OGLESBY — Illinois Valley Community College’s IV Leader, the student newspaper, received 16 awards at the Illinois Community College Journalism Association annual conference on April 4-5.
The student newspaper received a second place in the Mike Foster Overall Excellence category as well as in the categories for layout and headlines.
Jessie Winchel of LaMoille received third place in editorial. Abbey Bernardini of Spring Valley received third place in feature writing.
Newspaper issues from the 2013 calendar year were evaluated by a panel of professional journalists and photographers for the contest.