The Corsair wins state student press top award

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Published: October 11, 2006

The Corsair garnered top honors and “Issue” was runner-up in the Florida Community College Press Association General Excellence awards Oct. 13 in Ft. Lauderdale.  The Corsair has won the award 13 of 16 years.

The Corsair also placed in 17 of 18 categories, with first place in eight. The newspaper did not submit an entry in the editorial cartoon category.

Zeke Hazewinkel and Moria Dailey were named to the inner circle of excellence for placing in at least three categories.  Hazewinkel placed first in feature photo, second in picture story and illustration and third in magazine art.  Dailey won news writing and humor story, placed second in general column and third in sports column.

Other awards include:

Magazine – first place

Fiction – Jim Hufton

Illustration with text – Adrian Coates, Angie Hester, Kimmie Curtis

Second place

Illustration without text – Angie Hester

Cover – Adrian Coates

Third Place

Photography – Kimmie Curtis

Editing – staff

Newspaper – first place

News photo – Sean Drain

Sports photo – Sean Drain

Feature story – Yonit Shames

Sports writing – Josh Kinser

Editorial – staff

Second place

Ad design – Brandi Snodgrass

Indepth reporting – Yonit Shames and Matt Foster

Arts review – Josh Kinser

Comic strip – Megan Glasscock

Third place

Design – Victor Mason and Brandi Snodgrass

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