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2011 - Awards For Student Work Gold Circle Awards - Collegiate Recipients

CSPA presents the 2011 Collegiate Gold Circle Awards

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These awards reflect entries produced between June 16, 2010 through June 15, 2011. Because CSPA dates its awards by the year in which they are given, they are known as the 2011 Gold Circle Awards for Newspapers. 

N1. News writing
1. Michael Auslen and Mary Kenney, “Return to red,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Sarah Hutchins, “Yu pleads guilty,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Kaitlyn York, “After the accident,” Iowa State Daily, Iowa State University, Ames, IA;
CM. Sarah Boswell, “Snow days,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Sharon Hernandez, Sarah Phinney and Rhett Umphress, “Death on campus,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Jon Arnold and Tommy Magelssen, “Former student charged,” The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

N2. In-depth news/feature story
1. Daniel Sipocz, “Title IX under investigation,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Elizabeth Krupka and Alyssa Mentzer, “War, rape fueled by our phones, computers,” Loquitur, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA;
3. Katherine Watkins, “Rocky past for genetics at Penn Med,” The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
CM. Alexandra Sieh, “The lives of a community in transition,” Rocky Mountain Collegian, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO;
CM. Meagan Brown, “Is this the future?” The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
CM. Jonathan Reed, “Tuscaloosa looks to rebuild,” The Crimson White, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.

N3. Editorial writing
1. Jared Rader, “Affinity card agreement,” The Oklahoma Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
2. Tray Smith, “We all have a responsibility to help city,” The Crimson White, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL;
3. Aly Brumback, “Death by drinking,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Staff, Flatlining of higher education,” The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Kelsey Kastrava, “Homeless deserve more than just a casual glance,” Loquitur, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA;
CM. Staff, “150 celebration hit the mark,” The Tech, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

N4. Personal opinion: On-campus issues
1. Keith Yost, “Ms. Hockfield, tear down this wall,” The Tech, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA;
2. Tony Cardone, “Gun ownership good,” The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
3. Wesley Vaughn, “We have all been witnesses to the University’s Witt-less tornado response,” The Crimson White, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL;
CM. Zach Ammerman, “IUSA budget mess,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Michael Veldman, “The day of silence is worth it, even at MIT,” The Tech, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA;
CM. Jessica Goldstein, “’Rape is a four-letter word,” The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

N5. Personal opinion: Off-campus issues 
1. Britton Peele, “Bullying serious problem,” The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Kensey Berry, “Think before you tweet,” The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
3. Nick Dean, “Whole-hearted commitment needed in education crisis,” The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Jim Sojourner, “Higher ed funding crisis isn’t a crisis,” Rocky Mountain Collegian, Colorado, State University, Fort Collins, CO;
CM. Chris Martin, “World web closed,” The Lion’s Roar, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA;
CM. Matt Candelaria, “Pornography, pat-downs & protection,” The Signal, University of Houston — Clear Lake, Houston, TX.

N6. General or humor commentary
1. Oliver Bateman, “How to give great text,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;
2. Ondrej Pazdirek, “Edward Cullen Replaces Prince Charming,” The Campus Ledger, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS;
3. Oliver Bateman, “Hipster-rific java joint,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;
CM. Dana Lizik, “Gaga and stripper poles,” The Signal, University of Houston — Clear Lake, Houston, TX;
CM. Mark Potts, “A quick guide to campus sculpture,” The Oklahoma Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
CM. Nick Stamatakis, “Attention grabbing headline,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

N7. Sports commentary
1. Justin Millerson, “The worst job to have in the Majors,” Et cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
2. Rhtett Umphress, “Commitment to BSU will never falter,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Ari Sefter, “It’s the little things that count,” The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
CM. Cody Tucker, “Stub life,” Wingspan, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY;
CM. Jon Arnold, “Big enough – Secrecy of Big 12,” The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Jon Arnold, “Tech in danger of missing bowl,” The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

N8. First person experience
1. Mickey Woods, “The joyride,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Tara Jones, “Editor experiences serious illness from blood clotting,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Jordan Ward, “Campus rape policy not good enough,” The Oklahoma Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
CM. Kasi Dickerson, “Family ties…” The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
CM. Jose Rodriguez, “From fat to fit: SC student reflects on his 140-pound weight loss,” Crusader, Seward County Community College, Liberal, KS;
CM. Jessica O’Rear, “Pregnant at 18, college grad at 24,” The Signal, University of Houston — Clear Lake, Houston, TX.

N9. Sports news
1. Andrew Mishler and Tyler Poslosky, “Different kind of game,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Jake Lovett, “Emotions run high following loss,” Iowa State Daily, Iowa State University, Ames, IA;
3. Vinnie Lopes and Daniel Sipocz, “3 Year Probation,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Vinnie Lopes, “All the right moves,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Chris Derrett, “Euphoric fans rush field,” The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Tony Jovenitti, “Pitt upset in third round of Tournament,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

N10. Sports features
1. Tommy Magelssen, “Dunn dirty,” The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Jason Galloway, “Prothro still believes,” The Crimson White, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL;
3. Teddy Cahill, “Growing up tough,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Daniel Sipocz, “Carrying on the family legacy,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. RJ Young, “Marcus Dupree,” The Oklahoma Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
CM. Megan Soisson, “109 years in the making,” The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

N11. News feature
1. Biz Carson, “Soldiers among us,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2.Seth Zweifler, “Dreams from his father,” The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
3. John Lonsdale, “Feeling liberated,” Iowa State Daily, Iowa State University, Ames, IA;
CM. Sara Tirrito, “Alumna, students speak from Japan,” The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Torey Robinson, “Child connects ISU campus to community,” Iowa State Daily, Iowa State University, Ames, IA;
CM. Torey Robinson, “Men join cancer battle,” Iowa State Daily, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

N12. Personality profile
1. Margaux Herrera, “Alumnus travels around the world for living,” The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Katherine Klingseis, “Philosophical questions prompt research,” Iowa State Daily, Iowa State University, Ames, IA;
3. Kelsey Kastrava, “Young refugees ‘lost’ and found in local woman’s home,” Loquitur, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA;
CM. Anjali Tsui, “Rape survivor uses ‘art for advocacy’,” The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

N13. General feature
1. Maria Solis, “Logan Beck: Following Huck Finn,” The Signal, University of Houston — Clear Lake, Houston, TX;
2. Chace Freel, “Veterans’ academic affairs,” The Collegian, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX;
3. Tara Jones, “Islam: Reality check,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

N14. Entertainment reviews
1. Dusty Somers, “Rocky Horror,” The Oklahoma Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
2. Andy Tybout, “Film flawed, but ‘Biutiful’,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;
3. Victor Lackerson, “Kanye’s new album pushes rap’s boundaries,” The Crimson White, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL;
CM. Carolyn Zhang, “The Last Eight Minutes,” The Tech, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA;
CM. Jared McDonald, “Iron and Decline,” The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
CM. Andy Tybout, “GT keeps it going ‘All Day,’ all night,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

N15. Headline writing
1. Staff, The Oklahoma Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
2. Staff, The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
3. Johnna Ruocco, Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
CM. Staff, The Collegian, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX;
CM. Staff, The Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO;
CM. Staff, The Shorthorn, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.

N16. Caption writing
1. Staff, The Shorthorn, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX;
2. Staff, The Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO;
3. Johnna Ruocco, Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
CM. Staff, Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Staff, The Campus Ledger, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS;
CM. Staff, The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

N17. Briefs writing
1. Staff, Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Alysha Khan, The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.
3. Staff, Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Staff, Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Marcus Clem and Dillan Straight, The Campus Ledger, Johnson County Community College, Overland, Park, KS;
CM. Staff, The Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO.

N18. Sidebar writing
1. Sara Nahrowold, “Liberating Libya by the numbers,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Chace Freel, “Help on the home front,” The Collegian, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX;

N19. Art/illustration: Hand-drawn
1. Kaitlain McCullough, “Texas Throwdown,” The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX.

N20. Computer generated art/illustration
1. Chelsea Kardokus, “Picking up the pace,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Morgan Daigneault, “Halloween hussies,” The Campus Ledger, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS;
3. Morgan Daigneault, “…But know the danger,” The Campus Ledger, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS;
CM. Stephanie Stamm, “Campus justice,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Stephanie Stamm, “November showdown looms,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Matt Callahan, “It’s an Ad world,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

N21. Art/illustration: Portfolio of work
1. Morgan Daigneault, The Campus Ledger, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS;
2. Stephanie Stamm, Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

N22. Editorial Cartoons
No awards given in this category.

N23. Sports Cartoons
No awards given in this category.

N24. Comic Cartoons*
1. Kelsey Wroten, “Self Improvement,” The Campus Ledger, Johnson County Community College, Overland, Park, KS;
3. Kelsey Wroten, “Cat People,” The Campus Ledger, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS;
CM. Tommy Grooms, “Ralph and Chuck,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
* Correction appended: Subsequent to the original publication of this list, the 2nd place winner was deemed ineligible to enter since the student was not enrolled in the institution that submitted the entry.

N25. Cartoon Portfolio of work1. Thea Blesener, The Shorthorn, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX;
2. Kelsey Wroten, The Campus Ledger, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS;
3. Tommy Grooms, Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Dean Mosier, Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Joshua Meisel, Jenna Tonn and Irving E. Wang, The Tech, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Cambridge, MA;
CM. Kalan Lyra, The Signal, University of Houston — Clear Lake, Houston, TX.

N26. Photo story
1. Brandy  Eubanks and Jamie Maldonado, “Experience the game,” The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
2. Olivia Elsner, Courtney Deckard and Peter Stevenson, “Showtime,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Staff, “Year of the Bear,” The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Staff, “Bruins bold,” The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Michael Bettis, “Andy Ogide,” The Rocky Mountain Collegian, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO;
CM. Brandy Eubanks, Sheldon Lattery and Jamie Maldonado, “True blue,” The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX.

N27. Single spot news photograph
1. Alexandra Fleischman, “Fire rages near campus,” The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
2. Peter Stevernson, “Return to red,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Bobby Ellis, “War of the word,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Nick Berryman, “Only a test,” The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Eric Gibble, “Call to action,” Loquitur, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA;
CM. Luc Felak, “Drive-by drag,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

N28. Single feature photograph
1. Elizabeth Wisdom, “Just for kicks,” The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
2. Kelsey Stein, “An Alberta resident salvages his belongings from his home,” The Crimson White, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL;
3. Luc Felak, “Flipping out,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;
CM. Sam Noblett, “CSU rock climbing,” The Rocky Mountain Collegian, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO;
CM. Dina Rohira, “Eating pie,” The Collegian, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX

.N29. Single sports photograph1. Daniel Cernero, “Exuberance,” The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
2. Peter Stevenson, “Oladipo dunks,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. David DeRidder, “Defending the Dons,” el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA;
CM. Dylan Buell, “Back to winning ways,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Drew Hoover, “Jones helps Tide grab victory,” The Crimson White, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL;
CM. Merrill Jones, “Danielle Robinson,” The Oklahoma Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

N30. Photography Portfolio of work
1. Peter Stevenson, Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Jamie Maldonado, The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
3. Daniel Cernero, The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. David Deridder, el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA;
CM. Daniel Hubert, el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA;
CM. Drew Hoover, The Crimson White, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.

N31. Photo illustration
1. Marlena Skrobe, “In living color,” The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Ondrej Pazdirek, May 2011 Cover, The Campus Ledger, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS;
3. Carlos Peña, “Hanging in limbo,” The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
CM. Nick Dean and Daniel Cernero, “Rick Perry MIA,” The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Brandy Eubanks, “Fork in the road,” The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
CM. David DeRidder, “Fat chance,” el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA.

N32. Photo Illustration: Portfolio of work
1. Marlena Skrobe, The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Sam Grenadier, The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
3. Bobby Ellis, Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

N33. Single Advertising photography
1. Sam Grenadier, “Housing guide 2011,” The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Zach Hetrick and Danielle Riendeau, “World’s greatest college weekend,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

N34. Informational graphics
1. Larry Buchanan, “How we’ve changed,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Tiffany Reusser, “Vicious cycle,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Chelsea Kardokus, “Make it snow,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Connor Kirschbaum, “The revised dinner plan,” The Tech, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA;
CM. Shawn Ash, “Evolution of college bats,” el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA;
CM. Unnati Dass, “Pennopoly,” The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

N35. Informational graphics: Portfolio of work
1. Larry Buchanan, Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Brian Pohuski, The Crimson White, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL;
3. Connor Kirschbaum, The Tech, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA;
CM. Carlos Mella, The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Todd Duboff, The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
CM. Leslie Krivo-Kaufman, The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

N36. Typography: Overall look of the entire paper
1. Staff, Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Staff, The Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO.

N37. Typography: The look of one page
1. Stephanie Dubois, The Signal, University of Houston—Clear Lake, Houston, TX;
2. Nick Dean, “Flatlining of high ed,” The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
3. Jenn Minutillo, “Daily prophet,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Staff, March 31, 2011 Cover, The Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO;
CM. Staff, April 14, 2011 Cover, The Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO;
CM. Olivia Garber and Becky Reiser, “Quit moochin’” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

N38. Typography: A designed or art headline
1. Chelsea Kardokus, “Make it snow,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Staff, April 14, 2011 Cover, The Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO;
3. Kevin Cullen, The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Chelsea Kardokus, “On the grind,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Nick Dean, “Food overtaking Gen Y,” The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Grant Chesshir, “All jacked up,” The Signal, University of Houston — Clear Lake, Houston, TX.

N39. Overall design: Tabloid format
1. Kyla Sergejew, Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
2. Staff, The Tech, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA;
3. Staff, Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Staff, Loquitur, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA;
CM. Staff, The Collegian, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX;
CM. Staff, The Campus Ledger, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS.

N40. Overall design: Broadsheet format
1. Staff, Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Staff, Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Staff, The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
CM. Staff, The Flare, Kilgore College Kilgore, TX;
CM. Brandee Easter, Emily Johnson and Brian Pohuski, The Crimson White, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL;
CM. Staff, The Shorthorn, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.

N41. Overall design: Newsmagazine format
1. Staff, el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA;
2. Staff, The Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO.

N42. Page one design: Tabloid format
1. Connor Kirschbaum, V131 N26, The Tech, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA;
2. Kyla Sergejew, “Hot doc explores tragedies,” Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Canada;
3. Stephanie Dubois, V38 N11, The Signal, University of Houston — Clear Lake, Houston, TX;
CM. Staff, “On to the next one,” Loquitur, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA;CM. Justin Schneewind, Issue 5, The Collegian, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX;
CM. Ben Frank, V131 N23, The Tech, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

N43. Page one design: Broadsheet format
1. Kevin Cullen, “Good knight,” The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Christa Kumming, “Search for Spierer,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Kasi Dickerson and Jamie Maldonado, “Homecoming, Issue 5,” The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
CM. Chelsea Kardokus, “Not dead yet,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Jen Minutillo, “Daily Prophet,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Brittany Keithley, 3/31/11, The Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO.

N44. Page one design: Newsmagazine format
1. Nick Dean, “Generation Y,” The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
2. Staff, V88, N2, el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA;
3. Morgan Daigneault and Ondrej Pazdirek, 5/5/11, The Campus Ledger, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS;
CM. Malik Cato, “What now?” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Staff, “New student guide,” The Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO;
CM. Staff, V8 N4, el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA.

N45. Page one design: Portfolio of work
1. Frida Garza Garcia, 34th Street Magazine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
2. Season Shafer, Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Todd Duboff, The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
CM. Stephanie Meredith, Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN
;CM. Nick Dean, The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Justin Schneewind, The Collegian, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX.

N46. News page design: Tabloid format
1. Malorie Gilbert and Jon Hembrey, 4/7/11 page 3, Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
2. Daniel Cadis, Issue 5 page 4, The Collegian, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX;
3. Alicia Condarcuri and Tai Duong, 2/3/11 page 21, Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
CM. Alicia Condarcuri and Tai Duong, 2/3/11 page 23, Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
CM. Malorie Gilbert and Jon Hembrey, 2/17/11 page 2, Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
CM. Demi Rafuls, “Student Activities Center,” The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;

N47. News page design: Broadsheet format
1. Greg Mees and Alexandra Sieh, 5/3/11 page 6, Rocky Mountain Collegian, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO;
2. David Downham, “Is new Barbie safe?” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Staff, “First-year college graduates cost billions to American taxpayers,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Chelsea Kardokus, “Bed races,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Staff, “Under construction,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

N48. News page design: Newsmagazine format
1. Michelle Wiebach, 9/13/10 page 4, el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA;
2. Daniel Hubert, “Sex slaves find hope,” el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA;
3. Michelle Wiebach, 9/27/10 page 4, el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA.

N49. News page design: Portfolio of work
No awards given in this category.

N50. Editorial page design: Tabloid format
No awards given in this category.

N51. Editorial page design: Broadsheet format
1. Jen Minutillo, Opinion page 10/12/10, Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Nick Dean, “Flatlining of higher education,” The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
3. Tim French, 1/27/11, The Oklahoma Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
CM. Nick Dean, “On-target debate,” The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Alexandra Sieh, Collegium editorials, The Rocky Mountain Collegian, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO;
CM. Staff, 4/14/11 (A4), The Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO.

N52. Editorial page design: Newsmagazine format
1. Staff, 5/9/11, el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA;
2. Staff, “Sandbox politics,” el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA.

N53. Editorial page design: Portfolio of work
1. Nick Dean, The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
2. Leigh Lukashunas and Vanessa Pellechio, The Voice, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA.

N54. Op-Ed or news analysis page design: Tabloid format
1. David Downham, “Movie montage,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Courtney Tray and Cody Tucker, “Stub life,” Wingspan, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY;
3. Ondrej Pazdirek, 10/21/10, The Campus Ledger, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS;
CM. Courtney Nienke, The Campus Ledger, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS.

N55. Op-Ed or news analysis page design: Broadsheet format
1.  Zach Ammerman and Stephen Hammoor, “Just don't vote Palin,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2.  Michael Auslen, “WTF,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3.  Christa Kumming, “Too gay to give,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Chris Lusk, “Justice, Bin Laden,” The Oklahoma Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

N56. Op-Ed or news analysis page design: Newsmagazine format
No awards given in this category.

N57. Op-Ed or news analysis page design: Portfolio of work
1. Larry Buchanan, “Fish out of water,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Jessica Contrera, “Just don’t vote for Palin,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Liz Spangler, “Top 20 in the last 20,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Tiffany Reusser, “Family weekend,” Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Michael Auslen, “WTF?” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Meagan Brown, “New Year’s wisdom,” The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX.

N58. Feature page design: Tabloid format
1. Noel Grzetic and Melanie Kerr, 3/3/11, Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
2. Elizabeth Krupka and Danielle McLaughlin, “Cabrini-opoly,” Loquitur, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA;
3. Connor Kirschbaum, Joanna Kao and Aislyn Schalck, “The politics survey,” The Tech, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA;
CM. Noel Grzetic and Melanie Kerr, 4/11/11, Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
CM. Amanda Graham and Andrew Sutherland, 3/24/11, Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
CM. Allison Goodman, “Click for the dish,” The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

N59. Feature page design: Broadsheet format
1. Christine Chinberg, 3/10/11 (A7), The Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO;
2. Biz Carson, “Jack of all lanterns,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Preston Stallings, “DIY,” The Rocky Mountain Collegian, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO;
CM. Sarah Thacker, “Cracker Jacks,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Brian Pohuski, “Tweet Fighter II,” The Crimson White, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL;
CM. Chris Lusk and Dusty Somers, 12/8/10 The Oklahoma Daily, University of Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

N60. Feature page design: Newsmagazine format
1. Daniel Hubert, 11/8/10, el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA;
2. Connor Kirschbaum, “Pax East,” The Tech, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA;
3. Grant Chesshir, “Logan Beck: Following Huck Finn,” The Signal, University of Houston—Clear Lake, Houston, TX;
CM. Courtney Nienke, “Artist exposé,” The Campus Ledger, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS;
CM. Ben Frank and Joanna Kao, “BAM! POW! Comic Con!” The Tech, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA;
CM. Jerry Rodrigues and Jessica Ruelas, “Look nice,” el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA.

N61. Feature page design: Portfolio of work
1. Connor Kirschbaum, The Tech, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA;
2. Biz Carson, Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

N62. Sports page design: Tabloid format
1. Daniel Espinosa, “11/22/10 page 7, el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA;
2. Kyle Sergejew and Justin Millerson, 4/14/11 page 22, Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
3. Gurpreet Ghag and Justin Millerson, 2/10/11 page 23, Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
CM. Brandon Porter, Issue 7 page 16, The Collegian, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX;
CM. Gurpreet Ghag, 2/17/11 page 23, Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
CM. Carlos Mella, “Gameday superstitions,” The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, MI.

N63. Sports page design: Broadsheet format
1. Kevin Cullen, “Not in our house,” The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
2. Danielle Rindler, “Coming to a stadium,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. James Corley, “Playing the options,” The Oklahoma Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
CM. Christine Chinberg, 10/14/10 (A10), The Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO;
CM. Kevin Cullen, “Big 12 toss up,” The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Lorraine Frajkor, 11/18/10, The Shorthorn, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.

N64. Sports page design: Newsmagazine format
1. Daniel Espinosa, “Football preview 2010, el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA;
2. David DeRidder, “Family guy,” el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA;
3. Martha Lowley, “It’s all about defense,” el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA;
CM. Cody Tucker, “Runaway train,” Wingspan, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY;
CM. David DeRidder, “Swing it like you mean it,” el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA;
CM. Rebecca Reiser, “Seniors: leading the march,” The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittburgh, PA.

N65. Sports page design: Portfolio of work
1. Kevin Cullen, The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Leslie Krivo-Kaufman, The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
3. Brandon Porter, The Collegian, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX:
CM. Tom Ciampoli and Ryan Zimmerman, The Voice, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA.

N66. Photo layout: Full page
1. Kasi Dickerson, “Selections,” The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
2. Kasi Dickerson, “Experience the game,” The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
3. Justin Schneewind, “Birthday bash,” The Collegian, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX;
CM. Kasi Dickerson, “True blue,” The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
CM. Sam Range, “How does The Tech get made?” The Tech, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA;
CM. Michelle Wiebach, “Inner beauty,” el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA.

N67. Photo layout: Two or more pages
1. Greg Mees, “Andy Ogide,” The Rocky Mountain Collegian, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO;
2. Wakeelah Crutison, “Year of the Bear,” The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
3. Alfredo Anaya, Jose Rodriguez and Reanna Tumlinson, “Romeo and Juliet,” Crusader, Seward County Community College, Liberal, KS;
CM. Nick Dean, “Bruins bold,” The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Alexandra Sieh, “A love of the game,” The Rocky Mountain Collegian, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO;
CM. Courtney Tray, “CNFR Bound,” Wingspan, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY.

N68. Photo layout: Portfolio of work
No awards given in this category.

N69. Advertising layout: Single advertisement
1. Brittany Miller, “Don’t f*ck it up,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Allison Tylek, “Break away,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Vince Medellin and Rob Mitchell, “Join the Campus Ledger,” The Campus Ledger, Johnston County Community College,” Overland Park, KS;
CM. Staff, “Jeff’s Pizza Shop,” Iowa State Daily, Iowa State University, Ames, IA;
CM. Mark Nelson, “Concert band,” The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
CM. Omar Rios, “JAVA: Spencer Browne’s,” Crusader, Seward County Community College, Liberal, KS.

N70. Advertising layout: Advertising page
1. Staff, “Health directory,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Elena Bragg, “Arbutus: Your college experience,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

N71. Single subject news or feature package, single page: Tabloid format
1. Justin Schneewind, “Beyond the book: An exploration of ‘Mere Christianity’,” The Collegian, Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX;
2. Stephanie Dubois, “Rock ‘n’ rollers never die,” The Signal, University of Houston—Clear Lake, Houston, TX;
3. Abram Garcia and Michelle Thomas, “Santa Claus…” The Campus Ledger, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS;
CM. Grant Chesshir, “Puff the synthetic magic dragon,” The Signal, University of Houston—Clear Lake, Houston, TX;
CM. Hannah Gray, Elizabeth Tertadian and Gaona Yang, “Making sense of your dollars,” The Beacon, University of Portland, Portland, OR.

N72. Single subject news or feature package, single page: Broadsheet format
1. Summer staff, “Tornadoes,” The Oklahoma Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
2. Larry Buchanan, “Fighting back,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Brandi Doucett, Noel Grzetick and Kyla Sergejew, “Special election coverage,” Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
CM. Rebecca Hall, Nick Jones and Tali Zangari, “A tale of three phones,” The Voice, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA;
CM. Amanda Hopkins and Brandon Hoser, “Halloween haunts,” The Voice, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA;
CM. Staff, 11/10/10, The Shorthorn, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.

N73. Single subject news or feature package, single page: Newsmagazine format
No awards given in this category.

N74. Single subject news or feature package, single page: Portfolio of work
No awards given in this category.

N75. Single subject news or feature package, two pages, double-truck or special section: Tabloid format
1. Staff, “Last call at the Rat,” The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Staff, “Voter’s guide,” The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
3. Staff, “At the core,” The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;CM. Daniel Espinosa, 9/13/10, el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa, Ana, CA;
CM. Daniel Hubert, 10/18/10, el Don, Santa Ana College, Santa, Ana, CA;
CM. Carla Bradley, Brad Denison and Stephanie Dubois, The Signal, University of Houston—Clear Lake, Houston, TX.

N76. Single subject news or feature package, two pages, double-truck or special section: Broadsheet format
1. Staff, “Basketball Guide 2010-11,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Victor Luckerson, “Year in review in 3D,” The Crimson White, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL;
3. Staff, “Flood 2010 special edition,” Iowa State Daily, Iowa State University, Ames, IA;
CM. Staff, “Homecoming Guide,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Staff, “Veishea 2011,” Iowa State Daily, Iowa State University, Ames, IA;
CM. Meagan Brown, “Is this the future?” The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX.

N77. Single subject news or feature package, two pages, double-truck or special section: Newsmagazine format
No awards given in this category.

N78. Single subject news or feature package, two pages, double-truck or special section: Portfolio of work
1. Frida Garza Garcia, 34th Street Magazine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
2. Allison Goodman, The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

 

MAGAZINE

Includes general interest, literary, literary-art, folk and other specialized magazines. 

These awards reflect entries produced between June 16, 2010 through June 15, 2011. Because CSPA dates its awards by the year in which they are given, they are known as the 2011 Gold Circle Awards for Newspapers. 

M1. Poetry: Open (free) form
1. Amanda Rae Rouillard, “Silent Tungsten,” The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
2. Lawrence Fowler, “Slam Ode,” The Mountain Laurel, North Greenville University, Tigerville, SC;
3. Daniel Fernandez, “Riding in Cursive,” Miambiance, Miami Dade College – Kendall Campus, Miami, FL;
CM. Toshi Casey, “Homeless Garden,” American River Review, American River College, Sacramento, CA;
CM. Justin Mantell, “Does the Moon Affect the Snail?” The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA.

M2. Poetry: Closed (traditional) form
1. Ryan Cicak, “Zombie Sestina,” American River Review, American River College, Sacramento, CA;
2. Melissa Weaver, “Consumed,” The Mountain Laurel, North Greenville University, Tigerville, SC.

M3. Fiction: Experimental
1. Ryan Sinon, “Letters to a Statue,” Hair Trigger 33, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL;
2. Kate Stenger, “The Ear,” Hair Trigger 33, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL;
3. Chris Bobeda, “Paper Hills,” Telolith, Seward County Community College, Liberal, KS;
CM. Nick Michal, “It Came from the Sky,” blue moon, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA;
CM. Nick Michal, “Many,” blue moon, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA.

M4. Fiction: Traditional
1. Eric Hazen, “It’s Done,” Hair Trigger 33, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL;
2. Bryan Strausbaugh, “Beauty in This,” Hair Trigger 33, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL;
3. Sarah C. Hogan, “Always Open,” Hair Trigger 33, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL;
CM. Josh Alletto, “The Way the Elephants Swing Their Trunks,” Hair Trigger 33, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL;
CM. J.C. Urbina, “The Courtroom,” Miambiance, Miami Dade College – Kendall Campus, Miami, FL.

M5. Essays
1. Naomi Gibbs, “A Furrowed Brow,” blue moon, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA;
2. Maggie Ritchie, “Raising Chickens,” Hair Trigger 33, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL;
3. Ashley Keenan, “Seizures,” Hair Trigger 33, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL;
CM. Diane M. Sullivan, “The Others,” The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
CM. Erin Nederbo, “John,” Hair Trigger 33, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL;
CM. Ilana Shabanov, “The Dance on Lombard Street,” Hair Trigger 33, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL. 

M6. Humor
1. Terrell Isselhard, “The Pet Shop Tales: A Halfhearted Rejection of Existentialism,” Hair Trigger 33, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL;
2. Jason Edward Harrington, “Red Light,” Hair Trigger 33, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL;
3. Carlos Casteñeda, “Dirty Diane,” Gallery, University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, TX;
CM. Haydee Villareal, “Feathers Ain’t for Flying,” Gallery, University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, TX.

M7. Non-fiction article
1. Katy George, “Busting Out,” Ethos Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
2. Ryan Deto, “America’s Forgotten Captives,” Ethos Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
3. Emmanuel Samoglou, “Yielding Truth to Power,” Convergence, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
CM. Catherine Keck and Jacob O’Gara, “Pillaging the Sea,” Ethos Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
CM. Nina Strochlic, “Unraveling the Gypsy Myth,” Ethos Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
CM. Kasandra Easley, “Fighting Blind,” Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.

M8. Non-fiction interview
1. Nicolette Kittinger, “Irvine Welsh: The Fictionary Interview,” Fictionary, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL;
2. Evan Dardand and Alex Pawling, “Exploding Christmas Ornaments, Blue Jays and Storytelling,” The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
3. Jonathan Hembrey, “Keeping it Clean,” Sweat, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
CM. Greg Baldino, “Worth a Thousand Words: Audrey Niffenegger on the Marriage of Voice and Image,” Fictionary, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL;
CM. Lizzie Falconer, “Running with the Bulls,” Ethos Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.

M9. Non-fiction column
1. Caitlin Johnston, “The Home Front,” Inside Magazine, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

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M10. Overall design: Literary Magazine
1. Staff, American River Review, American River College, Sacramento, CA;
2. Elizabeth Fernandez, Café Cultura, Miami Dade College – Hialeah Campus, Miami, FL;
3. Staff, blue moon, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA;
CM. Staff, The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
CM. Grace Dopico and Alyssa Perez, Miambiance, Miami Dade College – Kendall Campus, Miami, FL;
CM. Andrew Henry, Zachary Smith and Brooke Tower, Signatures, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY.

M11. Overall design: Specialty Magazine
1. Dawn Hosie and Julee Strock, Skald, Villa Maria College, Buffalo, NY;
2. Staff, The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
3. Stefan Coisson, Fictionary, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL;
CM. Staff, Convergence (Spring 2011), Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

M12. Overall design: General Interest Magazine
1. Larry Buchanan, Inside Magazine, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Sarah Payne, Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
3. Staff, Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Staff, POLISHED, Lasell College, Newton, MA.

M13. Cover design
1. Rachel Poage, American River Review, American River College, Sacramento, CA;
2. Larry Buchanan, Inside Magazine, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Stephen Plummer, The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
CM. Maegan McGregor and Jordan Maxwell, Convergence (Spring 2011), Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
CM. Greg Burchell and Kadeisha Richards, Sweat, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
CM. Staff, Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

M14. Table of contents page.
1. Claudia Aguirre, Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Catherine McFarland, The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
3. Claudia Aguirre, Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Larry Buchanan, Inside Magazine, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Gabriella Narvaez and Alexandra Notman, Ethos Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
CM. Sarah Payne, Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.

M15. Typography Lettering, calligraphy or creative use of letterforms: Use of typography on one page or spread
1. Lauren Jow, “Gadgets, Goggles, and Gears,” Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
2. Larry Buchanan, “Student as Specimen,” Inside Magazine, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Ashley Brozic, “Through the Lens,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Staff, pages 32-33, The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
CM. Tiffany Agam, “Calendar Oct. 25,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Sarah Payne, “Table of Contents,” Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.

M16. Typography Lettering, calligraphy or creative use of letterforms: Use of a designed or art headline
1. Claudia Aguirre, “The Legend of Tron,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Lauren Jow, “Gadgets, Goggles, and Gears,” Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
3. Monica Penin, “Mind Games,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Brandon Seabrook Nelson, “Drop Cap T,” The Mountain Laurel, North Greenville University, Tigerville, SC;
CM. Omar Rios, “Title Page,” Telolith, Seward County Community College, Liberal, KS;
CM. Ivana Cruz, “Obsessed with Plastic Surgery,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

M17. Typography Lettering, calligraphy or creative use of letterforms: General use of typography throughout magazine
1. Larry Buchanan, Inside Magazine, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Sarah Payne, Flux, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
3. Staff, Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Staff, The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
CM. Elizabeth Fernandez, Café Cultura, Miami Dade College – Hialeah Campus, Miami, FL;
CM. Alyssa Perez, Miambiance, Miami Dade College –  Kendall Campus, Miami, FL.

M18. Single illustration: hand-drawn
1. Timothy Pattison, “Blogger Behind Bars,” Convergence, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2. Yetunde Babaloa, “A Lonely Walk,” Miambiance, Miami Dade College Kendall, Miami, FL;
3. Felipe Melendez, “Robot,” Miambiance, Miami Dade College – Kendall Campus, Miami, FL;
CM. Kevin Kusiolek, “Bonnieux,” Grub Street, Towson University, Towson, MD;
CM. Chris Fisher, “Arab Dhow on a Stormy Sea,” The Aurochs, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC;
CM. Markel Uriu, “The Last Unicorn,” blue moon, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA.

M19. Single illustration: computer generated
1. Erin Patten, “Uma Thurman,” POLISHED, Lasell College, Newton, MA;
2. Janessa Hanna, “Superhero Music,” The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
3. Brad Lemaire, “Leave an Ad After the Beep,” Covergence, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
CM. Andrew Linde, “Untitled,” The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
CM. Maegan McGregor, “Press Enemies,” Covergence, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada;
CM. Taylor Lucas, “Street Vendors,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

M20. Portfolio Illustration
1. Marcelo Mendes, Miambiance, Miami Dade College – Kendall Campus, Miami, FL;
2. Christy Jacobs, The Aurochs, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC.

M21. Advertising layout: Single advertisement
1. Ashley McKevitt, “Say Cheese,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Ivana Cruz, “Cosford Cinema,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Staff, “GDL Graphic Design League,” POLISHED, Lasell College, Newton, MA;
CM. Alysha Balog, “Yogi’s Daily Specials,” Inside Magazine, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

M22. Advertising layout: Advertising page
1. Claudia Aguirre, “Distraction Magazine Ad – White,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Claudia Aguirre, “Distraction Magazine Ad – Yellow,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Staff, “All you need and more!” Inside Magazine, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

M23. Cartoon
1. Sam Alden, “AHAB,” blue moon, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA;
2. Lee Ann Fitzgerald, “Definition of Online Privacy,” Signatures, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY;
3. Adam Cantu, “Enjoying Some Tube,” Gallery, University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, TX;
CM. Matt Rosen, “Distraction of the Issue – Hit Your U Spot,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Matt Rosen, “Rant of the Issue,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Veronica Gonzalez, “Broken Heart,” Gallery, University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, TX.

M24. Photographs
1. McKenna Johnson, “Gadgets, Goggles, and Gears,” Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
2. Marcie Giovannoni, “Finding Life in Captivity,” Ethos Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
3. Michael Ciaglo, “Road to Redemption,” Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
CM. William King, “Relinquish,” American River Review, American River College, Sacramento, CA;
CM. Jessica Hodder, “White Balloons at UMF,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Kendra Klag, “Four Eyes,” blue moon, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA.

M25. Photography: Portfolio of work
1. Michael Ciaglo, Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
2. McKenna Johnson, Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
3. Rachel Steinhauser, Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Robert Dyck, Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
CM. Raelyn Docampo, Miambiance, Miami Dade College – Kendall  Campus, Miami, FL;
CM. Jeanette Contreras, Telolith, Seward County Community College, Liberal, KS.

M26. Informational graphics
1. Claudia Aguirre, “Smoking Statistics,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Claudia Aguirre, “Sofia’s Must See Parks,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Staff, “Calories Black Box,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Larry Buchanan, “Tenor’s Range,” Inside Magazine, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Claudia Aguirre, “I-95’ing It,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Ivana Cruz, “Bartending,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;

M27. Informational graphics: Portfolio of work
1. Claudia Aguirre, Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

M28. Literary single spread
1. Staff, “Silent Tungsten, Daylight Saving Time,” The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
2. Isabel Hong and Sabrina Wise, “Venice/Astrology,” blue moon, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA.

M29. Literary Multi-page presentation
1. Staff, “Literary Presentation,” The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
2. Alyssa Perez, “Courtroom, Pets in Toyland, Honey & Molasses,” Miambiance, Miami Dade College – Kendall Campus, Miami, FL.

M30. Literary portfolio
1. Alyssa Perez, Miambiance, Miami Dade College – Kendall Campus, Miami, FL;
2. Elizabeth Fernanadez, Café Cultura, Miami-Dade College – Hialeah Campus, Miami, FL.

M31. Special or general interest magazine single page design
1. Sarah Payne, “Editor’s Letter,” Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
2. Tiffany Agam, “Calendar 10/25,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Staff, “Blue Dream,” The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
CM. Staff, “Working Shoes,” The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
CM. Claudia Aguirre, “Wasted Money,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
CM. Ivana Cruz, “Trail Run Bartending,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

M32. Special or general interest magazine single spread
1. Larry Buchanan, “Student as Specimen,” Inside Magazine — Identity Issue, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Claudia Aguirre, “Legend of Tron,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Gaston Figueroa, “Braving the Bar,” Flux, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
CM. Staff, “Dichotomy of Wholeness,” The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
CM. Monica Penin, “Mind Gamer,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Lauren Jow, “Gadgets, Goggles, and Gears,” Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.

M33. Special or general interest magazine multi-page presentation
1. Larry Buchanan, “Mission Impossible,” Inside Magazine, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Staff, pages 24-32, Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Christopher Fellows, Alexandra Notman and Alex Stoltze, “The Real Mile High Club,” Ethos Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
CM. Dan Blackwell and Greg Burchell, “Mind games – design,” Sweat, Humber College Toronto Ontario, Canada;
CM. Eric Dlep, “Road to Redemption,” Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
CM. Gaston Figueroa, “Braving the Bar,” Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.

M34. Special or general interest magazine Portfolio
1. Larry Buchanan, Inside Magazine, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Lauren Jow, “Gadgets, Goggles, and Gears,” Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
3. Claudia Aguirre, Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Ivana Cruz, “Trail Run Bartending,” Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Gaston Figueroa, “Braving the Bar,” Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
CM. Malaea Relampagos, “Just One of the Girls,” Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.

 

YEARBOOKS

These awards reflect entries produced between October 31, 2009 through November 1, 2010. Because CSPA dates its awards by the year in which they are given, they are known as the 2011 Gold Circle Awards for Yearbooks.

Y1. Feature writing: Student Life
1. Bryan Dugan, "House of Cards," Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
2. Nicole Hill, "Fact and Fiction," Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
3. Audrey Flagg, "Something Borrowed, Something New," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
CM. Sara Amato, "Remembering Won-Joon Yoon," Arbutus, Indiana University, Bloomington, NC;
CM. Audrey Flagg, "Corsage," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
CM. Kelsey Marcussen, "With a Click of a Mouse," Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

Y2. Sports reporting
1. Brad Stephens, "Love is Gone," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
2. Stephanie Kuzydym, "Challenging Year," Arbutus, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Nicole Hill, "A New Hope," Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
CM. Adam Coleman and Alex Ybarra, "End of an Era," La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Alyssa Maneri, "I would have given everything...," Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
CM. Greg Rosenstein, "Kicking the Bucket," Arbutus, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Y3. Sports feature writing
1. Nicole Hill, "Skate fast and kick ass," Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
2. Kiersten Schmidt, "Double take," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Alex Ybarra, "Haka Hero," La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Clint Linder, "Gymnastics," The Razorback, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR;
CM. Kristin Reilly, "Breaking Barriers," La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Shuhei Tsunekawa, "Back in Gear," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.

Y4. Academic writing
1. Staff, "The Narrow Ridge," The Natsihi, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA;
2. Biz Carson and Brad Zehr, "Uncommon Ostrom," Arbutus, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Laura Caso, "Creative composers," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Jamie Bullus, "Dead men tell their tales," Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
CM. Holly Kitten, "Whirlwind Chase," La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Lindsay Perez, "How to save a life," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y5. Organization/Greek Writing
1. Janet Herregesell, "Supporting a Dream," Cactus, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX; 
2. Kristin Reilly, "Making a House a Home," La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
3. Corey Erb, "More than a Fun Day," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Megan Clark, "Muggle Magic," The Razorback, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.
CM. Alyssa Lambert, "Happy Hands," Tower, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO;
CM. Joan Reeves and Audrey Walker, "Sigma Kappa Delta," Backroads-Northeast Enquirer, Northeast Alabama Community College, Rainsville, AL;

Y6. Personality profile
1. Julie Miller, "Home is Where the Art Is," Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman OK; 
2. Carrie Thornton, "Great Escape," La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
3. Camron Ghorbi, "Hardwood Hero," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Emily Chase, "Brough Adds a New Ingredient," The Razorback, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR;
CM. Tanner Huffman, "Two of a Kind," Ouachitonian, Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, AR
CM. Bethany Moss, "A True World Traveler," Ouachitonian, Ouachita Baptist University, Arcadelphia, AR;

Y7. Sidebar writing
1. Krystal Green, "Myths and Truths," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Kenneth Garcia and Tory Gilliam, "Every Step You Take," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Sheena Delany, Kenneth Garcia and Daniel Oslason, "Dress for Men and Women," IBIS, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Allie Richard, "Magnificent Heroines," Tower, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO;
CM. Staff, "To Text or Not to Text," The Griffon, Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, MO.

Y8. Headline writing
1. Sheena Delaney and Lindsay Perez, "Academic Headlines," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Tiffany Milakovich, "Org Headlines," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Kenneth Garcia, Tory Gilliam and Katy Patao, "Lifestyles Headlines," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Danielle Castro, Elly Thompson and Nicole Valva, "Rain, E-scholars, Opp," The Log, University of Portland, Portland OR;
CM. Cassie Harrell, "Facelift," Ouachitonian, Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, AR;
CM. Becca Watts, "Facelift," Ouachitonian, Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, AR

Y9. Caption/cutline writing
1. Staff, "Rituals - Captions," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
2. Staff, "Capped," Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA;
3. Rachel Boyington, "2010 Fashion Frenzy - Dressed to Thrill," Backroads-Northeast Enquirer, Northeast Alabama Community College, Rainsville, AL;
CM. Kiersten Schmidt, "Sports Cutlines," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Bianca Krause, "Keeping Austin weird," Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX; 
CM. Staff, "Academics Cutlines," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

10. Theme and concept
1. Irene Farrimond and Brennan Lawler, Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
2. Staff, Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Staff, The Natsihi, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA;
CM. Shannon Daughtry and Kate Ozmont, La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
CM. Staff, Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
CM. Staff, Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.

Y11. Design essentials: Cover design
1. Rachel Dehayes, Rachel Ewy and Genevieve Stack, Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Staff, Arbutus, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Damon Buck, The Natsihi, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA;
CM. Johanna Baker and Helen Chase, The Razorback, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR;
CM. Raphaelle Drew, The Griffon, Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, MO;
CM. Erik Schrader, Tower, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO.

Y12. Design essentials: End sheets
1. Kenneth Garcia, Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Tiffany Haendel, Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
3. Grace Stephens and Basheer Tome, Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Irene Farrimond, Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
CM. Charlotte Hill and Daniel Hobbs, Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
CM. Kate Ozment, La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

Y13. Design essentials: Title page
1. Kate Ozment, La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Charlotte Hill and Daniel Hobbs, Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
3. Kenneth Garcia and Genevieve Stack, Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Doug Klembara and Alyssa Smith, Aggieland, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX;
CM. Katie Myrick, Arbutus, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Staff, The Natsihi, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA.

Y14. Design essentials: Table of contents
1. Charlotte Hill and Daniel Hobbs, Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
2. Kenneth Garcia, Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Kate Ozment, La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Raphaelle Drew, The Griffon, Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, MO;
CM. Irene Farrimond, Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
CM. Erik Schrader, Tower, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO.

Y15. Sports action photo: black and white
1. Joey Cerone, "Golfing," Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA;
2. James Brosher, "Rebound," Arbutus, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Kelvin Kuo, "Great Success," Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Kelvin Kuo, "Mid-air tackle," Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Christina Miles, "Full Sprint Ahead," Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
CM. Jennifer Riepe, "Dominant photo­­-high flying act," Tower, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO.

Y16. Sports action photo: color
1. Sam Grenadier, "Last-Second Shot," La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Amanda Martin, "After a few...," Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
3. Kingsley Burns, "Team by the Numbers," Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
CM. Kingsley Burns, "On Women's Basketball," Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
CM. Bobby Giller, "Down and Out," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Allyson O'Keefe, "Top Right Photo," Le Souvenir, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA.

Y17. Sports feature photo: black and white
1. Yossi May, "Cyclist," Arbutus, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Joey Cerone, "Tampa Bound," Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA;
3. Doug Klembara, "Struggle to Stay on Top," Aggieland, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX;
CM. Doug Klembara, "Sports Fans Photo Essay," Aggieland, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX;
CM. Jennifer Riepe, "Dominant Photo-Pack of Bearcats," Tower, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO.

Y18. Sports feature photo: color
1. Sam Grenadier, "Born to Run," La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock. TX;
2. Karl Anderson, "Stadium Ablaze," La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
3. Staff, "Pirate's Pallette," The Natsihi, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA;
CM. Lauren Gerson, "Colt McCoy," Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
CM. Genevieve Stack, "Double Take," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Chris Wilson, "Power Surge," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.

Y19. Academic photo: black & white
1. Courtney Slater, "Music Marches On," The Griffon, Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, MO;

Y20. Academic photo: color
1. Corey Leamon, "Cutting Edge," Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
2. Donald Aime, "Studying in Sims Memorial Library," Le Souvenir, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA;
3. Samir Mattwe, "Measured in Millimeters," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Rachel Ewy, "A Stimulating Situation," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Leslye Davis, "Astronomy," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
CM. Kelly Lafferty, "Wild Things," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.

Y21. Feature photo: black and white
1. Doug Klembara, "Kyle Field-Parent's Weekend" Aggieland, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX;
2. Doug Klembara, "Bonfire Memorial," Aggieland, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX;
3. Alex Farris, "Tailgate,"Arbutus, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Y22. Feature photo: color
1. Karl Anderson, "Flag Wave," La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Grace Gude, "Ice Storm," The Razorback, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR;
3. Brendan Sullivan, "Slip ‘n Slide," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
CM. Nick Carter, "Dierks Bentley," The Razorback, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR;
CM. Anthony Schwartz, "T-cut," Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Peter Stevenson, "Snoop Dog," Arbutus, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Y23. Advertising photo: black and white
No awards given in this category.

Y24. Advertising photo: color
No awards given in this category.

Y25. Photo portfolio
1. Karl Anderson, La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Lauren Gerson, Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
3. Joey Cerone, Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Jordan Beauchamp, The Natsihi, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA;
CM. Sam Grenadier, La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Rachel Ewy, Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y26. Photo illustration: single black and white image
No awards given in this category.

Y27. Photo illustration: single color image
1. Kingsley Burns, "The Trouble with Booze," Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
2. Candra Hall and Daniel Hobbs, "Pop," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
3. Kenneth Garcia, "Students' Favorite Animals," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Karl Anderson, "Great Escape," La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Kenneth Garcia and Sabrina Ginete, "Miami Chose Me," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Kiersten Schmidt, "Hop, Skip, Jump," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y28. Feature presentation: black and white
1. David Corso, Adrienne Kaplan and Katie Myrick, "Jimmy's Addiction," Arbutus, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Doug Klembara, Katy Latham and Alyssa Smith, "Albritton Bell Tower," Aggieland, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.

Y29. Feature presentation: color
1. Staff, "Quite the Catch,"The Natsihi, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA;
2. Rachel DeHayes, "How to save a life," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Kenneth Garcia and Sabrina Ginete, "Miami Chose Me," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Amelia Epley, Maggi Reed and Betsy Wilson, "This Little Ukulele," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
CM. Irene Farrimond, Bianca Krause and Brennan Lawler, "Hitting Home," Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
CM. Staff, "The Bucket List," Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

Y30. Index
1. Rachel DeHayes, Kenneth Garcia and Liliana Oyarzun, "Index," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Johanna Baker, "Index," The Razorback, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.

Y31. Informational graphics: color
1. Liliana Oyarzun, "rolling through the decade," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Kenneth Garcia, "Meet by the Numbers," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Corey Leamon, "Campus Facilities," Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
CM. Patrick Costilow, "Southeastern's Cutbacks," Le Souvenir, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA;
CM. Kenneth Garcia, "Cultural submersion," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Staff, "Right on Target," The Natsihi, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA.

Y32. Informational graphics: black and white
1. Patrick Costilow, "Contents of the Office," Le Souvenir, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA;
2. Patrick Costilow, "North Korean-left corner," Le Souvenir, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA.

Y33. Informational graphics: portfolio
1. Kenneth Garcia, "Kenneth's Portfolio," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Liliana Oyarzun, "Liliana's Portfolio," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Corey Leamon, "p. 92093, 94-95, 292-293," Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
CM. Staff, "Informational graphics," The Natsihi, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA.

Y34. Opening and closing spread design: black and white
No awards given in this category.

Y35. Opening and closing spread design: color
1. Charlotte Hill and Daniel Hobbs, "Rituals," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
2. Kate Ozment, "La Ventana 2010," La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
3. Doug Klembara and Alyssa Smith, "Aggieland 2010," Aggieland, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX;
CM. Raphaelle Drew, "Opening and closing," The Griffon, Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, MO;
CM. Kenneth Garcia, Corey Erb and Rachel Ewy, "Opening and Closing," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y36. Division page design: black and white
1. Doug Klembara and Alyssa Smith, Aggieland, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX;
2. Staff, "Ten Divider," Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA;
3. Patrick Costilow, "Greeks and Organizations," Southern Louisiana University, Hammand, LA;
CM. Raphaelle Drew, The Griffon, Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, MO.

Y37. Division page design: color
1. Shannon Daughtry, La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Kenneth Garcia, Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Staff, The Natsihi, Whitworth University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Johanna Baker and Helen Chase, The Razorback, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR;
CM. Irene Farrimond, Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
CM. Charlotte Hill and Daniel Hobbs, "Rituals," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.

Y38. Student life one spread: black and white
1. Kathryn Daniel and Grace Stephens, "World of Coke," Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA;
2. Sabrina Aviles, "Baby, It's Cold Outside," Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
3. Bryan Dugan, "Shaken to the Core," Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
CM. Kathryn Daniel and Anna Grace Stephens, "Freshman Fight Night," Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Grace Stephens and Elizabeth Wedegis, "Big Rain Delay at Six Flags," Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Grace Stephens and Elizabeth Wedegis, "I love GT," Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.

Y39. Student life one spread: color
1. Kenneth Garcia, "Ultimate Fandom," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Bianca Krause, "Bleeding Orange," Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
3. Elliot Salazar, "Mural, Mural on the Wall," La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Raphaelle Drew, "Stayin' Shiny for the Public,"Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, MO;
CM. Katie Honadle, "International Festival," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
CM. Staff, "Breaking from Tradition," The Natsihi, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA;

Y40. Student life spread multi-page presentation: black and white
1. Melissa Appel, Doug Klembara, and Alyssa Smith, "Remembering the Fall," Aggieland, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX;
2. Bryan Duggan, "15 Years Later," Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;

Y41. Student life spread multi-page presentation: color
1. Staff, "Spokane Section," The Natsihi, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA;
2. Charlotte Hill and Daniel Hobbs, "Homecoming Rituals," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
3. Elliott Salazar, "Tech Tweets," La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Rachel DeHayes and Kenneth Garcia, "Homecoming," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Kenneth Garcia and Liliana Oyarzun, "Cultural Mosaic," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Bianca Krause, "SXSW," Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.

Y42. Sports page one spread: black and white
1. Sasha Mulvihill, "Leaps and Bounds," Tower, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO;
2. Nishant Prasadh and Grace Stephens, "All the Way Home," Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA;
3. Coleen Conner, "Pushing through to the finish," Blueprint, Georgina Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Grace Stephens and Vett Vandiver, "Sweet success," Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.

Y43. Sports page one spread: color
1. Kiersten Schmidt, "Pitching Prowess," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Kiersten Schmidt, "Double Take," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Kiersten Schmidt, "Staying Afloat," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Irene Farrimond and Alyssa Maneri, "The Tackle that Saved a Season," Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
CM. Sasha Mulvihill, "Preserved tradition," Tower, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO;
CM. Kate Ozment, "Haka Hero," La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

Y44. Sports page multi-page presentation: black and white
1. Beau Holder, Doug Klembara and Alyssa Smith, "Surviving the Unknown," Aggieland, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX;

Y45. Sports page multi-page presentation: color
1.  Kenneth Garcia and Kiersten Schmidt, "What It Takes," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Kenneth Garcia and Kiersten Schmidt, "Football spreads," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Kiersten Schmidt, "Men's Basketball," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Rachel DeHayes and Kiersten Schmidt, "Baseball," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Kate Ozment, "End of an Era," La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Kiersten Schmidt, "Women's Basketball," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y46. Academic spread one spread: black and white
1. David Corso, Ben Fearnow and Katie Myrick, "Dean Re-pete," Arbutus, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Raphaelle Drew, "A New Creativity," The Griffon, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, MO;
3. Seth Dubin and Grace Stephens, "Honors Program," Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.

Y47. Academic spread one spread: color
1. Shannon Daughtry, "Whirlwind Chase," La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Kenneth Garcia and Rachel Ewy, "We like it on top," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Derek Sabiston, "Shell Hall," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
CM. Rachel DeHayes, "How to save a life," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Irene Farrimond and Brennan Lawler, "Studying on the 40 acres," Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
CM. Kenneth Garcia, "Cultural Submersion," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y48. Academic spread multi-page presentation: black and white
1. Doug Klembara, Addison Morris and Alyssa Smith, "The Digital Age," Aggieland, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX;
2. Doug Klembara, Allison Olivarez and Alyssa Smith, "All Things Queer," Aggieland, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.

Y49. Academic spread multi-page presentation: color
1. Kenneth Garcia and Sabina Ginete, "Miami chose me," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Staff, "Up in the Air," The Natsihi, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA;
3. Chris Benavidez, Irene Farrimond and Brennan Lawler, "Cutting Edge," Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.

Y50. People spread with mug photos one spread: black and white
1. Grace Stephens, "Stuart Smith," Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA;
2. Grace Stephens, "Adam Weiss," Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA;
3. Tiffany Haendel, "Freshman portraits," Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

Y51. People spread with mug photos one spread: color
1. Kenneth Garcia, "Underclassmen," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Rachel DeHayes, "The movie-maker," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Staff, "Pgs. 226-227," The Natsihi, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA;
CM. Megan Lindsey, "Pgs. 178-179," Ouachitonian, Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, AR; 
CM. Megan Lindsey, "Pgs. 202-203," Ouachitonian, Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, AR.

Y52. People spread with mug photos multi-page presentation: black and white
No awards given in this category.

Y53. People spread with mug photos multi-page presentation: color
1. Rachel DeHayes and Kenneth Garcia, "Portraits," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y54. People spread without mug photos one spread: black and white
No awards given in this category.

Y55. People spread without mug photos one spread: color
1. Kenneth Garcia, "Senior Spotlight," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Rachel Ewy and Kenneth Garcia, "Graduate Spotlights," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Staff, "A Welcoming Sight," The Natsihi, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA;
CM. Emily Chase, "Brough's Head Chef," The Razorback, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR;
CM. Staff, "Hall of Fright," The Natsihi, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA.

Y56. People spread without mug photos multi-page presentation: black and white
No awards given in this category.

Y57. People spread without mug photos multi-page presentation: color
1. Kenneth Garcia, "Senior Spotlights," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Staff, "Sports Fan," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
3. Kenneth Garcia, "Graduate Spotlights," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Rachel DeHayes, Kenneth Garcia and LiLiana Oyarzun, "Livin' the Dorm Life," Ibis, University of Miami, FL;
CM. Staff, "p. 192-197, dorms," The Natsihi, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA.

Y58. Advertising single ad page design: black and white
No awards given in this category.

Y59. Advertising single ad page design: color
1. Kenneth Garcia, "Pg. 484," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;

Y60. Advertising spread design: black and white
No awards given in this category.

Y61. Advertising spread design: color
No awards given in this category.

Y62. Organization or Greeks spread one spread: black and white
1. Staff, "The Band," Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA;
2. Staff, "The Tower," Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA;
3. Staff, "Getting the News Out," Blueprint, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.

Y63. Organization or Greeks spread one spread: color
1. Irene Farrimond and Tabitha Stork, "Unleash the Horns," Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
2. Rachel Eny, "Triple Threat," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Kenneth Garcia, "FUNDAY," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Kenneth Garcia, "True Life," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Daniel Hobbs and Charlotte Hill, "Float," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.

Y64. Organization or Greeks spread multi-page presentation: black and white
1. Stephen Fogg, Addison Morris and Alyssa Smith, "Corps of Cadets," Aggieland, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.

Y65. Organization or Greeks spread multi-page presentation: color
1. Irene Farrimond and Tabitha Stork,"Ahoy Mateys," Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
2. Staff, "Group photos," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Kenneth Garcia, "Greeks," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Melissa Pinguely and Charlotte Hill, "Greek Week," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.

Y66. Design portfolio
1. Kenneth Garcia, "Portfolio," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Kiersten Schmidt, "Kiersten Schmidt's portfolio," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Bianca Krause, "Pgs. 32-33, 36-37, 56-57, 74-75, 160-163," Cactus, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX;
CM. Katie Myrick, "Portfolio," Arbutus, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Elliot Salazar, "LV Student Life 2010," La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Liliana Oyarzun, "Portfolio," Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

 

VIDEOS

These awards reflect entries produced between October 31, 2009 through November 1, 2010. Because CSPA dates its awards by the year in which they are given, they are known as the 2011 Gold Circle Awards for Videos.

V1. Commercial
1. Staff, "GNO Rap," SCAD-Atlanta Radio, Savannah College of Art and Design-Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.

V2. PSA
No awards given in this category.

V3. News Package
1. Sarah Phinney and Michael Ponce, "Black Mycoskie speaks about Toms Shoes," Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Jacob Menache, "SCAD Book Giveaway," District TV, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA;
3. Scott Money and Kristina Russo, "October 23, 2010," Humber TV, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Trevor Koroll, Jessica Laberge-Blakely and Scott Money, "Municipal Vote Coverage," Humber TV, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Sarah Phinney and Michael Ponce, "Student Recreation & Wellness Center Ceremony," Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Justin Tyler, "Twilight: Eclipse opening night in Muncie," Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

V4. Feature Package
1. Sam Abrams, Hayden Atkins and Brian McAndrew, "The Fighter," Flux, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
2. Josh Kerr and Kati Mason, "Diversity during the holidays," Humber TV, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
3. Pam Bal and Natashia Fearon, "Community reaction to city vote," Humber TV, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Teresa Bdzil and Jake Swantko, "A new way to groove," Flux, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
CM. Bridgette L. Ridgeway, "Study abroad in Africa," UW-Milwaukee Broadcast Club, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Brown Deer, WI.

V5. Documentary
1. Stephen Person, Becca Pollard and Edith Simonsew, "Nuclear Renewal," Flux, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
2. Frank Knight, Dylan Sylvester and Rebecca Toews, "Hook It and Book It," Flux, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
3. Bryan Bailey, Kate Brown and Christopher Burgess, "Adrenaline: 72-Hour film project," Flux, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
CM. Sam Abrams, Hayden Atkins and Brian McAndrew, "The Fighter," Flux, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
CM. Simon Boas, Laura Fong and Adam Spencer, "Wild Child: Learning Naturally," Flux, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
CM. Bridgette L. Ridgeway, "Student Soldiers," UW-Milwaukee Broadcast Club, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Brown Deer, WI.

 

ONLINE MEDIA

These awards reflect entries produced between October 31, 2009 through November 1, 2010. Because CSPA dates its awards by the year in which they are given, they are known as the 2011 Gold Circle Awards for Online Media.

W1. Breaking news
1. Sarah Boswell, "Update: Assault victim makes note of offender's unique bicycle," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Sharon Hernandez, "Students stunned by Ball State's response to tornado warning," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Staff, "Cook Hearing," Wingspan, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY;
CM. Sarah Hutchins, "Student found dead in North Tower," idsnews.com, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Kirsten Silveira, "BOG approves system wide gun ban," collegian.com, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO;
CM. Matt L. Stephens, "Club sports athlete arrested at national tournament," collegian.com, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

W2.  Secondary coverage
1. Greg Burchell, "Col. Williams' sentencing will be tweeted," thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
2. Matt Holden, "The Young and the Busted," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Meg Banks, "Rossi bows out of mayoral race," thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario;
CM. Phil Heidenreich, "Ford win creates union certainty," thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario;
CM. Caitlin Johnston, "Willoughby ‘someone a lot of people looked up to,'" idsnewst.com, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Rob Sykes, "Belleville holds healing rally after Williams' hearing," thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario.

W3. Photo and Audio Slideshow
1. Jessica Beck and Thomas Yau, "Soundslide: While River Clean-Up," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Travis Smith, "Red-light cameras," uhclthesignal.com, University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, TX;
3. William Garfield, "Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure," uhclthesignal.com, University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, TX;
CM. Peter Gaunt, "Springfest 2010," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Jessi Gilbert, Jacob Nenache and Deanne Revel, "Miles Teller receives Discovery Award," scaddistrict.com¸ Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA;
CM. Jaclyn Goldsborough and Jess Lanning, "Excise police ride-along slideshow," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

W4. Video
1. Shumita Basu, "Hey Day 2010," theDP.com, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
2. Quan Nguyen, "Spotlight on Pan-Asian Dance Troupe," theDP.com, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
3. Rebecca Kaplan, "A day at Coup de Taco," theDP.com, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
CM. Shumita Basu and Lauren Plotnick, "Touring Weiss Pavilion," theDP.com, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
CM. Shumita Basu and Noah Rosenstein, "Penn football vs. Columbia," theDP.com, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
CM. Virginia Singarayar, "Students grateful for new Rec Center expansion," collegian.com, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.

W5. Podcast
1. Meg Banks, Sangeeta Patel and Brent Tennant, "Now Hear This! Episode 10" thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario;
2. Adam Lukach, "Weekend Watchers-Mad Men," idsnews.com, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

W6. News Online Design Website
1. Staff, idsnews.com, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Staff, theDP.com, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
3. Staff, bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Meg Banks and Ryan Charkow, thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Staff, crusadernews.com, Seward County Community College, Liberal, KS;
CM. Staff, scaddistrict.com, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA.

W7. News Interactive graphic
1. Mark Townsend, "Faithful Forging," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Staff, "2010 Winter Olympics," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Mark Townsend, "Muncie Gas 2010," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Emily Babay, Rebecca Kaplan and Noah Rosenstein, "A decade in review: 2000-2009," the DP.com, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
CM. Mark Townsend, "Earth Day Quiz," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Mark Townsend, "Tonne Winery Interactive," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

W8. Design for a news digital edition
No awards given in this category.

 

ONLINE MAGAZINE

W9. Magazine online design website
1. Staff, idsnews.com/inside, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Staff, finecutmag.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
3. Staff, convergenemag.ca, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Staff, fluxstories.com, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
CM. Staff, magworldonline.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Staff, sweatmag.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON.

W10. Magazine design interactive graphic
1. Bethany Stayer, "Zombies," idsnews.com/inside, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

W11. Design for a magazine digital edition
1. Staff, Sweat Magazine, magazines.humber.ca, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
2. Staff, Convergence Magazine, magazines.humber.ca, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
3. Staff, Urbanation, magazines.humber.ca, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Dan Ilika, YYZ, magazines.humber.ca, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Staff, Fine Cut Magazine, magazines.humber.ca, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Staff, Magazine World, magazines.humber.ca, Humber College, Toronto, ON.

W12. Multimedia Presentation
1. Staff, "Magazine World," magworldonline.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
2. Staff, "Savannah Film Festival," scaddistrict.com, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA;
3. Staff, "Homecoming," idsnews.com, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Ryan Dorgan, "Limestone Country," idsnews.com, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Staff, "Convergence Magazine," convergencemag.ca, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Staff, "Fine Cut Magazine," finecutmag.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON.

 

ONLINE YEARBOOKS

W13. Yearbook overall design website
No awards given.

W14. Yearbook interactive graphic
No awards given.

W15. Best design for a digital edition
No Awards Given

W16. Multimedia presentation
No Awards Given

 

ONLINE NEWS

These awards reflect entries produced between October 31, 2009 through November 1, 2010. Because CSPA dates its awards by the year in which they are given, they are known as the 2011 Gold Circle Awards for Online News.

ON1. News writing
1. Sharon Hernandez, "Emens fills for David Letterman's return," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Jared Lalonpe, "CPR guidelines revamped to help save lives," thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
3. Sarah Jacob, "Dali Lama visits Toronto," thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Sarah Jacob, "New TTC trains on the way," thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Catherine Labelle, "Alzheimers linked with smoking: Research," thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Scott Money, "'Officer Bubbles' may not have case: Lawyer," thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON.

ON2. In-depth news/feature story
1. Emmanuel Samoglou, "The influential," magworldonline.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
2. Erin DeCoste, "Journalists screaming in the wind," convergencemag.ca, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
3. David Perri, "Libel Tourism," convergencemag.ca, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Lee Flohr, "New fossil oldest known dinosaur relative," thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Lee Flohr, "New planet has temperate climate," thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Scott Money, "Mobilicity expands wireless war," HiLite, thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON.

ON3. Editorial writing
No awards given in this category.

ON4. Personal opinion: On-campus issues
1. Zach Ammerman, "Don't like what you're seeing? Change it," idsnews.com, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Rachel Stark, "Students share secrets on bathroom walls," idsnews.com, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Derek Wilson, "Making cents: Ball State sports cost $827 per student for 2008-2009," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Tommy Conroy, "Our View: Crying wolf," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Frank Hood, "From the Hood: SGA Elections Board made questionable decisions," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Derek Wilson, "Making Cents: Ball State should get rid of old professors, staff to solve budget problems," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

ON5. Personal opinion: Off-campus issues
1. Graeme Steel, "Toronto Star plans to outsource editing jobs," thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
2. Meg Banks, "Toronto votes 2010: the bad, the worse and the ugly," thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
3. Claude Seravia, "Ontario budget leaves many unanswered questions," thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Zach Ammerman, "Harassment's price," idsnews.com, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Ryan Charkow, "Make sure your vote is counted," thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON.

ON6: General or humor commentary
1. Frank Hood, "From the Hood: Simple suggestions to save Ball State money," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Ben Wright, "A few thoughts on the Nissan Cube," scaddistrict.com, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA;
3. Deanne Revel, "The Great American oh God, my stomach hurts," scaddistrict.com, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA.

ON7: Sports commentary
1. Rhett Umphress, "Beyond Varsity: My commitment to Ball State football will never falter," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Sean Morrison, "What do you think of the cutters now?" idsnews.com/inside, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Kyan Wood, "Parrish's game plan must be aggressive," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;

ON8: First person experience
1. Tara Jones, "Keep Up with Myself: Editor has near death experience," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Sean Morrison, "Facing their wall," idsnews.com/inside, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Rachel Stark, "Writing on the Stall," idsnews.com/inside, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Aly Brumback, "Shopper should be patient, courteous with employees," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

ON9: Sports news
1. Rhett Umphress, "Ball State's first shutout loss since 2005 earned record-tying payout," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Daniel Sipocz, "Athletics: Ball State increases compliance monitoring after NCAA ruling," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Nathan Hart, "Cutters 4-peat," idsnews.com, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

ON10: Sports feature
1. Teddy Cahill, "Football: Growing up tough," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Stephanie Kuzydym, "Soccer goalkeeper provides team's communication backbone," idsnews.com, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Sean Morisson, "High jumper learns to fly," idsnews.com/inside, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Nathan Hart, "I would walk 500 miles," idsnews.com, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Nicole McIsaac, "A heart stopping tale," sweatmag.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Daniel Sipocz, "Resuming a tradition," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

ON11: News features
1. Kelly Dickey, "Ball State alumna, her partner compete for dream wedding," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Jackie Paduano, "Tech users join in Chilean earthquake relief," thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
3. Tessie Sanci, "Couple donates $300 million to Sick Kids Hospital," thedailyplanet.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Sarah Boswell, "University Computing Services introduces new website" bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Jaclyn Goldsborough, "Indiana State Excise Police increase patrols around BSU over weekend," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

ON12: Personality profile
1. Michael Sutherland-Shaw, "Information Evangelist," convergencemag.ca, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
2. Caitlin Johnston, "Terry LaBolt," idsnews.com, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Caitlin Johnston, "Steak 'n Shake waitress," idsnews.com, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Crystal Burney, "65 red roses," finecutmag.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Trevor Koroll, "With Miller out, will Anchampong be in?" urbanationmag.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Danielle Turnbull, "Get your cut on: Barber returns to Village," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

ON13: General feature
1. Catherine Labelle, "Growing Green Leaders," magworldonline.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
2. Natalie Avon, "Prisoners of our own devices," idsnews.com/inside, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Dan Blackwell, "The Mad Men of Print," magworldonline.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Emary Johnston, "The Truth about homelessness," urbanationmag.com, Humber College, Toronto, ON;
CM. Tara Jones, "Ball State Muslim students, community reflect on faith, controversy," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. CJ Lotz, "Honest work," idsnews.com/inside, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

ON14: Entertainment reviews
1. Mark Ziemer, "Scott Pilgrim versus convention," scadconnector.com, Savannah College of Art and Design-Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
2. Alex Kartman, "Scene Selection: ‘Up in the Air' soars as best Reitman film," bsudailynews.com, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Kelsey Finn, "Big Boi," idsnews.com, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

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