CBC student journalists receive awards

The newspaper and yearbook staffs at Central Baptist College received 27 awards at the recent Arkansas College Media Association conference in Little Rock.

In addition, junior Corey Shelman was named ACMA Photographer of the Year.

The 2011 Carillon yearbook was named third in General Excellence and received third place in cover design. Editor-in-chief was senior April Jones.

First place yearbook individual awards were April Jones, organizations layout and feature layout; and Pedro Ramirez, first place, art/illustration/cartoon. Second place yearbook awards were Pedro Ramirez, art/illustration/cartoon; Jessica McDaniel, student life writing; April Jones, student life layout, organizations layout and divider theme page.

Third place yearbook awards were Amber Williams, feature photo, and Maggie Murry, three portrait layouts.

Honorable mention awards were Pedro Ramirez, art/illustration/cartoon; April Jones, student life writing; Mara Ramirez, two academic layouts; Kristina Warford, sports layout; Mary Raines, sports writing; Kara Horn, feature photo; Maggie Murry, feature photo, and Kassi Nelson, feature photo.

April Jones.

Individual newspaper awards won by the Tower Times included Michael Priest, first place, best headline; Jordan Goforth, third place, editorial page layout; Corey Shelman, honorable mention, feature photo; and David Overy, honorable mention, single advertisement design.

Faculty adviser of the Tower Times and Carillon is Ann Gardner.

Thirteen colleges and universities around Arkansas took part in the competition, which was sponsored by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Entries were judged by faculty from colleges around the country.