The Leader took home 12 awards at this weekend’s Illinois College Press Association (ICPA) Convention. The convention brings college newspapers and their journalism advisers together from across Illinois campuses. In the Non-Dallies Category, The Leader competed with other college newspapers with campuses of under 4,000 enrollment, receiving ten awards. These include honorable mentions for Sports Page and Design, third place for Feature Story and for Sports Game Story, second place for Editorial, Headline Writing, In-Depth Reporting, and first place for Sports Page Design and Feature Page Design. The Leader also placed in the Open Category, which is the most selective ICPA category against almost 33 other newspapers. Those awards include third place in Film Review and second place in House Ad.