Students from The Chart – the campus newspaper for Missouri Southern State University – were recognized during the recent Missouri Collegiate Media Awards at Lindenwood University in St. Louis.
The annual event included seminars on journalism, sports reporting, design and developing an online presence, followed by an awards dinner. The awards were judged by school division and were based on submissions by newspaper staff and their advisers.
The following students received awards:
First place for Story Illustration – Kristen Fidler, senior communications major, Carl Junction
First place for Information Graphic – Matt Barney, Joplin
Second place for Editorial Writing – Jack Girard, senior communications major, Joplin
Second place for Page One Design – Susannah Schrader, senior communications major, Joplin
Second place for Column – Kevin Duley II, senior communications major, Kansas City
Third place for Story Illustration – Matt Barney, former graduate, Joplin
Third place for Sports Photography – Elly Booth, senior communications major, Carl Junction
Third place for Entertainment Review – Christian M. Smith, senior communications major, Joplin
Third place for Photo Page – Victoria Gaytan, senior, fine arts major, Joplin
Third place for Special Section or Supplement – Cora Butcher-Spellman, senior communications major, Bolivar
Honorable Mention for Story Illustration – Kevin Duley II