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Island Waves Student Newspaper Wins 18 TIPA Awards

April 09, 2012

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Island Waves student newspaper took home a total of 18 awards at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association Conference held March 29 through April 1 in Corpus Christi.

The awards were:

  • Newspaper  - 2nd place for Overall Excellence
  • Staff - 1st place for Special Section/Edition
  • Staff - 3rd place for Ad Design
  • Staff - Honorable Mention for Special Section/Edition
  • Sam Ferris - Honorable Mention for News Feature Story
  • Sam Ferris - Honorable Mention for Feature Story
  • Christina Martinez - Honorable Mention for Feature Page Design
  • Samuel Alcorta - 1st place for Feature Page Design
  • Samuel Alcorta - 2nd place for Page One Design
  • Samuel Alcorta - Honorable Mention for Single Subject Presentation Design
  • Allen Hoye - Honorable Mention for Critical Review
  • Jose Martinez - 3rd place for Headline
  • Zachary Zarder - Honorable Mention for Picture Story
  • Zachary Zarder - Honorable Mention for Sports Action Photo

In addition, the students received awards for on-site contests to test their skills in specific areas. Winners were:

  • Samuel Alcorta - 1st place in Yearbook Design
  • Mike Henneberger - 2nd place in Feature Photo
  • Rob Boscamp - 2nd place in Television Announcing
  • Jose Martinez - 3rd place in Radio Announcing

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