Kentucky Kernel and the Kentuckian won Best of Show
awards Sunday from the Associated Collegiate Press
at a convention in Orlando, Fla., attended by 2,400
Ky. (Nov. 14, 2002) --
The University of Kentucky student newspaper, the
Kernel, and its
yearbook, the Kentuckian, placed in the top five nationally
in a contest recognizing collegiate publications'
work so far this school year.
Kernel and the Kentuckian won Best of Show awards
Sunday from the Associated Collegiate Press at a convention
in Orlando, Fla., attended by 2,400 college journalists.
among the winners in the newspaper category were the
Indiana Daily Student at the University of Indiana,
the Daily Texan at The University of Texas-Austin,
The State News at Michigan State University, and The
Daily Pennsylvanian at the University of Pennsylvania.
Included among the yearbook winners were Pittsburgh
State University's Kanza yearbook; The Sheaf at Principia
College in Elsah, Ill.; The Grifton at Missouri Western
State College; and the Johnsonian at Johnson and Wales
University, Providence, R.I.
editor is Tracy Kershaw, a senior from Hazard, Ky.
The yearbook editor is Anna Nolan, a junior from Racine,
the Kernel didn't win, it had also been named as a
finalist for the Pacemaker award, the collegiate equivalent
of the Pulitzer Prize for newspapers. This year's
Pacemaker contest recognized work from the 2001-2002
school year. Ten finalists were chosen from around
the country, and the list was narrowed to four winners
Saturday at the ACP convention.