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Niles West News is the student-run news website at Niles West High School in Skokie, IL.

 

2018-2019

Editors: Christina Lappas and Divitya Vakil

 

 

2017-2018

Editors: Grace Geraghty and Sammy Butera; Managing Editor: Christina Lappas 

Pacemaker Finalist, NSPA

First Class rating, KEMPA

Golden Eagle, NISPA

1st place, Best Digital Publication, IJEA

 

2016-2017

Editor: George Panoutsos;  Managing Editor: Dua Israr

Silver Crown, CSPA

All-Columbia, Gold Medalist, CSPA

 

2015-2016

Editor: Emily Butera; Managing Editor: Katrina Nickell

Pacemaker finalist, NSPA

Silver Crown, CSPA

All-Columbia, Gold Medalist, CSPA

All-KEMPA rating, KEMPA

Golden Eagle, NISPA

1st place, Website, IJEA

2nd place, Digital-Only Publication, IJEA

Profile of the Year, Quill and Scroll, “Adventures of Banana Boy,” by Thea Gonzales

Best in Show (3rd place), NSPA conference in Los Angeles (April 2016)

2014-2015

Editor: Vinny Kabat

All-KEMPA rating, KEMPA

Golden Eagle, NISPA

2013-2014

Editors: Gabrielle Abesamis and Alyssa Guzman

Pacemaker finalist, NSPA

NSPA Story of the Year Honorable Mention (Diversity), “Ruhi Qurashi: The Passionate Muslim Gymnast,” by Ena Sarancic

All-KEMPA rating, KEMPA

IJEA All-State Team: Gabrielle Abesamis

2012-2013

Editor: Ivana Kosir

Pacemaker winner, NSPA

NSPA Story of the Year Winner (Diversity), “Bryan Taico: Not Just’ the Kid with the UGGs,” by Gabrielle Abesamis

KEMPA Gebhardt Award (Feature), “Students from Ohio Share Experiences,” by Gabrielle Abesamis

All-KEMPA rating, KEMPA

First-class rating, with three marks of distinction, NSPA

Gold medalist rating, CSPA

2011-2012

Editor: Colene Gibson

Pacemaker Finalist, NSPA

Silver Crown, CSPA

ALL-KEMPA ratingKEMPA

Best in Show (10th place), NSPA conference in Seattle, WA (April 2012)

All-State Team IJEA, Ivana Kosir

2010-2011 (debut year)

Editor: Rozy Kanjee

Pacemaker, NSPA

Best in Show (1st place), NSPA conference in Anaheim, CA (April 2011)

First-class rating, NSPA