The North Carolina College Media Association (NCCMA) held
its awards ceremony Feb. 19.
Among the small college category (6,000 and fewer readers),
Campbell University and Mars Hill College received recognition. The Campbell
Times placed second in the state for the best student newspaper. Both The
Campbell Times and Mars Hill College’s The Hilltop ranked in the top five for
best web sites. Mars Hill came in second and Campbell was fifth.
Mars Hill designers Rachel Conner, Yi Lu, Joshua Doby and
Mary Elise Jones placed third in the design category for “To Text or Not To
Andy Specht, a 2010 graduate who studied journalism at
Campbell, won second place for his reporting on stimulus money. Kaylynn Baker
of Mars Hill received honorable mention for a tuition story.
Sam Hartshorn received an honorable mention for an untitled
work of fiction in Mars Hill’s Cadenza. Another honorable mention was given to
Pine Burr, Campbell’s yearbook.
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