Journalists ready for state

sectionalsAll seven Marist journalism students who competed in the IHSA sectional competition at H-F on Saturday, April 22 placed. 

In this very formidable sectional, Marist had three sectional champions: junior Marie Weber in photography, junior Stephanie Kozlowski in feature writing and junior Megan Alagna in copy editing.  Junior Gianna Miritello placed third in sports writing.  All four girls advance to the state finals at Eastern Illinois University this Friday, April 28.

Also placing at sectionals on Saturday were junior Michelle Lenz taking fifth in editorial writing and sixth in review writing, junior Jocelyn Diaz taking sixth in editorial cartooning and junior Kathleen Wilkison taking sixth in news writing.  

Marist tied for fourth place overall as a team with seven contestants in eight categories. 

Good luck at state!

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