Southern Media Showcase winners announced

Joplin, MO (SNS) – Winners for the 2015 Southern Media Showcase were announced on Thursday, Dec. 3, at Missouri Southern State University.

The awards recognize outstanding work in print and video projects by area high-school students. More than 325 students attended the 19th annual event, which is presented by Missouri Southern’s Communication Department.

The event included guest presentations from two Missouri Southern alumni: Noppadol Paothong, an award-winning nature and wildlife photographer for the Missouri Department of Conservation; and Alonzo Medcalf, an award-winning professional news photographer at KMOV-TV in St. Louis.

The following is a list of winners in each category.

HIGH SCHOOL PUBLICATION COMPETITION

Sports Writing

Honorable Mention (HM) – “The ‘Still Fighting Irish?” Lauren Headley, Springfield Catholic High School

HM – “Boys Soccer,” Shelby Boyer, Springfield Catholic High School

3rd – “Climbing the Hill: Xcat the Top Again,” Jonathan Hesford, Springfield Catholic High School

2nd – “One Swimmer, Two Swimmers,” Chris Martucci, Joplin High School

1st – “State Power Lifting,” Carrie Dills, Glendale High School

Sports Photography

HM – “One Swimmer, Two Swimmers,” Kathleen Hughes, Joplin High School

HM – “Right Down the Line,” James Nguyen, McAuley Catholic High School

HM – “Boys Soccer,” Issac Zimmerman, Maggie Greenley, Springfield Catholic High School

HM – “Road Back to State,” Maridan Chaney, Glendale High School

HM – “Fear the Flock,” Roni Norbury, Glendale High School

3rd – “Over the Top,” Emi Ogden, McAuley Catholic High School

2nd – “Fall Sports Roundup,” Marian Chaney, Glendale High School

1st – “Back on the Grind,” Katelyn Paris, Joplin High School

News Writing

HM – “A Change of Course,” Jennifer Nguyen, Emma Thompson, Joplin High School

3rd – “Do Not Disturb,” Madi Miller, Glendale High School

2nd – “Igniting Education,” Cally Chisholm, Glendale High School

1st – “Nearly Landed,” Rylee Hartwell, Joplin High School

News Photography

HM – “The Chase,” Megan Freitas, McAuley Catholic High School

3rd – “Bottom’s Up,” Emi Ogden, McAuley Catholic High School

2nd – “Football Family,” Steven Patrick, McAuley Catholic High School

1st – “Domestic Violence,” Madi Miller, Glendale High School

Feature Writing

HM – “Changing History,” Madi Miller, Glendale High School

HM – “Rising Above,” Nene Adams, Joplin High School

HM – “MO Missions,” Emma Thompson, Joplin High School

3rd – “Serving Internationally Since Summer of 2015,” Emma Simon, Jennifer Nguyen, Joplin High School

2nd – “Out of Cancer’s Grasp,” Kathleen Hughes, Joplin High School

1st – “Back on the Grind,” Devon Johnson, Joplin High School

Feature Photography

HM – “Summer Fashion,” Audrey Montgomery, Glendale High School

HM – “Reveling in the Rivalry,” Janae Torgeson, Glendale High School

HM – “Fall Flannels,” Roni Norbury, Glendale High School

HM – “Hotel Vandivort,” Audrey Montgomery, Glendale High School

HM – “Back on the Grind,” Devon Johnson, Joplin High School

3rd – “Oh the Places You’ll Go,” Tealar Scott, Joplin High School

2nd – “Guide to Senior Pictures,” Roni Norbury, Glendale High School

1st – “JET HD Editing,” Emma Thompson, Joplin High School

Column

HM – “The Trouble with Misplaced Martyrdom,” Susannah Schrader, McAuley Catholic High School

3rd – “Tim Bits- An Analysis of Fishing,” Tim Bentley, Springfield Catholic High School

2nd – “Dear John – Some Sincere Advice,” Brennan John, Springfield Catholic High School

1st – “Under Pressure,” Hilary Viguet, Glendale High School

Information Graphic

HM – “Biggest Issues Poll,” Cally Chisholm, Glendale High School

1st – “Ebola Outbreak” Matt McMullen, Joplin High School

Page One Design

HM – “Destination: World,” Matt McMullen, Joplin High School

3rd – “Quill Cover,” Roni Norbury, Clark Singleton, Glendale High School

2nd – “Most of the Eagles Have Landed,” Matt McMullen, Joplin High School

1st – “I am Misunderstood” Matt McMullen, Joplin High School

WEBSITE

HM – “Eagle Alley.com,” Tyler Viles, Joplin High School

Best Overall Publication

HM – “McAuley Times,” McAuley Times Staff, McAuley High School

3rd – “Quill Issue 3,” Quill Staff, Glendale High School

2nd – “Spyglass Magazine – Destination: World,” Emma Thompson, Editor, Joplin High School

1st – “Spyglass Magazine – I am Misunderstood,” Emma Thompson, Editor, Joplin High School

Sweepstakes Winner Publication

Joplin High School, Joplin, MO

 

HIGH SCHOOL VIDEO COMPETITION

Four Lines of Dialogue

HM – “Four Lines of Dialogue,” Kyler Schnert, Joplin High School

3rd – “Unexpected Guest” Caleb Thompson, Colton Paasch, Southeast High School

2nd – “One Man Final” Tre´ McAfee, Jordan Finney, Lamar High School

1st – “The Orb,” Bryson Spahn, Southeast High School

Epic Movie Trailer

3rd – “Gatsby,” Emilia Cavero, Central High School

2nd – “The Friend,” Trey Mooney, Lakin Hardman, Ben Kluhsman, Lamar High School

1st – “Savior of the Universe,” Bryson Spahn, Southeast High School

5-Second Video

HM – “Large Number 3,” Jared Bahner, Webb City High School

3rd – “Late for School,” Trey Collins, Hector Marin, Justin Howard, Carthage High School

2nd – “Noise,” Bryson Spahn, Caleb Thompson, Southeast High School

1st – “Time,” Bryson Spahn, Southeast High School

Photoshop

1st – “Dog,” Kevin Chuta, Carthage High School

Sports Format

HM – “Webb City Football Hall of Fame,” Brooke Montgomery, Caleb Clark, Webb City High School

HM – “Holly Hallam,” Kaitlyn Baird, Paige Ledgerwood, Glendale High School

3rd – “Athlete of the Month – April,” Thien Le, McAuley Catholic High School

2nd – “Bob Cooper,” Hayden Fulk, Mariah Carrico, Glendale High School

1st – “The Winning Pitch,” Bailey Donnellan, Laruen Saiko, Central High School

News Format

HM – “Fight or Flight,” Annelise Swords, Hunter Matson, Central High School

HM – “Billy Sticklen Story,” Katie Sticklen, Webb City High School

3rd – “Ceramics Story,” Briley Beck, Joplin High School

2nd – “Hudson Hawk,” Brett Baxley, Kaitlyn West, Glendale High School

1st – “Flu Fighters,” Sharon Lee, Justin Dias, Central High School

Music Video

HM – “Photograph,” MaKayla Severson, Nayton Pinion, Webb City High School

3rd – “Lauren Gower – I See Fire,” Lauren Gower, Maxxine Hay, Amy Nevendorf, Joplin High School

2nd – “Between the Frames,” Amanda Amodeo, Joplin High School

1st – “Left Hand Free,” Brett Baxley, Kaitlyn West, Glendale High School

Documentary

HM – “Project Hope for Laura,” Alyssa Brown, Laruen Brown, Ashlea Zumwalt, Kylie Jones, Stephanie Kent, Maddy West, Erin Parrot, Cody Turner, Joplin High School

3rd – “Everybody Has a Story: Abdou Biteye,” Asha Paruathaneni, Tayyibah Mahmood, Central High School

2nd – “National School Lunch Program,” Hope Touchton, Columbus High School

1st – “Behind the High,” Sharon Lee, Aviva Okeson-Haberman, Central High School

Commercial/ PSA

HM – “Distracted Driving,” Matt Sommer, Tanner Rice, Sarcoxie High School

3rd (TIE) – “Don’t Be a Statistic,” Caleb Thompson, Southeast High School

3rd (TIE) – “Abuse,” Brody Coursey, Webb City High School

2nd – “A+” Julie Weber, Eleyah Slavens, Glendale High School

1st – “Texting and Driving,” Brendan Beck, Joplin High School

Comedy and Drama

HM – “PTA Moms,” Cody Turner, Stephanie Kent, Erin Parrot, Lauren Brown, Alyssa Brown, Maddy West, Abby West, Joplin High School

HM – “Meghan and Nick,” Julia Weber, Eleyah Slavens, Glendale High School

3rd – “A Penny for Your Thoughts,” Bryson Spahn, Southeast High School

2nd – “The Duel,” Ashlea Zumwalt, Maddy West, Abby West, Alyssa Brown, Lauren Browan, Stephanie Kent, Joplin High School

1st – “A Power Inside,” Bret Baxley, Julia Weber, Kaitlyn West, Eleyah Slavens, Glendale High School

Animation

HM – “Cupcake Stop Motion,” Zoie Mincks, Chelsae Schlitz, Lamar High School

HM – “Why Use Motion Graphics?” Brendan Beck, Joplin High School

3rd – “Annoying Teleporter,” Tre’ McAfee, Jordan Finney, Tyren Bryant, Lamar High School

2nd – “The Little Mermaid Stop Motion,” Emily Bishop, Lamar High School

1st – “The Window,” Sydney Olbertz, Cassville High School

Sweepstakes Winner Video

Southeast High School, Cherokee, Kan.

Passion for Video Award (In Memory of Will Norton)

Hope Touchton, Columbus High School, Columbus, Kan.

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