Texas journalist wins top Q&S scholarship

Six students from five states earn awards to help them study journalism in college Sophia Ryland from A. N. McCallum High School in Austin, Texas has been named the 2019 winner of the George and Ophelia Gallup Scholarship from Quill and…

Texas adviser wins Benz scholarship

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Andrea Negri of Alief Hastings HS in Houston earns $500 from Quill and Scroll Andrea Negri of Alief Hastings High School in Houston, Texas has been named the winner of the 2019 Lester G. Benz Memorial Scholarship, which is awarded annually…

The Chronicle wins Student Journalist Impact Award from Q&S, JEA

Quill and Scroll and the Journalism Education Association have named The Chronicle staff at Classical Academy High School in Escondido, California, as winner of the 2019 Student Journalist Impact Award. After the death of one of their classmates,…

Don’t Let Layoffs Deter You from Journalism

By Erica A. Hernandez CNN During the last two weeks of January about 1,000 jobs in media lost as the result of layoffs announced at BuzzFeed, HuffPost and Gannett — the nation's largest newspaper chain. Let that sink in for a minute. As…

McCallum HS wins Staff Blue and Gold Award

McCallum High School of Austin, Texas has won the 2019 Blue and Gold Award for Staff Excellence in the 2019 Quill and Scroll International Writing, Photo and Multimedia Contest. Students from five countries submitted 2,486 entries over all…

Taylor Blatchford's "The Lead" is another great resource for student-journalists

Quill and Scroll editor’s note: Taylor Blatchford is sharing with Quill and Scroll the first edition of her e-newsletter for student journalists — The Lead — in both college and high school. We encourage all our members and their advisers…

Hammers, fists, anvils. Feathers, smiles, candles.

Whichever metaphor suits you, the key to our collective future is the pursuit of truth. Philosophers, poets and marketers often use metaphors to define truth. For some, the truth is literally hard. The autobiography of 18th-century American…