Student media honored by state association
The Pendulum, Phi Psi Cli and Colonnades won a total of 22 awards from the North Carolina College Media Association.
The Pendulum, Phi Psi Cli yearbook and Colonnades literary magazine were awarded individual and Best of Show awards Feb. 27 by the North Carolina College Media Association. The awards were presented at the association’s Conference for College Media Students and Advisers, held at Greensboro College.
The contest included hundreds of entries from more than 20 college media outlets from across the state. Below is a list of only the Elon winners. (The place next to the names indicates where students finished in a particular category.)
NEWSPAPER—SMALL SCHOOL (6,500 enrollment and less)
Best of Show—Newspaper
Best of Show—Website
Single- or Two-Page Design
First place, Sky Cowans and Jordan Spritzer—“At Elon, prescription drugs go over the counter and under the desk”
Second place, Michelle Alfini and Diana Stancy—“Globetrotters at a young age”
First place, Tommy Hamzik—“Remembering Demitri Allison”
First place, Alex Simon—“For Elon’s early birds, tailgating starts with the sun”
Second place, Leena Dahal—“Lifting legs for awareness, visibility and acceptance”
Honorable mention, Courtney Campbell—“From Acorn to Disney World”
Second place, Delaney McHugo—“Fat Girl” (page 12)
Second place, Sarah Paterson—“Declined”
Third place, Emily Cinquemani—“Pull Me Free” (page 23)
Second place, Cymry Flood—“Autobiography” (page 76)
Inside Spread Design
First place, Gina Apperson—“100 Editions of Phi Psi Cli”
Student Life Copy
Third place, Jordan Roman—“Short Films”
Pendulum students in attendance were Tommy Hamzik ’17 (editor in chief), Hannah Silvers ’17 (managing editor), Courtney Campbell ’17 (style editor), Alex Simon ’17 (sports editor), Stephanie Hays ’18 (design chief) and Emmanuel Morgan ’19 (assistant news editor). Phi Psi Cli students in attendance were Kim Honiball ’17 (editor in chief) and Sarah Stone ’19 (news editor). Tommy Kopetskie, communications manager for the School of Communications and Phi Psi Cli adviser, also attended the conference.