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OSU Agricultural Communications Students Sweep National Contest

Oklahoma State University’s Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Leadership students brought home top honors from the National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow Critique and Contest at the Ag Media Summit in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

STILLWATER, Okla. — Oklahoma State University’s Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Leadership students brought home top honors from the National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow Critique and Contest at the Ag Media Summit in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

OSU students received more awards than any other university in the contest with 29 in total. For this contest, students submit a variety of communications projects including photography, feature stories, graphic design pieces and news releases.

Among the awards, Jacob Redway, agricultural communications senior, was named National Distinguished ACT member.

The ‘Cowboy Journal,’ a student produced magazine, won first in the magazine division.

“It’s such an honor to win,” said Shelly Sitton, agricultural communications professor and ACT advisor. “It’s really nice to see the hard work of the students pay off - that’s what it’s really about.”

 

Long Personality Feature Profile:

First place- Laci Jones, Ardmore, Oklahoma

Second place- Betty Richey, Davenport, Oklahoma

Third place- Miranda Moorman, Leedey, Oklahoma

 

Research-Related Writing:

First place- Mitchell Earl, Enid, Oklahoma

Third place- Amy Cox, Sutton, Nebraska

 

Short Feature Story:

First place- Jacee May, Stillwater, Oklahoma

Fourth place- Anna Prichard, McAlester, Oklahoma

Fifth place- Jamie Baumgardner, Carrier, Oklahoma

 

Excellence in Writing:

Laci Jones, Ardmore, Oklahoma

 

Brochure:

First place- Anna Prichard, McAlester, Oklahoma

 

Animal Photo:

Second place- Anna Prichard, McAlester, Oklahoma

Third place- Jake Gankofskie, Powell, Oklahoma

 

Other Photo:

Second place- Anna Prichard, McAlester, Oklahoma

Third place- Jake Gankofskie, Powell, Oklahoma

 

People Photo:

Second place- Anna Prichard, McAlester, Oklahoma

Fourth place- Jake Gankofskie, Powell, Oklahoma

 

Plant photo:

First place- Jake Gankofskie, Powell, Oklahoma

 

Scenic Photo:

First place- Jacob Redway, Grandfield, Oklahoma

 

Photo Series:

Frist place- Jacob Redway, Grandfield, Oklahoma

 

Advertisement Design:

First place- Oklahoma Farm Bureau

Second place- Jacee May, Stillwater, Oklahoma

Third place- Clarissa Fulton, Chickasha, Oklahoma

 

Page Layout:

First place- Alyson Moore, Selma, North Carolina

Second place- Carrie Horsley, Toulon, Illinois

Third place- Samantha Smith, Burlington, Oklahoma

Fourth place- Shelby Skinner, Bolivar, Missouri

 

Excellence in Design and Layout:

Alyson Moore, Selma, North Carolina

 

News Release:

Second place- Samantha Walker, Danvers, Illinois

 

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REPORTER:
Dakota Miller

 

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Melissa Mourer
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