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Sandbox News Takes 11 Student Awards at FSNE

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On Friday, June 10th, representatives of the Sandbox News attended the Florida Society of News Editors banquet to receive 11 awards in the student division of the FSNE’s excellence in journalism competition. St. Petersburg College took home the most awards of any competing college this year.

The banquet was also attended by multiple professional media outlets like the Tampa Bay Times, the Miami Herald, and the Naples Daily News who received awards in divisions based on circulation size. Being among these professionals was an exciting experience for the students who attended.

Below is the list of award winners:

Non-Deadline Reporting 3rd David Jolly on his Senate Race Fred Arnold
Commentary 1st To METI, or Not to METI? That is the Question! Douglas  Marshall
Commentary 2nd The Islamic State Viviana  Angelini
Commentary 3rd Cell Phone Apps Help Meet Transportation Needs Pat  Denney
Sports 3rd Make Your Volunteer Time “Special” Juliana  Rangel-Acevedo
Multimedia 2nd St. Pete Action Sports Fred Arnold
News Photography 2nd Shine On St. Pete! Angel  Gonzalez
News Photography 3rd American Victory Merchant Marine Museum Nicolas Gatti
Sports Photography 1st Lady Titans vs. Skagit Valley College Robert  Gale
Sports Photography 2nd Titans First Loss Does Not Upset Jenna  Jean
Sports Photography 3rd Lady Titans Fall To Broward College Seahawks Chris Demmons

Photos by Chris Demmons


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