Midwestern State University’s student media won 27
awards at the annual Texas Intercollegiate Press Association competition March
30-April 1 in Dallas.
The student-produced newspaper The Wichitan was awarded second place for overall excellence, while
student-produced yearbook Wai-Kun won
an honorable mention for overall excellence.
Individual students won four first-place awards, five
second-place awards, seven third-place awards and eight honorable mentions.
Junior mass communication major Nizhoni Terronez won
the Frank Buckley Scholarship, awarded by TIPA to four students annually.
First-place award winners included Zeno Ferguson,
yearbook sports action photo; Dylan Hall, Rachel Johnson and Bridget Reilly,
newspaper picture story; Amber Moore-Mentavlos, yearbook cover design; and
Yvette Ordonez and Brianna Sheen, newspaper in-depth reporting.
Attending the 2017 Texas
Intercollegiate Press Association Convention and competition in Dallas March
30-April 1 were (l-r) Jacklyn York, Yvette Ordonez, Mass Communication Chair
Jim Sernoe, Kristina Abeyta, Nizhoni Terronez, and Assistant Professor Jonathon