DALLAS—Congratulations to the Brookhaven Courier staff. The talented team of student editors, writers, photographers and designers brought home 34 awards, including a sweep of all four categories in the Individual Overall Excellence Awards, at the 2019 Texas Intercollegiate Press Association Convention in Corpus Christi, March 13-16.
Twenty-two awards were for work published in 2018 and a recording-breaking 12 awards for on-site, live contests in competition with both 2-year and 4-year college and university news teams.
"I am truly impressed and beyond proud of my students. The Courier has a remarkable editorial staff (as well as talented contributors) and continues to be one of the top award-winning student-run newspapers in the state," said Daniel Rodrigue, Brookhaven College journalism and photography professor.
Rodrigue was named Texas Intercollegiate Press Association's Advisor of the Year.
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