D219 Default Announcement logo

Niles North Student Journalists Earn Awards at Local Contest

Niles North High School students received recognition at the annual Northern Illinois Scholastic Press Association (NISPA) contest and conference. High school journalists were celebrated at NISPA’s annual gathering at the College of DuPage on March 15, 2024. 

Congratulations to the following students:

  • Sam Dababneh – Review Writing, Blue Ribbon
  • Penelope Roewe – Opinion Writing, Blue Ribbon
  • James Prizant – Sports Feature Writing, Honorable Mention
  • Henry Rothenbach – News Writing, Honorable Mention
  • Penelope Roewe and Griffin Larson-Erf, -Profile Writing, Honorable Mention
  • Aiden Stanciu – Breaking News, Honorable Mention 

The North Star News (www.northstarnews.org) also received a Silver Certificate in the Website Contest.

NISPA is dedicated to highlighting the accomplishments and education of high school journalists throughout Northern Illinois. For more information, visit https://nispaonline.org/.