The North Central Chronicle earned nine awards for newswriting, design and photography during the Illinois College Press Association contest Feb. 20-21 in Chicago.
Standout awards included placing second in the state in two categories: Overall General Excellence (for schools with enrollment under 4,000 students) and in the very competitive Shoot Chicago photo contest. The Chronicle also placed third in the Entertainment Supplement category.
Senior Stephanie Passialis of Batavia, Ill., earned three awards for two news stories and a feature story other than sports. Senior Deidre Ewers of Milledgeville, Ill., earned third place for Feature Page Design. 2016 graduates Xanic Lopez of Berwyn received third place in the Sports Photo category, and Crystal Madrigal of Joliet earned second place in the Feature Photo category.
Information about WONC is available at northcentralcollege.edu/wonc-fm-891, and the Chronicle at northcentralcollege.edu/chronicle. The newspaper maintains a multi-platform student media organization at ncclinked.com.