Columbia Scholastic Press Association

CSPA is an international student press association, founded in 1925, whose goal is to unite student journalists and faculty advisers at schools and colleges through educational conferences, idea exchanges, textbooks, critiques and award programs.

2019 - Awards For Student Work Gold Circle Awards - Collegiate Recipients

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association announces the winners from its 36th Gold Circle Awards program. This year, these categories attracted 5309 yearbook and digital media entries submitted in 91 categories. And 7187 news and magazines entries submitted in 86 categories.

These entries come from publications produced by students at colleges, universities, and secondary schools through the United States and abroad who follow an American education plan.

Entries were accepted from student yearbooks and digital media publications published from October 11, 2017 through October 1, 2018. Student journalists working on these print or electronic media chose from 39 yearbook categories and 41 digital media categories.

And entries were accepted from student print news and magazine published from June 11, 2018 through June 10, 2019. Student journalists working on these print or electronic media chose from 51 news categories, 35 magazines, 39 yearbook categories and 41 digital media categories.

In summary, judges cited a total of 747 winners for yearbook and digital media 807 winners for new and magazine for either First, Second or Third Place or for Certificates of Merit for those deemed worthy of honorable mention in a category. Entry categories included those for yearbooks and for digital (online) media, in its annual competition for individual achievement by student writers, editors, designers and photographers.

Congratulations to all of our winners!

 

News

CSPA dates its awards by the year in which they are given, the entries that have been produced during the 2018-2019 academic year. Because CSPA dates its awards by the year in which they are given, they are known as the 2019 Gold Circle Awards for news. This includes entries that were published from June 11, 2018 through June 10, 2019.

N01 News writing
1. Kellie Chudzinski, "Active Shooter Hoax Riles Campus," Los Angeles Loyolan, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA;
2. Jon Moss, "'Union Avoidance' Firm Received $240k from Pitt," The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;
3. Julia Bagnata, "Legal Troubles Continue To Mount For President," The Voice, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA;
CM. Brooke Hill and Raegan Turner, "Title IX," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Caroline Anders, "'She Should've Known Better,” Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. John Johns, "Get Your Hands Out of My Pocket," Collegian Times, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA.

N02 In-depth News/Feature Story
1. Sarah Verschoor, "Reconsidering History," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Laurel Demkovich, "Eminent Domain," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Hannah Shumsky, "The Perfect Storm," The Rocket, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA;
CM. Allie Kirkman, "Unclear," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Lydia Gerike, "Open Secret," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Alayna Fuller, "WVU Loan Default Rate the Highest in Big 12," The Daily Athenaeum, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.

N03 Editorial Writing
1. Maggie Durwald, "Pittsburgh will Heal," The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;
2. Staff, "An Unacceptable Response," Los Angeles Loyolan, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA;
3. Staff, "Our Rights as Student Journalists Must Be Protected," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Staff, "Tuition Poses Unnecessary Barrier to Upward Mobility, Success," Humber Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario;
CM. Catie Denfeld, "C'Mon Get Happy," The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
CM. Staff, "Restoring Trust Requires a Fresh Start," Wingspan, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY.

N04 Personal opinion:  On-campus issues
1. Cammy Morsberger, "Pitt Needs Needle Disposal Containers," The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;
2. Daisy Bolin and Kellie Chudzinski, "Literally in the Dark / I Stand by the Article," Los Angeles Loyolan, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA;
3. Paige Hardy, "Make room for LGBTQ," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Demi Lawrence, "Too Little Too Late," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

N05 Personal opinion: Off-campus issues
1. Jeremy Wang, "Pittsburgh Gun Bills Fail Civil Rights and Safety," The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;
2. Devin Nguyen, "No Easy Route to Good Journalism," Humber Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario;
3. Naomi L. Johnson, "Coffee Shop Stirs Up Neighborhood," Collegian Times, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA;
CM. Emma Getz, "The Loving Relationship of Bert and Ernie," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Christine Fernando, "Should We Be Showing Children Anti-feminist Disney Classics?" Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Janine Faust, "State Should Step Up to Address Rising Tuition," The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;

N06 General or humor Commentary
1. Allison Dantinne, "If These Walls Could Talk, They’d Scream | A Glimpse into Life at Hillman During Finals Week," The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

N07 Sports Commentary
1. Caleb Byrd, "Money Leads to NFL demise," The Signal, Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, AR;
2. Cameron Stuart, "MLB is its Own Worst Enemy," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
3. Aaron Marner, “The Mismanagement of Lindell Wigginton," Iowa State Daily, Iowa State University, Ames, IA;
CM. Zach Piatt, "Adding to the Madness," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

N08 First person experience
1. Jason Piskopus, "Chingu, and What I Learned from HIM," Collegian Times, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA;
2. Jaclyn Ferguson, "The Beautiful Journey," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Cassidy Daniel, "Ups and Downs of Diabetes," The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX.

N09 Sports News (Includes season summaries and game stories)
1. George Stoia, "Kyler Lights Up New York," The Oklahoma Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
2. Trent Leonard, "Penn State Pummels Pitt," The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;
3. Phillip Steinmetz, "Cutters Wins Second Straight Men’s Little 500," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Ben Everett, "It's a Brewer Thing," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Jacob Phillips and Kevaughn Wilson, "Humber Hawks Remain at Top of the Food Chain," Humber Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario;
CM. Austin Watts, "Moving Forward/Kingsbury," The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

N10 Sports Features (Includes profiles or season previews)
1. Griffin Reilly and Darienne Stiyer, "Changing the Game," Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
2. George Stoia, "Kyler Circle of Trust," The Oklahoma Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
3. Matt Cohen, "King of the Pool," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Zach Piatt, "Band of Brothers," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Cameron Drummond, "Anime and T-shirts: Juwan Morgan’s Legacy," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Austin Watts, "Resilience, Leadership Define Odiase's Career," The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

N11 News feature
1. Isabella Garcia, Taylor Romano and Natalie Witt, "Beneath the Surface," Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
2. Katie Grieze, "The Day She Stopped Listening," Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Anna Bauman, "Paving the Way," The Oklahoma Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
CM. Brynn Mechem, "Two Cats Damask Closing," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Emily Miles, "The Role Models," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. McKenzi Morris, "One Year Later," The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

N12 Personality profile
1. Maya Best, "Chloe Baierl | Knitting pretty," The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;
2. Sorina Szakacs, "Print Interrupted," Collegian Times, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA;
3. Emily Wolfe, "Pitt’s Peregrine Falcons | Flesh and Blood," The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;
CM., Ross Lopes and David Tuchman, "In Memoriam Harry Leslie Smith," Convergence, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario;
CM. Lexi Haskell, "Brett Becker," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Diana Campbell, "Jazz Treasure," Collegian Times, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA.

N13 General feature
1. Riley Eubanks, "Tying the Knot Before 20," Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Hannah Boufford, "Justice for Merlin," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Emily Wolfe, "A day in the life of student canvassing," The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;
CM. Bridget Sjoberg, "Tom being bomb," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Nick Moreland, "Punk's Not Dead," Collegian Times, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA;
CM. Zoe Pearson, "A Promise Kept: Woman Rushes Fraternities in Friend's Honor," The Sandspur, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL.

N14 Cultural feature
1. Darienne Stiyer, "Taste of Home," Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
2. Elesha Nicholls, "Wingin It," Scribe, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario;
3. Kateryna Horina, "They Got Chills," Convergence, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario;
CM. David Tuchman, "Paying To Play," Convergence, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario;
CM. Taylor Loughry, "Setting the Stage," The Vision, North Greenville University, Tigerville, SC;
CM. Coleman Taylor, "Detention Nation Exhibit Depicts Harsh Conditions/Exhibit," The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

N15 Entertainment reviews
1. Catie Denfeld, "Ginsburg Origin Story," The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
2. Travis Noriega, "Be My Neighbor," The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
3. Joshua Lloyd, "Avengers Endgame' Is Marvel Studio's End-All," The Voice, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA;
CM. Molly Atchison, "Insatiable," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Alexandra Boulas, "Measure for Measure Misses the Mark," Los Angeles Loyolan, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA;
CM. Eva Chillura, "On Our Plate Cuban Gypsy Pantry," Tribal Tribune, Wando High School, Mount Pleasant, SC.

N16 Headline writing
1. Thomas Moran, The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
2. Staff, The Vision, North Greenville University, Tigerville, SC;
3. Staff, The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Christopher Edwards, Jacque Mead and Rebekah Sweet, Wingspan, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY;
CM. Staff, The Maroon, Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, LA;
CM. Staff, The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

N17 Caption writing
1. Rose Wagner, The Maroon, Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, LA;
2. Stephanie Amador and Rebecca Slezak, The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

N18 Briefs writing
1. Staff, "March 14, 2019," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Kateryna Horina and Austin Spearman, "News In Brief," Convergence, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario.

N19 Sidebar writing
1. Joe Schroeder, "Campus Reacts to a Split Congress," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

N20 Alternative Story Form
1. McKenzi Morris, "From Here it's Possible," The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Alicia Silvers, "Crusader Craft Club," The Vision, North Greenville University, Tigerville, SC;
3. Staff, "Celebrating Black History Month," The Lion's Roar, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA;
CM. Thomas Moran, "Fashion Trends," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Staff, Block Party the Voice Staff Members Retrace Their Steps," The Voice, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA;
CM. Staff, "Voter Guide," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

N21 Art/illustration: Hand-drawn
No winners given in this category.

N22 Computer generated art/illustration
No winners given in this category.

N23 Art/illustration: Portfolio of work
No winners given in this category.

N24 Cartoons
1. Emily Massey, "Marie Kondo," The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

N25 Cartoon Portfolio of work
No winners given in this category.

N26 Photo story
1. Jeff Dean, "Making the Cut," Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
2. Stephanie Amador and Robbie Moscato-Goodpaster, "How Would You Change the World?" Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Stephanie Amador, Scott Fleener and Rebecca Slezak, "LoveIs," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Staff, "Indiana Turns Against the Tide," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Catie Denfeld, "Lineman Rodeo," The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
CM. Rebekah Sweet and Courtney Waltson, "Pink Powerhouses," Wingspan, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, Wyoming.

N27 Single spot News photograph
1. Kennedy deRaedt, "A Historic First," Iowa State Daily, Iowa State University, Ames, IA;
2. Sarah Henry, "LGBTQI+ History Month,” Iowa State Daily, Iowa State University, Ames, IA;
3. Paris Malone, "Healing in the Face of Hate," The Rocket, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA;
CM. Mikinna Kerns, "Tender Moment at Celia Barquin Arozamena Memorial," Iowa State Daily, Iowa State University, Ames, IA;
CM. Mikinna Kerns, "Vigil held to honor Celia Barquin Arozamena," Iowa State Daily, Iowa State University, Ames, IA;
CM. Mikinna Kerns, "Golf Team at Celia Barquin Arozamena's Vigil," Iowa State Daily, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

N28 Single feature photograph
1. Alex Powers, "Hidden Queen," Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
2. Anna Bongardino, "Vermont Senator and Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Held a Campaign Rally in Schenley Plaza Sunday evening," The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;
3. Sara Harris, "Blondell Hill," The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
CM. Catie Denfeld, "Lauren White & Miller," The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
CM. Jacob Summerville, "Crowning Chelsey," The Lion's Roar, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA;
CM. Ciara Perozzi, "Fan Smiles," The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

N29 Single sports photograph
1. Bader Abdulmajeed, "Redshirt Freshman Micky Phillippi," The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;
2. Jason Pedreros, "Soccer Clinches Title," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
3. Paige McGowan, "Bear Hunting," Humber Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario;
CM. Rebecca Slezak, "Confidence is Key Heading to Indiana," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. David Boschwitz, "Homecoming Interception," Iowa State Daily, Iowa State University, Ames, IA;
CM. Ciara Perozzi, "Scouting Report," The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

N30 Photo illustration
1. Josh Aguirre, "Millennial Madness," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX.

N31 Photography Portfolio of work
1. Rebecca Slezak, The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Ed Murphy, The Voice, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA.

N32 Photo Illustration: Portfolio of work
No winners given in this category.

N33 Informational graphics
1. Elliott DeRose, "Steps for a Bone Marrow Transplant," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Emily Abshire, "Voter Guide," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Travis Noriega, "Don't lose your way," The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
CM. Debbie Martinez, "LCCC Bookstore vs Amazon," Wingspan, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY;
CM. Hannah Shumsky, "Student Voter Turnout Lower than National Average," The Rocket, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA;
CM. Haleigh Holden, "The HIGH COST of being GREEK," The Daily Athenaeum, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.

N34 Informational graphics: Portfolio of work
1. Elliott DeRose, The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Annie Goodman, The Lion's Roar, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA.

N35 Typography: The look of one page or spread
1. Emily Wright, "Show Me the Money," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Ariel Landry, "Cautiously Optimistic," The Maroon, Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, LA;
3. Thomas Moran, "Harry Potter," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Staff, "The Best of Slippery Rock," The Rocket, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA.

N36 Typography: A designed or art headline
1. Sarah Barney and Emily McPherson, "Mums the Word," The Oklahoma Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
2. Megan Bush, "Days of Behre," The Rocket, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA;
3. Adam Zook, "The Future of Social Justice," The Rocket, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA.

N37 Newsmagazine Cover
1. Matt Rasnic, "Little 500 Guide," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Eli Savage, "Silhouettes 2019," The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;
3. Megan Ross, "Money vs Mission," The Oklahoma Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
CM. Chelsea Alphonso and Ross Lopes, "Decolonize It," Convergence, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario;
CM. Lauren Ault, "Sex and Love Special Addition," The Rocket, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA;
CM. Annie Goodman, "Newsmagazine Cover 08-07-18," The Lion's Roar, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA.

N38 Page One Design
1. McKenzi Morris, "Final Four," The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Madelyn Powers and Matt Rasnic, "24 Hours of Shootings," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
3. Zachary Araki and Annie Goodman, "Page One Design 04-09-19," The Lion's Roar, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA;
CM. Emily Wright, "Programs Not Found," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Et Cetera Staff, "Higher Education," Humber Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario;
CM. Eric Davies, Hannah Shumsky and Adam Zook, "Providing Security," The Rocket, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA.

N39 News Page Design
1. Beatrice Alcala, "Burning Man." Collegian Times, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA;
2. Catie Denfeld, Jamie Hwang and Travis Noriega, "Local Destruction," The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
3. Emily Wright, "Untitled," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Hannah Shumsky and Adam Zook, "Future of Social Justice," The Rocket, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA.

N40 Editorial Page Design
1. McKenna Middleton, "Presidency and Sexism,” The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
2. Jacob Summerville, "Op Ed Page Design 09-18-18," The Lion's Roar, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA;
3. Staff, "Cheyenne Frontier Days Wants to Offer Variety in Music," Wingspan, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY.

N41 Op-Ed or News Analysis Page Design
1. Emily Abshire, "Nike Just Did It," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Emily Wright, "Again Roncalli," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Emily Wright, "Our Rights as Student Journalists Must Be Protected," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

N42 Feature Page Design
1. Madelyn Powers, "Spread the Love," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Emily Wright, "Reprinting History," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Annie Aguiar, "Watch the Throne," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Thomas Moran, "Harry Potter," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Carrie Harris, "KC Food Pantry," The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;

N43 Sports Page Design
1. Kendra Wilson, "Black Key Bulls," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Sarah Barney, "Heisman.pdf," The Oklahoma Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
3. Annie Goodman, "Sports Page Design 10-02-18," The Lion's Roar, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA;
CM. Ben Everett, "The Big Game," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Oscar Matous, "A Hard Hitting Topic," The Rocket, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA;
CM. McKenzi Morris, "Difficult decision," The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

N44 Cultural Feature
1. Annie Aguiar, "Globetrotting Through the Hoosier State," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Emily Douthitt, A Fight to Survive," The Oklahoma Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
3. Thomas Moran, "Oh Hill No," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;

N45 Alternative Story Presentation
1. Kit Kolbegger and Michelle Rowe-Jardine, "Predators of the Press," Convergence, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario;
2. Brandi Geister and Kamryn Tomlinson, "The Evolving Romantic," Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Madi Estella, "Hubble," The Vision, North Greenville University, Tigerville, SC;
CM. Staff, "If it Makes You Happy," The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX.

N46 Design Portfolio of work
1. Emily Wright, The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Chelsea Alphonso and Ross Lopes, Convergence, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario;
3. Julia Bagnata, The Voice, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA;
CM. Thomas Moran, The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Jaque Mead, Wingspan, Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY;
CM. Annie Goodman, The Lion's Roar, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA.

N47 Photo layout: Full page
No winners given in this category.

N48 Photo layout: Portfolio of work
No winners given in this category.

N49 Single Subject News or Feature package, Single-Page Design
1. Elliott DeRose, "The Fowl Truth Behind Ball State's Geese," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Adriana Cisneros Emerson and Carrie Harris, "Substance Abuse Counselors," The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
3. Adriana Cisneros Emerson, Catie Denfeld and Nadia Hill, "Black History Month," The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;

N50 Single Subject Feature Package, Double-truck (two-facing pages)
1. Ben Everett, "Basketball preview," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
2. Richard Martinez, "Ginger's 'Alien' 40 Years of Fear and Satisfaction," Collegian Times, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA;
3. Staff, "Legalization Day," Humber Et Cetera, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario;
CM. Molly Atchison, "Social media through the ages," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Jamie Hwang, "Women of KC," The Flare, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX;
CM. Steve Cukovich, Brendan Howe and Oscar Matous, "Acting Head Coach Grady Confident in New Team," The Rocket, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA.

N51 Single Subject News or Feature Package, 3 or more pages or special section
1. Staff, "Little 500 Guide," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
2. Staff, "One Game Away," The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
3. Staff, "Orienter," Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN;
CM. Chelsea Alphonso, Ross Lopes and Austin Spearman, "Reporting People As People," Convergence, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario;
CM. Paige McGowan and Art Team, "Centre Stage," Scribe, Humber College, Toronto, Ontario;
CM. Ariel Landry, "Legacy, Tradition, Community," The Maroon, Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, LA.

 

 

Magazine

CSPA dates its awards by the year in which they are given, the entries that have been produced during the 2018-2019 academic year. Because CSPA dates its awards by the year in which they are given, they are known as the 2019 Gold Circle Awards for magazines. This includes entries that were published from June 11, 2018 through June 10, 2019.

M01 Open (free) form poetry
1. Dajuan Frasier, "Drinking Lightning From A Bottle," The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
2. Briana Crockett, "The Process," The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
3. Ana Chao, "Sphinx's Riddle," Urbana, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL;
CM. Emily E. Turek, "Riding the crowded subway with a friend," Maya Literary Magazine, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA;
CM. Katya Buresh, "To Consider Time Spent In That Large Porcelain Dish," Grub Street Literary Magazine, Towson University, Towson, MD;
CM. Kemea  Parsons, "The Dark Silhouette Behind the Glass," Skald, Villa Maria College, Buffalo, NY.

M02 Closed (traditional) form poetry
1. Michael Duffin, "Jim Crow's Scythe," Maya Literary Magazine, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA;
2. Karley Conklin, "A Crime of Understatement," The Mountain Laurel, North Greenville University, Tigerville, SC;
3. E.E. Rodriguez, "Zion In El Salvador," Grub Street Literary Magazine, Towson University, Towson, MD.

M03 Experimental fiction
1. Laura Fredd, "Atlas,",The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
2. Drew Renner, "Andrea the Secretary," Hair Trigger 41, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL;
3. Amanda Pena, "Diary of a Poor Dry-Back," Gallery Magazine, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX;
CM. Betsy Busch, "At the End of the Trail," Lighted Corners, Mount St. Mary's University, Emmitsburg, MD;
CM. Sam Henry, "The Guide To Living Here," Grub Street Literary Magazine, Towson University, Towson, MD.

M04 Traditional fiction
1. Morgan Scott, "Roses for Mrs. Anderson," The Bridge, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA;
2. AnnaMarie Seiler, "Tarnished Crows," Tarnished Magazine, Lasell College, Newton, MA;
3. Scarleth Figueroa, "On the Bank of Mississippi," Miambiance, Miami Dade College Kendall Campus, Miami, FL;
CM. Kala Frances Wahl, "Dog Spelled Backwards Is God," Hair Trigger 41, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL;
CM. Nyree Feijoo, "The Interview," Cafe Cultura, Miami Dade College - Hialeah Campus, Hialeah, FL;
CM. Katie Brittingham, "The Allies," Lighted Corners, Mount St. Mary's University, Emmitsburg, MD.

M05 Essays
1. Andi McIver, "Ubuntu," Grub Street Literary Magazine, Towson University, Towson, MD;
2. Kristina Francis, "The Butterfly Effect," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
3. Juan Godoy, "Emotional Decision," Cafe Cultura, Miami Dade College - Hialeah Campus, Hialeah, FL;
CM. Masha Zhdanova, "Torn Identity," SCAN Magazine, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Kelsey Jackson-Ross, "Fate in the Palm of My Hand," Skald, Villa Maria College, Buffalo, NY;
CM. Megan Schultz, "How to Fold a Paper Airplane," Lighted Corners, Mount St. Mary's University, Emmitsburg, MD.

M06 Humor
1. Tyler Spinosa, "Corpses Discovered in Scented Candle Store," SCAN Magazine, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
2. Will Darragh, "My Mom and Pokemon," The Dulcimer, Mercer University, Macon, GA;
3. Dillon McCormick, "Horoscopes," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.

M07 Non-fiction article
1. Hannah Good, "Not safe for work," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
2. Phi Chu, "Tending to Death," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
3. McKenna Middleton, "Blue Beto Movement," Focus Magazine, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Christina Paraggio, "The Vaping Gun," UMiami Scientifica Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Gabby Rosenbloom, "Trauma, Chance, Destiny!" Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Kayla Branch, "Money vs Mission," The Oklahoma Daily, Crimson Quarterly magazine, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

M08 Non-fiction interview
1. Elisa Baena, "Haiti: Their American Struggle," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Megan Rule, "Driving for joy," Focus Magazine, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
3. Kathryn Ford, "HIV-Holding On To Hope," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Corrie Coleman, "But There's Also Hope," Focus Magazine, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Cameron Bocanegra, "Greek American Dream," Focus Magazine, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Gabby Rosenbloom, "Trauma, Chance, Destiny!" Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

M09 Non-fiction column
1. Katherine Diaz Villegas, "Imitation vs. Inspiration," SCAN Magazine, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
2. Elizabeth Henry, "Makeup, Masks and Misconceptions," SCAN Magazine, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
3. Alisha Hunter, "What the #@$% do I do?," Emerge Magazine, University of Guelph-Humber, Toronto, Ontario.

M10 Headline writing
1. Anuj Shah, UMiami Scientifica Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Staff, Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
3. Staff, Focus Magazine, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Staff, "Love and Subscribe, Amor(us), It's Getting Hot in Here, Mr. West Goes to Washington," Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

M11 Caption writing
1. Julian Croman, Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.

M12 Briefs writing
No winners given in this category.

M13 Sidebar writing
1. Katie Grieze, "Taking Steps to Leave," Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Natalie Abatemarco, "Pumped Up Kicks," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Kay Ann Henry, "Power of the Press," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Callie Jardine, "Color Influencers," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

M14 Alternative Story Form
1. Natalie Witt, "Front of Book," Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
2. Claire Dozer, "A Day in the Life of a Food Truck," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
3. Maia Hunter, "Hooked on Seafood," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Adam Butzow, Ariel Deutschmann and Katelyn O'Brien, "Ontario Cannabis User Guide," Emerge Magazine, University of Guelph-Humber, Toronto, Ontario;
CM. Anya Balsamides, "On the Rocks," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Elisa Baena, "Vamos de Tapas," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

M15 Cover Design for Literary or Literary Art Magazine
1. Jonathan Margolis, Tarnished Magazine, Lasell College, Newton, MA;
2. Emily Kaczynski, Michael Morganti and Lindsay Neilson, Skald, Villa Maria College, Buffalo, NY;
3. Jason Garcia and Carla Ortiz, Gallery Magazine, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX;
CM. M. Emaad Fayaz, Matthew Napolillo and Emily E. Turek, Maya Literary Magazine, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA;
CM. Chance Gomez, Miambiance, Miami Dade College Kendall Campus, Miami, FL;
CM. Roselyn Dooley, Grub Street Literary Magazine, Towson University, Towson, MD.

M16 Cover Design for General or Feature Magazine
1. Victoria Doudoumis and Kianna Gram, "Emerge 2019 Cover," Emerge Magazine, University of Guelph-Humber, Toronto, Ontario;
2. Sonia Broman, "Art of Fashion," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Randi Yemin, "Fake Issue Cover," SCAN Magazine, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Andi Risk, "Day in the Life," Focus Magazine, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Olivia Stauber, "Trauma, Chance, Destiny!" Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Sandra Taboada, "Brain and Behavior Cover Design,” UMiami Scientifica Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

M17 Table of Contents page
1. Austin Klubenspies, "Duality Issue Table of Contents," SCAN Magazine, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
2. Austin Klubenspies, SCAN Magazine, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
3. Corrie Coleman and Meredith Wagner, Focus Magazine, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Megan Rule, Focus Magazine, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Ashley Burke, Polished Magazine, Lasell College, Newton, MA;
CM. Austin Klubenspies, SCAN Magazine, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.

M18 Use of typography on one page or spread
1. Lindsay Neilson, "1960s Reflection Poster," Skald, Villa Maria College, Buffalo, NY;
2. Victoria Doudoumis and Kianna Gram, "Emerge 2019 Cover," Emerge Magazine, University of Guelph-Humber, Toronto, Ontario;
3. Olivia Stauber, "The Candy Shop," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Melanie Gonzalez and Kaitlan Koehler, "Pages 44-45 Fall 2018," Valkyrie, Berry College, Mount Berry, GA;
CM. Olivia Stauber, "Trauma, Chance, Destiny!," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Matson Merdler, "Hidden Queen," Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.

M19 Use of a Designed or art headline
1. Jennifer Ober, "Travel Issue Cover," SCAN Magazine, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
2. Olivia Stauber, "The Candy Shop," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Matson Merdler, "Hidden Queen," Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
CM. Meredith Wagner, "Blue Beto Movement," Focus Magazine, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Nicholai Cardona, Ana Chao and Daniella Garcia, "Title Page," Urbana, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL;
CM. Nermina Ferkic, "What's UR Sign?" Ampersand, Webster University, Saint Louis, MO.

M20 Single illustration: hand-drawn
1. Jennifer Ober, "Travel Issue Wrap Cover," SCAN Magazine, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
2. Quentin Gibson Mays, "I Am," Axis Creative Arts Magazine, Miami Dade College North Campus, Miami, FL;
3. Jacqueline Dubois, "HIV-Holding Onto Hope," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Pamela Torres, "Shelter in the Water," Gallery Magazine, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX;
CM. Shanel Kerekes, "Lechery," Skald, Villa Maria College, Buffalo, NY;
CM. Shanel Kerekes, "Gush," Skald, Villa Maria College, Buffalo, NY.

M21 Single illustration: computer generated
1. Logan Farley, "Tarnished Cucamonga," Tarnished Magazine, Lasell College, Newton, MA;
2. Lourdes Navarette, "Lioness," Gallery Magazine, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX;
3. Kire Torres, "Dawn of the Digital Renaissance," SCAN Magazine, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Chris Delaguardia, "Jungle Escape," Miambiance, Miami Dade College Kendall Campus, Miami, FL;
CM. McKenna Sites, "Yellow Kitchen," Grub Street Literary Magazine, Towson University, Towson, MD;
CM. Aylin Villagomez, "Translucent," Gallery Magazine, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX.

M22 Portfolio Illustration
1. Lourdes Navarrete, Gallery Magazine, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX;
2. Jennifer Ober, SCAN Magazine, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
3. Mario Estrada, Cafe Cultura, Miami Dade College - Hialeah Campus, Hialeah, FL;
CM. Sierra Merson, Lighted Corners, Mount St. Mary's University, Emmitsburg, MD;
CM. Sophie Robbins, Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Pamela Torres, Gallery Magazine, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX.

M23 Photography - Single Artistic photograph
1. Chance Gomez, "Everything Will Wait," Miambiance, Miami Dade College Kendall Campus, Miami, FL;
2. Gabrielle Arduini and Anya Haber, "Alternate Reality 5," SCAN Magazine, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
3. Sonia Broman, "Art of Fashion," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Katie Casamassa, "Insecurity," The Mountain Laurel, North Greenville University, Tigerville, SC;
CM. Gianna Sanchez, "In the Clouds," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Olivia Stauber, "Nip 'N Tuck," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

M24 Photography - Single News feature photograph
1. Chris Kohley, "Tunnel Trap," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY;
2. Juan Tognini, "Clean My Boat," Urbana, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL;
3. Reed Mattison, "March," Talisman, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.

M25 Photography: Portfolio of work
1. Joshua Nee, Tarnished Magazine, Lasell College, Newton, MA;
2. Chance Gomez, Miambiance, Miami Dade College Kendall Campus, Miami, FL;
3. Sonia Broman, Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Mario Rodriguez, Cafe Cultura, Miami Dade College - Hialeah Campus, Hialeah, FL;
CM. Tyler Judson, SCAN Magazine, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Gianna Sanchez, Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

M26 Photo illustration
1. Pablo Herzberg, "Aggro," Cafe Cultura, Miami Dade College - Hialeah Campus, Hialeah, FL;
2. Kayleigh Fox, "Confirmation," The Dulcimer, Mercer University, Macon, GA;
3. Kyle Kohner and Rose Nickols, "Untitled," The Point, Biola University, La Mirada, CA;
CM. Gabrielle Arduini and Anya Haber, "Duality Issue Cover," SCAN Magazine, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Maia Clare, "Beneath the Shallows," Emerge Magazine, University of Guelph-Humber, Toronto, Ontario;
CM. Camilo Garza, "The Fates," Gallery Magazine, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX.

M27 Photo Illustration: Portfolio of work
1. Pablo Herzberg, Cafe Cultura, Miami Dade College - Hialeah Campus, Hialeah, FL;
2. Emely Martinez, Urbana, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL;
3. Rachel Grusky, Miambiance, Miami Dade College Kendall Campus, Miami, FL;
CM. Claire Hammond, The Dulcimer, Mercer University, Macon, GA.

M28 Informational graphics
1. Etty Grossman, Unauthorized Immigration," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Leila Mae Thompson, "HIV in Brazil and United States Infographic,” UMiami Scientifica Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Austin Klubenspies, "Dividing Infinity," SCAN Magazine, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.

M29 Informational graphics: Portfolio of work
1. Leila Mae Thompson, UMiami Scientifica Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Austin Klubenspies, SCAN Magazine, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.

M30 Design of a single spread
1. Joey Haas, "Art of Fashion," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Will Darragh, "My Mom and Pokemon," The Dulcimer, Mercer University, Macon, GA;
3. Kelvine Moyers, "Take Your Vitamins," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Lindsey Epifano, "Reclaiming Life in Color," Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
CM. Aodan Reddy, "Making the Cut," Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
CM. Tara Jones, "The Revival of Ping," Ampersand, Webster University, Saint Louis, MO.

M31 Design Multi-page presentation
1. Staff, "Dreams of Electric Sheep," SCAN Magazine, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
2. Isabella Vaccaro, "Cocaine Cowboys," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Olivia Stauber, "Break with Reality," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Kelvine Moyers, " A Vanity Affair," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Teddy Willson, "Miami City Ballet," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Michael Haring, "Moon Dust,” Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

M32 Design portfolio
1. Joey Haas, Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Michael Haring, Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Austin Klubenspies, SCAN Magazine, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Kianna Gram, Emerge Magazine, University of Guelph-Humber, Toronto, Ontario;
CM. Olivia Stauber, Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Laura Shotola-Schiewe, Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.

M33 Single Subject Feature Package, Single Page Design
1. Jess Morgan, "Day-Cation Mode," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Sydney Sapin and Teddy Willson, "Pick Your Palate," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Elliott DeRose, "Is That What the Kids are Saying These Days?" Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

M34 Single Subject Feature Package, Double-truck (two-facing pages)
1. Lindsey Epifano and Laura Shotola-Schiewe, "The Need to Belong," Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR;
2. Joey Haas, "Art of Fashion," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Bailey Albertson, Sarah Langford and Audrey McNew, "Pages 20-21 Winter 2019," Valkyrie, Berry College, Mount Berry, GA;
CM. Emily Sabens, "Solo Journey," Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Emma Helstrom, "Calendar," Polished Magazine, Lasell College, Newton, MA;
CM. Olivia Ginsberg, "Savor The Secret," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

M35 Single Subject Feature Package, 3 or more pages or special section
1. Staff, "Blue Beto Movement," Focus Magazine, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
2. Taylor Smith, "Mungovan," Tarnished Magazine, Lasell College, Newton, MA;
3. Riley Musial, "Why Photo," Tarnished Magazine, Lasell College, Newton, MA;
CM. Jonathan Margolis, "Hey," Tarnished Magazine, Lasell College, Newton, MA;
CM. Staff, "Special Section-Power," Distraction Magazine, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Lindsey Epifano and Laura Shotola-Schiewe, "Front of Book," Flux Magazine, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.
 

Yearbooks

CSPA dates its awards by the year in which they are given, the entries that have been produced during the 2017-2018 academic year. Because CSPA dates its awards by the year in which they are given, they are known as the 2019 Gold Circle Awards for yearbooks. This includes entries that were published from October 12, 2017 through October 1, 2018.

Y1. Feature writing: Student Life
1. Kaylie McLaughlin, “Message of Tolerance,” The Royal Purple, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS;
2. Michael Cantu, “Raiders in Mourning,” La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
3. Sophie Holmes, “Vie Apartments,” Agromeck, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC;
CM. Nathaly Moreno, “DREAMing Out Loud,” The Scroll, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR;
CM. Samantha Budd and Alizé Ramirez-Cañas, “And Our Pick Is....,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Alizé Ramirez-Cañas, “Welcome to the Queendom,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y2. Sports reporting
1. Madison George, “Keepers of the Court,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Cameron Bocanegra, “Battle Against the Odds,” Baylor Roundup, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
3. Alizé Ramirez-Cañas, “The 'Canes are Back in Town,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y3. Sports feature writing
1. Cameron Bocanegra, “Natalie Chou: Against Stereotypes,” Baylor Roundup, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
2. Joe Buettner, “Walk On Wonder,” Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
3. Anna Plybon, “Rubik's Tourney,” Agromeck, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC;
CM. Lane Dickinson, “Not Throwing Away My Shot,” The Royal Purple, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS;
CM. Madison George, “Cuban Links,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y4. Academic writing
1. Alizé Ramirez-Cañas, “Creating Advanced Spaces,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Cameron Bocanegra, “Environmentally Friendly,” Baylor Roundup, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
3. Alizé Ramirez-Cañas, “It's a Match,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Alizé Ramirez-Cañas, “Is This Real Life?” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y5. Organization/Greek writing
1. Kaylene Veliz, “A New Sisterhood,” The Scroll, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR;
2. Cameron Bocanegra, “What's the Rush?” Baylor Roundup, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
3. Zach Silberberg, “Winning a Different Way,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y6. Personality profile
1. Cameron Bocanegra, “Sierra Smith,” Baylor Roundup, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
2. Savannah Rattanavong, “I Identify as a Fighter,” The Royal Purple, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS;
3. Cameron Bocanegra, “Define Eric Soo,” Baylor Roundup, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Kacie Rohlman, “I Identify as a Survior,” The Royal Purple, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.

Y7. Sidebar Writing
1. Alizé Ramirez-Cañas, “Shalala for Congress,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Alizé Ramirez-Cañas, “And the Winner Is,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y8. Headline writing
1. Megan Garland, Baylor Roundup, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
2. Monica Sanders, The Scroll, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR;
3. Anna Long and Megan Wong, Agromeck, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.

Y9. Caption/cutline writing
No awards given in this category.

Y10. Alternative Story Form
1. Casey Lue, “It's a 'Cane Thing,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Samantha Budd, “Tailgate Trends,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Casey Lue and Kaitlin Castillo, “Grant-ful,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Rachel Cole, “News Across the States,” Baylor Roundup, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Alizé Ramirez-Cañas, “What's on the Menu?” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Sabrina Cheikhali, “Pooch Perfect,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y11. Theme and concept
1. Anthony Estolano, La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Casey Lue and Alizé Ramirez-Cañas, Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Maddy Payne, Megan Ross and Supriya Sridhar, Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
CM. Staff, The Griffon, Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, MO;
CM. Isabella Barnello, J. Wade Dykes and Monica Sanders, The Scroll, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR.

Y12. Cover design
1. Hyeyeon Park, The Griffon, Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, MO;
2. Megan O'Herron and Sydney Schmidt, Spires, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA;
3. Anthony Estolano, La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

Y13. End sheets
1. Casey Lue, Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Rachel Cole, Baylor Roundup, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
3. Anna Long, Agromeck, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.

Y14. Title page
1. Casey Lue, Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Anthony Estolano, La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
3. Rachel Cole, Baylor Roundup, Baylor University, Waco, TX.

Y15. Table of contents
1. Anthony Estolano, La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Maddy Payne, Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
3. Casey Lue, Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. J. Wade Dykes, The Scroll, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR.

Y16. Sports action photo
1. Bryan Murphy, Top Left, “Women's Basketball,” Agromeck, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC;
2. Erica Thorpe, “When Push Comes to Shove,” Baylor Roundup, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
3. Dean Whitelaw, “Gaining Access,” La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. John Ellis, “Softball (catcher),” The Griffon, Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, MO;
CM. Ciara Perozzi, “Perfect Play,” La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Stephen Singleton, “Full Swing,” La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

Y17. Sports feature photo
1. Katie Spradlin, “Team Effort,” La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Dean Whitelaw, “Raider Spirit,” La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
3. Dean Whitelaw, “Raider Run (Bullpen),” La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Erica Thorpe, “Lines and Signs and Bears,” Baylor Roundup, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Stephen Singleton, “Firing Energy,” La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Winsor Luke, “Match Point,” The Scroll, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR.

Y18. Academic photo
1. Noor Eemaan Jaffery, “Academics Divider,” Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
2. Drew Martin, “Spotted,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

Y19. Feature photo
1. Justin Rex, “Standing for Family,” La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Rachel Halloran, “Walk Through,” La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
3. Dean Whitelaw, “Practice Makes Perfect,” La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Gavin Doremus, “The Cove,” Spires, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA;
CM. Nicholas Faulkner, “Eclipse Day Above,” Agromeck, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC;
CM. McKenzie Gerber, “Igniting Tradition,” La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;.

Y20. Photo illustration: single image
1. Megan Ross, “Mental Health Misgivings,” Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
2. Amanda Ford and Ryan Snow, “Handstand,” Spires, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA;
3. Casey Lue, “Curve Ball,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y21. Photo portfolio
1. Libby Kamrowski, Spires, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA;
2. Kyle Wang, Baylor Roundup, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
3. Chase Merwin, The Griffon, Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, MO;
CM. John Crawford, The Scroll, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR;
CM. Jackie Abreu, Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y22. Index
1. Staff, Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Megan O'Herron, Spires, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA;
3. J. Wade Dykes, The Scroll, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR.

Y23. Informational Graphics: single
1. Morgan Thomson, “Hurricane Irma,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Casey Lue, “Philanthropy,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Anthony Estolano, “OPC Adventures,” La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

Y24. Informational Graphics: Portfolio
1. Casey Lue, Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y25. Opening and closing spread design
1. Anthony Estolano, La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Casey Lue, Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Maddy Payne and Megan Ross, Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
CM. Monica Sanders, The Scroll, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR.

Y26. Division page design
1. Casey Lue, Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Anthony Estolano, La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
3. Staff, The Griffon, Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, MO;
CM. Isabella Barnello and Monica Sanders, The Scroll, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR;
CM. Maddy Payne and Megan Ross, Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

Y27. Feature presentation
1. Casey Lue and Morgan Thomson, “Hurricane Irma,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Casey Lue and Morgan Thomson, “Sebastian the Ibis,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Emma Dimig, Dhruvi Fulfagar and Megan Wong, “Free Expression Tunnel,” Agromeck, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC;
CM. Julia Harrison and Maggie He, “NC State Cyphers,” Agromeck, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC;
CM. Morgan Thomson, “College Game Day,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Morgan Thomson, “Butler Center,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y28. Student Life spread: one spread
1. Casey Lue, “Campus Food,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Anthony Estolano, “Elite Squad,” La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
3. Staff, “Coming Out in College,” The Tower, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA;
CM. Andrew Nevins, “Campus Confessions,” The Royal Purple, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS;
CM. Anthony Estolano, “Opt Outside,” La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Morgan Thomson, “Move In,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y29. Student Life spread: multi-page spread
1. Casey Lue and Morgan Thomson, “Hurricane Irma,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Casey Lue, “Living in Miami,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Morgan Thomson, “Homecoming,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Hyeyeon Park and Bethany Vonseggern, “Producing a Yearbook,” The Griffon, Missouri Western State University, Saint Joseph, MO;
CM. Anthony Estolano, “Raiders in Mourning,” La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Morgan Thomson, “International Week,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y30. Sports spread: one spread
1. Casey Lue, “Football, Turnover Chain,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Nathan Jones, “Season of Change,” The Royal Purple, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS;
3. Casey Lue, “Outdoor Track,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y31. Sports spread: multi-page spread
1. Anthony Estolano, “Red Raider Recap,” La Ventana, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Staff, “Gonzaga Basketball,” Spires, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA;
3. Casey Lue, “Baseball,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y32. Academic spread: one spread
1. Morgan Thomson, “School of Nursing and Health Studies,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Morgan Thomson, “Miller School of Medicine,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Megan O'Herron, “Bulldog Battalion,” Spires, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA;
CM. John Biggs, J. Wade Dykes and Ly-Lan Hunt, “Milestone Moment,” The Scroll, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR;
CM. Morgan Thomson, “Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Rachel Schaub and Zheng Qu, “Standout Season,” Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

Y33. Academic spread: multi-page spread
1. Morgan Thomson, “Commencement,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Casey Lue, “College of Arts & Sciences,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Megan Ross, Rachel Schaub and Mary Smith, “Notable Professor - Stephanie Pilat,” Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

Y34. People spread with mug photos
1. Casey Lue, “Graduates,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Casey Lue, “Underclassmen,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. J. Wade Dykes, “People,” The Scroll, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR;
CM. Maddy Payne and Gabby Velasco, “Grad portraits,” Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

Y35. People spreads without mug photos one spread
1. Casey Lue and Morgan Thomson, “Commuters,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Monica Sanders, “Say Hello,” The Scroll, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR;
3. Veronika Seider, “Graduation Caps,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Megan Garland, “Sierra Smith,” Baylor Roundup, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Alanud Alanazi, “Home Away From home,” The Royal Purple, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.

Y36 People spreads without mug photos: multi-page spread
1. Casey Lue, “Senior Spotlights,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Casey Lue and Morgan Thomson, “Sebastian the Ibis,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Morgan Thomson, “Cane Spirit,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y37. Organization or Greeks spread: one spread
1. Morgan Thomson, “Bid Day,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Megan Garland, “Bid Day, Best Day,” Baylor Roundup, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
3. Emma Keith, “Remembering Daniel,” Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
CM. Megan Garland, “Chi Omega,” Baylor Roundup, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Morgan Thomson, “Greek Week,” Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

Y38. Organization or Greeks spread: multi-page spread
No awards given in this category.

Y39. Design portfolio
1. Casey Lue, Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Morgan Thomson, Ibis, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Maddy Payne, Sooner, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
CM. Megan Garland, Baylor Roundup, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Megan O'Herron, Spires, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA;
CM. J. Wade Dykes, The Scroll, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR.
 

Digital Media

CSPA dates its awards by the year in which they are given, the entries that have been produced during the 2017-2018 academic year. Because CSPA dates its awards by the year in which they are given, they are known as the 2019 Gold Circle Awards for Digital Media. This includes entries that were published from October 12, 2017 through October 1, 2018.

DM1. Breaking news
1. Janine Faust, John Hamilton and Christian Snyder, "Alpha Kappa Alpha Suspended, Police Investigating Alleged Hazing," The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;
2. Claire Desmarais, "Protest Over Scalia's LGBTQ Views Draws Hundreds," The Beacon, University of Portland, Portland, OR;
3. Brynn Mechem, "New Bill Proposes Ball State Take Over Muncie Community Schools," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Emily Dulohery and Tommy Fletcher, "Student Housing Village Opening Delayed Until Fall 2020," The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Staff, "Drake Makes Surprise Visit to Campus to Present Scholarship, Perform," The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

DM2. Secondary coverage
1. Anna Bauman, Abby Bitterman and Siandhara Bonnet, "New President — Sidebars/Related," OU Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
2. Brynn Mechem, "House Bill 1315 Passes House and Senate, Would Allow Ball State to Assume Responsibility of MCS," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Alex Graves and Camille Rapay, "How Many Times has Trump Mentioned his Wharton Education? We Crunched the Numbers," The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
CM. McKenzi Morris, Justin Rex and Dean Whitelaw, "Hundreds Gather for Slain Tech PD Officer East's Funeral Procession," The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Annie Cappetta, "Delta Gamma UM Chapter Suspended for at Least Two Years," The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

DM3. News writing (planned news)
1. Amanda Herrera, "Thousands Attend Miami’s March For Our Lives Spearheaded by UM Students," The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Rachel Rippetoe, "Rocky Start: Health Center Frustrates Some with Lack of Transparency," The Beacon, University of Portland, Portland, OR;
3. Brynn Mechem, "HB 1315 Leaves Some Questioning Ball State's Next Steps," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Samantha Nower, "Standard Complication," Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Katie Grieze, "What Constitutes Tradition," Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Coraline Pettine and Laura Sansom, "March for Our Lives Emphasizes Advocacy, Midterm Voting," Loquitur, Cabrini University, Radnor, PA.

DM4. News feature
1. Amanda Herrera, ‘'Please Let Your Voice Be Heard’: A Call for Change as Hundreds Gather for Campus Vigil," The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Mary Freda and Brynn Mechem, "Winning the War: Ball State Professors Share Their Stories of Survival," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Lexi Kennell, "Totality in Tennessee: Pitt Scientists Witness, Document Historic Eclipse," The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

DM5. In-depth news/feature story
1. Max Lewis and Brynn Mechem, "Faculty with Felonies: Where's the Line?" The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Jorge Chabo and Theo Willson, "It's On Men Too," Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
3. Samantha Stevenson, "The Human Experience," Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Coraline Pettine and Laura Sansom, "Rejected Men Lash Out Because of Threatened Masculinity, Entitlement," Loquitur, Cabrini University, Radnor, PA;
CM. Eric Stone, "Sexual Abuse from a Different Perspective: Men Speak About Sexual Assault," Loquitur, Cabrini University, Radnor, PA.

DM6. Editorial writing
1. Emily Wolfe, "The Discrediting of the Press Places Democracy at Risk," The Signal, University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, TX;
2. Coraline Pettine, "Trump Administration Holds Dreamers Hostage," Loquitur, Cabrini University, Radnor, PA;
3. Staff, "Our View: Indiana Lawmakers are Failing Student Journalists," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Staff, "Our View: We Need to Support, Save Student Newsrooms," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Staff, "Florida's Former Felons Deserve a Second Chance," The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Staff, "Editorial | Penn Undermines its Own Misconduct Policy by Staying Silent on Professor Kurzban," The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

DM7. Personal opinion: On-campus issues
1. Rachel Rippetoe, "UP's Sexist Culture Starts and Ends at the Top," The Beacon, University of Portland, Portland, OR;
2. Olivia Sanchez, "Why I Felt Trapped by Violent Misogyny at the Wally Awards," The Beacon, University of Portland, Portland, OR;
3. Dana Munro, "Take a Moment to Appreciate Unsung Heroes on Campus," The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;

DM8. Personal opinion: Off-campus issues
1. Tierra Harris, "Tierra Talks: Safe Places," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Didi Martinez, "Why I Don't Use LatinX," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University; Waco, TX;
3. Didi Martinez, "Latina Musicians Push Back," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Emily Reuben, "Documenting Docs: ‘Titicut Follies’," Byte, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;

DM9. General or humor commentary
1. Erin Bothwell, "Adulting with Erin," The Beacon, University of Portland, Portland, OR;
2. Liam Huber, "Dragons: Why Can't We Have Them?" Saltman Quarterly, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA.

DM10. Blogging
1. Staff, "Hurricane Irma Liveblog," The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

DM11. First person experience
1. Hannah Schau, "Chronicles of the Chronically Ill: Living with Cystic Fibrosis, Breath by Breath," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Denise Belza, "#MeToo: We are No Longer Silent," The Signal, University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, TX;
3. Jeanie Lo, "The Power of Perfume and its Symbol of Womanhood," The Connector, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Griffin Sciarra, "Examining the Church," Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Jeanie Lo, "An Open Letter to Catcallers," The Connector, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Alexandra Diaz, "My 'Feminist' Cuban Mother," The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

DM12. Sports commentary
No awards given in this category.

DM13. Sports news
1. Joe Buettner, "Baker Wins Heisman," OU Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
2. Isaiah Kim-Martinez, "Lonnie Walker IV, Chris Lykes Save the Day Against Boston College," The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

DM14. Sports features
1. Yosef Weitzman, "Poor Retention and Accounts of Mistreatment by Penn Softball Coach Raise 'A Huge Red Flag'," The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
2. Emily Sabens, "Bigger Bodies," Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Elizabeth Wyman, "Amateur Muncie Boxer Uses Rough Childhood as Motivation in Ring," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Isaiah Kim-Martinez, "5-foot-7 Freshman Guard Continues to Shatter Expectations," The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.                                                                                                          

DM15. Personality profile
1. Carli Scalf, "Ball State Alumnus Featured in 'The Shape of Water'," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Caroline Simon, "How Amy Gutmann is — Quietly — Leading Penn Through Political Tumult," The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
3. Eric Davies, "Boombox Guy' Brightens SRU Students; Days with Music, Dance," The Rocket, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA;
CM. Emily Sabens, "United We Fan," Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Krystin Lucas, "It All Started Here," Emerge, University of Guelph-Humber, Toronto, OR Canada;
CM. Olivia Sanchez, "A Veteran's Journey: From Combat to the Classroom," The Beacon, University of Portland, Portland, OR.

DM16. General feature
1. Madeleine Yu, "Solving The Microbe Mystery: An Interview with UCSD Researcher Cliff Kapono," Saltman Quarterly, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA;
2. Madeleine Yu, "Extending Beyond: A UCSD Alumnus Treats Phantom Limb Pain Abroad," Saltman Quarterly, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA;
3. Elisa Baena, "Santeria: Little Havana, Big Charm," Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. Brooke Kemp,"Living Form: The Man Behind the Masks," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Hope Janise, "Studies Suggest Shortage of Men in Education," The Signal, University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, TX;
CM. Hannah Sievert, "Call to the Church," The Beacon, University of Portland, Portland, OR.

DM17. Entertainment reviews
1. Lauren Brumage, "Jahren's Lab Girl: A Brilliant Fusion of Autobiography and Activism," Saltman Quarterly, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA;
2. Ryan Fine, "Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ is an Entertaining Mess, but it’s Still a Mess," Byte, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Tanner Kinney, "Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn' Lives Up to the Quality of the Original," Byte, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Mikael Trench, "‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is Anything but a Crazy Experience," The Connector, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Zaakiyah Rogers "What We Lose: A Story of How the Truth Can Set You Free," Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

DM18. Headline writing
1. Eric Bickerdyke, Courtney Cryer and Alyssa Shotwell, The Signal, University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, TX;
2. Staff, The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

DM19. Caption writing
1. Hunter Crenian, The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

DM20. Briefs writing
1. Zach Grissom, "News Briefs, Week of 11/6/17," The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

DM21. Sidebar writing
1. Emily Sabens, "Girl Power," Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Isabella Cueto, "President's Coalition on Sexual Assault Prevention and Education," The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

DM22. Single spot news photograph
1. Grace Hollars, "Womens March," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Sarah Fortinsky, Julio Sosa and Rebecca Tan, "Penn Joins Philadelphia as Fireworks, Chaos, and Celebrations Erupt Across the City," The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;
3. Brynn Mechem, "Car Hits Muncie Home," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

DM23. Single feature photograph
1. Justin Rex, "Fearless Champion," The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
2. Ciara Perozzi, "Family, community, administration come together for officer's memorial service," The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
3. Eric Davies "Boombox Guy' Brightens SRU Students; Days with Music, Dance," The Rocket, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA;
CM. Anya Haber, "SCAD FASHWKND’s experimental Atlanta showcase takes you on an emotional behind-the-scenes journey," The Connector, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Lesia Kostiw, "Mike Johns Feature Portrait," Emerge, University of Guelph-Humber, Toronto, OR, Canada;
CM. Hana El Zohiry, "Tresor Gray Feature Portrait," Emerge, University of Guelph-Humber, Toronto, OR, Canada.

DM24. Single sports photograph
1. Andy Henderson, "Drew Harris Catch," The Signal, Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, AR;
2. Dean Whitelaw, "Cimmaron, a Bull Rider for Cisco College ...," The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
3. Kaiti Sullivan, "Gymnastics vs. Kent State," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Paris Malone, "Rock Women Win Third Straight, Pull Out 7-6 OT Victory," The Rocket, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA;
CM. Dean Whitelaw, "Season of Struggle," The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Annika Gordon, "Pilots Fall to St. Mary's," The Beacon, University of Portland, Portland, OR.

DM25. Photo illustration
1. Harshil Desai, "Showtime," The Connector, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
2. Annelise Hanshaw and Samantha Stevenson, "Human Experience," Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Terence Lightning Jr. and Emily Sabens, "Bigger Bodies," Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

DM26. Photography Portfolio of work
1. Paxson Haws, OU Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK;
2. Rebecca Williams, The Connector, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
3. Lesia Kostiw, Emerge, University of Guelph-Humber, Toronto, OR, Canada;
CM. Kaiti Sullivan, The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Anya Haber, The Connector, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Hunter Crenian, The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

DM27. Art/illustration: Hand-drawn
1. Hengguang Li, "Why it’s Hard to Play Devil’s Advocate," The Connector, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
2. Youna Kim, "The Buzz About Aziz Ansari Proves This: The Women’s Revolution Must Unite," The Connector, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
3. Sophie Robbins, "Painting Poetry," Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

DM28. Computer generated art/illustration
1. Megan Hall, "When Appreciation Becomes Appropriation," Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Emily Wright, "Womens Equality Day," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Dana Sanmar, "Sixteen Women Still Deserve Justice," The Connector, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.

DM29. Cartoons
1. Alexandra Badiu, "The American Taboo," The Connector, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
2. Rewon Shimray, "Trump's Twitter Presence," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
3. Beatriz Espinosa, "Immigration," The Connector, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.

DM30. Cartoon Portfolio of work
1. Ahmara Smith, The Connector, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
2. Kire Torres, The Connector, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.

DM31. Informational graphics
1. Emily Sabens, "Non-Traditional Schools," Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Taylor Hohn and Lydia Olsen, "Bodies Over Time," Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
3. Isabella Torres, "A Brief History of the Production of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’," Byte, Ball State University Muncie, IN;
CM. Emma Dakin, "You're Driving a Weapon — Act Like It," The Connector, SCAD Atlanta, Atlanta, GA;
CM. Micaela Kinsey, "Learn the Difference Between Service Dogs, Support Animals and Therapy Dogs," The Signal, University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, TX.

DM32. Photo slideshow
1. Stephanie Amador, "The Meaning of Heritage," Ball Bearings, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Justin Rex and Dean Whitelaw, "Officer Floyd East Jr.'s Lubbock Funeral Procession," The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
3. Grace Hollars, James Kohlmeyer and Rebecca Slezak, "The Final Muncie Gras 2018," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Josh Aguirre, Jessica Hubble and Baylee VerSteeg, "Diadeloso," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Ciara Perozzi and Justin Rex, "Officer Floyd East Jr.'s El Paso Memorial," The Daily Toreador, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX;
CM. Caitlyn Epes and Paxson Haws, "The Trae Young Show," OU Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

DM33. Photo and audio slideshow
1. Will Barksdale, "An Unexpected Blessing," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX.

DM34. Podcast
1. Tanner Kinney, Jeremy Rogers and Daley Wilhelm, "The CovenS4E7: The Alt-right," Byte, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Jakob Brandenburg, Max Calderone and Thomas Mott, "CFB Coaching Craziness," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
3. Staff, "Racist Emmys, Nintendo Switch’s Poor Online Service, Netflix’s Avatar Live Action Reboot | Pop Tabs," Byte, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Staff, "Colin Kaepernick’s Nike Ad, Riot Games Excluding Men, Adventure Time’s Lesbian Kiss | Pop Tabs," Byte, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Kris Beasley and Max Calderone, "Latest Pro News," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Marcellus Hill, Stormi Leonard and Justin Vinson, "The Fieldhouse," The Signal, Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, AR.

DM35. Interactive graphic
1. Andrew Greer, Bradley Malecki and Nicole Wells, "I Live Here: Canada," Emerge, University of Guelph-Humber, Toronto, OR Canada;
2. Autumn Fluetsch, "Civil Rights Immersion Timeline,"  The Beacon, University of Portland, Portland, OR.

DM36. Informational graphics: Portfolio of work
1. Emily Wright, The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN.

DM37. Video Commercial
1. Staff, "What Is Emerge?" Emerge, University of Guelph-Humber, Toronto, OR Canada;
2. Laura Lourenco, "San Remo Bakery Ad for Emerge Conference," Emerge, University of Guelph-Humber, Toronto, OR Canada.

DM38. Video PSA
1. Codie McCauley and Becky Shafter, "Students Read #MeToo Survivor Stories and Support," The Signal, University of Houston-Clear Lake, Houston, TX;
2. Eric Davies, "Five College Essentials," The Rocket, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA.

DM39. Video News Package
1. Rylee Seavers, "Sexual Identity Forum," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
2. Meredith Aldis, "Goat Yoga," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
3. Kaitlyn D'Ambrosio,Laura Sansom and John Williams "Buying Fair Trade: A Local Way to Help Communities Around the World," Loquitur, Cabrini University, Radnor, PA;
CM. Staff, "Our Sneak Peek of Ball State’s Production of ‘Pericles’," Byte, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
CM. Tommy Fletcher, "Hurricane Irma's Damage on Coral Gables Campus," The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
CM. David Jacobs, "Students Lead Protest Against Red Mass Speaker Scalia," The Beacon, University of Portland, Portland, OR.

DM40. Video Feature Package
1. Justin Rimerman, "Living and Learning Authentically: An Inclusive Space for LGBTQIA+ Students," OR Magazine, University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, Eugene, OR;
2. Staff, "Living Form," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University Muncie, IN;
3. Christian Snyder, "Super Bowl Preview: Pittsburgh," The Pitt News, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA;
CM. Kennedy Dendy, "Brooklyn & Bailey," The Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Waco, TX;
CM. Cecelia Heckman and Angelina Miller, "Living on $5 Per Day: Guatemala Edition," Loquitur, Cabrini University, Radnor, PA;
CM. Will Conover, "Ozzie's Diner," OU Daily, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

DM41. Video Documentary
1. Brooke Kemp and Ryan Shank, "Living Form," The Ball State Daily News, Ball State University, Muncie, IN;
2. Staff, "I Live Here: Canada," Emerge, University of Guelph-Humber, Toronto, OR, Canada.

DM42. Open (free) form poetry
No awards given in this category.

DM43. Closed (traditional) form poetry
No awards given in this category.

DM44. Experimental Fiction
1. Alex Rimbaud, "Fiction: Words," Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

DM45. Traditional Fiction
No awards given in this category.

DM46. Essays
No awards given in this category.

DM47. Non-fiction article
1. Staff, "I Live Here: Canada," Emerge, University of Guelph-Humber, Toronto, OR, Canada.

DM48. Non-fiction interview
1. Brandon Brown, "Tresor Gray, Toronto’s black sheep among YouTube Comedians," Emerge, University of Guelph-Humber, Toronto, OR, Canada;
2. Brandon Brown, "Dave Bidini: What the Future Holds for Music In Toronto," Emerge, University of Guelph-Humber, Toronto, OR,Canada;
3. Ashley Maas, "#MSDStrong: Interview with Jack And Jack," Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.

DM49. Non-fiction column
No awards given in this category.

DM50. Portfolio Illustration
No awards given in this category.

DM51. Photography — Single Artistic photograph
No awards given in this category.

DM52. Photo Illustration: Portfolio of work
1. Sidney Sherman, Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL;
2. Sidney Sherman, Distraction, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL.