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FARMERS BRANCH/DALLAS • Students in the journalism program at Brookhaven College received awards in 11 categories from the Texas Community College Journalism Association for their exceptional work. The student newspaper, the Brookhaven Courier, has existed since the college opened and the program won its first awards in 1980. Since that time, the student journalists have won awards at the state and national level.
“I am so proud of the staff of the Courier,” said Larie Engles, newspaper advisor and professor at Brookhaven College. “They work hard, long hours and always give 110 percent to get news out to the campus. It’s always great to win awards, but it only scratches the surface of how much time, talent and teamwork goes into preparing the campus newspaper.” Students in the journalism program take on roles as reporters, graphic designers, photographers and more to create the paper every other week during the fall and spring semesters.
The Courier staff received 12 awards from the TCCJA for the 2004-2005 school year. The winners were: