U-High Midway

Nicky Edwards-Levin

Nicky Edwards-Levin, Editor-in-Chief

Nicky Edwards-Levin is an editor-in-chief for the U-High Midway. A member of the Class of 2021, Nicky joined the Midway staff as a member of the Beginning Journalism course in the 2017-18 school year. He enjoys interacting and collaborating with other members of staff at all levels. He runs track and cross country, and listens to copious amounts of classical music. Outside of school, Nicky enjoys co-parenting his pet betta fish, Terry.

Awards:

2020 Journalism Education Association National Student Media Contests, Virtual: Excellent, review writing

2019 National Scholastic Press Association Story of the Year: First place, editorial, “Identity clubs need our help to thrive”

2020 National Scholastic Press Association Spring Best of Show: Fifth Place, COVID-19 Reporting, “Teachers, students embark on remote learning”

2020 National Scholastic Press Association Spring Best of Show: 10th Place, Social Justice Reporting (with Ella Beiser), “Students publish stories of discrimination, call for administrative action”

2020 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle Awards: Second Place, Sports News (with Ella Beiser and Christian Gluth), “First Time for First Place”

2020 Illinois Journalism Education Association: First place, editorial, Identity clubs need our help to thrive

2020 Illinois Journalism Education Association: First place, sports news story (with Ella Beiser, Christian Gluth), Boys soccer team places first at state

2020 Illinois Journalism Education Association: Second place, infographic, 96.7 p8 Facts on Fire

2020 Illinois Journalism Education Association: Second place, single-page story package (with Christian Gluth), 96.5 p11 Sports on Screens

2020 Illinois Journalism Education Association: Third place, photo story or photo slideshow (with Macy Beal, Kathy Luan, Malcolm Taylor, Maria Shaughnessy), Sept. 30, 2019: Students embrace Spirit Week with fun outfits

2020 Illinois Journalism Education Association: Third place, centerspread story package (with Amanda Cassel, Anathea Carrigan, Caroline Hohner, Risa Cohen) 96.6 p6-7 Race for the Nomination

 

 

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Racing for the nomination

February 21, 2020

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