The Ouachitonian yearbook and The Signal newspaper of Ouachita Baptist University won 30 awards at the Arkansas College Media Association meeting held April 20 in Little Rock. In yearbook general excellence, the Ouachitonian won second place behind the University of Arkansas Razorback yearbook. The OBU yearbook won first place awards in Introduction Theme Page, Divider Theme Page, Closing Theme Page and Endsheets as well as a third place award in Yearbook Cover.
“We are excited our students did so well in the ACMA competition,” said Dr. Deborah Root, professor and chair of the Rogers Department of Communications and Ouachitonian adviser. “We take pride in our student publications and are proud of our students for their hard work and dedication.”
In addition to Ouachita, Arkansas colleges and universities represented by ACMA include University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, University of Arkansas at Monticello, Arkansas State University, Arkansas Tech University, University of Central Arkansas, Southern Arkansas University, John Brown University, Central Baptist College and Northwest Arkansas Community College.
“ACMA provides a valuable network for our students to learn from other students and professional journalists,” said Dr. Jeff Root, dean of the School of Humanities and adviser of The Signal. “Our publications provide our students with hands-on experience which is valuable as they prepare for careers in media.”
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For more information, contact Dr. Deborah Root at firstname.lastname@example.org or (870) 245-5510.