Posted at 4 p.m., May 3, 2016

Wingspan soars at nationals

College paper takes first at American Scholastic Press Association

Laramie County Community College’s student media organization, the Wingspan, was honored for the 26th consecutive year as one of the top college student newspapers in the country.

Wingspan was awarded first place by the American Scholastic Press Association in the 2016 Scholastic Newspaper Awards among community colleges with an enrollment of 2,501 or greater for the 2015 calendar year. The award was announced in the Spring 2016 edition of the American Scholastic Journalist.

Additionally, LCCC’s student media organization was recognized for outstanding photography. LCCC was the only school in the competition recognized in this category. The award was given for the May 4, 2015, issue of Wingspan.

Erica Klimt, Jessica Dawkins, Shari Johnson, Daniel Martinez and Amber Munjar were editors and Rosalind Schliske, Jacob Sherlock and J.L. O’Brien served as advisers to the publication for the 2015 calendar year.

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