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D.202 high school journalists do well at Minooka Invitational

Student journalists from Plainfield High School – Central Campus, Plainfield South High School and Plainfield East High School earned several top prizes at the Minooka High School Journalism Invitational on Feb. 23.

PSHS took second place overall while PEHS earned fourth. These students earned individual honors:
Plainfield High School-Central Campus

First place: Iris Wright, senior, copy editing; Hannah Kopek, junior, advertising; Hannah Darbro, senior and Paige Gieske, junior, video News; Stephanie Wallace, junior, review writing; Isabel Taylor, junior, news writing

Second place: Stephanie Wallace, junior, feature writing; Elizabeth Hsieh, senior, editorial writing

Third place: Iris Wright, senior, feature writing; Elizabeth Hsieh, senior, newspaper design; Raven Easterly, sophomore, advertising

Fourth place: Hannah Kopek, junior, editorial cartooning

Sixth place: Raven Easterly, sophomore, editorial cartooning

Plainfield South High School

First place: Matt Mercado, senior, feature photography; Jamiah Sanders, senior, feature writing; Mia Emerson, sophomore, editorial cartooning

Second place: Emily Manning, junior, news writing; James Dralle, senior, review writing; Isabella “Bella” Cesario, senior, newspaper design; Emily Sherrill, senior, yearbook design

Third place: Lauren Bearden-Kyser, senior, review writing; James Dralle, senior, headline writing; Emily Sherrill, senior, info graphics

Fourth place: Mia Emerson, sophomore, advertising; Ryan Daniels, junior, headline writing Alexis Polizzi, senior, editorial writing; Noah Maldonado, sophomore and Alicja Stec, senior, yearbook copy writing

Fifth place: Juvenal “Juve” Angelo, Jr., sophomore, editorial cartooning; Lauren Bearden-Kyser, senior, sports writing

Sixth place: Juvenal “Juve” Angelo, Jr., sophomore, advertising; Ryan Daniels, junior, yearbook caption writing; Alicja Stec, senior, editorial writing

Plainfield East High School

First place: Layne Givens, senior, sports writing; Shania Zavadsky, senior, yearbook double page spread layout

Second place: David Enriquez, sophomore, feature photography; Alexandra “Lexie” Rudolph, junior and Julia Nawa, junior, yearbook theme development; Daasabre Appah-Dankyi, senior, info graphics and copy writing; Kaitlyn “Katy” Dang, junior, advertising; Kaitlyn Stanbary, junior, editorial cartooning

Third place: Katrina Beier, junior, news writing

Fourth place: Shania Zavadsky, senior, copy editing; Jillian Dzieciol, senior, video news; Alizah Qadri, senior, review writing

Fifth place: Katrina Beier, junior, headline writing; Alizah Qadri, senior, editorial writing; Natalie Hua, sophomore, yearbook caption writing; Kaitlyn Stanbary, junior, news writing

Sixth place: Layne Givens, senior, copy editing

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