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IJEA Administrator of the Year

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HONORING ADMINISTRATORS WHO STAND UP FOR STUDENT MEDIA

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DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2017

Each year, the Illinois Journalism Education Association honors an administrator who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to scholastic journalism and a free press. IJEA seeks to honor those who have:

• Actively supported advisers and journalism teachers.
• Actively supported opportunities for interaction with student staffs, advisers and teachers.
• Cultivated and maintained positive working relations with student staffs, advisers and teachers.
• Fostered an awareness of educational and career opportunities in journalism and media.
• Recognized outstanding performance in and outstanding support for scholastic media.

The award is presented at the annual All-State Journalism banquet in June, held in Springfield in conjunction with the Illinois Press Foundation. IJEA members are encouraged to submit nominations.

Eleven administrators have received this honor, including two in 2014.


IJEA Administrator of the Year Award Winners

2014 (two winners)
Mark Eckmann
Belvidere North High School (Belvidere, Boone County)

2014 (two winners)
Michele Sinclar
Mattoon High School (Mattoon, Coles County)

2013
Dave Johnson
Huntley High School (Huntley, McHenry County)

2011
Tina Cantrell
John Hersey High School (Arlington Heights, Cook County)

2010
Charles McCormick
Kaneland Community High School (Maple Park, Kane County)

2009
Richard Kirchner
Belvidere North High School (Belvidere, Boone County)

2008
Fred Schouten
Reavis High School (Burbank, Cook County)

2007
Thomas Campbell
Taylorville High School (Taylorville, Christian County)

2006
Kassie Patton
University of Illinois Laboratory High School (Urbana, Champaign County)

2005
Jim Butler
Harrisburg High School (Harrisburg, Saline County)

1995
Charles Dill
Johnsburg High School (Johnsburg, McHenry County)

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IJEA Administrator of the Year