Manhappenin’ and Collegian staffers place in competitive Mark of Excellence Contest through Society of Professional Journalists

The Collegian Media Group recently competed in the 2019 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence contest. This regional contest pits us against seven other states in a highly competitive regional that includes Wichita State, Drake, University of Kansas, Missouri and the University of Iowa.

A total of three of our 11 entries placed:
Photo Illustration-Halle Lang and Mollie Robinson-Manhappenin’ magazine
Sports Photography-Logan Wassall-The Collegian
Breaking News Reporting-Alec Madrigal-The Collegian

These four students are now finalists and winners will be announced in mid-April at the SPJ Region 7 Conference in Ames, Iowa.

Junior running back Alex Barnes leaps over defenders while running the ball in K-State’s football game against Oklahoma State in Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Oct. 13, 2018. The Wildcats defeated the Cowboys 31-12. (Logan Wassall | Collegian Media Group)