June 21, 2017 -- Shakerite editor Nora Spadoni, ’17, was honored Wednesday by the Society of Professional Journalists with this year’s Philip W. Porter Scholarship. Nora will attend the University of Chicago in the fall. Nora received the award on the same night that award-winning Plain Dealer reporter Rachel Dissell was presented SPJ’s Distinguished Service Award. Dissell herself won the Philip W. Porter Scholarship in 1997. The awards ceremony took place at Nighttown in Cleveland Heights.