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2009
HBCU Excellence in Journalism
Student Newspaper Awards
1st - Best Headline Writer, Shelbia Brown 1st - Best Photo Story - Nighttime in Durham, Kenice Mobley
1st - Best Photo Story - Hillside High's Artists, Ray Tyler 2nd - Newspaper Design
3nd - A&E Criticism, Chasity Richardson 3rd - Investigative Story, Tubas MIA, Geoffrey Cooper
2008
HBCU National News Media Awards
1st - Best Overall Student Newspaper (non-weekly; Editors Rony Camille and Shelbia Brown) 1st -Best Features A&E Section (Joanna Hernandez and Brooke Sellars)
1st - Best Overall Sports Coverage (Larisha Stone and Quentin Gardner) 1st - Sports Game Story (Quentin Gardner)
1st - Best Sports Feature (unidentified by judge) 2nd - Best Special Section (“Some of Our Best Teachers,” Rony Camille, Travis Ruffin, Shelbia Brown, Natalia Farrer, Geoffrey Cooper, Gabriana Clay-White)
2nd - Best Feature Story (“It’s a Family in the Shop,” Kenali Battle) 2nd - Best Use of Photography (Staff Photographers)
2nd - Best Sports Story (“NCCU Trounces FSU,” Quentin Gardner) 3rd -Best Individual Page Design (“Denita Smith: An Immeasurable Loss,” Rony Camille)
3rd - Best Feature Writing (“If Colors Could Talk,” Kristiana Bennett) 3rd - Best Editorial/Opinion Section (Kai Christopher)
3rd - Best Sports Story (“Thanks for the Memories, CIAA,” Shatoya Cantrell) Honorable Mention - Best Overall News Coverage (Rony Camille, Shelbia Brown and staff)
Honorable Mention - Best Feature Story (“Cerebral Palsy Slows Body, Not Soul,” Denique Prout) Note: Awards were presented at the 2008 HBCU National News Media Conference in Baltimore, MD on Feb. 16, 2008

2007
HBCU Excellence in Journalism
Student Newspaper Awards
1st - Best Use of Photography 1st - Best Design Boradsheet
1st - Best Informational Graphics of News Art/Illustration 1st - Best Individual
2nd - Best Online 2nd - Best Student Newspaper - Nonweekly
2nd - Best Editorial Cartoon (Brandon Murphy) 2nd - Best Spot News Story
2nd - Best Special Section of Theme Edition 2nd - Individual Photography (Roderick Heath)
3rd - Signed Commentary and Column Writing 3rd - Best Sports Photography (Roderick Heath)
3rd - Best Features/ A&E Section

2006
HBCU Excellence in Journalism
Student Newspaper Awards
1st - Best Student Non-weekly Student Newspaper 1st -Best Designed Newspaper
1st - Best Use of Photography 1st - Best Special Section - Election preview (Rony Camille)
1st - Best Overall Sports Coverage (Sasha Vann) 1st - Best Headline (Carla Aaron-Lopez)
1st - Best Individual Page Design - Katrina Brings Misery (Carla Aaron-Lopez) 2nd - Best News Coverage - SGA Elections (Staff)
2nd - Best editorial cartoon - Bush Steals Votes (Kalen Davis) 2nd -Best Feature/A&E Section
3rd - Best Editorial Cartoon - Crossing Fayetteville Street (Brandon Murphy) Honorable Mention - Best Signed Commentary (Carla Aaron-Lopez)
Honorable Mention - Best Arts and Entertainment Criticism (Carla Aaron-Lopez) Honorable Mention - Best Sports Photograph - Roderick Heath
Honorable Mention - Best Feature Writing - Julius Jones Honorable Mention - Best Online Newspaper - Tiffany Kelly, Erica Horne

2005
Mark of Excellence Award
Society of Professional Journalists
Region 2 Competition
Includes all papers in NC, VA, MD, DE
and Washington, DC.
1st - Best All Around Online Newspaper 2nd - Best Non-Daily Newspaper (weekly or monthly)
3rd - General Column Writing-Lovemore Masakadza 3rd - Online spot news "Ammons to replace vice chancellor." By Lovemore Masakadza
2005
HBCU Excellence in Journalism
Student Newspaper Awards
1st - General Excellence Award (Overall best), Campus Echo staff 1st -Best News Coverage, Campus Echo Staff
1st - Best Spot News Story, Lovemore Masakadza,"NCCU students give views on debate" 1st - Best News Story, Lovemore Masakadza, "Stompin' out HIV"
1st - Best Photography 1st - Best Individual Photo, Aaron Daye, "Sound Machine"
1st - Best Feature/AE Page Design, Aaron Daye, “Sound Machine Feature” 1st - Best Individual Sports Page Design, Sheena Johnson, “Aggie-Eagle Classic”
2nd - Best Editorial Cartoon, Kalen Davis, "Undercover Bush stealing votes again" 2nd -Best Feature Story, Ihuoma Ezeh, "Single moms work hard"
3rd - Best Front Page Design Honorable Mention - Best Investigative Story, Lovemore Masakadza,"Provost/Tenure process" (Multi-part story) (Only award given for this category)
Honorable Mention - Best News Story, Lovemore Masakadza, "Tenure process reveals kinks" Note: - Awards were presented at the 7th Annual HBCU Newspaper conference/job fair in Baton Rouge, LA February 4, 2005

2004
Society of Professional Journalists
Mark of Excellence Award, Region Two
NC, VA, MD, and Washington, DC.

1st - Best All-Around Online Student Newspaper 2nd - Best All-Around Non-Daily Student Newspaper

2003
Society of Professional Journalists
Mark of Excellence Award, Region Two
1st Place - Best All-Around
Non-Daily Student Newspaper in
NC, VA, MD, and Washington, DC.
1st - Feature Photography, Rashaun Rucker for "Dog Days" 2nd - Best All-Around Online Student Newspaper
2nd - Feature Photography, Mike Feimster for "Postcards from Harlem" 3rd - In-Depth Reporting, Terra Abrams and Dalia Davies for "Crying Murder"
Honorable Mention - Feature Writing, Cedric Bowers for "What's in a Word?" Honorable Mention - Sports Photography, Mike Feimster

2003
HBCU Newspaper Conference
Student Newspaper Awards
1st - Best News Story, Terra Abrams & Dalia Davies for "Crying Murder" 1st - Best Sports Photograph, Mike Feimster
1st - Best Layout and Design, Campus Echo staff 2nd - General Excellence - Best Overall Paper, Campus Echo staff
2nd - Best On-Line Newspaper, Campus Echo 2nd - Best News Photograph, Rashaun Rucker
2nd - Best Cartoon, Remy Yearwood for Campus Life 9/5/02 3rd - Best Sports Column, Mike Williams
3rd - Best News Photograph, Rashaun Rucker 3rd - Best Sports Photograph, Rashaun Rucker
3rd - Best Feature Photography, Rashaun Rucker

2002
Society of Professional Journalists
Mark of Excellence Award, Region Two
2nd Best Overall Non-Daily Student Newspaper in
VA, SC, NC, MD, and Washington, DC.
2002
Black College Communication Association
Student Newspaper Awards
1st - Best Newspaper - Biweekly, Campus Echo staff 1st - Best Online Edition, Jennie Alibasic
1st - Best News Coverage, Campus Echo staff 1st - Best Overall Photography, Rashaun Rucker
1st - Best Photograph, Rashaun Rucker 1st - Best Layout & Design, Campus Echo staff
2nd - Best Feature, Cedric Bowers for "What's in a word?" 2nd - Best Sports Coverage, Mike Williams

2001
Black College Communication Association
Student Newspaper Awards
1st - News Coverage, Campus Echo staff 1st - Online Edition, Jennie Alibasic
1st - Photography, Rashaun Rucker & Mike Feimster 1st - Sports Coverage, Ed Boyce editor
2nd - Best News Story, Ed Boyce for "Votes to decide fate of schools" 2nd - Best Feature Story, Maria Beaudoin for "NCCU offers training for the visually impaired"
2nd - Best Individual Photo, Rashaun Rucker for "MLK's Eternal Flame" 2nd - Best Sports Story, Ed Boyce for "Pippen runs through adversity"
3rd - Best Individual Graphic Design, Remy Yearwood for graphic designed for student survey "Politics" Honorable Mention - Best In-Depth Reporting or Series, for "Student Survey: A Four-Part Series" by Rainah Simmons, LaToya Goolsby and students of Dr. Bruce dePyssler's Public Affairs Reporting class
Honorable Mention - Best News Story, Danny Hooley for "The Long Goodby" Honorable Mention - Design and Layout, Danny Hooley, Ed Boyce, Mike Williams, Rainah Simmons, Jennie Alibasic, and Phonte Coleman
Honorable Mention - Commentary, Jennie Alibasic for "Presumed innocence for whom? Honorable Mention - Best Overall Grahics, Remy Yearwood for graphics produced for "Student Survey: A four-part series

2000
Black College Communication Association
Student Newspaper Awards
1st - Best Newspaper, Campus Echo staff 1st - Best Online Edition, Jennie Alibasic
2nd - Best Sports Coverage, Ed Boyce & Mike Williams 2nd - Best Photography, Rashaun Rucker
3rd - Best Spot News Story, Phonte Coleman for "Dr. Al Clark dies" 3rd - Best Feature Story, Christine Newman for "Daycare has personal touch"
2nd - Best Layout, Danny Hooley & Ed Boyce Honorable Mention - Best Spot Reporting, Danny Hooley for "Shooting near NCCU"

1999
Black College Communication Association
Student Newspaper Awards
1st - Best Spot News Coverage, Campus Echo staff 1st - Best Spot News Story, Mari McNeil for "Food service"
1st - Best Photography, Paul Phipps 2nd - Best Photograph, Paul Phipps
3rd - Best Sports Story, Ed Boyce for "Harper brings" 3rd - Best Spot News Story, Richard Dunlop for "Housekeepers"
3rd - Best Spot News Story, Richard Dunlop for "Housekeepers" Honorable Mention - Best Spot News Story, Dinky Kearney for "Lawsuits"
Honorable Mention - Best Spot News, Kim Ross for "Housing dilemma"

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