ECC alum Shelby Ann Taylor excels in Pacemaker Awards

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Published 11/01/2022
ECC students and Observer staff Indie Wilson, Kip Kane, Dominic Di Palermo, Nick Obradovich, Eric Rangel, and Michelle Doherty

ECC students and Observer staff Indie Wilson, Kip Kane, Dominic Di Palermo, Nick Obradovich, Eric Rangel, and Michelle Doherty


ECC alum Shelby Anne Taylor, ’21, former Observer editor-in-chief, earned 3rd place in the Story of the Year Feature Writing category of the Pacemaker awards from the Associated Collegiate Press. The Observer is Elgin Community College’s student-run newspaper.

Additionally, the Observer’s website took eighth place nationally for Best in Show in the two-year school division. The winners were announced on October 28 at MediaFest 2022, a national college journalism conference in Washington, DC.

Read the full story on the Observer’s website at elginobserver.com.