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The Knox Student

Student Read, Student Written, Student Led Since 1878

The Knox Student

Student Read, Student Written, Student Led Since 1878

The Knox Student

Awards and Honors

STATE AWARDS (Illinois Collegiate Press Association)

2024: 6 Awards; EIC: Eleanor Lindenmayer

  • 1st Place In Depth Reporting: Eleanor Lindenmayer
  • 1st Place Feature Story: Eleanor Lindenmayer
  • 1st Place Place News Story: Eleanor Lindenmayer and Julia Maron
  • 3rd Place Columns: Jenna Schweikert
  • Honorable Mention Feature Story: Ro Ivaniszek
  • Honorable Mention Critical Review: Areesha Saif

2023: 2 Awards; EIC: Eleanor Lindenmayer and Ellen Miller Garrett

  • 2nd Place Column, Eleanor Lindenmayer
  • Honorable Mention Column, Eleanor Lindenmayer

2020: 14 awards (3 first, third in General Excellence); EIC: Connor Wood

2019: 25 awards (8 first); EIC: Erika Riley

2018: 19 awards (7 first, General excellence); EICs: Erika Riley, Jonathan Schrag, Lillie Chamberlin

2017: 20 awards (7 first, General excellence); EIC: Rachel Landman

2016: 19 awards (10 firsts); EICs: Kate Mishkin, Casey Mendoza

2015: 12 awards (4 firsts); EIC: Julian Boireau

2014: 18 awards (5 firsts, second in General Excellence); EIC: Charlie Megenity

2013: 14 awards (5 firsts, including General Excellence); EIC: Anna Meier

2012: 18 awards (4 first places); EIC: John Williams

2011: 19 awards (7 first places; second place General Excellence); EIC: Annie Zak

2010: 12 awards (5 firsts, including General Excellence); EIC: Laura Miller

2009: 9 awards; EIC: Deana Rutherford

2008: 6 awards (1 first); EIC: Tom Fucoloro

2007: 9 awards; EIC: Bill Mayeroff

2006: 6 awards

2004: 6 awards

2003: 9 awards

2002: 3 awards

NATIONAL AWARDS

2020: Pacemaker Finalist (Associate College Press)

2019: Pacemaker Finalist; Honorable Mention — Graphic Design; (ACP)

2018: 2nd Place — Sports Story (ACP)

2017: Pacemaker Winner; 3rd Place — Opinion, Editorial Writing; Honorable Mention — Reporter of the Year; (ACP)

2016: Nominated — News Story of the Year (ACP)

2015: Honorable Mention — Feature Story (ACP)

2014: Pacemaker Finalist (ACP) | Best All-Around Non Daily Student Newspaper in Region 5 (Society of Professional Journalism)

2013:  4th Place — News Story of the Year (ACP)

2012: 7th Place — Best of Show among 4-Year Colleges on Tabloid Paper (ACP)