Southwest Mississippi Community College’s campus newspaper The Pine Burr and journalism students won 11 awards in the Mississippi Press Association’s Community College Newspaper Competition at the O.C. McDavid Journalism Conference in Jackson, MS. Winners include Best Feature Story: Olivia Robinson, 3rd; Best Cartoon: Jonathan Scott, 2nd; Best General News Photo: Kimi Jeanson, 3rd; Best Spot News Photo: Kimi Jeanson, 2nd; Best Sports Photo: Kimi Jeanson, 1st; Noah Martin, 2nd; Kimi Jeanson, 3rd; Best Feature Photo: Garret Graves, 2nd; Best Design: Pine Burr staff, 2nd; Best Front Page: Pine Burr staff, 2nd; General Excellence: Pine Burr staff, 2nd. Joyce Mabry is the journalism instructor and Pine Burr advisor.
Pictured: Pine Burr staff, Jonathan Scott, Kimi Jeanson, Olivia Robinson, Garrett Graves, Joyce Mabry; Second row: Reggie Martin, DeCorio Wedig, Noah Martin.