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Front, from left, Fred Ortlip, Destini Clark, Joshua Phelps, Arrak Hutcherson and Victor Paletta. Back, from left, Jason Ethridge, Andreal Luedde, Antonio Lloyd, Tim Bold and Teri Maddox.

STLCC-Forest Park Student Newspaper Wins 26 Awards

Front, from left, Fred Ortlip, Destini Clark, Joshua Phelps, Arrak Hutcherson and Victor Paletta. Back, from left, Jason Ethridge, Andreal Luedde, Antonio Lloyd, Tim Bold and Teri Maddox.

The St. Louis Community College-Forest Park student newspaper, The Scene, won 26 awards for news and sports writing,  photography, cartooning, design and more at the recent 2017-18 Missouri College Media Association Conference at Lindenwood University.

The Scene placed first in the Sweepstakes category, capturing the most and highest awards of the evening among Division 4 newspapers; and third in the Best Overall Newspaper category, based on judging of three complete issues.

The full list of awards includes:

First Place
Joshua Phelps, News Writing
Brian Ruth, In-depth News Reporting
Joshua Phelps, Column
Joshua Phelps, News Photography
Timothy Bold, Feature Photography
Madison Weicht, Non-political/Entertainment Cartoon
Madison Weicht, Political/Editorial Cartoon
Elena Rushetskaya, Timothy Bold, Destini Clark and Micah Caldwell, Photo Page

Second Place
Joshua Phelps, News Writing
Joshua Phelps, Feature Writing
Chris Cunningham and Joshua Phelps, In-depth News Reporting
Tyler Warren, News Photography
Madison Weicht, Non-political/Entertainment Cartoon
Kayla Arnold, Political/Editorial Cartoon
Darryl Reece, Jeffrey Richman and Isaiah Brooks, Feature Page

Third Place
Joshua Phelps, News Writing
Shileha Churchill, Feature Writing
Jeffrey Richman, In-depth News Reporting
Ahmad McCall, News Photography
Isaiah Brooks, Sports Photography
Brian Ruth, Page 1 Design
Staff, Photo Page
Victor Paletta, Website

Honorable Mention
Timothy Bold, Sports Writing