Who We Are
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 academics. The organization has a Board of Trustees.
To Become a Member:
Student must be of junior or senior classification. Student must have the equivalent of a B grade average, or be in the upper third of their class in general scholastic standing, either for the year of their election or for the cumulative total of all high school work.
They must have done superior work in some phase of journalism or school media work. They may be staffers of a magazine, newspaper, yearbook, news organization, online site or radio/television station at the school, or one conducted by an external organization.
They must be recommended by the supervisor or by the committee governing the media.
They must be approved by the Quill and Scroll Executive Director.
Senior members will receive honor cords at graduation and are eligible to apply for Q&S scholarships and compete in Q&S sponsored competitions.
For more information see Ms. Bellah in B-102