BU publications win 70 awards at convention

By Ashley Davis
Copy Editor

At this year’s annual Texas Intercollegiate Press Association convention on April 4-6 in Fort Worth, The Baylor Lariat, the Round Up yearbook, Focus magazine and the Lariat Online won 70 awards in dozens of categories.

The Baylor Lariat won 23 awards total, including an Overall Excellence award and four first-place awards in the Editorial Cartoon, Critical Review and Feature Stories categories. The Round Up yearbook won 25 awards, including a Sweepstakes and Overall Excellence award. Focus magazine won nine awards in categories including overall excellence, story packages, news photos, feature photos and picture stories.

The Lariat Online won six awards, including a sweepstakes award and first place in general website excellence as well as best video, best slide show and best interactivity.

Student Publications also won six on-site awards in copy editing, yearbook design, feature writing, magazine design, sports action photo and Kansas City, MO, junior Derek Byrne’s Designer of the Year award.