Chesterton High School radio station WDSO-FM hosted its Annual WDSO Awards Night on Tuesday, May 18 at Val’s Famous Pizza and Grinders in Chesterton.
Nominations for awards were made by the membership of WDSO except for special awards. Most Outstanding Newscasters 2021 went to Nathan Bunning and Ethan Kroft, Most Outstanding DJ went to Charlie Byrd. Hamza Sahli & Emily Chisholm were awarded Most Dedicated Students. Senior Awards were presented to on-air DJ’s. Seniors: Drew Malapanes and Charlie Byrd.
Additional awards (certificates) to students in all grade levels:
Most Outstanding New Student: Abigail Gniadecki (9); Most Knowledgeable Student: Hamza Sahli (11); Most Improved News Caster: Kyle Casey (10); Best Afternoon Show: Evan Schmitt; Best Logs: Drew Malapanes (12); Most Funds Raised During Radio-thon: Hamza Sahli. Best Department was awarded to WDSO’s Music Department Directors Charlie Byrd and Ethan Kroft.