News staff earns statewide honors

The Temple News Staff

Tracy Metz, assistant foundation director of the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association, announced Tuesday that The Temple News was among the winners of the 2006 Scholastic and Collegiate Keystone Press Awards.

The statewide competition – broken down by eight professional divisions and divisions for high schools, colleges and universities – reinforces “excellence by individuals in the newspaper profession by recognizing journalism that consistently provides relevance, integrity and initiative in serving readers, and faithfully fulfills its First Amendment rights/responsibilities,” according to PNA.

“The goal is for the ‘Keystones’ to stimulate journalists to improve their craft and ultimately improve their community.”
A list of The Temple News staff members who will receive awards:

Alysha Brennan, Chris Stover, Christopher Wink, Chris Reber and Brandon Lausch
First Place, Spot News
John Kopp
First Place, Public Service
Nadia Stadnycki
First Place, Layout and Design
Sammy Davis
Second Place, Feature Story
Ben Watanabe
Second Place, Personality Profile
John Kopp
Second Place, Sports Story
Steve Gengler
Second Place, Sports Photo

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