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The Et Cetera staff and advisers at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association convention in April 2017.

Eastfield Newspaper Nominated for National Award

The Et Cetera, Eastfield's student newspaper, is a finalist for the national Pacemaker Award, the highest honor for college media organizations.

Winners will be announced Oct. 28 during the National College Media Convention in Dallas.

The Et Cetera won Pacemakers, awarded by the Associated Collegiate Press, in 2014 and 2011 and was nominated in 2015, 2012, 2000 and 1999.

Former Et Cetera staffers Emylee Lucas and David Sanchez, both Eastfield graduates, are nominated for individual national awards from the College Media Association.

Lucas is up for Best Advertisement, Best Comic Strip and Best Newspaper Entertainment Page for her graphic design work. Sanchez was nominated for Best Sports Feature Photo.

Those winners will also be announced at the Dallas convention.