Awards

We congratulate our Student Media staff for earning the following honors during the 2012-2013 academic year: 

National Associated Collegiate Press

National Story of the Year winners are chosen from the 10 national finalists from the top college papers in the nation.

Lucy Dieckhaus
Second Place, National Story of the Year, The Maroon

National SPJ Mark of Excellence

National Mark of Excellence Award winners are chosen from the first-place category winners in each of SPJ’s 12 regions, and the awards are judged by professionals with at least three years of journalism experience.

Shannon Donaldson 
Top 3, National Best Feature Writing, The Maroon 

SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards

Annually, the Society of Professional Journalists presents the Mark of Excellence Awards, honoring the best in student journalism. Maroon and Wolf staff members earned three Mark of Excellence Awards for their work during the 2009-2010 academic year. 

Shannon Donaldson
3rd Place, Feature Writing (small), The Maroon 
1st Place, General News Reporting (small), The Maroon

Aaren Gordon
2nd Place, General News Reporting (small), The Maroon

Vannia Zelaya
3rd Place, Non-Fiction Magazine Article (small), The Maroon

Hasani Grayson
1st Place, Sports Writing (small), The Maroon

Karl Gommel
2nd Place, Sports Writing (small), The Maroon

Karl Donaldson
3rd Place, Sports Writing (small), The Maroon

Louisiana/Mississippi Associated Press Managing Editors Awards

Karl Gommel
2nd Place, Breaking Sports Reporting, The Maroon

Daniel Quick
3rd Place, Editorial Writing, The Maroon

The Maroon
3rd Place, General