Lyons Township High School newspaper lands national awards
Lyons Township High School’s student newspaper, Lion, accumulated an all-staff and several individual awards during the national high school journalism fall convention hosted by the Journalism Education Association and the National School Press Association (JEA/NSPA).
Lion earned third place in the Best of Show Broadsheet 17 or more page category competition during the annual convention in San Antonio, Texas, last week.
Last year, the newspaper placed ninth in the same category.
In a write-off competition at the convention, six of the senior students who attended placed in individual contests. In total, 1,734 students entered various write-off contests, with 679 winning awards: 117 Superior, 209 Excellent and 353 Honorable Mentions.
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