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Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards

     Moving Beyond the Arc, 1st in Region 1 for Online Sports Reporting 2016


Shine Bright Like a Diamond Contest, Rihanna came to high school as prize: 1st- 2012


National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences- Chicago/Midwest, High School Production Awards

     Silver Circle Scholarship Winner, 2014    

     Crystal Pillars 

        Leonard’s Lament- Crystal Pillar, Editing 2013

        Redefining Success- Crystal Pillar, Public Affairs/Community Service 2013

        Graduation- Crystal Pillar, Animation/Graphics/Special Effects 2013

        Mayan Gold- Crystal Pillar, Commercial 2013

        GiGi’s Playhouse Around the World- Crystal Pillar, Public Affairs/Community Service 2012

        Elvis and Teejay- Crystal Pillar, Arts & Entertainment/Cultural Affairs 2012

        Move- Crystal Pillar, Editing 2012

    Honorable Mentions

        Diamonds- Honorable Mention, Editing 2013

        Leonard’s Lament- Honorable Mention, Long Form – Fiction or Non-Fiction 2013

        It’s the Great Pumpkin, Barrington- Honorable Mention Animation/Graphics/Special Effects 2013

        Scarlett’s Story- Honorable Mention, Public Affairs/Community Service 2013

        Teacher Negotiations- Honorable Mention, Writing 2013​

        Ghostbusters at BHS- Honorable Mention, Editing 2012

        Relay for Life Barrington- Honorable Mention, News: General Assignment 2012


Honorable Mention in the White House Student Film Festival 2014 for The School of Tomorrow, Today


Chicagoland Television Educators Council High School Video Festival

    How to Make a Tee Shirt- Best of the Festival 2012

    How to Make a Tee Shirt- 1st How -To/Training 2012

    Redefining Success- 3rd Public Service Announcement 2013

    Ghostbusters Trailer- 2nd Movie Trailer 2012


PBS Chicago/WYCC Mystery Marathon Short Film Festival 2013: 1st -Abnormal


Honored by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle for Extraordinary Volunteer Work 2012


President’s Volunteer Service Award Gold- 2013


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