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Et Cetera and Alternative win statewide awards

Eastfield College’s student media team from The Et Cetera and The Alternative won 30 awards at the Texas Community College Journalism Association convention at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. The students attended workshops and competed in a live news reporting event at NASA.

Seven of the eight students who attended placed in the live contests. Four the them took first-place. 

Seventeen of our students received individual awards for previously published material from fall 2015 and spring 2016.

The following is a complete list of the award winners:

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The Et Cetera

First Place
Newspaper General Excellence: The Et Cetera
Live News Writing: James Hartley
Live Radio News: Brianna Harmon
Live Feature Photo: David Sanchez
Live Photo Essay: Alejandra Rosas
News Writing: James Hartley
Sports Feature Writing: Gabriel Flores
Column Writing: Aisha Davis
Editorial Writing: Caitlin Piper

Second Place
In-depth or investigative report: Jasmine Oliva, James Hartley, Tiffany Aragon, Taylor Roberts, Parker Ward,
David Silva
Feature Writing: Andrea Carrizales
Sports News Writing: Brianna Harmon
Column Writing: Mayra Rosales-Montoya
Sports Photo: David Sanchez

Third Place
Live News Writing: David Silva
Live Editorial Writing: Caitlin Piper
News Writing: James Hartley
Feature Writing: Andrea Carrizales
Feature Photo: Alejandra Rosas
Sports Action Photo: Brianna Harmon
Magazine Photo: Alejandra Rosas
Magazine Non-Journalism Story: Martina Newsom
Magazine Overall Excellence: The Alternative

Honorable Mention
Live Photo Essay: Ahmad Ashor
Picture Page: James Hartley, Brianna Harmon, David Sanchez
Magazine Cover Design: Emylee Lucas
Magazine Non-Photo Illustration: Edith Perez
Magazine Non-Journalism Story: Jessica Locklear