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Olivet College student newspaper receives state awards
Oct 12, 2005

OLIVET, Mich. The Olivet College Echo, a student-run campus newspaper, earned seven awards in the Michigan Press Association College Newspaper Contest.

The awards were based on entries published from Jan. 2004 to May 2004, according to Joanne Williams, Echo adviser and assistant professor of journalism and theatre at the college. Echo honors were earned in the category for newspapers published less than weekly.

The contest was open to student newspaper members of Michigan Press Association (MPA), and was co-sponsored by the Michigan Collegiate Press Association, an association composed of advisers to the MPA student newspaper members.

Contest winners are listed below:

1st place awards

Deadline Story – Fire Destroys Local Business by Jason Wright, a senior from Marshall

Sports News – Intramural Basketball by Nick Hannar, a senior from Dowling


2nd place award

Display Advertising Promotion – ChanceGo Directly to Work for the Echo by Eleni Mitropoulos, a sophomore from Bronson


3rd place awards

Black & White ad design – DandiLions by Greg Mason, a junior from Lansing

Editorial – Lets Talk About Sex by Allison Choike, a 2005 graduate from Fort Leonardwood, Mo.

Reviews – Accolades for Botti by Amy Jo Parish, a 2005 graduate from Charlotte

Sports News – O.C. Wrestling by Yolanda Greene, a 2004 graduate from Lansing


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