Daily takes 1st overall; individual stories win, place at Illinois awards

Libby Nelson

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The Daily Northwestern won first place for general excellence among Illinois daily college newspapers, as well as 10 other awards at the Illinois College Press Association conference Friday and Saturday.

The annual awards honor work in a variety of categories for the state’s college newspapers.

Daily entries receiving awards were:

First PlaceGeneral Excellence Entertainment supplement, Play magazineSports game story, Matt BakerNews story, Emily Glazer and Matt PresserFront page layout, Steph Wang

Second PlaceHeadline writing, Matt PresserColumn, Josiah JenkinsFeature story, Alison Hollenbeck

Third PlaceSports game story, Wade Askew

Honorable MentionHeadline writing, Christina Alexander and Lia LehrerFeature story, Steph Yiu