Quill and Scroll’s History
Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society for High School Journalists was organized April 10, 1926, at the University of Iowa by renowned pollster George H. Gallup and a group of high school advisers for the purpose of encouraging and recognizing individual student achievement in journalism and scholastic publication.
Since its founding, school charters have been granted to more than 14,000 high schools in all 50 states and 44 foreign countries. Media advisers in chartered schools are eligible to recommend outstanding high school journalism students for membership in Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society.
Quill and Scroll’s Mission
We encourage, support and recognize individual student initiative and achievement in scholastic journalism, irregardless the medium.
Quill and Scroll’s Vision
To recognize every student, through induction into the society, who meets the criteria established by the society.