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Baylor JPRNM Awards Ceremony

May 7, 2012

The Baylor Journalism, Public Relations & New Media department held their annual awards ceremony on April 17 in the Truett Seminary Great Hall. The guest speaker was Mariana Pineda, class of 2004, TV reporter at Univision in Houston.

The following awards were presented:

Outstanding senior awards

News/Editorial - Nick Dean
Public Relations - Rachel Moorman

Outstanding graduate students

Master of Arts - Dani Brown
Master of International Journalism - Kelsey Prenger

Top Senior Scholars
Rachel Moorman, Caty Hirst and Jessica Chia

Lariat Staff Members of the Year
Sara Tirrito and Jonathan Angel

Individual Honors


Best Career Portfolio - Devin Etzold
Best Multi-Media Portfolio - Iliana Garcia
Best Web-Based Portfolio - Amber Owens
Best Designer - Sarah Watson
Best Public Servant in PR - Trevor Allison
Best Team Player (PR) - Claire Turner
Most outstanding intern work ethic - Katie Compton
Best overall Advanced PR student - Carmen Galvan

Best Photojournalist - Kyle Beam
Best PR agency student - Cate Westenhover
Best overall Media Programming student - Sarah Van Ert