Kilgore College student newspaper wins awards
Jan. 23, 2018 at 4 p.m.
The Flare, KC's student newspaper, has been named a Crown Finalist from Columbia Scholastic Press Association in New York.
Kilgore College students received 11 Gold Circle Awards from the prestigious institution highlighting publications produced during the 2016-17 academic year.
Crown Awards honor top student publications chosen from the press association's members.
Crowns are selected for overall excellence in a head-to-head comparison.
During Crown consideration, publications are judged on excellence as shown by design, photography, concept, coverage and writing.
A total of 1,100 publications were eligible for judging.
While Crowns are an overall event, the association has also awarded Gold Circles for individual submissions.
Kilgore College students winning Gold Circles:
Elijah Banks: First place, sports page design for news publications
Linda Grimes: Certificate of merit, photo illustration in magazine publications
Tiffany Johnson: Second place, photo layout: full page; third place, photography portfolio of work
Elizabeth Lumpkin: Second place, photo layout — full page
Meaghan Morton: Second place, op-ed or news analysis page design for news publication; third place, first person experience in news publications
Richard Nguyen: Second place, photo layout — full page
Tina Marie Reed: Second place, photography portfolio of work; certificate of merit — photo story for news publications
Timothy Stuckey: Third place, photography portfolio of work in magazine publications
Grant Worley: Certificate of merit, photo illustration in news publications
The Flare Staff: Third place, alternative story form in news publications
The Flare's adviser is Rachel Stallard and O. Rufus Lovett is the photography adviser.
Stallard and Lovett are co-advisers on The Flare Magazine.