Congratulations to our 2023 Newspaper & Digital News winners!
May 14, 2023
Illinois high school journalists truly rose to the occasion during the 12 months covered by the 2023 IJEA Newspaper & Digital News Media Contest. Documenting the post-pandemic return to in-person learning and extracurriculars throughout the state, these students once again made us proud to be associated with Illinois scholastic journalism!
In recognition of the outstanding work that Illinois high school journalists produced from March 2022 to March 2023, we are proud to announce the following winners of the 2023 IJEA Newspaper & Digital News Media Contest:
Division 1 | Enrollment up to 999
Division 2 | Enrollment 1,000 to 1,979
Division 3 | Enrollment 1,980 to 2,299
Division 4 | Enrollment 2,300 to 2,699
Division 5 | Enrollment 2,700 and Over
Congratulations to all of our winners — and to everyone who competed! You make us proud to be associated with Illinois scholastic journalism!
Publication montage created by Dave Porreca, CJE. Featured clockwise from top left: University of Chicago Lab’s U-High Midway, Kaneland’s Kaneland Krier, Downer Grove South’s Blueprint, Evanston Township’s The Evanstonian, Washington Community’s The Advocate and Prospect’s The Prospector.