H-F Journalism Team: 2016 State Champions!

H-F is so pleased to report that our students have been named IHSA State Journalism champions with a win on Friday at Eastern Illinois University. Our students proved that consistency is key as they performed well across the board, resulting in a winning team score of 30 points. Following in 2nd Place with 18 points was Stevenson High School. H-F students placing in the top 3 are listed below, along with their categories: 
  • Tom Planera - 1st Place in Review Writing
  • Shannon Dunne - 2nd Place in Editorial Cartooning; 3rd Place in Advertising
  • Tia Baldwin - 2nd Place in Headline Writing
  • Langston McHenry - 2nd Place in Sports Writing
  • Kennedi Sidberry - 2nd Place in Yearbook Copy Writing
The champion team was sponsored this year by Mrs. Helsel-Wilk, art teacher, and Mr. Leyden, English teacher.