The Vidette Hall of Fame Class of 2018 included Sally McKee, shown here during her acceptance speech at the bi-annual induction banquet April 14, 2018 in the Bone Student Center on the campus of Illinois State University.
McKee served as editor in chief of The Vidette in 1981-1982, her senior year. She was hired as a features reporter in 1982 at the Peoria Journal Star, the largest Illinois daily newspaper outside of Chicago. She went on to be a news reporter, business reporter, lifestyles editor, Sunday editor, assistant managing editor, then managing editor, a position she has held since 2012. She also served as a member of The Vidette Publication Board for three years.