The Manchester University student newspaper, the Oak Leaves, has won nine statewide awards from the Indiana Collegiate Press Association.

Stop the presses! Oak Leaves wins 9 statewide awards

The Manchester University student newspaper, the Oak Leaves, has won nine statewide awards from the Indiana Collegiate Press Association.

  • Co-Editor Emily Barrand accepts one of the awards.First place, Feature story: David Lloyd, “Shively’s Bookshelves Find, Create Homes.”
  • First Place, Sports Feature Story: Derek Self, “Steve Alford Returns.”
  • First Place, Sports Photo: Savannah Riley, “Watch Your Step.”
  • Second Place, Feature Photo: Savannah Riley, “Treading the Boards.”
  • Second Place, Non-Deadline Reporting: Rachel Laing, “MU Adds All-Gendered Bathroom.”
  • Third Place, Continuous Coverage of a Single Story: Kalie Ammons, Lucas Kauffman and Alexah Parnin-Choisne, "MU Reacts to HJR-6."
  • Third Place, News or Feature Series: Emily Barrand, Alexah Parnin, Tyler Roebuck: “MU January Session Trips.”
  • Third Place, Themed Issue: Staff, “The Joak Leaves 2014.”
  • Third Place, Sports Photo: Savannah Riley, “Fighting for Possession.”

Riley was also chosen to participate in the NCAA’s inaugural Men’s Final Four Photography Workshop on April 3-4. Only 10 individuals were chosen for this honor, said Dr. Katharine Ings, the newspaper faculty advisor.

Co-editors of the Oak Leaves 2014 were Andrew Ellam, David Lloyd and Emily Barrand.

April 21, 2015

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