Belvidere North High School’s journalism program received some outstanding recognition Friday, Oct. 18, at the 50th annual Kettle Moraine Press Association’s (KEMPA) Fall Scholastic Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
At the conference, which was attended by dozens of high schools from northern Illinois and Wisconsin, North’s 2012-13 North View newspaper yearbook received All-KEMPA honors, the highest achievement possible in competition. In comments, the judge said, “The North View contains some excellent writing & comprehensive coverage of Belvidere North High School. This paper is close to being one of the best!”
The co-editors of the 2012-13 North View were Danielle Harris, a freshman at DePaul University, and Conor Reilley, a freshman at Harvard College.
Also, North’s yearbook, the 2013 Equus, the North View, was awarded first place in its competition. This is the third year in a row that the Equus has placed first among yearbooks. The co-editors of the 2013 Equus were Kim Seger, a freshman at the University of Illinois, and Rachel Tripp, a freshman at UW-Whitewater.
Finally, Mike Doyle, adviser to the North View and Equus, was named to KEMPA’s Hall of Fame.
Posted Oct. 30, 2013