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Newspaper staff earns awards

Members of Austin Peay State Universitys student newspaper staff earned recognition at the 22nd annual Southeast Journalism Conference (SEJC), held Feb. 12-14 at Belmont University in Nashville.

Three staff members of The All State accepted accolades at the conference. For work submitted prior to SEJC, Managing Editor Patrick Armstrong, of Lebanon, earned honorable mention awards in the Best Newspaper Layout Designer and Best Press Photographer categories. Photo Editor Lois Jones, of Clarksville, won third place in the Best Press Photographer category.
Members of Austin Peay State University's student newspaper staff earned recognition at the 22nd annual Southeast Journalism Conference (SEJC), held Feb. 12-14 at Belmont University in Nashville.

Three staff members of The All State accepted accolades at the conference. For work submitted prior to SEJC, Managing Editor Patrick Armstrong, of Lebanon, earned honorable mention awards in the Best Newspaper Layout Designer and Best Press Photographer categories. Photo Editor Lois Jones, of Clarksville, won third place in the Best Press Photographer category.

In an on-site competition, Assistant News Editor Nicole June, of Clarksville, took second place in First Amendment Writing, and Armstrong earned second place in Newspaper Design.

In addition to Armstrong, Jones and June, staff members attending were Marlon Scott, editor in chief; Tinea Payne, news editor; Devon Robinson, sports editor; Tangelia Cannon, assistant features editor; Jessica Nobert, assistant perspectives editor; Anthony Shingler, assistant sports editor; Mateen Sidiq, assistant online editor; Stephanie Martin, photographer; and Tabitha Gilliland, newspaper adviser.