Collegian Media Group Awards

2017

American Advertising Federation – Kansas City
Winner, Foundation Scholarship, Tori Burkhart
Winner, Foundation Scholarship, Allie Dieter

Kansas Collegiate Media
Overall Four-Year Public Newspaper, Bronze Rating
First Place, Column Writing, Erin Poppe
First Place, Feature Photography, Nathan Jones
First Place, Front Page Design, Iris LoCoco
First Place, Photo Essay, Emily Starkey, Mason Swenson and George Walker
First Place, Series Writing, Kaitlyn Alanis
First Place, Sports Feature Writing, Tim Everson
First Place, Sports Photography, Emily Starkey
Second Place, Ad Design, Mallory Heinen
Second Place, Feature Writing, Emily Starkey
Second Place, Feature Photography, Evert Nelson
Second Place, Four-Year Public Newspaper Special Section
Second Place, Front Page Design, Audrey Hockersmith
Second Place, Journalist of the Year, Kaitlyn Alanis
Third Place, News Photography, Evert Nelson
Third Place, Photo Essay, Evert Nelson
Third Place, Sports Photography, Emily Starkey
Honorable Mention, Ad Design, Mallory Heinen
Honorable Mention, Column Writing, Bri Schrock
Honorable Mention, News Writing, Danielle Cook and Jason Tidd
Honorable Mention, Photo Essay, Parker Robb
Honorable Mention, Sports Feature Writing, Scott Popp

Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker
Winner, Best Yearbook, 2016 Royal Purple Yearbook

2016

Kansas Collegiate Media
Overall Four-Year Public Newspaper, Silver Rating
First Place, Sports Photography, Emily Starkey
First Place, Feature Photography, George Walker
First Place, Copy Editing, Morgan Bell
First Place, News Writing, Madeline Salerno
First Place, Review Writing, Tim Everson and Jon Parton
Second Place, News Photography, Evert Nelson
Second Place, Feature Writing, Allison Evans
Second Place, Special Publication, The Collegian Staff
Second Place, Column Writing, Rafael Garcia
Second Place, Sports News Writing, Tim Everson
Third Place, Sports Feature, Tim Everson
Honorable Mention, Sports Photography, Evert Nelson
Honorable Mention, Sports Photography, Parker Robb
Honorable Mention, Special Publication, The Collegian Staff
Honorable Mention, Column Writing, Brent Kennedy
Honorable Mention, Front Page Design, Iris LoCoco

American Horse Publications
Kaitlyn Marolf has been selected as one of three 2016 national student travel award finalists by American Horse Publications.

Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker
Winner, Best Yearbook, 2015 Royal Purple Yearbook

William Randolph Hearst Foundation Journalism Awards Program

Fourteenth place, Photo One Competition, Evert Nelson

2015

College Media Pinnacle Awards
First Place, Best Online Main Page, www.kstatecollegian.com

Pacemaker
Finalist, Best News Website, 20,000+ enrollment, Collegian
Finalist, Best Yearbook, 2014 Royal Purple Yearbook

Society of Professional Journalists Region 7 Mark of Excellence
Finalist, Feature Writing, Hannah Hunsinger
Finalist, Best News Website, Collegian

Kansas Collegiate Media
First Place, Sports Feature Writing, Tate Steinlage
Third Place, News Writing, Jon Parton
Third place, Feature Writing, Jessica Shields
Third place, Sports news Writing, Adam Suderman
Honorable Mention, Feature Writing, Shelton Burch
Honorable Mention, Sports News Writing, Adam Suderman

2014

National Newspaper Association Foundation
Fellow, Jena Sauber, in Washington, D.C., news program

Kansas Collegiate Media
All-Kansas, Four-Year Public University, Collegian
Second Place, Front Page Design, Ian Bower
Second Place, News Writing, Karen Ingram
Honorable Mention, Feature Writing, Erin Poppe

Society of Professional Journalists Region 7 Mark of Excellence
First Place, General News Reporting, Jakki Forester

College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
Second Place: Rate Card/Media Kit, Staff

Kansas Association of Broadcasters
Scholarship, Shelby Brunk

2013

Society of Professional Journalists National Mark of Excellence
Runner up, Column Writing, Darrington Clark

Society of Professional Journalists Region 7 Mark of Excellence
First Place, Column Writing, Darrington Clark
Second Place, Column Writing, Jakki Thompson
Second Place, Overall Excellence, the Collegian

Associated Collegiate Press
Finalist, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

2012

Society of Professional Journalists Region 7 Mark of Excellence
Breaking News Reporting, First Place, Caroline Sweeney and Mark Kern
General News Reporting, Third Place, Karen Ingram

Associated Collegiate Press
Finalist, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

2011

William Randolph Hearst Foundation Journalism Awards Program
Fourth, Feature Writing, Kelsey Castanon

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Gold Crown: Royal Purple

Society of Professional Journalists
Mark of Excellence Award, Austin Enns and Jason Strachman Miller

Kansas Association of Broadcasters
First, Hard News Package, Stephanie Carr
Honorable Mention, Enterprise News Package, Stephanie Carr and Jason Strachman Miller
Honorable Mention, Sportscast, Anthony Drath and Ashley Dunkak

Kansas Associated Collegiate Press
First, Individual Online, Matthew Binter
First, Series Writing, Melissa Calvert
First, Column Writing, Karen Ingram
Second, Individual Online, Anthony Drath
Second, Individual Online, Jennifer Heeke
Second, Feature Writing, Tim Schrag
Third, Individual Online, Stephanie Carr
Third, Individual Online, Jason Strachman Miller
Third, News Writing, Jason Strachman Miller
Third, News Photography, Carlos Salazar
Honorable Mention, News Photography, Matt Binter
Honorable Mention, Individual Online, Nathaniel LaRue
Honorable Mention, Series Writing, Kylee Naccarato

2010

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Silver Crown: Royal Purple
Winner, Gold Medal: Royal Purple

Kansas Associated Collegiate Press
All-Kansas, Yearbook Division: Royal Purple

Rolling Stone
College Journalist of the Year: Jason Strachman Miller

2009

Associated Collegiate Press
Honorable Mention, Photo Excellence: Matt Castro
Fourth, Best of Show: Royal Purple
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
Best ROP Group Promotion, Circulation Over 40,000: Collegian

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Gold Crown: Royal Purple

Kansas Associated Collegiate Press
All-Kansas, Yearbook Division: Royal Purple

2008

Associated Collegiate Press
First, Best of Show: Royal Purple
Finalist, Pacemaker: Royal Purple
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Certificate of Merit, Black and White One Color Art Illustration for Newspapers: Collegian
Second, Black and White One Color Art Illustration for Newspapers: Collegian
First, Maps Information Graphics for Newspapers: Collegian
First, Pie Chart Information Graphics for Newspapers: Collegian
Certificate of Merit, Sports Column Writing for Newspapers: Nick Jeffreys
First, Sports Feature Writing for Newspapers: Collegian
Winner, Silver Crown: Royal Purple

2007

Associated Collegiate Press
Second, Design of the Year: Emily Lawrence
Third, Photo Excellence Award: Christopher Hanewinckel
Second, Photo Excellence Award: Catrina Rawson
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Silver Crown: Royal Purple

Kansas Associated Collegiate Press
All-Kansas Award, Four-Year Public University Newspaper Division: Collegian

2006

Associated Collegiate Press
Finalist, Pacemaker: Royal Purple
Winner, Pacemaker: Royal Purple

College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
Second, Best Newspaper Promotion Ad-Black and White: Collegian

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Silver Crown, Silver Crown Award: Collegian
Silver Medalist Certificate, Collegian

Kansas Associated Collegiate Press
All-Kansas Award, Yearbook Division: Royal Purple

2005

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Gold Crown: Collegian
Winner, Gold Crown: Royal Purple
Gold Medalist Certificate, Collegian
Silver Medalist Certificate, Collegian

2004

Associated Collegiate Press
First, Best of Show: Royal Purple
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

College Media Advisers
Best Four-Year Daily Broadsheet Newspaper, The Apple Award: Collegian

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Gold Crown: Collegian
Winner, Gold Crown: Royal Purple

Hearst Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition
Eighth

2003

College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
Third, Best Electronic Banner-Display Ad: Staff
Third, Best Rate Card Over 40,000: Collegian
Second, Best ROP Group Promotion: Collegian

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Gold Crown: Collegian
Winner, Gold Crown: Royal Purple

U-Wire
Winner, Savvy Award (Four-Year Publication): Collegian

2002

Associated Collegiate Press
First, Best of Show: Royal Purple
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

College Media Advisers
Winner, The Apple Award: Collegian

College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
Best in Category, Best Display Ad Campaign: Collegian

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Gold Crown: Collegian
Winner, Gold Crown: Royal Purple

Hearst Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition
Seventh

2001

Associated Collegiate Press
Fourth, Best of Show: Collegian
Third, News Photo: Justin Hayworth
Winner, Pacemaker: Staff
Second, Photo Excellence Award: Kelly Glasscock
First, Sports Photo: Matt Stamey
Winner, CD-ROM Pacemaker: Royal Purple
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
Second, Best Display Ad-Spot Color: Staff

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Gold Crown: Collegian
Winner, Gold Crown: Royal Purple

Hearst Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition
10th

2000

Associated Collegiate Press
Honorable Mention, 2000 Picture of the Year: Evan Semon
Third, 2000 Picture of the Year: Justin Hayworth
Finalist, Pacemaker: Collegian
Third, Story Development, Yearbook or Magazine: Geoff Peggs, Rachel Powers and Wendy Schantz
Finalist, Pacemaker: Royal Purple

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Silver Crown: Collegian

Scripps Howard Foundation
Winner, Most Valuable Staffer: Kelly Furnas

Society for News Design
Award of Excellence, Best Newspaper Design: Sara Martin

Hearst Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition
Finalist, Clif Palmberg
10th

1999

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, Pacemaker: Staff
Finalist, Pacemaker: Royal Purple

College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
First, Best Back-To-School Issue: Collegian

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Gold Crown: Royal Purple

William Randolph Hearst Foundation
Finalist, National Photojournalism Championship: Jill E. Jarsulic
Finalist, National Photojournalism Championship: Ivan Kozar Jr.

1998

Associated Collegiate Press
Finalist, Pacemaker: Collegian
First, Best of Show: Royal Purple
Winner, Pacemaker: Royal Purple
Finalist, Pacemaker: Royal Purple

College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
First, Best Newspaper Promotion Campaign Larger Than 1/4 Page: Collegian

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Silver Crown: Collegian
Winner, Gold Crown: Royal Purple

Kansas Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, Kansas Collegiate Journalist of the Year: Kelly Furnas

Society of Professional Journalists
Second, Best All-Around Daily Newspaper: Staff

1997

Associated Collegiate Press
First, Best of Show: Royal Purple
Winner, Pacemaker: Royal Purple
Finalist, Pacemaker: Royal Purple
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
Third, Best Ad Campaign 1/4 Page or Under: Collegian
Third, Best Classified Section: Collegian
First, Best Newspaper Promotion Campaign Larger Than 1/4 Page: Collegian

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Gold Crown: Royal Purple

Kansas Newspaper Advertising Association
Third, Award of Excellence: Collegian

Kansas Press Association
First, Best Classified Ad Campaign: Collegian
First, Best Single Classified Ad-Black and White: Collegian

1996

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
Second, Best Classified Section: Collegian
Second, Best Display Ad Campaign: Collegian

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Gold Crown: Collegian
Winner, Gold Crown: Royal Purple

Student Society of Newspaper Design
Second, Overall Newspaper Design: Collegian

Society of Professional Journalists
Third, Mark of Excellence Award: Collegian

1995

Associated Collegiate Press
First, Best of the Net: Collegian
First, Best of Show: Royal Purple
Finalist, Pacemaker: Royal Purple
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
First, Best Classified Section: Collegian
Second, Best Display Ad Campaign: Collegian

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Gold Medalist Certificate: Collegian
Winner, Gold Crown: Royal Purple

Student Society of Newspaper Design
First, Best Overall Use of Photography: Collegian

1994

Associated Collegiate Press
Finalist, Pacemaker: Collegian
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
First, Best Classified Section: Collegian

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Silver Crown: Collegian
Winner, Gold Crown: Royal Purple

1993

Associated Collegiate Press
Finalist, Pacemaker: Collegian
Winner, Pacemaker: Collegian
First, Best of Show: Royal Purple
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
First, Best Classified Section: Collegian

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Gold Crown: Collegian
Winner, Medalist Certificate: Collegian
Certificate of Merit, News Publication Page One Design: Collegian
Winner, Gold Crown: Royal Purple

Student Society of Newspaper Design
Second, Overall Use of Photography in a Daily Newspaper: Collegian

1992

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Medalist Certificate: Collegian
Winner, Gold Crown: Royal Purple

William Randolph Hearst Foundation
Second, Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition: Collegian
Seventh, National Photojournalism Championship: Mikall Wayne Venso

1991

Associated Collegiate Press
Excellence, ACP Hall of Fame: Royal Purple

College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
Second, Special Section: Collegian

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Gold Crown: Collegian
Winner, Gold Crown: Royal Purple

Society for Collegiate Journalists
National Honorary Journalism, Edward E. McDonald: Collegian
First, Newspaper Overall Excellence: More Than Weekly: Collegian

William Randolph Hearst Foundation
Third, National Photojournalism Championship: Mikall Wayne Venso

1990

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
Second, Best Office Administration Materials, Group B: Collegian

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Medalist Certificate: Collegian

Society for Collegiate Journalists
First, Newspaper: Overall Excellence: Collegian

1989

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

College Media Advisers
First, Best Ad Campaign: Catherine Doud and Brent Windsor

College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
Best Overall, Newspaper (Broadsheet): Collegian

Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Winner, Gold Crown: Collegian
Winner, Medalist Certificate: Collegian

Jostens
Winner, Yearbook Journalism Achievement: Royal Purple

1988

Associated Collegiate Press
Inductee, Hall of Fame: Collegian
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

1987

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
Second, Best Rate Card Over 40,000: Collegian

1986

William Randolph Hearst Foundation
Third, National Photojournalism Championship: Andy Nelson

1985

William Randolph Hearst Foundation
Fourth, National Photojournalism Championship: Andy Nelson

1984

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, Pacemaker: Staff
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

Society of Collegiate Journalists
First, Student Publications and Broadcasting Competition, Newspaper Division, Overall Excellence: Staff

William Randolph Hearst Foundation
Fourth, National Photojournalism Championship: John Sleezer
Tenth, National Photojournalism Championship: Jeff Taylor

1983

Society of Collegiate Journalists
First, Newspaper Division: Collegian

1981

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple

1971

William Randolph Hearst Foundation
Finalist, Journalism Award: Collegian

1970

William Randolph Hearst Foundation
Eighth, Journalism Award: Collegian
Second, Journalism Award: Collegian

1969

William Randolph Hearst Foundation
Finalist, Journalism Award: Collegian

1967

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, All-American Honor Rating: Royal Purple

William Randolph Hearst Foundation
Finalist, Journalism Award: Melodie L. Bowsher
First, Journalism Award: Collegian
Third, Journalism Award: Leroy Towns

1966

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, All-American Honor Rating: Royal Purple

William Randolph Hearst Foundation
Winner, Journalism Award: Collegian

1965

William Randolph Hearst Foundation
First, Journalism Award: Charles Powers
Overall Winner, Journalism Award: Collegian

1964

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, All-American Honor Rating: Royal Purple

1963

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, All-American Honor Rating: Royal Purple

1962

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, All-American Honor Rating: Royal Purple

1961

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, All-American Honor Rating: Royal Purple

1960

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, All-American Honor Rating: Royal Purple

1959

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, All-American Honor Rating: Royal Purple

1958

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, All-American Honor Rating: Royal Purple

1957

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, All-American Honor Rating: Royal Purple

1956

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, All-American Honor Rating: Royal Purple

1955

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, All-American Honor Rating: Royal Purple

1954

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, All-American Honor Rating: Royal Purple

1953

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, All-American Honor Rating: Royal Purple

1952

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, All-American Honor Rating: Royal Purple

1951

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, All-American Honor Rating: Royal Purple

1950

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, All-American Honor Rating: Royal Purple

1949

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, All-American Honor Rating: Royal Purple

1936

Associated Collegiate Press
Winner, Yearbook Pacemaker: Royal Purple