|Crowder College’s student newspaper, the Crowder Sentry, recently won best in state for the community college newspaper division in a contest co-sponsored by the Missouri Press Association and the Missouri Collegiate Media Association. The Sentry also won a first place rating in a national contest sponsored by the American Scholastic Press Association based in College Point, New York.
Individual awards at the state level are as follows: (Joplin) Taylor Best, honorable mention newswriting; (Neosho) Daniel Garcia, 2nd place editorial writing; (Neosho) Jesse Walls, 2nd place in-depth reporting, 2nd place editorial page, 2nd place special section, honorable mention for regular column, 1st place advertising, 2nd place page 1, 1st place feature page, 1st place multimedia; (Goodman) Ryan Land, honorable mention for sports column, 3rd place multimedia; (Lanagan) Becky Embry-Ross, 2nd place sports column, 2nd place sports page; (Rocky Comfort) Crystal Moody, 3rd place feature writing, 1st place photo page, 1st place info graphics; (Neosho)
Tiffany Hamill, 3rd place entertainment cartoon; (Carl Junction) Amelia Hill, 3rd place info graphics, honorable mention story illustration, 3rd place feature page, 2nd place special section, 3rd place website, 1st & 3rd place multimedia; (Neosho) Brad Stout, 3rd Place Information Graphics; (Stella) JoJo Brinkhoff, 2nd place special section; (Anderson) Carlie Cartwright, 1st place multimedia.
Also, (Diamond) Liz Spencer, photography instructor, won “Photojournalist of the Year” for her work last year with Missouri Southern State University’s publication, The Chart.
The Crowder Sentry had won “Best overall” for three consecutive years, 2008-2010.
Crowder offers an associate of art in the areas of journalism and public relations, graphic design and photography. Courses are available in photography and applied journalism this summer listed under “Communication” and in all areas in the fall.
For a complete listing of awards go here.