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MHS student journalists earn multiple IJEA awards

The Mustang

Mundelein High School’s student newspaper, The Mustang, recently received nine awards for materials entered in the Illinois Journalism 
Education Association’s [IJEA] 2018 News and Digital Media Contest. Michelle Didzbalis is The Mustang staff advisor.

Students earned the following awards:

  • Best News Story: First place to Madison Parola
  • Best Sports News Story:  Honorable Mention to Tyler Yakimisky
  • Best Sports Feature Story:  Second place to Paige Novander
  • Best Sports Commentary:  Third Place to Isaiah Wellman
  • Best Review:  First place to Allison Nick
  • Best Sports Photo:  Third Place to Maggie O’Donnell
  • Best Alternative Storytelling:  Second Place to Maggie O’Donnell
  • Best Photo Story:  First Place to Gianna Scibetta, Madison Parola, Tyler Yakimisky, Sydney Blackmer, Kendall Job and Kyle Ehemann
  • Best Hybrid Publication:  Honorable Mention

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