Updated Mon, Apr 2, 2012 4:12 pm
Four Ohio University students received Region 4 Mark of Excellence awards by the Society of Professional Journalists this weekend at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich.
Annually, the Society of Professional Journalists presents the Mark of Excellence Awards honoring the best in student journalism. The awards offer categories for print, radio, television and online collegiate journalism. Entries are first judged on the regional level. First place regional winners advance to the national competition and are recognized at SPJ spring conferences. National winners will be showcased on spj.org.
First Place: Domestic silence revisited – by Alex Stuckey, Ohio University
Second Place: Fighting back: Patience a necessary headache for safety – by Will Frasure, Ohio University
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Third Place: Athens County residents survive on assistance – by Taylor Mirfendereski, Ohio University
First Place: John Nero, Ohio University
For additional winners go to the Society of Professional Journalists website.