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November 1, 2018

Collegian Media Group takes home awards from National College Media Convention

Submitted by Spencer O'Daniel

Students from the Collegian Media Group accepted many awards at the ACP/CMA National College Media Convention

Two staffers from the Collegian Media Group and assistant director Spencer O'Daniel traveled to Louisville, Kentucky, on Oct. 24 for the ACP/CMA National College Media Convention.

The following students and student publications received awards at the conference, including the first-ever individual first-place entry for creative team member Acacia Thalmann and Manhappenin' magazine's third-place finish in best college magazine in its first year of competition. The Royal Purple yearbook also was named one of the best three yearbooks in the country.

Pinnacle award winners:

Four-year feature magazine of the year: Third place, Manhappenin' magazine.

Best display ad — first place: Acacia Thalmann @athalmann, The Collegian.

Best display ad — honorable mention: Allie Dieter @adeweese, Manhappenin' magazine.

Best yearbook sports page/spread: Andrew Nevins, Royal Purple yearbook.

Best yearbook feature page/spread: Andrew Nevins, Royal Purple yearbook.

Pacemaker winner — best yearbook in the country: 2017 Royal Purple yearbook.

Best of show — yearbook over 300 pages — third place: 2018 Royal Purple yearbook.