First place: Gun coverage, Lexington Minuteman, Lexington, Massachusetts

Read online: Lexingtonians explain why they own firearms, how they use them

This is a great idea, driving an informed debate with multiple perspectives leading to a conversation on the Opinion page.

Second place: Dekota Gregory’s “Impact of Drugs” series, The Grove Sun, Grove, Oklahoma
Third place: Kaylea Hutson-Miller’s “Impact of Abuse” domestic violence coverage, The Grove Sun, Grove, Oklahoma