St. Edward's receives awards at the 2004 Texas Intercollegiate Press Association Conference
Two student publications from St. Edward's University received awards at the 2004 Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA) Conference held in April. More than 500 students and advisors attended from 50 schools in Texas.
St. Edward's Student Newspaper Hilltop Views, garnered 14 awards, while Sorin Oak Review, the university's literary and artistic journal received three awards. The entire Hilltop Views staff received honorable mention in the special edition category for their design of the Welcome Week issue. Stacee Millangue, '05, English writing/rhetoric major (Corpus Christi — Richard King High School), handed over her gavel after a successful year as TIPA president, and Sarah Bond, '06, English writing/rhetoric major (Wimberley — Wimberley High School), received a Buckley Scholarship, which is awarded to students at a four-year university who show excellence in pursuit of a journalism career. In addition, Joe O'Connell, adjunct instructor, was selected as the 2004 Advisor of the Year.
Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University has been named one of America's Best Colleges for 2004 by U.S. News & World Report. St. Edward's is a private, Catholic, liberal arts university of approximately 4,450 students located in Austin, Texas.
St. Edward's University
2004 TIPA Award Recipients
Awards are for Hilltop Views student newspaper unless noted otherwise.
Kendra Clark, '02, photocommunications, Austin High School
Award: second place in color feature photography (Sorin Oak Review)
Caroline Cohoon, '05, photocommunications, Westwood High School
Awards: honorable mention in two-person photography, second place in picture page design, third place in picture story
Sean Johnson, '07, photocommunications, Lake Travis High School
Award: honorable mention in two-person photography
Tom Pointer, '06, organizational communication
Award: second place in action photography (Sorin Oak Review)
Michael Rowland, '06, English writing/rhetoric, Crockett High School
Award: honorable mention in Spanish news writing
COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS
Merie Adams, '07, communication, A&M Consolidated High School
Award: honorable mention in sports feature story
CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS
Stacee Millangue, '05, English writing/rhetoric, Richard King High School
Awards: third place in newspaper design, second place in opinion paper design, third place in sports page design, honorable mention in news page design, honorable mention in feature page design
Allison Slomowitz, '03, photocommunications, Lakehill Prep School
Award: honorable mention in news photography
EL PASO, TEXAS
Beatrice Macias, '03, photocommunications, Riverside High School
Award: second place in picture essay (Sorin Oak Review)
Patricia Garcia, '05, English literature and English writing/rhetoric, Mercedes High School
Award: third place in headline writing
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
Amanda Inniss, '05, English writing/rhetoric, Luther Burbank and Oliver W. Holmos High Schools
Award: second place in sports photograph