GRC High School's "Smoke Signals" newspaper was recently named the "General Excellence" winner in the Class 3A Newspaper division of the Kentucky High School Journalism Association annual contest. This marks the paper's third state championship! Smoke Signals also won the Class 3A State Championship in 2010 and 2013. The paper finished third in 2014 and was runner-up in 2016.

Here are the official results:

Class AAA Newspaper Division

  1. George Rogers Clark High School
  2. duPont Manual High School
  3. Oldham County High School

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