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