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Wingspan earns 11 awards in national competition

Laramie County Community College’s student newspaper, Wingspan, won 11 national awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in competition with four-year universities.

The 30th annual Gold Circle Awards program attracted 12,847 entries published between June 16, 2012, and June 15, 2013. The awards will be given at the national convention March 19-21, 2014, in New York City.

As a staff, Wingspan won a certificate of merit for overall design tabloid format and second place for headline writing. Individual awards were won by the following:

  • Katie Blaser and Susann Robbins, first place, editorial page design, tabloid format

  • Cassie Kelley, certificate of merit, typography: look of one page

  • Kasey M. Orr, certificate of merit, typography: look of one page

  • Susann Robbins, certificate of merit, typography: designed or art headline

  • Daniel Herring and Kasey M. Orr, third place, Page One design

  • Kasey M. Orr, third place, Page One design portfolio of work

  • Jennifer Stogsdill, first place, single subject news/feature package

  • Daniel Herring and Kasey M. Orr, certificate of merit, single subject news/feature package

  • Shawn Havel, certificate of merit, single sports photograph

  • Wingspan faculty advisers are Rosalind Schliske and J.L. O’Brien. The CSPA has been operated as part of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism since 1925.


    Columbia Scholastic Press Association