Inkspot

Awards and Recognition

IHSA State Journalism Contest

2018

Team Finish – 14 points – 5th place 

Katie Fata – Advertising – 1st place – State Champion

Katie Fata – Editorial Cartooning – 1st place – State Champion

Keyairah Sinclair – Headline Writing – 5th place

All-State Journalism Team

Melissa Schill


IHSA Sectional Journalism Contest

2018

Team Finish – 38 points – 5th place 

Evie Snoeyink – Editorial Writing – 6th place

Taylor Kern – Photo Storytelling – 6th place

Evie Snoeyink – Review Writing – 5th place

Melissa Schill – Feature Writing – 4th place

Ashleigh Brady – Yearbook Caption Writing – 4th place

Ashleigh Brady – Sports Writing – 3rd place*

Kiki Sinclair – Headline Writing – 3rd place*

Katie Fata – Advertising – 3rd place*

Ellie Sauder – Broadcast News – 2nd place*

Katie Fata – Editorial Cartoons – 2nd place*

Melissa Schill – News Writing –  1st place*

*State Qualifier

2017

Elyse Schneider – Editorial Writing – 4th place

Elyse Schneider – Review Writing – 4th place

Mackenzie Christian – Broadcast News – 4th place

Ashleigh Brady – Copy Editing – 4th place

Ashleigh Brady – Sports Writing – 3rd place*

Melissa Schill – News Writing – 3rd place*

 Melissa Schill – Feature Writing – 2nd place*

*State Qualifier

2016

Melissa Schill – Editorial Writing – 5th place


IJEA – Newspaper and Digital News Media Contest

2017

Best Overall Digital Publication

Best Website

2nd place

Best Sports News Story

Ashleigh Brady – 2nd place

Best Staff Editorial

Melissa Schill & Rachel Leman, School Start Time – 2nd place

Best Serious Commentary

Taylor Railey – Honorable Mention

Best Review

Rachel Leman – Honorable Mention

Best Infographic

Carly Gillis – 3rd place

Taylor Railey – Honorable Mention

Best Alternative Storytelling

Inkspot Editorial Staff – 2nd place

Best Audio Package

Melissa Schill – 2nd place

Rachel Leman – 3rd place


SNO 

2018

Site Excellence

2017

Site Excellence

1 “Best of Sno” selection

2016

Excellence in Writing

4 “Best of Sno” selections

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Awards and Recognition