Hawkeye Staff Earn National Awards

Hawkeye Staff Earn National Awards
Posted on 12/06/2017

Two members of the Hawkeye staff earned national awards at the JEA/NSPA National Journalism Convention held recently in Dallas.

hawkeye staff earned national awardsOf the more than 5,000 attendees at the convention, 1,581 participated in on-site competitions where students are judged against tough national standards. The two award winners from the Hawkeye were:

  • Gavin Norley, a junior, who earned an “Excellent” in Broadcast News Writing
  • Nolan DeGarlais, a sophomore, who earned an “Excellent” in News Writing

Also participating in the convention were juniors Annika Prom and Ben Eyman, as well as senior Vivian Nowka-Keane.

The convention featured more than 250 workshops, sessions and presentations. Students and educators from nearly every state were in attendance, as well as participants from South Korea, China, Canada and the United Kingdom.


Congratulations, Hawkeye staff and broadcast students!

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