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The 2012 Southern Media Showcase winners were announced at Missouri Southern State University on Thursday, Nov. 08, 2012.

The Awards recognize outstanding work in print and video projects by area High School students who enter the competition. Over 350 students attended the event and the winners were recognized at the University. This is the sixteenth year for the Media Showcase Awards, which are presented by the MSSU Communication Department.

Guest presentations include a segment from Jimmie Tramel, an award-winning sports writer for the Tulsa World and co-host of a Sports Animal radio talk show in Tulsa. Other guest presentations including Craig Vonder Haar, sports writer and columnist for the Washington Missourian and Missouri Sportswriter of the year in 2005 and 2009, Rebecca Haines who works for The Carthage Press in multiple capacities and Cassie Hutchison a marketing and PR manager for Heartland Park in Topeka, Kansas.

Following is a list of the winners in each category.

HIGH SCHOOL NEWSPAPER COMPETITION

Column

1st Place – The gay marriage debate, Cassie Atchley, Central High School, Springfield, MO
2nd Place – The fight to end bullying, Brett Collier, Carthage High School, Carthage, MO
3rd Place – Making it work, Amber Campbell, Parkview High School, Springfield, MO
HM – Your spring break playlist, Julia Kovacs and Zach LaMarre, Central High School, Springfield, MO

Feature Photography

1st Place – Quill 2012 Issue 1 cover, Sydney Wickman, Glendale High School, Springfield, MO
2nd Place – TJ smells the flowers, T.J. Wand, Parkview High School, Springfield, MO
3rd Place – Attention, please! Insight Staff, Webb City High School, Webb City, MO
HM – High kicking, Ryann Wiseman, McAuley Catholic High School, Joplin, MO

News Photography

1st Place – Welding woman, T.J. Wand, Parkview High School, Springfield, MO
2nd Place – Pep rally, Erin Quinn, Parkview High School, Springfield, MO
3rd Place – Alice escapes, Ryann Wiseman, McAuley Catholic High School, Joplin, MO
HM – We hate cancer, Jarrod Tracy, Parkview High School, Springfield, MO

Sports Photography

1st Place – Butterfly stroke, Cindy Chao, Central High School, Springfield, MO
2nd Place – Determination, Samantha Surgi, McAuley Catholic High School, Joplin, MO
3rd Place – Spike against Parkview, Simon Sheets, Central High School, Springfield, MO
HM – Let Go! Lucy Borgmeyer, McAuley Catholic High School, Joplin, MO
HM – Play on…, Sarah Peterson, Webb City High School, Webb City, MO

Feature Writing

1st Place– Corps marches through history, Olivia Rowland, Central High School, Springfield, MO
2nd Place – Back and better than ever, Lydia McAllister, Joplin High School, Joplin, MO
3rd Place – Leaves of hope, Kylie Davis, Joplin High School, Joplin, MO
HM – Stitching together a new club, Cassie Atchley, Central High School, Springfield, MO
HM – “Third Thursday” activities, Shelby Hass, Joplin High School, Joplin, MO
HM – Spring break on a budget, Anne Marie Schudy, Central High School, Springfield, MO

News Writing

1st Place – Bond no longer an issue, Shelby Hass, Joplin High School, Joplin, MO
2nd Place – AT&T is putting the breaks on texting and driving, Hannah Haynes, Parkview High School, Springfield, MO
3rd Place – Telling the tale: Several JHS students’ stories selected for online, Brett Holcomb, Joplin High School, Joplin, MO
HM – School lunches: Slimy or not? Anne Marie Schudy, Central High School, Springfield, MO

Sports Writing

1st Place - Bored? Board, Julia Kovacs, Central High School, Springfield, MO
2nd Place (tie) – Fast and furious: indoor soccer, Laura Zhang, Central High School, Springfield, MO
2nd Place (tie) – Parkview plunders the chiefs in first season game, Courtney Carr, Parkview High School, Springfield, MO
3rd Place – MSHSAA district assignments announced late in process, Abbey Belote, Parkview High School, Springfield, MO
HM – Diving into yoga, Alexis Meacheam, Central High School, Springfield, MO

Page One Design

1st Place – Central High Times, Zach LaMarre, Central High School, Springfield, MO
2nd Place (tie)– Central High Times, Zach LaMarre, Central High School, Springfield, MO
2nd Place (tie)– Central High Times, Zach LaMarre, Central High School, Springfield, MO
3rd Place – Tiger Times, Carthage High School, Carthage, MO
HM – Quill, Sydney Wickman, Glendale High School, Springfield, MO

Best Overall Newspaper

1st Place – Quill, Glendale High School, Springfield, MO
2nd Place – Central High Times, Central High School, Springfield, MO
3rd Place – Tiger Tales, Carthage High School, Carthage, MO
HM – Spyglass, Joplin High School, Joplin, MO
HM – McAuley Times, McAuley Catholic High School, Joplin, MO

Sweepstakes Winner Newspaper

Central High Times, Central High School, Springfield, MO

HIGH SCHOOL VIDEO COMPETITION

Animation

1st Place – The fight, Kyesha Bogart, Laura Laxson & Nicci Flores, Lamar High School, Lamar, MO
2nd Place – Sleep motion, Marissa Shorner, Blair Wallace, Monica Endicott, Joplin High School, Joplin, MO
3rd Place (tie) – D/A Animation, Alex Yeoman, Daniel Peak, Southeast High School, Cherokee, KS
3rd Place (tie) - Creative Creation, Corey Hogan, East Newton High School, Granby, MO
HM – Singin’ in the rain, Michael Chang, East Newton High School, Granby, MO

Comedy/Drama

1st Place – A day in the life, Tanner Riscoe, McAuley Catholic High School, Joplin, MO
2nd Place – Paranormal Activity 4, Aren Wells, Blake Ward, Jimi Tucker, Logan Williams, Webb City High School, Webb City, MO
3rd Place – Car chase, Adam Lapardo, Gabe Fast, Joplin High School, Joplin, MO
HM – SE 911: Senior year, Gage Fox, Quinton Tyree, Southeast High School, Cherokee, KS
HM – Arithmetic Bunch, Luke Proctor, Webb City High School, Webb City, MO
HM – Music is life, Leah Rader, Hunter Winkle, Joplin High School, Joplin, MO

Commercial/PSA

1st Place – Yearbook Gangnam Style, Simon Sheets, Zach LaMarre, Central High School, Springfield, MO
2nd Place – Drunk driving, Rachel Reed, Joplin High School, Joplin, MO
3rd Place – Bullying, Alexander Bryant, Trevor Walker, Logan Reynolds, Joplin High School, Joplin, MO
HM – Words stick, Zoe Brackett, Ethan Settle, Joplin High School, Joplin, MO
HM – Jerks, George Bennion, East Newton High School, Granby, MO

Instruct/info

1st Place – Website Intro, Evan Moss, Renita Wilkerson, Sabrina Spilman, Klay James, Webb City High School, Webb City, MO
2nd Place – May, Evan Moss, Sabrina Spillman, Abby Wallace, Klay James, Webb City High School, Webb City, MO
3rd Place – March, Evan Moss, Klay James, Andrew McDaniel, Renita Wilkerson, Webb City High School, Webb City, MO
HM – Bullying, Kara Brower, Sophia Smith, Glendale High School, Springfield, MO
HM – 1st Place Amendment: student’s rights, Andrew McDaniel, Webb City High School, Webb City, MO
HM – Special Needs Kids, Marissa Shofner, Shelbie DeWitt, Blair Wallace, Monica Endicott, Joplin High School, Joplin, MO

Music Video

1st Place – I’m reading a book, Anthony Eden, Alex Bachert, Josiah Jeffers, Webb City High School, Webb City, MO
2nd Place – Mombasa, Aren Wells, Blake Ward, Keaton Teal, Webb City High School, Webb City, MO
3rd Place – Lights, Erin O’Sullivan, Lamar High School, Lamar, MO
HM – House that built me, Sarah Millett, East Newton High School, Granby, MO
HM – This magic moment, Luke Proctor, Webb City High School, Webb City, MO

Newscast

1st Place – October MTV News, Austin Shipman & Tanner Riscoe, McAuley Catholic High School, Joplin, MO

News Format

1st Place – Open lunch, Benjamin Bainbridge, Joshua Hudson, Joplin High School, Joplin, MO
2nd Place – Illegal music downloading, Evan Moss, Webb City High School, Webb City, MO
3rd Place – As seen on TV, Matthew Keys, McAuley Catholic High School, Joplin, MO
HM – Talent show, Sage Sennett, McAuley Catholic High School, Joplin, MO

Sports Format

1st Place – Jake Hardy player profile, Dana Stiles, Joplin High School, Joplin, MO
2nd Place – Adam St. Peter player profile, Allison Knewtson, Joplin High School, Joplin, MO
3rd Place – Friday night football – JHS vs. Camdenton, Sports Broadcasting Class, Joplin High School, Joplin, MO
HM – SE Track 12, Leslie Fenske, Southeast High School, Cherokee, KS

Best Overall Video

Hope High, Alexander Johnson, Joplin High School, Joplin, MO

Sweepstakes Winner Video

(Tie)
Joplin High School, Joplin, MO
Webb City High School, Webb City, MO

Passion for Video Award (In Memory of Will Norton)

Rachel Reed, Joplin High School, Joplin, MO

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