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2013 IndianHighSchool journalist Year Finalists: Grace Runkel Floyd Central; Hannah Alani BloomingtHigh School South; Abby ElstCrown Point; BrandVickrey Portage; AnnBoone

2013 Indiana HighSchool journalist of the Year Finalists: Grace Runkel, Floyd Central; Hannah Alani, Bloomington High School South; Abby Elston, Crown Point; Brandon Vickrey, Portage; Anna Boone, Floyd Central; Superintendent Glenda Ritz; Collin Czilli, Portage High School; Micheala Sosby, Chesterton High School; Eric Mesarch, Portage; Samantha Strong, Lawrence Central; and Sam Beishuizen, Crown Point. | Photo Provided~Sun-Times Media

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Updated: April 2, 2013 1:09PM



Six journalism students from northwest Indiana high schools were selected to a group of Indiana’s top 10 student journalists of the year at the Indiana Statehouse on March 6.

Micheala Sosby of Chesterton High School was named Indiana Student Journalist of the Year. She advances to Journalism Education Association national competition.

Indiana has had the winner and a runner-up in that competition the last two years.

Other northwest Indiana students named to the top 10 list include:

Abby Elston, Crown Point High School

Sam Beishuizen, Crown Point High School

Collin Czilli, Portage High School

Eric Mesarch, Portage High School

Brandon Vickrey, Portage High School

Advisers representing those students are:

John Hayduk, Chesterton High School

Julie Elston, Crown Point High School

Melissa Deavers-Lowie, Portage High School



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