Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s South Texan Staff journeyed to Dallas, the “Big D” to compete at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association convention, bringing back several awards.
The South Texan, KTAI, a
nd Javelina Broadcasting Network were represented at the competition.
In the Sports Non-Feature category, Tessie Ledesma received an honorable mention.
First place in the Best Reoccurring Pod cast was awarded to Breaking the Barricade- Raul Altamirano, Frankie Cardenas, and Sebastyon Spencer.
Crystal Zamarron received third place in the feature page design category for her Halloween layout.
First place and an honorable mention for a Non-photo illustration was awarded to Angela Garza.
Alex Guerra received third place for her news story covering the TAMUK/TAMUCC merger.
Zamarron also received second place for photo illustration on Zika.
Raul Altamirano received an honorable mention for photo illustration.
In the Spanish writing category, Camila Pena received second place.
Travis Demas was awarded third place for his sports feature story.
The students are under the direction of professor Matthew Ward.