Lyons Township High School’s student newspaper, Lion, won a Gold Certificate for outstanding journalism and accumulated several individual awards at the Northern Illinois Press Association convention held recently at the College of DuPage.
In individual write-off competition at the convention, students placed in eight individual contests.
The awards earned are:
• News: Blue ribbon to seniors Dayna Larson and Elaine Smith
• Editorial: Blue ribbon to senior Gabbie Gresge
• Column: Honoroable mention to senior Katie Grief
• Sports: Honorable mention to senior Steven Campbell
• Graphics: Blue ribbon to seniors Mia Mologousis and Aly Buffet
• Ad design: Honorable mention to senior John Balch
• Feature: Blue ribbon to junior Claire Quinlan
• Team in-depth: Blue ribbon to entire staff for four-page special section called False Alarm.