About

Hello, and thanks for checking out my website! My name is Trent Sprague; and I am a 18 year-old freelance photojournalist from Arlington Heights, Illinois.

I’m currently a senior at John Hersey High School. I am also a photographer for Hersey High School’s online and print news publication, The Correspondent, and I have earned the Eagle Scout Award.

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Posing in front of the Chicago Bulls logo after a Hersey vs Glenbrook South High School exhibition basketball game on Dec 9, 2017. Photo: Katherine Wiemold

Photographing the Chicago Bears.

Correspondent photojournalist Trent Sprague covers the Chicago Bears practice at Prospect High School on August 17, 2017.  Photo: District 214.

Group Photo after Varsity Bears.

District 214 Student Journalists pose for a group photo after covering the Chicago Bears practicing at Prospect High School on August 17, 2017. Photo: District 214


Awards

Superior Rating, First Year Photo – Journalism Education Association, November 2017

Eagle Scout Award – Boy Scouts of America, December 2017

Honorable Mention, Athletes in Action – Jostens Yearbook Photo Contest, April 2018

Second Place, Best Sports Photo – Illinois Journalism Education Association Newspaper and Digital Media Contest, May 2018

Second Place, Best Video Story – awarded to Joshua Irvine & Trent Sprague of The Correspondent, Illinois Journalism Education Association Newspaper and Digital Media Contest, May 2018

Third Place, Best Photo Story – awarded to Katherine Wiemold & Trent Sprague of The Correspondent,  Illinois Journalism Education Association Newspaper and Digital Media Contest, May 2018