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
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