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The Et Cetera student media team brought home 38 awards last weekend from the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association convention in Corpus Christi.
The Et Cetera received 13 first place awards for work published in the print edition and online at eastfieldnews.com. The website was named first place for Overall Excellence in its division.
Andrew Walter, the paper's copy editor, placed first in the live copy editing contest and second in live headline writing. Photo editor Yesenia Alvarado won third place for live news photo. Editor in Chief Aria Jones received a $500 scholarship.
The student art and literary journal, The Alternative, earned first place for Overall Excellence and first place for Overall Design.
Six students attended the three-day convention, where they competed in live contests, participated in workshops with professional journalists, and networked with other student media teams from colleges and universities across the state.
Awards for previously published content
James Hartley, sports game story, feature photo, sports page design
Andrew Walter, editorial
James Hartley, David Silva, critical review
Yesenia Alvarado, feature story
Willie R. Cole, Julio Vega, Colin Taylor, multimedia sports story
Jesus Ayala, breaking news photo
Jackie Trevino, cartoon strip
James Hartley, Aria Jones, Yesenia Alvarado, Jesus Ayala, social media breaking news
Staff, special edition design
Staff, overall excellence website
Alternative Staff, literary magazine overall excellence, overall design
Esther Moreno, Jesus Ayala, Marisol Ramirez, in-depth video
Willie R. Cole, sports action photo
Mateo Corey, Aldahir Segovia, ad design
Staff, overall design newspaper
Staff, Best in Show newspaper
David Silva, sports game story
Aria Jones, in-depth reporting
Narely Martin, feature news video, general news video
Jesus Ayala, Caroline Ceolin, David Silva, Daija Heaven, general news multimedia
Josue Hernandez, breaking news photo
Anthony Lazon, editorial cartoon
Jesus Ayala, general news photo
Manuel Guapo, Yesenia Alvarado, infographic
David Silva, Esther Moreno, feature page design
James Hartley, social media breaking news
Staff, overall design website
Staff, overall excellence newspaper
Manuel Guapo, newspaper cover design