Email to state director.
International
State Director n/a
Submission Deadline Feb. 15, 2017
Website
Submitting Entries Email to Stan Zoller
Cell phone: 847-421-5278.
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