New Jersey College Newspaper Contest, 2010-2011

Results of the 2010-2011 New Jersey College Newspaper Contest are listed below in brief.
For a complete list of winners, download this pdf: Contest Results
To download the presentation slides shown at the NJCPA Spring Luncheon: Awards Presentation

Please send corrections for the award certificates to programs@njpressfoundation.org by April 7.

Our warmest congratulations to all of the winners!

Thank you to all of those who entered the competition. Twelve college newspapers submitted entries in March. The contest was judged by active or former editors, writers and photographers from newspapers that are members of New Jersey Press Association.

News Writing
Four-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Signal, The College of New Jersey – Emily Brill, Jeffrey Roman, Jamie Primeau
2nd Place:  The Tower, Kean University – Stephanie Musat
3rd Place:  The Setonian, Seton Hall University – Meghan St. John, Brian Wisowaty
Two-Year Colleges
1st Place:  Atlantic Cape Review, Atlantic Cape Community College – Madison Russ
2nd Place:  The Youngtown Edition, County College of Morris – David Danzis
3rd Place:  The Torch, Bergen Community College – Fabiola Behncke

Deadline Reporting
Four-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Setonian, Seton Hall University – Brian Wisowaty, Jessica Sutcliffe, and Staff
2nd Place:  The Signal, The College of New Jersey – Bobby Olivier, Matt Huston
3rd Place:  The Setonian, Seton Hall University – Brian Wisowaty, Jessica Sutcliffe
Two-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Torch, Bergen Community College – Steven Caselli
2nd Place:  no winner
3rd Place:  no winner

Feature Writing
Four-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Setonian, Seton Hall University – Emily Lake
2nd Place:  The Setonian, Seton Hall University – Chris Paizis
3rd Place:  The Rider News, Rider University – Emily Landgraf
Two-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Torch, Bergen Community College – Jessica Czarnogursky
2nd Place:  The Youngtown Edition, County College of Morris – Glynis Neely
3rd Place:  The Torch, Bergen Community College – Stephen Zheng

Biography/Personality Profile
Four-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Daily Targum, Rutgers University – Steven Miller
2nd Place:  The Signal, The College of New Jersey – Jamie Primeau, Todd Petty
3rd Place:  The Daily Targum, Rutgers University – Amy Rowe
Two-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Youngtown Edition, County College of Morris – Matt Fish
2nd Place:  The Youngtown Edition, County College of Morris – Luke MacDonald
3rd Place:  The Torch, Bergen Community College – Jeff Carbone

Editorial Writing
Four-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Signal, The College of New Jersey – Caroline Russomanno, Katie Brenzel, Matt Huston
2nd Place:  The Tower, Kean University – Megan Muller
3rd Place:  The Whit, Rowan University – Nathan Goldberg
Two-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Youngtown Edition, County College of Morris – Jose Diaz
2nd Place:  The Youngtown Edition, County College of Morris – Ashleigh Parr
3rd Place:  The Youngtown Edition, County College of Morris – David Danzis

Column/Opinion Writing
Four-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Acorn, Drew University – David A.M. Wilensky
2nd Place:  The Signal, The College of New Jersey – Bobby Olivier, Brandon Gould, Katie Brenzel
3rd Place:  The Setonian, Seton Hall University – Brenden Higashi
Two-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Torch, Bergen Community College – Ben DeBrasi, Chris Koschier
2nd Place:  The Torch, Bergen Community College – Alyson Ann Cina
3rd Place:  Quo Vadis, Middlesex County College – Kevin Schlittenhardt, Paul Lazaro, Paul Lazaro

Sports Writing
Four-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Rider News, Rider University – Josh Veltrie
2nd Place:  The Tower, Kean University – Nicole Von Gonten
3rd Place:  The Daily Targum, Rutgers University – Tyler Barto
Two-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Torch, Bergen Community College – Adriana Szaboova
2nd Place:  The Youngtown Edition, County College of Morris – Brian Theodore
3rd Place:  Quo Vadis, Middlesex County College – Jordan Somerville

Arts & Entertainment/Critical Writing
Four-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Signal, The College of New Jersey – Caroline Russomanno, Emily Brill, Katie Brenzel
2nd Place:  The Whit, Rowan University – Matt Shanley, Brett C. Miller
3rd Place:  The Setonian, Seton Hall University – Dana Cassidy, Mustafa Ziberi
Two-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Torch, Bergen Community College – Stephen Zheng
2nd Place:  The Youngtown Edition, County College of Morris – Joseph Felano
3rd Place:  Quo Vadis, Middlesex County College – Lynn Lin, Arthur Hayworth, Alexander DelVecchio

Enterprise/Investigative Reporting
Four-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Daily Targum, Rutgers University – Mary Diduch
2nd Place:  The Setonian, Seton Hall University – Jessica Sutcliffe
3rd Place:  The Setonian, Seton Hall University – Nicholas Parco
Two-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Torch, Bergen Community College – Fabiola Behncke
2nd Place:  Atlantic Cape Review, Atlantic Cape Community College – Arielle Reamer
3rd Place:  The Youngtown Edition, County College of Morris – Allison Shadel

General Photography
Four-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Whit, Rowan University – Mat Boyle
2nd Place:  The Acorn, Drew University – Sarah Schanz-Bortman
3rd Place:  The Acorn, Drew University – Arvolyn Hill
Two-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Youngtown Edition, County College of Morris – Allison Shadel
2nd Place:  The Torch, Bergen Community College – Fabiola Behncke
3rd Place:  The Torch, Bergen Community College – PeriLynn Glasner

Sports Photography
Four-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Whit, Rowan University – Mat Boyle
2nd Place:  The Setonian, Seton Hall University – Milan Stanic
3rd Place:  The Whit, Rowan University – Mat Boyle        
Two-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Torch, Bergen Community College – Frank Panzarino
2nd Place:  The Torch, Bergen Community College – Adriana Szaboova
3rd Place:  The Youngtown Edition, County College of Morris – David Danzis

Editorial Cartoon/Artistic Story Illustration
Four-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Setonian, Seton Hall University – Mark Buryk
2nd Place:  The Acorn, Drew University – Melissa Hoffman
3rd Place:  The Setonian, Seton Hall University – Mark Buryk
Two-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Torch, Bergen Community College – Brad Gore
2nd Place:  The Torch, Bergen Community College – Brendon Miel
3rd Place:  no winner

Layout & Design
Four-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Whit, Rowan University – Shannon Connelly, Iris Leibowitz, Sarah Wecht, Kristina Pritchett
2nd Place:  The Daily Targum, Rutgers University – Staff
3rd Place:  The Rider News, Rider University – Staff
Two-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Torch, Bergen Community College – Ruwan Mahayage, Dawn Foster, Nita Lim
2nd Place:  The Youngtown Edition, County College of Morris – Staff
3rd Place:  Quo Vadis, Middlesex County College – Gina Anania, Eddie Ortiz, John Brost

General Excellence
Four-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Acorn, Drew University – Staff
2nd Place:  The Signal, The College of New Jersey – Staff
3rd Place:  The Rider News, Rider University – Staff
Two-Year Colleges
1st Place:  The Youngtown Edition, County College of Morris – Staff
2nd Place:  The Torch, Bergen Community College – Staff
3rd Place:  no winner

Sweepstakes Awards
will be announced at the NJCPA Spring Conference & Awards Luncheon
on Saturday, April 16 at the Trenton Marriott Downtown, in the Capitol district.
For more information and to register: NJCPA Conference & Luncheon

Four-Year Colleges

Two-Year Colleges

 

Rules for the 2010-2011 Contest