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CN Staff ImageThe Carroll News is celebrating an outstanding year, receiving recognition from highly respected professional and collegiate journalism organizations. The 2014-15 awards are listed below:

Press Club of Cleveland: All Ohio "Excellence in Journalism Awards"

Alexandra Higl '15 — First place, Feature Writing; Second place, Feature writing Madeline Smanik '16—Third place, News Writing Mary Frances McGowan '17—Third place, Feature Writing

The Society for Collegiate Journalists National Awards

The Carroll News —Honorable Mention, Newspaper Overall Excellence (weekly) Alexandra Higl '15 —Second place, Feature writing

Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards, Region 4

(Region 4 includes Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia and western Pennsylvania.) Alexandra Higl '15 – First Place, General Column Writing (“Higl’s Squiggles”) ; Finalist, General News Reporting Joe Ginley '16, Finalist, General Column Writing ("Cup of Joe”)

About The Carroll News

Published since 1925, The Carroll News provides opportunities for JCU students from any major to gain experience in reporting, editing, photojournalism, web design, advertising, and sales and marketing. The newspaper’s adviser is Robert Noll, an instructor in the University’s Tim Russert Department of Communication and Theatre Arts.