DGS Students Compete at State Journalism Competition

DGS Students Compete at State Journalism Competition

Downers Grove South High students competed and placed in several categories at the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Journalism Competition.

For the third straight year, South High’s Blueprint Newspaper won the sectional competition and qualified for the state finals. The Blueprint placed 9th overall as a team at the IHSA State Competition.

Congratulations to the following students earning individual state medals:

  • Jacqueline Barba: 2nd place in Feature Writing 

  • Jake Hahn: 5th place in Copy Editing 

  • Alexis Pragides: 3rd place in Advertising Design 

  • Teagan Smith: 6th place in Newspaper Design 

Congratulations to DGS students who qualified for the state competition:

  • Luc Alvarez, Katie Arnold, Jacqueline Barba, Jake Hahn, Annie Le, Sarah Nitti, Alexis Pragides, Gwen Royle and Teagan Smith

For more information, please contact South High’s Blueprint adviser Mary Long mlong@csd99.org.