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.