The First Amendment Symposium is held annually in the spring. The event takes place at the Indiana Statehouse and includes a key-note speaker, recognition of achievements, and the announcement of the Indiana Student Journalist of the Year. Last year’s key-note speaker was Frank LoMonte, Executive Director for the Student Press Law Center. The Indiana Student Journalist of the Year was Beatriz Costa-Lima who went on to compete nationally and was awarded Student Journalist of the Year runner-up. Approximately 250 students, parents, legislators, and advisers attended the symposium.
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