Hail the Herald

For those of you who don’t read HWC Announce emails but do read the blog (I would love to see the Venn diagram showing those sets of intersecting populations), I happily and proudly recognize the outstanding achievements of our student-run newspaper staff at The Herald, with particular recognition for Greg Fairbanks, Editor-in-Chief, Rachel Banning, Managing Editor, and Molly Turner, Faculty Adviser.

The Herald made an exceptional showing at the Illinois Community College Journalism Association 2012 Spring Awards Conference April 29-30 at Malcolm X College. In Division II, The Herald staff won:

1st Place for Overall Excellence
1st Place for the website
1st Place for an Opinion
1st Place for Computer Graphic
1st Place for Freehand Cartoon
2nd Place for Layout
3rd Place for an Editorial
and an Honorable Mention for a News Article.

Congratulations and thanks for an outstanding job and for the recognition your efforts have brought the college.

Published by Don Laackman

Leader with higher education, non-profit and private-sector consulting experience.

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