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Call for Entries: 2017 Diamond Journalism Awards

June 15, 2017

From SPJ’s Arkansas Pro Chapter

Society of Professional Journalists, Arkansas Pro Chapter

Attention professional and student journalists, it’s time to enter the Diamond Journalism Awards!

Sponsored by the Arkansas Pro Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists, the Diamond Journalism Awards recognize outstanding journalism by professionals and students from Arkansas and bordering media markets in Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.

Eligible work must have been published or broadcast between July 1, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

Entries may be submitted starting May 31 and until 11 p.m. CDT, July 14.

Enter online via the Better BNC Media Awards platform, https://betternewspapercontest.com/

For entry rules, contest categories and fee options, go here.

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June 15, 2017

Larry Foley gives the keynote speech “Media, the Cornerstone of American Democracy” during lunch. Foley serves as chairperson of the University of Arkansas’ Walter J. Lemke Department of Journalism. (photo by Edward Matthews)

Edward Matthews provide photos from the 2017 contest in Bentonville, including the one used in the current banner. View the rest at his site: http://www.edmatphoto.com/EagleView/20170407-ACMA-Journalism-Confere/i-srGpsjP

2017 Contest Results

April 10, 2017

BENTONVILLE — Student journalists from throughout Arkansas won more than 225 awards for work during 2016 at the annual Arkansas College Media Association conference at Northwest Arkansas Community College.

Winners, by division and category, were:

General Excellence

Designer of the Year
First Place: Amber Quaid, The Arka Tech, Arkansas Tech University.

Magazine Editor of the Year
First Place: Taylor Brady, Editor-in-Chief; Vortex magazine, University of Central Arkansas.

Newspaper Editor of the Year
First Place: Maggie McNeary, The Echo, University of Central Arkansas.
Second Place: Arline Mejia, The Threefold Advocate, John Brown University.

Photographer of the Year
First Place: Andy Henderson, The Signal, Ouachita Baptist University.
Second Place: Ashley Burger, The Threefold Advocate, John Brown University.
Third Place: Daniel Madrid, Nesher, John Brown University.

Reporter of the Year
First Place: Samuel Cross-Meredith, The Threefold Advocate, John Brown University.
Second Place: Karla Condado, The Threefold Advocate, John Brown University.
Third Place: Zeke  Willcox, The Threefold Advocate, John Brown University.

Television Anchor of the Year
First Place: Ashley Godwin, News6, University of Central Arkansas.

Magazine of the Year
First Place: Vortex magazine, Staff, Vortex 42, University of Central Arkansas.
Second Place: Energy, Rosa Lloyd, Greydon  Williams, Julie Dorris, Arkansas Northeastern College.

Newspaper of the Year
First Place: The Bison, editor Joshua Johnson, Harding University.
Second Place: NWACC Eagle View, NWACC Eagle View staff, Northwest Arkansas Community College.
Third Place: Barrett Gay, The Signal, Ouachita Baptist University.

Television Outlet of the Year
First Place: News6, Chandler Watkins, Mitchell Morgan, University of Central Arkansas.

Website of the Year
First Place: The Link, Hunter Beck, Harding University.
Second Place: The Echo, Echo staff, University of Central Arkansas.
Third Place: The Online Signal, Cimber Winfrey, Ouachita Baptist University.

Yearbook of the Year
First Place: 2016 Ouachitonian, Amber Easterly, Ouachita Baptist University.
Second Place: HSU Star 2016, Shae Rogers, Sierra Stormes, Lyndsie Davis, Henderson State University.
Third Place: The Carillon, Carillon staff, Central Baptist College.
Honorable Mention: 2016 Scroll, Bethany Thweatt, Sarah Hocott, University of Central Arkansas.

Magazine

Art/Illustration
First Place: Allison Armstrong, Vortex magazine, UCA, Building Character.
Second Place: Leah Roddey, Vortex magazine, UCA, Untitled.
Third Place: Rosa Lloyd, Energy, Arkansas Northeastern College, Pull.
Honorable Mention: Melissa Foster, Vortex magazine, UCA, Rain on the Road.

Contents Page Design
First Place: Staff, Vortex magazine, UCA, Table of Contents.

Cover Design
First Place: Melissa Foster, The Vortex, Vortex 42.
Second Place: Rosa Lloyd, Julie Dorris, Danny Graham, Arkansas Northeastern College, Frustrated McKenna.

Fiction Writing
First Place: Audrey Bauman, Vortex magazine, UCA, River Dragon.
Second Place: Dylan Easton, Vortex magazine, UCA, 8 Things to Never Say to Your Roommate.
Third Place: Cassandra Vennerbeck, Vortex magazine, UCA, The Global Operating Device.

Nonfiction Writing
First Place: Campbell Shelton, Vortex magazine, UCA, Jacob, My Brother.
Second Place: Tyler Hauth, Vortex magazine, UCA, Fang.

Poetry
First Place: Elizabeth Gambertoglio, Vortex magazine, UCA, Fenrir after Ragnarok.
Second Place: Taylor Brady, Vortex magazine, UCA, All That’s Inadequate, Letter to a Leaving Man.
Third Place: Jessica Boyle, Vortex magazine, UCA, Tulsa, a Slut.

Scriptwriting
First Place: Hayden Pickens, Vortex magazine, UCA, The Rains.

Newspaper

Advertising
First Place: Morgan Embry, The Echo, Post Secret.
Second Place: Christie Nicholas, The Threefold Advocate, John Brown University, In-house ad.
Third Place: Amber Quaid, The Arka Tech, The Arka Tech Now Hiring.

Art/Illustration
First Place: Becky Ramirez, The Threefold Advocate, John Brown University, Issue 2, Illustration.
Second Place: Sawyer Hite, Joshua Johnson, The Bison, It is Time: Trump.
Third Place: Yoyo Cho, Tower Times, Central Baptist College, Voice cover image.
Honorable Mention: Neil Williams, The Herald, Is the pig skin really the cash cow?

Cartoon Strip/Panel Entertainment Cartoon
First Place: Katrina Pernudi, NWACC Eagle View, The Misadventures of Brad the College Kid.
Second Place: Alejandro Mendoza, Central Baptist College, Does your vote matter?
Honorable Mention: Katrina Pernudi, NWACC Eagle View, The Misadventures of Brad the College Kid-2.

Editorial Cartoon
First Place: Christopher Delacruz, NWACC Eagle View, Trump: I’m Really Rich.
Second Place: Katherine Carter, The Signal, Snapchatting while driving, the dangers associated with it.
Third Place: Donavan Thompson, The Echo, Conspiracy.

Editorial Page Layout
First Place: Amber Quaid, The Arka Tech, It’s time to focus …
Second Place: Emily DiBrito, Threefold Advocate, John Brown University, Editorial Page Layout Issue 2.
Third Place: Barrett Gay, The Signal, Vol. 125, Issue 4, 9.22.16, page 5.

Editorial Writing
First Place: Emma Williams, The Herald, A Letter from the Editor.
Second Place: Samuel Cross-Meredith, Threefold Advocate, John Brown University, America after Trump: speak against fear.
Third Place: Jake Tyson, Central Baptist College, The heart of friendship.

Election/Political
First Place: Emma Williams, The Herald (ASU), President Trump.
Second Place: Gabrielle Mueller, Central Baptist College, The voting decision America faces.
Third Place: Des’ree Dallmann, The Echo, Private option outcome may increase education costs.
Honorable Mention: Caleb  Byrd, The Signal, Pro-life and voting for Hillary.

Feature Page Layout
First Place: Neil Williams, The Herald, 95 Years of the Herald.
Second Place: Amber Quaid, The Arka Tech, Living the dream.
Third Place: Evan Wheatley, The Signal, Thanksgiving Around the World.

Feature Photo
First Place: Kenzie Osborn, The Signal, From Northern Ireland to south Arkansas.
Second Place: Monica Sanders, The Echo, Homecoming Queen Lauren Morris.
Third Place: Clayton Lyon, The Threefold Advocate, John Brown University, Summer Loving.

Front Page Layout
First Place: Sawyer Hite, Joshua Johnson, The Bison, It is Time: Trump.
Second Place: Joshua  Bradley, Natasha  Cribbs, Emily Bell, The Oracle, HSU, Beware of Tigers.
Third Place: Sawyer Hite, Joshua Johnson, The Bison, Social Club Science.

Feature Writing
First Place: Jenn Terrell, The Arka Tech, Haiti earthquake survivor.
Second Place: Arnelle  Jones, The Herald, Stand With Us.
Third Place: Rachel Musiime, The Threefold Advocate, John Brown University, Survivor finds power in speaking out.

General Column
First Place: Kayla McCullough, The Echo, Arguments online not well-articulated or researched.
Second Place: Destini Lattimore, The Herald, Social Media Usage and Mental Health Issues.
Third Place: Julia Kramer, The Echo, Vaccinating children prevents disease, is not linked to autism.
Honorable Mention: Des’ree Dallmann, The Echo, Climate change important when picking candidate.

Headlines
First Place: Emma Williams, Jorge  Quiquivix, The Herald (ASU), Is the pig skin really the cash cow?
Second Place: Claudia Young, The Arka Tech, Tech’s farm rooted in Robbersons.
Third Place: C.J. McClung, Tower Times, Central Baptist College, Sweatpants pandemic.
Honorable Mention: Barrett Gay, The Signal, Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.

In-Depth News
First Place: Julia Kramer, Payton Turner, Taylor Fulgham, Waid Rainey, Lauren Swaim, The Echo, Fountains contain `dangerously acidic’ water.
Second Place: Sam Hoisington, The Arka Tech, Tech safety questioned.
Third Place: Amanda Nettles, Brent Wilson, Brandon Jones, Brody Arnold, Austin Savell, The Echo, Student reports disability accommodations ignored; testing official says no report filed.

Meeting/Speech
First Place: Morgan Embry, Taylor Fulgham, John Anderson, The Echo, Board names Houston Davis UCA’s 11th president.
Second Place: Brent Wilson, The Echo, SGA discusses blackface.
Third Place: Aliya  Kuykendall, The Threefold Advocate, John Brown University, Speaker challenges students to listen.
Honorable Mention: Samuel Cross-Meredith, The Threefold Advocate, John Brown University, Vincent Bacote: Healing the American wound.

News Photo
First Place: Grace Nast, The Threefold Advocate, John Brown University, Students Visit Pipeline Protest.
Second Place: Bethany Hoover, UA Little Rock Forum, How to get away with fun: UPC hosts events during annual week.
Third Place: Lauren Swaim, The Echo, Trump rally in Little Rock.

Newswriting
First Place: Jordan Doyle, Hannah Moore, The Bison, Would You Know What to Do?.
Second Place: Jordan  Doyle, Hunter Beck, Hannah Moore, The Bison, Immunity Clause Opens Doors to Communication.
Third Place: Emma  Williams, The Herald, A-State students’ film project triggers campus lockdown.
Honorable Mention: Alex Smith, The Herald, Athletics At Any Cost.

Personality Profile
First Place: Evan  Wheatley, The Signal, Things change, feathers fall.
Second Place: Katie  Kemp, The Signal, After 15 years, `Chewbacca mom’ comes home.
Third Place: Matthew Emery, The Arka Tech, Meet the man bringing music all over campus.

Review Writing
First Place: Garon Johnson, NWACC Eagle View, The Revenant Review: A Cold Inferno.
Second Place: Sophia Ordaz, The Echo, Chicago artist bears soul on mixtape with a unique twist.
Third Place: Victoria LaFave, The Echo, `Snowden’ opens political debate.
Honorable Mention: Jack A.  Webb, UA Little Rock Forum, The People v. O.J. Simpson’ is a descent into madness.

Sports Column
First Place: Ian  Craft, The Signal, SEC: Same As Every Conference.
Second Place: Ricci Logan, The Arka Tech, Breaking the Silence.

Sports Feature
First Place: Kolton  Rutherford, UA Little Rock Forum, Athlete to Watch: Veronica Marin.
Second Place: Ian Craft, The Signal, Woodcock takes her talents to Tulsa.
Third Place: Ian Craft, The Signal, Punters: They’re more than just a pretty face.
Honorable Mention: Gabrielle Mueller, Central Baptist College, Recipient of offensive player award desires to honor God.

Sports Page Layout
First Place: Taran Meyer, The Echo, Sports, March 16.
Second Place: Amber Quaid, The Arka Tech, Sports page.
Third Place: Staff, Central Baptist College, Voice sports page.
Honorable Mention: Bethany Hoover, UA Little Rock Forum, Oct 5 Sports Layout.

Sports Photo
First Place: Jessie  Brandon, The Threefold Advocate, John Brown University, Basketball Girls Unite.
Second Place: Lauren Swaim, The Echo, Women’s basketball.
Third Place: Shiori Soya, The Echo, Bears Baseball.

Sports Story
First Place: Denn-Warren Tafah, The Echo, Bears win playoff game, head to second round.
Second Place: Amanda Nettles, The Echo, Bears beat Arkansas State, look to continue streak.
Third Place: K.J. Roh, Threefold Advocate, John Brown University, New players start season with success.
Honorable Mention: KJ Roh, Threefold Advocate, John Brown University, Freshman runners ready to make tracks.

Spot News Photo
First Place: Alan Sicairos, NWACC Eagle View, Cruizin’ Clubs at NWACC.
Second Place: Estephani Ochoa, NWACC Eagle View, Students Participate in February Eagle Games.
Third Place: Garon Johnson, NWACC Eagle View, Drug Awareness.

Online

Articles-Arts & Entertainment
First Place: Lauren  Swaim, The Echo, Shakespeare’s First Folio Displayed in Baum Gallery.
Second Place: Pranay Borde, Central Baptist College, Brewing Up a Culture.
Third Place: Lauren  Swaim, The Echo, Courtway announces hanging bear sculpture.
Honorable Mention: Kirby  Smith, The Echo, The Uh Huhs Win Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase.

Audio Podcast
First Place: Marcellus Hill, Bekah Davis, Carl Olloway, J.V. Vinson, Ian Craft, The Signal, OBU, `Bekah and the boys’ sports podcast, Episode 3.
Second Place: Marcellus Hill, Bekah Davis, Carl Olloway, JV Vinson, Shelton Wooley, The Signal, OBU, `Bekah and the boys’ sports podcast, Episode 2.

Editorials/Commentary/Blogs
First Place: Sierra Murphy, The Arka Tech, We aren’t convinced.
Second Place: Sierra Murphy, The Arka Tech, El Paso as the new Dickson Street.

Election/Political
First Place: Ali Kinsey, The Signal, Your Vote, Your Right.

Feature Writing
First Place: Michael  Benzmiller, The Echo, Sustainable Living Roots Planted Behind Faulkner County Library.
Second Place: Claudia Young, The Arka Tech, A cozy little spot on B Street.
Third Place: Sam Hoisington, The Arka Tech, Tech’s farm rooted in Robbersons.
Honorable Mention: Amber Quaid, The Arka Tech, Retirement required.

Headlines
First Place: Pranay Borde, Central Baptist College, Brewing Up a Culture.
Second Place: Allison Bisher, Central Baptist College, Boxing up the Christmas spirit.

In-Depth Reporting
First Place: Sam Hoisington, The Arka Tech, Tech safety questioned.

Meeting/Speech Coverage
First Place: Darian  Whitmore, The Echo, Courtway Announces New Coding Academy.
Second Place: Hunter  Moore, The Echo, Faculty Hosts Teach-in Event to Discuss Upcoming Election.

Multimedia Package
First Place: Emily Bell, Jared Kelsay, The Oracle, HSU, A Walk Down Avenue Q.

Newswriting
First Place: Maggie  McNeary, Amanda  Nettles, John Anderson, The Echo, Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity Suspended By National Chapter.
Second Place: Sierra Murphy, The Arka Tech, Campus organization brings food recovery program to campus.
Third Place: Maggie  McNeary, The Echo, Sen. Rapert, Ministries Supported Student Arrested in Rape, Assault.
Honorable Mention: Denn-Warren Tafah, The Echo, Fraternity reports alleged slurs by Sigma Tau Gamma.

Personality Profile
First Place: Matthew Emery, The Arka Tech, Meet the man bringing music all over campus.
Second Place: Claudia Young, The Arka Tech, Tech graduate comes back to coach.
Third Place: Barrett Pfeiffer, The Signal, Victoria Singleton: A Non-Traditional Path to Ouachita.
Honorable Mention: Barrett Pfeiffer, The Signal, Judy Duvall: A Career of Serving Her Community.

Reviews/Arts & Entertainment
First Place: Gabbi Calabrese, The Arka Tech, The Last Five Years musical.
Second Place: Ryan Harmon, The Arka Tech, Jason Isbell: The new soundtrack of life.
Third Place: Maggie  McNeary, The Echo, Panic! At the Disco’s ‘Death of a Bachelor’ is Smooth, Lacks Substance.
Honorable Mention: Taylor  Fulgham, The Echo, 5 Funny Twitter Accounts To Follow Immediately.

Sports Writing
First Place: Joe Kramer, The Echo, Baseball tops series against Lumberjacks.
Second Place: Denn-Warren Tafah, The Echo, Bears End Regular Season Undefeated in Conference.
Third Place: Barrett Pfeiffer, The Signal, Men’s Soccer Falls to Harding, Ending Promising Season.

Topical Reporting/Blogs
First Place: Cimber Winfrey, The Signal, Studying in Salzburg: Reflections on a Semester Abroad.

Radio

Best Radio Imaging
First Place: Caleb  Williams, KSWH 102.5 FM, Henderson State University, KSWH Imaging.

Television

Breaking News
First Place: Jacqueline Alexander, ASU-TV, Housing Impact.

Computer Graphics
First Place: Jacob  Lankford, Henderson Television (HTV), Henderson Today.

Feature
First Place: Destiny Quinn, ASU-TV News, The Power of a Wish.
Second Place: Kirstin May, ASU-TV News, Blacksmith.
Third Place: Jacob  Lankford, Mimi Murguia, Henderson Television (HTV), Henderson Hashtags: The Bridge International.

News Reporting
First Place: Jacqueline Alexander, ASU-TV News, Car break-ins.
Third Place: Kirstin May, Austin Hyslip, Danielle Spence, Destiny Quinn, Jorge Quiquivix, Jelisa Benton, ASU-TV, ASU-TV News.
Honorable Mention: Austin Hyslip, ASU-TV News, College Students Color.

Yearbook

Academics Layout
First Place: Amber Easterly, Ouachitonian, Fine Art: Visual Arts.
Second Place: Amber Easterly, Ouachitonian, Humanities.
Third Place: Sarah Hocott, UCA Scroll, Around the World in 30 Days.
Honorable Mention: Hailee Taylor, Star yearbook, Henderson State University, Spring Commencement.

Academics Photo
First Place: Gloria  Davis, Ouachitonian, Chemistry Week.
Second Place: Grace Finley, Ouachitonian, Treslyn Shipley’s Art Exhibit.
Third Place: Bethany Thweatt, UCA Scroll, Sitting in the Street.
Honorable Mention: Grace Finley, Ouachitonian, Kinesiology Lab.

Academics Writing
First Place: Robert DeSoto, Ouachitonian, Biomedical Scholars.
Second Place: Robert DeSoto, Ouachitonian, Research.
Third Place: Laken Livingston, Ouachitonian, NLC/Online.
Honorable Mention: Audrey Bauman, UCA Scroll, Chinese Immersion.

Art/Illustration
First Place: Scroll Staff, UCA Scroll, Opening Page.
Second Place: Scroll Staff, UCA Scroll, International Spread.
Honorable Mention: Sierra Stormes, Star yearbook, Henderson State University, Number Crunchin’.

Closing
First Place: Amber Easterly, Ouachitonian, Closing 2.
Second Place: Sierra Stormes, Star yearbook, Henderson State University, You make the memories. We record the history. (Star motto).
Third Place: Bethany Thweatt, UCA Scroll, Yearbook Closing – Scroll Staff.

Cover
First Place: Daniel Madrid, Arline Mejia, Nesher, John Brown University, Yearbook Cover.
Second Place: Amber  Easterly, Ouachitonian, 2016 Ouachitonian.
Third Place: Sierra Stormes, Shae Rogers, Star yearbook, Henderson State University, HSU Star 2016 cover.

Divider
First Place: Amber Easterly, Ouachitonian, Community Divider.
Second Place: Scroll Staff, UCA Scroll, Yearbook Divider – Campus Life.
Third Place: Lyndsie  Davis, Star yearbook, Henderson State University, October-November.

Endsheets
First Place: Bethany Thweatt, UCA Scroll, Yearbook Endsheets.

Feature Layout
First Place: Amber Easterly, Ouachitonian, Who’s Who.
Second Place: Lyndsie Davis, Star yearbook, Henderson State University, Pimp my Ramen!
Third Place: Carillon Staff, Central Baptist College, A Queen is Crowned .
Honorable Mention: Lyndsie  Davis, Star yearbook, Henderson State University, Taking on Disney.

Feature Photo
First Place: Grace Finley, Ouachitonian, Suzie Gresham.
Second Place: Vijay Reddy, UCA Scroll, Large Donor.
Third Place: Grace Finley, Ouachitonian, Lauren Ford.
Honorable Mention: Grace Finley, Ouachitonian, McKenzie Gosser.

Introduction Theme Page/Opening
First Place: Amber Easterly, Ouachitonian, Ouachitonian Opening.
Second Place: UCA Scroll, Yearbook Introduction Theme Page/Opening.
Third Place: Sierra Stormes, Star yearbook, Henderson State University, Table of Contents spread.

Layout-Organization/Greek
First Place: Amber Easterly, Ouachitonian, Academic Clubs.
Second Place: Shae Rogers, Star yearbook, Henderson State University, Greek Week.
Third Place: Carillon Staff, Central Baptist College, Coming in Live.

Portrait Layout
First Place: Amber Easterly, Ouachitonian, The Zimnys.
Second Place: Carillon Staff, Central Baptist College, Change of Plans.
Third Place: Bethany Thweatt, UCA Scroll, Yearbook Portrait Layout – Freshmen.

Special Features Writing
First Place: Dylan McNiel, Star yearbook, Henderson State University, We Had a Ball!.
Second Place: Robert DeSoto, Ouachitonian, Dr. Charles Wright.
Third Place: Evan  Wheatley, Ouachitonian, Jon & Glenda Secrest.
Honorable Mention: Robert DeSoto, Ouachitonian, Haley Hatcher.

Sports Layout
First Place: Sierra Stormes, Star yearbook, Henderson State University, Battle of the Ravine: What We Do This For.
Second Place: Amber  Easterly, Ouachitonian, Wrestling.
Third Place: Sarah Hocott, UCA Scroll, Cheer.

Sports Photo
First Place: Kassie Pruitt, Star yearbook, Henderson State University, Fighting Through the Season, Finishing Strong.
Second Place: Grace Finley, Ouachitonian, Wrestling Coaching Moment.
Third Place: Heather Hyson, UCA Scroll, Baseball Background Photo.
Honorable Mention: Grace Finley, Ouachitonian, Men’s Soccer Championship.

Sports Writing
First Place: Ian Craft, Ouachitonian, Women’s Basketball.
Second Place: E’Lyse Thaxton, Star yearbook, Henderson State University, Serving it Up.
Third Place: Mariam Dosso, UCA Scroll, Talented Beginnings.
Honorable Mention: Davijon Watson, UCA Scroll, Bears Battle Injuries.

Student Life Layout
First Place: Bekah Smith, Star yearbook, Henderson State University, Reddie for New Beginnings.
Second Place: Amber Easterly, Ouachitonian, Tiger Traks.
Third Place: Carillon Staff, Central Baptist College, Staying Strong.

Student Life Photo
First Place: Andy  Henderson, Ouachitonian, Fall Break Hike.
Second Place: Grace Finley, Ouachitonian, Tiger Traks.
Third Place: Ruth Cheng, The Carillon, Central Baptist College, Who Runs the World?Honorable Mention: Isabella Barnello, UCA Scroll, Volleyball.

Student Life Writing
First Place: Yennifer Lopez, UCA Scroll, Yearbook Student Life Writing – Hallowed Homecoming.
Second Place: Robert DeSoto, Ouachitonian, International Justice Mission.
Third Place: Markayla Wyatt, Star yearbook, Henderson State University, Reddie to Serve.
Honorable Mention: Robert DeSoto, Ouachitonian, Work.

Typographic Presentation
First Place: Scroll Staff, UCA Scroll, Letters from the Editors/Table of Contents.
Second Place: Scroll Staff, UCA Scroll, Men’s Soccer.

Writing-Organization/Greek
First Place: Jaylin Ware, UCA Scroll, Yearbook Writing-Organization/Greek – Pie a Sigma Tri philanthropy event.
Second Place: Sarah Hocott, UCA Scroll, SOS.
Third Place: Haley Martin, Ouachitonian, Music Ensembles.

For more information or to request corrections, contact Bill Sutley, assistant professor of mass media at Henderson State University, at sutleyb@hsu.edu or 870-230-5075.

2017 contest now open for entries

January 24, 2017

The 2017 Arkansas College Media Contest is now open for entries. Encourage your media staff to submit quickly: the deadline is Feb. 17, 2017.

See you in Bentonville April 7, 2017

January 12, 2017

The annual conference of the Arkansas College Media Association will be held April 7 at Northwest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville, top ACMA officers decided recently.

Judging results of the contest featuring material published during the calendar year 2016 will be announced at the conference’s 11:45 a.m. awards luncheon. Registration opens at 8 a.m. After a 9 a.m. welcome, breakout sessions will be held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. More information on the conference and the contest, featuring competition in more than 110 categories, will be announced soon. (See last year’s contest results, below.)

Conference coordinators are ACMA President Denise “Nese” Nemec, English-journalism adviser at NWACC, and Mattie Watson-Bailey, a journalism instructor there. For more information, contact Nemec at dnemec@nwacc.edu or 479-445-9614. Watson-Bailey can be reached at mwatson@nwacc.edu or 479-531-5340.

 

2016 Contest Results

January 4, 2017

GENERAL EXCELLENCE

Designer of the Year

First Place: Tarah Thomas, John Brown University, The Threefold Advocate

Second Place: Will Oldham, University of Central Arkansas, UCA Scroll yearbook

Magazine Editor of the Year

First Place: Emily Qualls, University of Central Arkansas, Vortex 41

Magazine of the Year

First Place: The Hill, University of Arkansas, Alex Golden, Emily Qualls, Julie Dorris , Dustin Kemper, Cameron Klein, Mallory Burnette, Deanita  Hicks, Danny  Graham, Rosa Lloyd

Newspaper Editor of the Year

Kacie Galloway, John Brown University, The Threefold Advocate

Newspaper of the Year

First Place: HSU Oracle, Henderson State University, Scott McKinnon, Moe Skinner

Second Place: The Echo, University of Central Arkansas, Echo staff

Third Place: The Threefold Advocate, John Brown University, Threefold Advocate staff

Honorable Mention: OBU Signal, Ouachita Baptist University, Dixon Land

Photographer of the Year

First Place: Klara Johannesen, John Brown University, Threefold Advocate

Second Place: Lauren  Humphrey, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, UALR Forum (portfolio photo, >>)

Reporter of the Year

First Place: Aliya Kuykendall, John Brown University, The Threefold Advocate

Television Outlet of the Year

First Place: News 6, University of Central Arkansas, Tyler Navas, Shelby Styron, Michael Deere, Kelsey Williams, Jordan Arrington, Elizabeth Sandoval

Second Place: Henderson Television, Henderson State University, Alex Stewart, Randy Perry-Johnson, Kenneth Ibarra

Third Place: News 6, University of Central Arkansas, Tyler Navas, Shelby Styron, Michael Deere, Kelsey Williams, Jordan Arrington, Elizabeth Sandoval

Yearbook of the Year

First Place: Ouachitonian, Ouachita Baptist University, Aly Smith

Second Place: The Razorback, University of Arkansas, Robert  Lee

Third Place: The Carillon, Central Baptist College, staff

Honorable Mention: UCA Scroll, University of Central Arkansas, Will Oldham, Scroll staff

Yearbook Editor of the Year

First Place: Will Oldham, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll

Second Place: Mandi Shelton, Central Baptist College, The Carillon             

Website Editor of the Year

First Place: Maggie McNeary, The Echo, University of Central Arkansas

Website of the Year

First Place: http://www.uatrav.com/, University of Arkansas, Isabel Dobrin, Julia  Trupp, Abby  Weidner, Nikolaus  Koch, Ginny  Monk, Alex  Golden, T.J.  Stallbaumer, Adams  Pryor

Second Place: The Echo, University of Central Arkansas, Echo staff

Honorable Mention: Arkansas Tech, http://arkatechnews.com/, Sam Hoisington

MAGAZINE DIVISION

Art/Illustration

First Place: Holly Dickson, University of Central Arkansas, Vortex 41, Lemonade

Second Place: Melissa Foster, University of Central Arkansas, Vortex 41, Palace

Third Place: Jessika Hammons, University of Central Arkansas, Vortex 41, Journeyer

Honorable Mention: Rosa Lloyd, Arkansas Northeastern College, Energy, On The Inside

Cover Design

First Place: Julie Dorris, Rosa Lloyd, Danny Graham, Arkansas Northeastern College, Positive Energy cover

Second Place: Paige Yutsus, University of Central Arkansas, Vortex 41, The Crash

 Illustrative Narrative

First Place:  Ashley Bles, Houston Fryer, Scott McKinnon, Henderson State University, HSU Oracle, Street Smart Spider

Fiction Writing

First Place: Dylan Easton, University of Central Arkansas, Vortex 41, From the Machine

Second Place: Brandon Rogers, University of Central Arkansas, Vortex 41, Remember Rahab

Third Place: Carli Hemperley, University of Central Arkansas, Vortex 41, A Matter of Tense

Nonfiction Writing

First Place: Jordan Butler, Arkansas Northeastern College, Energy, Life Before Mixed Chicks

Second Place: Chelsey LaRue, Arkansas Northeastern College, Energy, Before I Was Here

Third Place: Emily Qualls, University of Central Arkansas, Vortex 41, The Land

 Poetry

First Place:  Sarah Scarbrough, University of Central Arkansas, Vortex 41, Shoot Me

Second Place: T.R. Brady, University of Central Arkansas0, Vortex 41, Woman Taking Root

Third Place: Terrance Redmon, Arkansas Northeastern College, Energy, Blueberry Sky/Good Son

Scriptwriting

First Place: Courtney Ragland, University of Central Arkansas,  Vortex 41, P. Ward

Second Place: Dalton Shannon, University of Central Arkansas, Vortex 41, The Adventures of Bryce ‘n Wesley

Third Place: Dylan Easton, University of Central Arkansas, Vortex 41, Time Trials

NEWSPAPER DIVISION

Advertising

First Place:  Iverlin Trejo-Moreno, Northwest Arkansas Community College, Eagle View, We Need You house ad

Second Place: Iverlin Trejo-Moreno, Northwest Arkansas Community College, Eagle View, Journalism Bootcamp house ad

Art/Illustration            

First Place: Katie Smith, Jordan Jones, Joshua Bradley, Scott McKinnon,  Henderson State University, HSU Oracle, Battle of the Ravine

Second Place: Zach Tallent, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, UALR Forum, John Oliver

Third Place: Emma Williams, Arkansas State University, The Herald – Print, Gun provision unsafe

Honorable Mention: Amber Quaid, Arkansas Tech University, The Arka Tech, Micro aggressions

Cartoon Strip or Single Panel Entertainment Cartoon

First Place: Joshua Bradley, Henderson State University, HSU Oracle, The Cycle

Second Place: Byron Buslig, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, UALR Forum, Dollar Bin Bargain

Third Place: Chris Graham, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, UALR Forum, Panel Quest strip

Editorial Cartoon

First Place: Callum McNichols, John Brown University, The Threefold Advocate, Educated Elections Needed

Second Place: Becky Ramirez, John Brown University, The Threefold Advocate, North Korea’s promises

Third Place: Becky Ramirez, John Brown University,  The Threefold Advocate, Believe in your staff

Honorable Mention: Joe Kramer, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Christmas Come Early

Editorial Writing

First Place: Arka Tech staff, Arkansas Tech,  It’s time to turn all the discussion . . .

Second Place: Kendra Beattie, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, The Voice: Despite Ruling, Policy Defines Pranks As Hazing

Third Place: Kendra Beattie, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, The Voice: Free Speech Rights Crucial to Campus

Honorable Mention: Kelly Gordon, Central Baptist College, Tower Times, Don’t look for the blue light

Editorial Page Layout

First Place: Kendra Beattie, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Opinion-Nov. 4, 2015

Second Place: Amber Quaid, Arkansas Tech University, The Arka Tech, Editorial

Third Place:  Sarah White, John Brown University, The Threefold Advocate, Sept.24 Editorial Layout

Honorable Mention: Hillary Hollis, Northwest Arkansas Community College, Eagle View, Editorial Page    Layout-Sept 2015         

Feature Page Layout

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Full layout (PDF)

 

First Place: Tarah Thomas, John Brown University, The Threefold Advocate, Issue 12 (layout image >>)

Second: Jenn Terrell, Arkansas Tech University, The Arka Tech, Human library

Feature Photo

First Place:  Molly Devine, Grace Nast, John Brown University, The Threefold Advocate, The Next Big Thing?

Second Place: Moe Skinner, Henderson State University, HSU Oracle, Do You Even Lift, Bro?

Third Place: Jared L. Holt, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Transgendered at UCA

Honorable Mention: Sarah Thompson, Arkansas State University, The Herald – Print, A-State celebrates with pep rallies

Feature Writing           

First Place: Jared L.  Holt, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Transgender Students Share Journeys

Second Place: Moe Skinner, Henderson State University, HSU Oracle, Keeping It Classical

Third Place: Barrett Gay, Ouachita Baptist University, The Signal, Sodexo employees and students

Honorable Mention: Evan Wheatley, Part-Time Professor, Ouachita Baptist University, The Signal

Front Page Layout
First Place: Mati Spencer, Central Baptist College, Tower Times, Oct. 2

Second: Rebekah Hedges, Kacie Galloway, John Brown University, The Threefold Advocate, Issue 1

Third: Mati Spencer, Central Baptist College, Tower Times, Dec. 4

General Column

First Place: Austin Duvall, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Faith-driven discrimination laws

Second Place: Leah Guy,  John Brown University, The Threefold Advocate, Putting faces to Syrian Refugees

Third Place: Joe Kramer, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Military turning blind eye

Honorable Mention: Kendra Beattie, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Picking Up Pieces

Headlines        

First Place: Hillary Hollis, NorthWest Arkansas Community College, Eagle View
Goode as Golden Eagle

Second Place: Jared L.  Holt, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo
Baseball unable to exorcise Demons

In-Depth News

First Place: Hillary Hollis, Tiffany Rea, NorthWest Arkansas Community College, Eagle View, Challenges of Student Parents Varied, But Worth It

Second Place: Jose Hernandez, NorthWest Arkansas Community College, Eagle View, New, Outgoing Senate Members Share Benefits of SGA

Third Place: Hillary Hollis, NorthWest Arkansas Community College, Eagle View, Occupational Life Skills Degree Offered in Fall 2016

Meeting/Speech

First Place: Jordan Johnson, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, SGA Shows Support for Mizzou in Senate Vote

Second Place: Maggie  McNeary, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Virtual Town Hall Meeting Opens New Paths For Communication

Third Place: Vanessa Brown, NorthWest Arkansas Community College, Eagle View, Woodward Speaks at U of A

News Photo

First Place: Makenzie Evans, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Homecoming Parade

Second Place: Klara Johannesen, John Brown University, The Threefold Advocate, Selma

Third Place: Scott McKinnon, Henderson State University, HSU Oracle, Standing Tall

Honorable Mention: Amber Quaid, Arkansas Tech University, The Arka Tech ,Tech juried . . .

Newswriting

First Place: Michelle Gould, Blake Rylant, Arkansas State University, The Herald – Print & Online, You’re all whores

Second Place: Rebekah Hedges, John Brown University, The Threefold Advocate, Memories of Selma

Third Place: Jared L.  Holt, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Assistant Professor Accused of Stalking

Honorable Mention: Aliya Kuykendall, John Brown University, The Threefold Advocate, Grounds Crew Fights Webworm Infestation

Personality Profile

First Place: Jared L.  Holt, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Frank Benton is Batman

Second: Barrett Gay, Ouachita Baptist University, The Signal, Former Student Wows Judges

Third: Matthew Emery, Arkansas Tech University, The Arkansas Tech, Veteran refuses to give up

Honorable Mention: Kayla McCullough, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, People of UCA: Taylor Brady

Review Writing

First Place: Alan Baker, Northwest Arkansas Community College, Eagle View, The Evolution of Atticus: Go Set a Watchman, by Harper Lee

Second Place: Austin Duvall, The Echo, It Follows

Third Place: Joe Kramer,  The Echo, The Sword’s Newest Album Disappoints

Honorable Mention: Evan Wheatley, The Signal,  Cumberbatch Shines in Imitation Game 

Sports Column

First Place: Andy Robertson, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, ESPN anchor dies of cancer

Second Place: Dixon Land, Ouachita Baptist University, The Signal, Cliff Harris Stadium

Third Place: Matthew Emery, Arkansas Tech University, The Arka Tech, The must see television event

Honorable Mention: Andy Robertson, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Fans support basketball team

Sports Feature             

First Place: Andy Robertson, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Junior Infielder

Second Place: Matthew Emery, Arkansas Tech University, The Arka Tech, Stegall Leads Tech

Third Place: Matthew Emery, Arkansas Tech University, The Arka Tech, Genz breaks Tech tackle record

Honorable Mention: Julia Kramer, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Honorary Season

Sports Page Layout

First Place: Tarah Thomas, John Brown University, The Threefold Advocate, April 23 Sports Layout

Second Place: Dixon Land, Ouachita Baptist University, The Signal, Sports Page Layout – Oct. 1, 2015

Third Place: Kelsey Williams, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Oct. 14 Issue

Honorable Mention: Amber Quaid, Arkansas Tech University, The Arka Tech, Meet the seniors

Sports Photo

First Place: Clayton Lyon, John Brown University, Threefold Advocate, Basketball

Second Place: Clayton Lyon, John Brown University, Threefold Advocate, Victory

Third Place: Denise Goldstein, The Herald – Print        Rugby Club, shows strength in scrimmage

Honorable Mention: Clayton Lyon, John Brown University, The Threefold Advocate, The Toilet Paper Game

Sports Story

First Place: Max Bryan, John Brown University, Threefold Advocate, Golden Eagle prepare for final month

Spot News Photo

First Place: Jared L. Holt, University of Central Arkansas,The Echo, All Greek Stroll Off

Second Place: Klara Johannesen, John Brown University, The Threefold Advocate, Bubbles

Third Place: Alan Baker, Northwest Arkansas Community College, Eagle View, Weatherford and Trammel     – The Time Has Come

Honorable Mention: Jared L. Holt, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Brother Ross Preaches

ONLINE DIVISION

Articles-Arts & Entertainment

First Place: Logan Miller, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, A Farewell to David Bowie

Second Place: Kirby Smith, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Musicians Showcase

Third Place: Erica Nicolas, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Students Remember Alan Rickman

Breaking News (within 24 hours of event)

First Place: Jared Holt, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Student Arrested for Threatening Yik Yak Posts

Second Place: Emma Williams, Arkansas State University, The Herald, A-State student arrested on shoplifting charges

Third Place: Emma Williams, Arkansas State University, The Herald, Football players arrested on drug charges

Honorable Mention: Maggie McNeary, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Hover Boards Banned From Campus Buildings

Editorials/Commentary/Blogs

First Place: Jordan Johnson, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Resolute: Making a Serious Change

Second Place: Jordan Johnson, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Resolute: One Goal At a Time

Third Place: Austin Grissom, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Yik Yak: Current Events and Positive Posts

Feature writing            

First Place: Jamie Alvord, Arkansas State University, The Herald, App exposes inappropriate material

Second Place: Jorge Quiquivix, Arkansas State University, The Herald, Student pushes himself, others to success

Third Place: Rachel Moore, Arkansas State University, The Herald, Maintaining grades and pets in collegeMaintaining grades and pets in college

Headlines

Honorable Mention: Morgan Embry, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, UCA Cat Diaries: Queen Fluffy Flourishes

Honorable Mention: Morgan Embry, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, UCA Cat Diaries: Dorm Room ‘Tails’

Meeting/speech coverage

First Place: Jordan Johnson, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, UCA Alumni Association European Excursion

Second Place: Logan Miller, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Plans to Upgrade Campus Wi-Fi Proposed

Newswriting

First Place: Emma Williams, Arkansas State University, The Herald, Student arrested

Second Place: Arnelle Jones, Arkansas State University, The Herald, NYIT Medical School

Third Place: Erica Nicolas, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Students Support Victims of Paris Attacks

Honorable Mention: Kendra Beattie, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, UCA Adds Beach Volleyball

News Photo

First Place: Maggie McNeary, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Donaghey Avenue Closed

Second Place: Erica Nicolas, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Students Support for Victims of Paris Attacks

Personality profile

Honorable Mention: Calli Morrison, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Mollie Henager: Senior Class Representative

Reviews-Arts & Entertainment

First Place: Lauren Swaim, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Adele Says ‘Hello’ After Four Years

Second Place: Joe Kramer, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Best Burritos in Conway

Third Place: Maggie McNeary, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Death of a Bachelor

Sports Photo

First Place: Scott McKinnon, Henderson State University, HSU Oracle, All Eyes on Him

Second Place: Maggie McNeary, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Brock Widders faces off against UCA’s Albert Christensson

Third Place: Maggie McNeary, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, UCA’s Albert Christensson shoots free throw

Honorable Mention: Maggie McNeary, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Boo Milligan adds to UCA’s lead

 Sports Writing

First Place: Joe Kramer, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Softball Team Prepares For Upcoming Season

Second Place: Denn-warren Tafah, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Old Farris Center Pool

Topical Reporting/Blogs         

First Place: Maggie McNeary, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Travel Anxiety

Second Place: Maggie McNeary, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, So You Want to Study Abroad: Asking the Right Questions

Third Place: Frida Svensson, Emma Svensson, University of Central Arkansas, The Echo, Frida & Emma

TELEVISION DIVISION

Computer Graphics
First Place, Henderson Television, Henderson State University, Henderson Today, Kenneth Ibarra

Sports Feature
First Place, Henderson Television, Henderson State University, Henderson Sports Update, Katie Smith, Alex Stewart

YEARBOOK DIVISION

Academics Layout

First Place: Scroll Staff, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, A Display of Manhood

Second Place: Will Oldham, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Make a Joyful Noise

Third Place: Will Oldham, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Media Outlets Merge

Academics Photo

First Place: Kelsey Bond, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Academic Photo 3

 Second Place: Kelsey Bond, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Academic Photo 1

Third Place:  Rachel Thieme, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, A Display of Manhood in Lysistrata

Honorable Mention: Tyler Rosenthal, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Academic Photo 2

Academics Writing

First Place: Molly Freel, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Academics Writing 2

Second Place: Taryn Bailey, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Academics Writing 1

Third Place: Audrey Bauman, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Make a Joyful Noise

Art/Illustration

First Place: Pilar Perez, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Scroll book logo

Second Place: Aly Smith, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Illustration 1

Third Place: Will Oldham, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Southland Conference Volleyball Tournament Champions

Honorable Mention: Will Oldham, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Tools to Survive College

Closing

First Place: Aly Smith, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Closing 2

Second Place: Will Oldham, Scroll Staff, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Closing 1

Third Place: Will Oldham, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Closing 2, In Memory

Cover

First Place: Maria Arguello, Nesher, Nesher Cover 2015

Second Place: Aly Smith, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Cover

Third Place: Scroll Staff, Will Oldham, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, 2015 100th Edition Scroll Moments in Time

 Divider

First Place: Aly Smith, Ouachitonian, Divider 2

Second Place: Aly Smith, Ouachitonian, Divider 3

Third Place: Scroll Staff, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Greek Divider

Endsheets

First Place: Scroll Staff, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, 2015 Scroll Endsheets

Feature Layout            

First Place: Will Oldham, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Miss UCA Chelsey Jones

Second Place: Bethany Thweatt, Melody Vick, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Abandoned Arkansas – Digital Filmmaker Michael Schwartz

Third Place: Will Oldham, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, The Queen is Crowned

Feature Photo

First Place: Tyler Rosenthal, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Feature Photo 1

Second Place: Yennifer Lopez, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Omega Psi Phi Homecoming Step Show

Third Place:  Rachel Thieme, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Cirque Mechanics Pedal Punk

Honorable Mention: Yennifer Lopez, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, UCA Greek Step Show by NPHC and SPBC                                                                                                                                                                                         

Introduction Theme Page/Opening

First Place: Aly Smith, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Opening 1

Second Place: Aly Smith, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Title Page

Third Place: Will Oldham, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, 2015 The Scroll Opening

Layout-Organization/Greek

First Place: Aly Smith, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Organization Layout 1

Second Place: Sarah Hocott, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, 240 Selected for Panhellenic Bid Day

Third Place: Sarah Hocott, Yennifer Lopez, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Rock the Yard

Portrait Layout

First Place: Aly Smith, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Portrait Layout 3

Second Place: Aly Smith, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Portrait Layout 1

Third Place: Scroll Staff, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll

Special Features Writing

First Place: Brandon Smith, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Feature Writing 1

Second Place: Coleson Lechner, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Feature Writing 2

Third Place: Tyler Karnes, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Bare Arts, Sex on Stage

Honorable Mention: Yennifer Lopez, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Becoming One

Sports Layout 

First Place: Bethany Thweatt, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Volato drafter to Texas Rangers           

Second Place: Will Oldham, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, A New Basketball Era Begins

Third Place: Aly Smith, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Sports Layout 3           

Honorable Mention: Will Oldham, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Sugar Bears eye three peat

Sports Photo

First Place: Daniel Madrid, John Brown University, Nesher , Men’s Soccer

Second Place: Staff, John Brown University, Nesher, Volleyball

Third Place: Heather Hyson, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Manuel Montal – Soccer

Honorable Mention: Andrew Albright, John Brown University, Nesher, Rugby

Sports Writing

First Place: Sarah Hocott, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Shake It Off: Dance team prevails      

Second Place: Zach Parker, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Sports Writing 3 Zach Parker

Third Place: Zach Parker, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Sports Writing 2           

Honorable Mention: Zach Parker, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Sports Writing 1

Student Life Layout

First Place: Aly Smith, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, SL Layout 3           

Second Place: Scroll Staff, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Dodge, Duck, Dip & Dive – Battleship

Third Place: Aly Smith, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, SL Layout 2           

Honorable Mention: Terrica Malone, The UCA Scroll, Living & Learning Communities

Student Life Photo

First Place: Tyler Rosenthal, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, SL Photo 1

Second Place:  Alec Soard, John Brown University, Nesher, Mock Rock

Third Place: Tyler Rosenthal, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, SL Photo 2

Honorable Mention: Selena Harper, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Flow Artists and Friday Jammings downtown

Student Life Writing

First Place: Blaine Surber, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, SL Writing 3          

Second Place: Amber Easterly, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, SL Writing 2     

Third Place: Danielle Bishop, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, A Display of Manhood

Honorable Mention: Barrett Gay, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, SL Writing 1     

Typographic Presentation

First Place: Scroll Staff, University of Central Arkansas The UCA Scroll, HPER Expansion Rocks Our Socks Off!

Second Place: Aly Smith, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Typographic 1

Third Place: Scroll Staff, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, UCA Purple & Gray! Go UCA!

Writing-Organization/Greek

First Place: Matthew Ablon, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Organization Writing 1

Second Place: Will Oldham, University of Central Arkansas, The UCA Scroll, Rock the Yard

Third Place: Taryn Bailey, Ouachita Baptist University, Ouachitonian, Organization Writing 2


Editor’s Note: Please report any needed corrections or additions to Bill Sutley, Henderson State University, at sutleyb@hsu.edu.

Come to the 2016 Arkansas College Media Conference and Awards Ceremony

April 1, 2016

Location: University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Ark.

Brewer Hegeman Conference Center

Directions        Map      Printable directions PDF

Parking Permit (Print and display on dash): Guest parking

Friday, April 8, 2016

REGISTRATION — 9 – 9:40 a.m.Brewer Hegeman Lobby
BREAKFAST —  Hippo-Crafton Room 113.
OPENING & WELCOME — 9:50 a.m.
Garry Craig Powell, College of Fine Art and Communication
SESSION 1 — 10 – 10:50 a.m.
Room 114 Cara Brookins – Memoirist and social media
RAISE MY ROOF
Room 112 Brenda Looper – Assistant Editor/Voices Page Editor at Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
“I KNOW NOTHING, BUT NEITHER DO YOU.”
Room 101 Tanner Huffman and Jill Chittum – Walsworth Yearbooks
Representatives and Beth Shull, Teacher/Yearbook Adviser, Pulaski Academy
YBK4EVR
SESSION 2 — 11- 11:50 a.m.
Room 114 Gus Carlson and Sean Fitzgibbon – Comic Artists
COMICS FROM AND FOR NOWHERE
Room 112 Angela Thomas – Editor AY Magazine
PRODUCING A QUALITY PUBLICATION WITH A SMALL STAFF
Room 101 Steve Taylor – SAU Tech, Film & Video Production Instructor
THE SECRET TO SUCCESS IN THE TV/FILM BIZ
LUNCH —12 – 12:30 p.m. Hippo Crafton Room 113
KEYNOTE: Philip Martin – Chief Film Critic, Arkansas Democrat Gazette

AWARDS CEREMONY — 12:30-2 p.m. Hippo Crafton Room 113

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