Lyons Township student newspaper lands awards

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.


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