To protect and serve the common interests of its newsmedia members, to help members inform and thereby strengthen their communities, and to foster the highest ideals, ethics and traditions of journalism, a free press and the news profession.
|General Excellence||4-Year University||1st||California State University, Chico—The Orion|
|General Excellence||4-Year University||2nd||Santa Clara University—The Santa Clara|
|General Excellence||2-Year Colleges||1st||Santa Ana College—el Don|
|General Excellence||2-Year Colleges||2nd||Southwestern College—Southwestern College Sun|
|General Excellence||High School||1st||Granite Bay High School—The Gazette|
|General Excellence||High School||2nd||Harvard-Westlake School—The Chronicle|