Ellis High School claimed four awards and three honorable mentions at the state Kansas Scholastic Press Association contest Saturday in Lawrence.

Students from 82 different schools competed in 21 categories in three classifications.

Ellis High students winning awards were:

• Kyrsten Frickey, copy editing, honorable mention

● Ali Weber, cutline writing, third place

● Lauryn Becker, editorial cartoon, third place

● Dawson Sproul, online photo gallery, third place

● Breonna North, sports photography, third place

● Kyrsten Frickey and Sierra Schmidt, yearbook theme and graphics, honorable mention

● Dawson Sproul, headline writing and design, honorable mention