2008 Student Award Winners

GENERAL EXCELLENCE

1st    Argonaut – University of Idaho
2nd    TIE
The Arbiter – Boise State University
The Sentinel – North Idaho College

GENERAL NEWS STORY

1st    Liz Virtue –The Argonaut – University of Idaho – “Parking changes still up for debate”
2nd    Cyrilla Watson – The Argonaut – University of Idaho – “Students will see increase in dorm rate”
3rd    Savannah Cummings – The Argonaut – University of Idaho – “Report critical of faculty culture, grad programs”    
Honorable Mention
Charlotte Taylor – The Arbiter – Boise State University – “Inferno destroys homes, takes life

WATCHDOG / INVESTIGATIVE

1st    Reid Wright – The Argonaut – University of Idaho – “Home not so sweet home”
2nd    Jessica Schreindl – The Sentinel – North Idaho College – “Blackwater”
3rd    Jake Donahue – The Sentinel – North Idaho College – “Putting the pieces together”

SERIOUS FEATURE

1st    TIE    
Sarah MacDonald – Blot Magazine – University of Idaho     – “Just over broke”
Sarrah Benoit – Blot Magazine – University of Idaho –     “Cocaine: Drug of Choice?
2nd    Christina Lords – The Argonaut – University of Idaho – “On the heels of history”
3rd    Hayley Guenthner & Brandon Macz – The Argonaut – University of Idaho – “One year later”

LIGHT FEATURE

1st    Lianna Shepherd –  Blot Magazine – University of Idaho –” Discovering Millennials:  My five stages of grief”
2nd    Loren Kelly – The Sentinel – North Idaho College – “Fruit of the Soil”    
3rd    Christina Lords – Blot Magazine – University of Idaho – “Standing out”

COLUMN WRITING    

1st    Loren Kelly – The Sentinel – North Idaho College – selection of three
2nd    Anne-Marije Rook – The Argonaut – University of Idaho – “Feminist Friday – selection of three”
3rd    TIE
Marcus Kellis – The Argonaut – University of Idaho – “KUOI  KUOIRNER – selection of three”
Jessica Schreindl – The Sentinel – North Idaho College – selection of three”

EDITORIAL

1st    Staff – The Sentinel – North Idaho College – selection of three
2nd    Christina Lords – The Argonaut – University of Idaho – selection of three
3rd    Holly Bowen – The Argonaut – University of Idaho – selection of three

HEADLINES

1st    Staff – The Sentinel – North Idaho College – “(New)trition courses begin; Handicapable; Weather class in college forecast; Women’s prosthetic leg run over, victim uninjured; Students resolve car crash over tea; construction workers wrestle; Dead body found in Meyer Health and Science Building”

2nd    Jake Donahue – The Sentinel – North Idaho College – “Putting the pieces together; Mood colors set tone for season; Broken Glass: Wakeboarding the Spokane River;  EnGarde; Alcohol Drinking Laws Debate; Fruit of the soil”

3rd    Arbiter Staff – The Arbiter – Boise State University – “Calculator crushers; Graduation:  Another kind of credit crisis; BSU thumps Bulldogs 38-3; Smurf turf chewing up the green; We just got rubbernecked; Suffering from academia nervosa?”    

REVIEW

1st    T.J. Tranchell – The Argonaut – University of Idaho – selection of three
2nd    Dale Eisinger – The Arbiter – Boise State University – selection of three
3rd    Logan Knight – The Sentinel – North Idaho College – selection of three

SPORTS NEWS REPORT

1st    Reid Wright – The Argonaut – University of Idaho – “Financing an Icon”
2nd    Christina Lords – The Argonaut – University of Idaho – “On the Line Again”
3rd        Jake Donahue – The Sentinel – North Idaho College – “EnGarde”    
Honorable Mention
David Humphreys – The Sentinel – North Idaho College – “Turkey Bowling”

PAGE DESIGN

1st    Alexis Roizen – The Argonaut – University of Idaho – selection of three
2nd    Lindsey Ward – The Arbiter – Boise State University – selection of three    
3rd    Jake Donahue – The Sentinel – North Idaho College – selection of three    

GRAPHICS

1st    Jake Donahue – The Sentinel – North Idaho College – “Alcohol drinking laws debate; ASNIC; Obama wins NIC”
2nd    Tony Montano – The Arbiter – “Obama, victorious; Walt Minnick; BSU Bunny”

PHOTOGRAPHY

1st    Perry Hanson – The Argonaut – University of Idaho – “Long jump photo; Basketball – two photos”
2nd    Nik Byurstrom – The Sentinel – North Idaho College – “Golf at sunset; Cheerleader; Wakeboarding”
3rd    Roger Rowles – The Argonaut – University of Idaho – “Snowboarder; Mom tattoo; Graduates”

WEBSITE GENERAL EXCELLENCE – STUDENT

1st    Jacqueline Wayment & Arbiter Staff – The Arbiter – Boise State University –   www.arbiteronline.com

WEBSITE SPECIAL PURPOSE – STUDENT

1st    Arbiter Staff – The Arbiter – Boise State University – http://services.arbiteronline.com/dining