The 2013 winners of Missouri College Media Association (MCMA) contest awards were announced during the group’s meeting on April 20 at Missouri Southern State University.

Missouri Southern State University is a Division 2 (medium enrollment) 4-year school.

Division 1 is for large 4-year schools, Division 3 for small 4-year schools and Division 4 for all 2 year schools.

Joshua Boley, current editor-in chief for the Missouri Southern student newspaper The Chart, transferred to MSSU from Division 4 Crowder College this fall. His wins for Crowder are included below.

The Best in State Winner was The Standard, Missouri State University.

Sweepstakes Awards go to the top three papers in each division receiving the most points. Sweepstakes winners are as follows:

Division 1
1. Student Life, Washington University
2. The Standard, Missouri State University
3. University News, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Division 2
1. Index, Truman State University
2. Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University
3. The Griffon News, Missouri Western State University

Division 3
1. The Journal, Webster University
2. Park Stylus, Park University
3. Drury Mirror, Drury University

Division 4
1. The Montage, St. Louis Community College -Meramec
2. Crowder Sentry, Crowder College
3. The Scene, St. Louis Community College-Forest Park

MSSU won the following category prizes in its division:

News Writing
2nd place — Jordan Larimore, Missouri Southern

Feature Writing
Honorable Mention — Jordan Larimore, Missouri Southern

Investigative Reporting
3rd place — Jordan Larimore, Missouri Southern

Regular Column
1st place — Nathan Mills, Missouri Southern

Entertainment Review
2nd place — Zech Wheeler, Missouri Southern

News Photography
1st place — Curtis Almeter, Missouri Southern

Feature Photography
Honorable Mention, Division 4 — Joshua Boley, Crowder College

Sports Photography
Honorable Mention — Willie Brown, Missouri Southern
2nd place Division 4, Joshua Boley, Crowder College

Information Graphic
2nd place — Nathan Mills, Missouri Southern
Honorable Mention — Nathan Mills, Mo. Southern
3rd place Division 4 , Joshua Boley, Crowder College

Story Illustration
Honorable Mention — Joshua Boley, Crowder College

Advertising
Honorable Mention — Joshua Boley, Crowder College

Photo Page
1st place — Joshua Boley, Missouri Southern State University
3rd place, Division 4 — Joshua Boley, Crowder College

Feature Page
2nd place — Nathan Mills and Curtis Almeter, Missouri Southern

Special Section
3rd place — The Chart, Missouri Southern State University, for The McCaleb Initiative for Peace special section.

Web Page
1st Place — thechartonline.com, Missouri Southern State University

Multimedia
2nd place — Nathan Mills, Missouri Southern State University

Best Overall Newspaper
3rd place — The Chart, Missouri Southern State University (under editor in chief Jordan Larimore for this issue)

Nathan Mills graduated in Dec. 2012. Jordan Larimore will graduate this May. Curtis Almeter is a senior slated to graduate in May.

Eldon Willis “Willie” Brown is a junior, and Zechariah Wheeler is a sophomore.

The Chart’s website editors are Gabi Markovich, who graduates in May, and senior Savanah Mandeville