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K-State Today Student Edition

April 12, 2019

Student publications earn more than 30 combined awards at state competition

Submitted by Kaylie McLaughlin

Peter Loganbill, Olivia Bergmeier, Dene Dryden, Paige Eichkorn, Kaylie McLaughlin and Molly Hackett display some of the more than 30 awards won by student publications for their work covering K-State in 2018.

On Sunday, April 7 and Monday, April 8, representatives from Collegian Media Group traveled to Wichita for the annual Kansas Collegiate Media conference and competition. There, The Collegian, The Royal Purple and Manhappenin' Magazine received more than 30 awards total, including 10 first-place rankings and two overall competition awards. 

The works submitted for these awards was completed in 2018. 

The awards for The Collegian read as follows: 

  • First place — Feature Photography: Alex Todd. 
  • First place — Feature Writing: Greg Woods. 
  • First place — Ad Design: Acacia Thalmann.
  • First place — Sports Feature Writing: Jarrett Whitson. 
  • Third place — News/Event Writing, Rafael Garcia, Kaylie McLaughlin and Greg Woods. 
  • Third place — Sports/Action Photography: Olivia Bergmeier. 
  • Third place — Special Sections, Publications or Innovations: Rafael Garcia, Acacia Thalmann and Colton Seamans. 
  • Honorable mention — Feature Writing: Kaylie McLaughlin.
  • Honorable mention — Sports/Action Photography: Logan Wassall. 
  • Honorable mention — Copy Editing: Dene Dryden. 
  • Honorable mention — News/Event Writing: Julie Freijat and Rafael Garcia.  
  • Honorable mention — Editorial Writing: Olivia Rogers and Kyle Hampel 
     

The awards for The Royal Purple read as follows: 

  • Overall Four-Year Public Yearbook: All Kansas 2018 
  • First place — Headlines and Artistic Headline Design: Ashley Read. 
  • Second place — Theme Development: Andrew Nevins, Savannah Rattanavong and Ashley Read. 
  • Second place — Feature Photography: Regan Tokos. 
  • Third place — Feature Photography: Meg Shearer. 
  • Honorable mention — Sports/Action Photography: Meg Shearer and Regan Tokos. 


The awards for Manhappenin' Magazine read as follows: 

  • Overall Four-Year Public Magazine: Silver Medal. 
  • First place — Page Design: Molly Burt, Olivia Bergmeier and Addyson Maples. 
  • First place — Illustration and Infographics: Monica Melber and Anna Scarlett.  
  • First place — Feature Writing: Caroline Lassman, Melanie Murray and Paige Eichkorn.
  • First place — Cover Designs: Emily Lenk and Meg Shearer. 
  • First place — Table of Contents Page Design: Emily Lenk and Desmund Weathers. 
  • Second place — Headlines/Artistic Headline Design: Addyson Maples, Sarah Emry and Alanud Alanazi. 
  • Third place — Online Photo Essay/Gallery: Laken Horton, Anna Scarlett and Desmund Weathers.  
  • Honorable mention — Headlines/Artistic Headline Design: Addyson Maples, Sarah Emry and Alanud Alanazi.
  • Honorable mention — Illustration and Infographics: Sarah Emry, Meg Shearer and Alexcia Rodriguez.
  • Honorable mention — Cover Designs: Emily Lenk and Meg Shearer.
  • Honorable mention — Headlines/Artistics Headline Design: Addyson Maples, Sarah Emry and Alanud Alanazi. 
  • Honorable mention — News/Event Writing: Sarah Emry, Savannah Rattavong and Emily Lenk.