‘The Knight Times’ earns honorable mention for best publication in IJEA newspaper contest

“The Knight Times” earned honorable mention for best overall publication in the 2020 Illinois Journalism Education Association Newspaper & Digital Media Contest. The contest is divided into five divisions based on school enrollment. Grayslake North is in Division 3, with enrollment 1,301-2,000 students.

To earn points toward the overall award, individual students earned recognition in the following categories:

Nadia Hernandez-3rd Place for Best Staff Editorial

Nadia Hernandez- 1st Place for Best Serious Commentary

Claire Armstrong – Honorable Mention for Best Review

Shalynn Billings-Honorable Mention for Best Photo

Rhiannon Swanson-3rd Place for Best Editorial Cartoon

Gracie Schultz-3rd Place for Best Infographic

The whole staff-3rd Place for best use of social media

Miranda Rogina – 2nd Place for Best Headline

Gracie Shultz- 2nd Place and Honorable Mention for Best Centerspread Story Package

Ian Doyle-Honorable Mention for Best Photo Story

Nadia Hernandez – 3rd Place for Best Front Page Design

Josh Shuman – 1st place for Best Video Story

Kate Karvelis – 2nd Place for Best Video Story

Nadia Hernandez- 1st Place for Best Audio Podcast

Danielle Broege – 2nd Place for Best Audio Podcast

Nadia Hernandez, Gracie Schultz, Rhiannon Swanson, Miranda Rogina, Jasmine Monda, Maggie Walker, Claire Armstrong, Morgan Buckley, Shalynn Billings, Danielle Broege and Natalie Smith – 3rd Place for Best Website

All staff – Honorable Mention for Best Hybrid Publication

All Staff- Honorable Mention for Best Overall Publication