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The Sandbox Wins 5 Awards at FSNE

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St. Petersburg College’s student newspaper, The Sandbox News, recently won five journalism awards from the Florida Society of News Editors (FSNE) competition. The student division contained entries from multiple state colleges.

The Sandbox tied with USF’s Oracle for the most amount of awards received. Five awards were won by SPC students, which included two first-place winners.

The online newspaper is written and produced by students, who include writers from the college’s Mass Communications classes.

Florida Society of News Editors journalism awards

*Awards Received: (click on the titles to look at the winning entries)

NEWS PHOTOGRAPHY
Third Place
Jazz is Still Alive (If You Know Where to Look)
By Savvas Savvinidis

SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY
Second Place
Invictus Games 2016
Lilia Mickenzie

COMMENTARY WRITING
Second Place
Jazz is Still Alive (If You Know Where to Look)
Savvas Savvinidis

SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY
First Place
Battle for Overtime: SPC Lady Titans vs HCC Lady Hawks Memorable Matchup
Robert Gale

SPORTS WRITING
First Place
Olen Dalton – Down to Run 50k Endurance Challenge
Martha Cannizzaro

Feature Photo: Students Robert Gale and Lilia Mickenzie with their awards.

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