Joplin, MO – Winners have been announced for the 2016 Southern Media Showcase, held Dec. 1 at Missouri Southern State University.

The annual awards recognize outstanding work in print and video projects by area high-school students. More than 375 students from 16 area high schools attended the event – the 20th year for the awards, which are presented by the Communication Department.

Missouri Southern alum Patricia Pham, an award-winning video producer and video specialist who currently works for Buzzfeed, was a guest presenter.

The full list of winners in each category is attached.