“NSPA Live from Minneapolis”: Illinois students honored at virtual ceremony

April 19, 2020


Illinois student journalists won a number of major awards at “NSPA Live from Minneapolis,” a virtual ceremony held April 17 in lieu of the presentations that would have been made at the canceled Spring National High School Journalism Convention in Nashville.

Winners were announced in the 2019 Yearbook Pacemaker Awards, the 2019 Magazine Pacemaker Awards, the 2020 Online Pacemaker Awards and the 2020 Best of Show.

The Illinois honorees included Glenbrook South High School’s Etruscan, winner of a Pacemaker as one of the country’s best yearbooks for the 2018-19 school year.

In all, Illinois student journalists were recognized with 10 national awards.

Congratulations to all of the winners and their advisers!

 


2019 Yearbook Pacemaker Awards


  • Winner:
    Etruscan, Glenbrook South High School, Glenview
    Editors: Samantha Boas, Kaelyn Coleman
    Adviser: Brenda Field

 


2020 Online Pacemaker Awards


  • Winner:
    U-High Midway, University of Chicago Laboratory High School, Chicago
    Editors: Leland Culver, Nikhil Patel, Abigail Slimmon
    Adviser: Logan Aimone

 


Best of Show | COVID-19 Coverage — Broadcast: News or Feature Package


 


Best of Show | COVID-19 Coverage — Online: News or Feature Package


  • Fifth Place:
    U-High Midway, University of Chicago Laboratory High School, Chicago

 


Best of Show | Newspaper/Newsmagazine — Tabloid / 16 or fewer pages


  • Third Place:
    U-High Midway, University of Chicago Laboratory High School, Chicago

 


Best of Show | Online — Small High School Website / Enrollment Fewer than 1,500


  • Third Place:
    U-High Midway, University of Chicago Laboratory High School, Chicago

 


Best of Show | Podcast


 

  • Fifth Place:
    ProspectorNow, Prospect High School, Mount Prospect

 

  • Tenth Place: 
    U-High Midway, University of Chicago Laboratory High School, Chicago

 


Best of Show | Yearbook / 336 to 600 pages


  • Sixth Place:
    Etruscan, Glenbrook South High School, Glenview

 


 

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