Island Waves Newspaper Takes Home 18 TIPA Awards

May 09, 2014

TIPA Awards

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 (TIPA) Conference held April 10-12 in San Antonio, Texas.

The awards were:

  • Erika Galindo:       1st Place- News Story
                               1st Place- Editorial
                               3rd Place – News Feature Story
                               Honorable Mention- Headline

  • Samuel Alcorta Jr.:3rd Place – Headline
                               2nd Place- Sports Page Design (with Sal Vera)
                               3rd Place- Sports Page Design (with Sal Vera)
                              Honorable Mention – Feature Page Design (with Sal Vera)
  • Aubrey Dancer:     Honorable Mention – Illustration
                              Honorable Mention – Information Graphic
  • Sal Vera:             2nd Place – Sports Page Design (with Samuel Alcorta Jr.)
                              3rd Place – Sports Page Design (with Samuel Alcorta Jr.)
                              Honorable Mention – News Photo
                              Honorable Mention – Feature Page Design (with Samuel Alcorta Jr.)
  • Ashley Dyckman:  3rd Place – Page One Design
                              2nd Place – Critical Review
                              Honorable Mention – Picture Story
  • Alexis DeLeon:     Honorable Mention – Sports Page Design
  • Stephanie Wallace: 3rd Place – In-Depth Reporting
  • Hillary Vallejo:      2nd Place – News Photo
  • Brittany Richerson: 3rd Place – Single Subject Design

Founded in 1909, the TIPA is the oldest and one of the largest collegiate press associations in the nation. Each year contests are held in general magazine, radio, television, online, two divisions of yearbook, two divisions of literary magazine and four divisions of newspaper, plus more than a dozen on-site contests during the annual convention.