East brings home four top-six finishes in IHSA journalism

NORMAL – East’s journalism program had five students finish in the top six in four categories of the IHSA state journalism competition Friday at Heartland Community College.

The IHSA holds statewide competitions in 18 different categories. Braulio Saucedo had the highest finish, taking third in info graphics. Saucedo’s finish is the best by East in the history of the journalism competition.

Martin Lozano took fourth in advertising, while Peyton Fitchie and Taylor teamed up to finish fourth in yearbook theme development.

Madie Miller was fifth in yearbook layout: Double-page spread.

Rockford Public Schools have won seven individual journalism titles, all by Jefferson in 2007 and 2008.

Posted on 04.26.19