Kaneland Krier earns awards from NISPA, IHSA

By on May 2, 2014

KANELAND—The Kaneland Krier attended a journalism competition hosted by the Northern Illinois School Press Association (NISPA) at DuPage Community College on Friday, April 25. Awards were won by the staff as a whole and individually.

As a whole, the paper earned a Bronze Certificate for Excellence in Journalism.

Executive Editor Courtney earned a Blue Ribbon in Column Writing. Editor Katrina Paulick earned an Honorable Mention in Individual In-Depth Writing. Executive Editor Michelle McCracken earned an Honorable Mention in Review Writing. Executive EditorAmelia Likeum earned an Honorable Mention in Photography. Executive Editor Kristin Staub earned an Honorable Mention in Editorial Writing. Executive Editor Felicia Steik earned an Honorable Mention in Advertising Design.

Kaneland Krier also attended journalism sectionals for Illinois High School Association (IHSA) at NIU on Saturday, April 26. Editor Jack Coyle placed second in Review Writing and qualified for State. Executive Editor Amelia Likeum placed fourth in Photography and is a runner-up for State. Executive Editor Samantha Schrepferman took fourth in Headline Writing and is a runner-up for state. Executive Editor Nick Boose placed fifth in Newswriting and is a runner-up for state.

About Elburn Herald

The Elburn Herald has been serving the Kaneland communities since 1908. To reach our editor, Keith Beebe, email info@elburnherald.com, or call (630) 365-6446, ext. 105. To reach our owner/publisher, Ryan Wells, email RyanWells@elburnherald.com, or call (630) 365-6446, ext. 107.

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