Bagpiper named Newspaper of the Year at annual press convention at IU Southeast

One week after being named a Hoosier Star newspaper by the Indiana High School Press Association, the Floyd Central High School Bagpiper was named Newspaper of the Year at the annual Southeastern Indiana Student Press Association Convention at Indiana University Southeast in New Albany.

Friday’s honor marks the ninth consecutive year The Bagpiper has won this award.

The Bagpiper also won first-place in Overall Design and in Front-Page Design. Individual students were also honored for their work, published last school year and in the first issue this school year.

For a complete list of Floyd Central journalists honored at the SISPA convention, click here.

Readers wanting to check out the Floyd Central Bagpiper website can go to to check out coverage of Floyd Central news.


About James E. Lang

I'm a high school journalism and English teacher at Floyd Central High School in Southern Indiana. My interests include reading, writing, literacy, politics, the media, issues of faith, and IU basketball...basically, I'll blog about anything and everything. I'm an independent thinker. I respect all viewpoints and opinions and value reasonable discourse and learning about others. I have been a proud public school educator all of my life. The purpose of my blog is to support scholastic journalism, promote literacy and civic engagement, and explore the social, political, and policy issues impacting education.

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