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Muleskinner honored at MCMA

From left, Muleskinner staff Erin Wides, Jason Brown, Matt Bird-Meyer and Anaiyeh Smith pose with the Muleskinner’s awards April 13 at the MCMA Conference in Springfield, Missouri. (Photo by Garret Fuller/ Senior Writer)

The Muleskinner had an impressive showing at the Missouri College Media Association conference April 13 on the campus of Missouri State University in Springfield. The paper earned first place in divison one and overall in the state.

After the Best Overall Newspaper category winners were determined for each of the four newspaper divisions, a judge selects the Best in State from among the divisional winners. The Best in State winner possesses the Avis Meyer Perpetual Cup for one year.

The Muleskinner was named Best in State and the Avis Meyer Perpetual Cup is in on display in Martin 136.

Here are the individual awards:

Sweepstakes, Third Place, Muleskinner(based on points earned from individual awards)

Adviser of the Year, Matt Bird-Meyer

News Photography, First Place, Chris Holmberg

Video, First Place, Jacob Peck

Column, First Place, Leah Kemple

Political/Editorial Cartoon, First Place, Britain Bray

Page One Design, First Place, EJ Henderson

Column, Second Place, Erin Wides

Website, Third Place, Muleskinner

Multimedia Package, Third Place, Garrett Fuller and Britain Bray

Column, Honorable Mention, Erin Wides

Sports Photography, Honorable Mention, Peter Spexarth

Story Illustration, Honorable Mention, EJ Henderson.

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