Student journalists win N.J. Press Association Awards
Rowan University's student newspaper, The Whit, won several awards in the New Jersey College Newspaper competition, sponsored by the New Jersey Press Association. The contest recognizes the writing, designing, and artistic abilities of the newspaper staff.
Kristina Pritchett, a junior journalism major from Pitman, and Ashley Super, a senior political science and journalism major with an Honors concentration from Haddon Township, won first place in the deadline reporting category for their piece, "RU + RU = ? N.J. governor supports merger of Rowan and Rutgers-Camden."
Kristina Scala, a senior English and journalism major from Clifton, won second place in the deadline reporting category for her piece, "Students protest drug use policy."
In the layout and design category, four students won third place for their work, "Frugal Fall Festivities."
The students included: Kelly Glasson, a freshman journalism major from Sparta; Sarah Wecht, a junior writing arts and journalism major from Barrington; Jackie Randall, a junior graphic design major from Sweedesboro; and Alex Herman, a sophomore mechanical engineering major from Cherry Hill.