IHSA Administrator

Matt Troha

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State Final Competition

Sectional: Saturday, April 10, 2021

State Final: Friday, April 23, 2021

Site: Heartland Community College |  Directions to Site | Campus Map
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Sectional Review Writing Genre: Music
Sectional Sports Writing Sport: Softball

State Review Writing Genre: Short Film
State Sports Writing Sport: Volleyball

As your schools are preparing to travel to Heartland Community College in Normal for the IHSA State Journalism Finals, don’t forget to bring samples of your student publications (yearbooks & newspapers) & staff T-shirts to share at the swap shop.

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