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Talon Team Wins Record Number of Awards from the MCMA

May 10, 2017

The Talon Editorial Team celebrates at the 2017 Avila Spirit and Student Leadership Awards program at President Sleptiza’s home.  The Talon Team won a record high 14 awards in the 2017 Missouri Collegiate Media Association (MCMA) Annual competition.


MCMA Awards 2017

The Missouri Collegiate Media Awards are awarded annually and are the equivalent of the Emmy’s for Missouri’s College Newspapers.  Awards are determined by the Missouri Press Association.

Talon Team – Best Overall Newspaper – 3rd Place

Talon Advertising Group (TAG) -  Advertising – 2nd Place

Gracyn Reed - Editorial Writing – 3rd Place

Gracyn Reed – Info Graphic - Honorable Mention

Casey Lee – Info Graphic  - 3rd Place

Casey Lee & Jessica Albina – Page Design & Photography – 1st Place

Casey Lee & Jessica Albina – Page Design & Photography– 2nd Place

Casey Lee & Jessica Albina – Page Design & Photography– 3rd Place

Jessica Albina – Feature Photography – 2nd Place

Mohammed Alabdullah (editor) – Special Section – 2nd Place

Zeff Lewey & Ryan Meyer (editor) – Sports Writing – 1st Place

Joy Branche, Jessica Albina, Casey Lee, & Zach MIze – Video News Broadcast – 1st Place

Hanae Ishikawa – Video News Broadcast – 3rd Place

Lexi Yanez – Video News Broadcast – Honorable Mention

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