Contests & Awards

Your Talent Recognized

We recognize and celebrate the hard work behind this timeless masterpiece.

Jostens Contests

Storyteller of Champions

Jostens has a history of working with champions, from high school to professional sports. But we believe what you do in yearbook deserves all the praise in the world. Your book captures memories. It represents your school community. And that deserves accolades. 

National Yearbook Program of Excellence

Recognizing exceptional yearbook programs.

The National Yearbook Program of Excellence recognizes yearbook programs that excel in creating a meaningful experience for not only the staff but also for the students receiving the yearbook. Each year, we recognize the hard work staffers have put into their program.

Jostens Photo Contest

Celebrating student photography.

We’ve created a premier student photography competition and exhibition, complete with amazing prizes, comprehensive resources and activities. Our mission is to provide emerging student photographers with the resources, rewards and recognition they deserve.

Jostens Yearbook Scholarship Program

For college or vocational school programs.

Jostens has established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered for full-time study at an accredited institution of the student’s choice.

National Adviser and Student of the Month

Recognizing dedication, hard-work and yearbook love.

Dedicated advisers and students develop lifelong skills through the process of creating a yearbook. We are honored to recognize these educators and students who have embraced Jostens Yearbook philosophies and are helping their school celebrate moments that matter.

Look Book

The Best of the Best

The LOOK BOOK is the “best of the best” annual of creative themes, covers, designs, stories and photography selected from outstanding yearbooks printed by Jostens.

Book Looks

From cover to cover, these books tell a cohesive story with creativity and innovation.

Cover Gallery

Designs that stand out. Created by inspired yearbook staffs from across the country.

Spread Gallery

Meaningful spreads that make a unique statement about their school.


Featuring winners of the annual Jostens photography and design contests.

Click through the gallery above to see some award winning work featured in Jostens LookBook.

Sweepstakes Rules

Let’s Make a Beautiful Book Together!

We love celebrating and encouraging our schools no matter their accomplishments. Awards or not, we think each of our staffs are winners. Let’s make a book together that’s a winner in our hearts.