The BHS Journalism team finished seventh overall (one point away from fifth) at the IHSA State Journalism competition at Eastern Illinois University.

Journalism team group photoAbbey Shale finished second in yearbook caption writing, Sam Arco finished third in sports writing, and Lily Perez finished third in yearbook copy writing.

Ivy Steege and Aurora Rodriguez also competed at state and did a nice job, but did not place in the top 6 with 21 students in each category.

Over 70 schools participated in the state event. BHS competed against some tough competition, being the fifth smallest school in the contest. The 7th place finish is the highest in BHS history!