NCSU students receive state-wide recognition

At the fourth-annual statewide convention of the North Carolina College Media Association 13 individual N.C. State students received awards and three media outlets placed in the Best of Show competition.

  • Individual staff members of the Technician daily newspaper received seven awards in everything from opinion writing to design. The Technician received Best of Show recognition for both the print edition and the online edition.
  • The Windhover also received Best of Show recognition, as did three other literary magazines statewide, and three students who submitted work for the magazine received recognition.
  • The Agromeck yearbook received recognition in every category and also placed in the Best of Show competition.

View summaries of the sessions that the students attended.

At the fourth-annual statewide convention of the North Carolina College Media Association 13 individual N.C. State students received awards and three media outlets placed in the Best of Show competition.

  • Individual staff members of the Technician daily newspaper received seven awards in everything from opinion writing to design. The Technician received Best of Show recognition for both the print edition and the online edition.
  • The Windhover also received Best of Show recognition, as did three other literary magazines statewide, and three students who submitted work for the magazine received recognition.
  • The Agromeck yearbook received recognition in every category and also placed in the Best of Show competition.

About 140 students from all over the state attended the conference that was first held at UNC-Chapel Hill, then NCSU followed last year by Elon University. NCSU adviser Bradley Wilson has served as chair of the steering committee that created the association and coordinated events, including the awards program started last year, since the organization’s inception.

Continue reading for a complete list of award recipients in the large-school category.

View summaries of the sessions that the students attended.

North Carolina College Media Association
2010 Statewide College Media Awards
Presented Feb. 19, 2011 at Appalachian State University

Best of Show – NEWSPAPER
The Daily Tar Heel University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Technician N.C. State University

The East Carolinian East Carolina University
The Appalachian Appalachian State University

Best of Show – ONLINE NEWS
www.technicianonline.com Technician N.C. State University
www.dailytarheel.com The Daily Tar Heel University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
www.theappalachianonline.com The Appalachian Appalachian State University 
www.thenewsargus.com The News Argus Winston-Salem State University
www.theeastcarolinian.com The East Carolinian East Carolina University

Opinion Writing

1: Editorial Board “Double Standard?” The Daily Tar Heel University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
2: Jaye Cole “Remembering the Cole on Columbus Day” The News Argus Winston-Salem State University 
3: Trumaine McCaskill “We still need our HBCUs to exist” The A&T Register North Carolina A&T State University 
HM: Becky Bush “Family Weekend conflicts with Jewish holiday” The Appalachian Appalachian State University 
HM: Staff “Woodson asked to tell about diversity” Technician N.C. State University

Sports Writing
1: Mark Thompson “The Mind of a Coach” The Daily Tar Heel University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2: Aaron Taube “Ackley a hit from coast to coast” The Daily Tar Heel University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
3: Tyler Everett “Anonymous no longer” Technician N.C. State University
HM: Liles Neal “In the Hunt” The Appalachian Appalachian State University 
HM: Aaron Saunders “Rison era ends abruptly” Campus Echo N.C. Central University

News Writing
1: Barbara Adams “Student debt, unemployment rates increasing” The Appalachian Appalachian State University
2: Chris Hess and Carlton Koonce “Business school blues” Campus Echo N.C. Central University 
3: C. Ryan Barber “Waiting for Work” The Daily Tar Heel University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
HM: Jon Baez “Campus flooding: geological mystery?” The Pine Needle University of North Carolina at Pembroke 
HM: Victoria Stilwell “Open container citations multiply sixfold” The Daily Tar Heel University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Design
1: Sara Gregory and Ryan Kurtzman “Connecting the Dots” The Daily Tar Heel University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2: Susannah Brinkley “Features: Fine Arts” Technician N.C. State University 
3: Laura Turner “Sustainable farm brings students down to earth” The Appalachian Appalachian State University
HM: Jonathan Stephens “100 Days of Woodson” Technician N.C. State University 
HM: Brandon Coley “The Ram-Factor” The News Argus Winston-Salem State University

Photography
1: Tommy Penick “Maria of Jinotepe” The Appalachian Appalachian State University
2: Luis Zapata “Stiffarm” Technician N.C. State University 
3: Danielle Neujahr “Celebrate what’s great” Technician N.C. State University

HM: Nivi Umasankar “UNC Salutes Veterans” The Daily Tar Heel University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
HM: Chi Brown “Residents of Soweto” Campus Echo N.C. Central University

Feature Writing
1: Laura Wilkinson “Landing Zone” Technician N.C. State University

2: Olivia Barrow “The Dart: Penning a Love Story” The Daily Tar Heel University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
3: Nick Phillips “UNCP football — ‘the right decision’” The Pine Needle University of North Carolina at Pembroke
HM: Carlton Koonce “Echoes of NCCU, Durham history” Campus Echo N.C. Central University 
HM: Rebecca Blanchette “The ghosts of Pirate Nation” The East Carolinian East Carolina University

LITERARY MAGAZINES

Best of Show
Rebel 52 East Carolina University
Windhover N.C. State University

The Aurochs University of North Carolina at Pembroke
The Lyre Greensboro College

Poetry
1: Ann Visintainer “Frost’s ‘Night’, Revisited” Agora Belmont Abbey College
2: Jamin No “Ritual” Rebel 52 East Carolina University 
3: Oliver Spivey “In the Projection Booth” The Aurochs University of North Carolina at Pembroke
HM: Chris Rupe “Chrysanthemum” Rebel 52 East Carolina University 
HM: Kellie Lewis “What We Keep” Life Lines Barton College

Nonfiction
1: Wallace Barboza “Neighborhood Memos” The Lyre Greensboro College
2: Sarah Jakubowski “20 Hours, 15 Minutes and 115 Miles” Rebel 52 East Carolina University 
3: Francis Jayrick Bayog “Passport to Nowhere” The Aurochs University of North Carolina at Pembroke
HM: Kristen Johnson “Give it the Works” Life Lines Barton College

Fiction
1: William Cyrus “The Johnny Appleseed of Porn” Rebel 52 East Carolina University
2: Craig Wilson “Dime” The Aurochs University of North Carolina at Pembroke 
3: Steven Mack “Morning Conversations” Rebel 52 East Carolina University
HM: Caitlin Cauley “Foolish Things” Windhover N.C. State University 
HM: Shane Haas “Small” The Lyre Greensboro College
HM: Shane Haas “Bastard” The Lyre Greensboro College 
HM: Sam Hartshorn Untitled Cadenza Mars Hill College

Photography/Art
1: Saul Flores “Light Blue” Windhover N.C. State University
2: Vallyn Murphy “Flag Girl” Windhover N.C. State University

3: Kathy May “Lee Vallentyne” Life Lines Barton College 
HM: Lisa Drevlow (untitled photograph) The Lyre Greensboro College 
HM: Timothy Weaver “Thulu” Rebel 52 East Carolina University

Two‐Page Spread
1: Jeannie Venema “Eternal Motel” Rebel 52 East Carolina University
2: Sophia Cipriano “It’s Not Easy Being Green” The Colton Review, 2010 Meredith College
3: Courtney McIver “Joseph” The Colton Review, 2010 Meredith College 
HM: Shonta Wicker “Time” The Colton Review, 2010 Meredith College

YEARBOOK

Best of Show
Agromeck N.C. State University

Phi Psi Cli Elon University
Indianhead University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Pine Burr Campbell University

Student Life Copy 
1: Rebecca Pence “Parked” Agromeck N.C. State University
2: Michele Chandler “Shacking up at night” Agromeck N.C. State University 
3: Lesley Cowie “Tough as an old boot” Phi Psi Cli Elon University
HM: Tiffany Schmidt “Students Celebrate Native Heritage and Lasting Traditions” Indianhead University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Sports Copy
1: Lindsey Hall “Filling Yow’s Shoes” Agromeck N.C. State University
2: Bryant Robbins “Another Big Win” Agromeck N.C. State University 
3: Danielle Powers “Playoffs!” Indianhead University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Photography
1: Tim O’Brien “Vermonster Challenge” Agromeck N.C. State University
2: Matt Moore “Throwing Snowballs” Agromeck N.C. State University 
3: Joel Beachum “Relay for Life” Indianhead University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Inside Spread Design
1: Susannah Brinkley “Howling Cows” Agromeck N.C. State University

2: Lesley Cowie “Commencement” Phi Psi Cli Elon University 
3: Susannah Brinkley “No Shave November” Agromeck N.C. State University