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H-F students win eight awards at journalism contest

Five Homewood-Flossmoor High School students won eight awards in the annual IHSA Journalism Sectional.

Winners in the virtual competition, held April 10 were: 

  • Emma Murphy won first place in newspaper design and third place in headline writing.
  • Faith Lee won second place in feature writing and fifth place in copy editing.
  • Charlotte McManus won third place in editorial writing.
  • Joe Sullivan won fourth place in news writing and fifth place in sports writing.
  • Anna Keigher won sixth place in review writing.

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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