Baylor Student Publications Receive Awards at Baptist Press ConventionNov. 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:
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