FHSU students honored at KACP conference

HAYS, KS - Several Fort Hays State University students received awards at the annual Kansas Associated Collegiate Press (KACP) conference held in Wichita on April 14-15. Students on the staffs of FHSU's yearbook, Reveille, and twice-weekly newspaper, The University Leader, submitted work prior to the conference.

Devin Strecker, Paradise senior, received first runner-up and Stephanie Allen, Riley senior, received second runner-up in the Four-year Newspaper Collegiate Journalist of the Year competition. Penny Lamb, Wichita junior, received third in the Yearbook Journalist of the Year competition.

Crystal Goodrow, Ness City junior, has been chosen as the 2000 summer session Leader editor-in-chief. Jenny Pfiefer, Hays senior, has been chosen as the 2000 fall semester Leader editor-in-chief. Lamb was selected as Reveille editor for the 2000-2001 academic year.

The Leader received a Bronze Medal placing and 22 individual awards.

Reveille placed third in Theme Development and Allen and Strecker placed second in Yearbook Cover Design. Members of the Reveille staff took home 10 individual awards.

Those students who received awards are listed below by hometown.

BALDWIN: Kris Hart, freshman: Newspaper Sports Photography, honorable mention.

BISON: Billy Elder, senior: Newspaper Cartoon, second.

CONCORDIA: Rachel Bell, senior: Newspaper Series Writing, second; Newspaper Special Section, third.

GREAT BEND: Mark Bowers, former student: Yearbook Sports Photography, second.

HAYS: Ingrid Olson, senior: Newspaper Interior Page Design, honorable mention; Danielle Laux, junior: Newspaper Editorial Writing, honorable mention; Rebecca Blocksome, junior: Newspaper Editorial Writing, joint honorable mention; Newspaper Column Writing, first; Newspaper Review Writing, honorable mention; Newspaper Special Section, honorable mention; Newspaper Sports Feature Writing, first; Yearbook Student Life Section, honorable mention; Yearbook Event News coverage, first; Seth Hardy, junior: Newspaper Cartoon, third; Shana Leck, junior: Newspaper Series Writing, honorable mention.

IOLA: Dennis Edson, sophomore: Newspaper Illustration/Infographics, two honorable mentions; Newspaper Feature Photo, honorable mention; Newspaper Photo Essay, honorable mention; and Yearbook Event News Photo, honorable mention.

JUNCTION CITY: Jenny Rivera, junior: Newspaper Column Writing, honorable mention.

PARADISE: Strecker: Newspaper Interior Page Design, honorable mention; Yearbook Index Design, honorable mention; Yearbook Academic Page Design, second.

PHILLIPSBURG: Brandie Elliott, senior: Yearbook Feature Writing, third.

RILEY: Allen: Newspaper Headline Writing, honorable mention.

WICHITA: Lamb, Yearbook Student Life and Event News coverage, honorable mention.

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