Awards 2011-2012

We congratulate our Student Media staff for earning the following honors during the 2011-2012 academic year: 

Press Club of New Orleans 

Sam Winstrom
1st Place, Best Headline, The Maroon

Karin Curley
1st Place, Best Community News Story, The Maroon 

Cherie Lejeune
3rd Place, Best Community News Story Press Club of New Orleans, The Maroon

Precious Esie
2nd Place, Best Info Graphic, The Maroon 
3rd Place, Best Info Graphic, The Maroon 

Sydney Barbier
1st Place, Best Cartoon, The Maroon

Sam Winstrom 
2nd Place, Best Cover Design, The Maroon
3rd Place, Best Cover Design, The Maroon

Colby Wilson
2nd Place, Best Sports Story, The Maroon

Associated Collegiate Press

Karin Curley
Honorable Mention, Best News Story, The Maroon

Louisiana Press Association  

The Maroon
1st Place, General Excellence, The Maroon

Sam Winstrom
Most Effective Use of Design, The Maroon

Camara Thomas
1st Place, Best Sports Story, The Maroon

Karin Curley
1st Place, Best News Story, The Maroon

National SPJ Mark of Excellence Award

Precious Esie, Carl Harrison, Leslie Gamboni, Jamie Futra
1st Place, National Best In-Depth Reporting, The Maroon

Louisiana/Mississippi Associated Press Managing Editors Awards

Jamie Futral
1st Place, Feature Writing, The Maroon

Craig Malveaux
2nd Place, Sports Writing, The Maroon

SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards 

Precious Esie, Carl Harrison, Leslie Gamboni, Jamie Futral
1st Place, In-Depth Reporting, The Maroon

Masako Hirsch
2nd Place, General News Reporting, The Maroon 

Camara Thomas
3rd Place, Sports Writing, The Maroon

The Maroon Staff
3rd Place, Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper, The Maroon

Southeast Journalism Conference

Jamie Futral
7th Place, Best News Reporter, The Maroon 

Leslie Gamboni
2nd Place, Best Feature Writer, The Maroon

Sam Winstrom
8th Place, Best Newspaper page layout designer, The Maroon

Kaitlin Riley
2nd Place, Best Magazine Page Layout Designer, The Wolf 

Melanie Ziems
3rd Place, Best Magazine writer, The Wolf 

The Wolf
5th Place, Best College Magazine