Stargazer

Awards & Honors

The Stargazer staff participates in annual contests and competitions for feedback on their skills and recognition of our work in journalism.

IJEA All-State Recognition

2019: Johanna Stephens

2018: Claire Drewes

IHSA State Qualifiers

2018-2019:
Michelle Alemu: Editorial Writing
Ashriel Del Rosario: Photo Storytelling
Caroline Look: Yearbook Caption Writing
Anthony Spizziri: Sports Writing (4th at State Finals)
Johanna Stephens: Headline Writing (6th at State Finals)
Madeline Tiedt: Copy Writing

2017-2018:
Claire Drewes: Yearbook Copy Writing (4th at State Finals)
Meredith Reber: Editorial Writing
Ashley Zima: Newspaper Design (4th at State Finals); Yearbook Layout: Double-Page Spread

2016-2017:
Claire Drewes: News Writing
Lena Kabeshita: Photo Storytelling
Christy Koonce: Yearbook Caption Writing (6th at State Finals)
Meredith Reber: Editorial Writing

2015-2016:
Shayne Chammavanijakul: Newspaper Design (State Champion); Feature Writing
Jillian Stephens: Copy Editing

2014-2015:
Katlyn Bolf: Sports Writing
Kit Fahey: Feature Writing

NISPA Recognition

2020:
Newspaper Contest:
Silver Certificate
Blue Ribbon Award: Caroline Look, Column Writing
Honorable Mention: Ryan Halston, Review Writing
Honorable Mention: Kae Kelly, News Writing
Honorable Mention: Kavin Thakkar, Graphics

2019:

Tom Gebhardt Scholarship Recipient: Joe Duhownik
Newspaper Contest:
Bronze Certificate
Blue Ribbon Award: Editorial Writing, Joe Duhownik, Michelle Alemu, Anthony Spizziri, Johanna Stephens
Blue Ribbon Award: Team In-Depth, Johanna Stephens, Michelle Alemu, Joe Duhownik, Anthony Spizziri
Blue Ribbon Award: Photography, Ashriel DelRosario

 

2018:
Newspaper Contest: Bronze Certificate
Honorable Mention: Claire Drewes, Review Writing
Honorable Mention: Meredith Reber & Johanna Stephens, News Writing

2017:
Honorable Mention:
Jonah Nink, Column/Blog Writing

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