Baylor Student Publications Receive Awards at Baptist Press Convention

Nov. 12, 2007

by Rebekah Hardage, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805

The Baylor University student publications department won several awards at the 7th annual Baptist Press Collegiate Journalism Conference held in Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 11-13. The Baylor Lariat, Round Up yearbook and Focus magazine were all honored at the "Excellence in Journalism" themed event, which celebrated those with a commitment to both their faith and their journalistic work. Below is a detailed list of awards and recipients:

Lariat/Focus Awards:

1st place --Sports Writing, Will Parchman for "Rivalry stands test of time"

1st place -- Color Individual Sports Action Photography, David Poe for "Missouri Thriller"

1st place -- Color News Photography, Abbie Rosen for "Soulforce arrests"

1st place -- Color Feature Photo Story, Jon Schroeder for "Envisioning Spirituality," Focus Spring 2007

2nd place -- Feature Story, Bryan Smith for "Forgotten 25th"

2nd place -- Front Page Design, Jordan Daniel for "Sept. 11 anniversary"

3rd place -- In-Depth Writing, Kate Boswell for "Coal Debates"

3rd place -- Color Feature Photography, Laurisa Lopez for "Henna tattoo"

3rd place -- Color Feature Photo Story, Henry Chan for "CSI: Waco"

3rd place -- Overall Newspaper

Round Up Awards:

1st place -- Student Life Copy, Heather Fogt

2nd place -- Sports/Club Design, Melinda Henderson

3rd place -- Student Life Copy, Kelli Boesel and Melissa May

3rd Place -- Club/Portrait/Academic Copy, Ryan Brinson

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