Collegian receives KIPA awards

WILMORE, KY—The Asbury Collegian won 40 awards at the Kentucky Intercollegiate Press Association’s annual convention held at Transylvania University Feb. 26-27. Asburians walked away with 14 first-place awards, including best special section, best news story, best commentary, best feature story and best sports photo. In addition, Collegian executive editor Deanna Morono won Staffer of the Year: the convention’s highest honor.

“We are up against some very talented competition – all the more reason to celebrate the talent and dedication of our students,” journalism instructor David Wheeler said.

Asbury competes against both public and private colleges in Kentucky with enrollments of 5,000 or fewer students.

2010 KIPA Awards

Staffer of the Year (Division B): Deanna Morono

First-place awards:
Sports news story: Zack Klemme
Best special section: Collegian staff
House ad: Lauren Liggett
Best sports headline: Laura Laffoon
Sports game story: Zack Klemme
Commentary: Deanna Morono
Sports photo: Rebecca Baker
Feature story: Kara Laufenburger
Informational graphic: Christie Gleason
Comic strip: Molly Hoy
Sports column: Kenton Sena
General interest column: Kara Laufenburger
Continuing news: Lisa James
News story: Deanna Morono

Second-place awards:

Sports news story: Hayes Creech
House ad: Lauren Liggett
Best news headline: Alyssa Richter
Feature page layout: Savanah Nisbett
Overall layout: Collegian staff
Sports photo: D.J. Donaldson
Informational graphic: Collegian staff
Original illustration: Michael Grout
Sports column: Hayes Creech
Investigative reporting: Chelsea Bailey
Investigative reporting: Deanna Morono

Third-place awards:
Sports page layout: Kayla DuBois
House ad: Collegian staff
Best news headline: Alyssa Richter
Best sports headline: Laura Laffoon
Feature page layout: Savanah Nisbett
News photo: Laura Bauer
Review: Ben Joubert
Deadline editing: Deanna Morono

Honorable mention:
Sports news story: Zack Klemme
Sports feature: Kayla DuBois
Sports feature: Kayla DuBois
House ad: Colby Sands
Sports game story: Zack Klemme
Commentary: David Bruner

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