The North Carolina Scholastic Media Association (NCSMA) serves scholastic journalism and works for its advancement. Member schools include junior high and high schools from across the state. A few elementary schools are also members.
These picture stories were produced in Journalism 181: Documentary Photojournalism, a class in UNC's School of Journalism and Mass Communication, under the tutelage of Professor Richard Beckman. This archive dates from spring of 1997.