Ten student members of The Pioneer staff received 15 awards at the annual Indiana Collegiate Press Association convention in Indianapolis on April 7.
News editor Amanda Biro won two first place awards for best in-depth story and best review. She also shared first place with staff writer Richard Chambers for best continuous coverage of a single story.
Editor in chief Amanda Lopez won a first place award for best general media kit and marketing package. She also won a second place award for best opinion column and a third place award for best review.
Other first place award winners included former news editor Cain Buchmeier for best sports column and staff writer Robert Niemiec for best sports feature story. Jacob Yothment, former editor in chief, won first place for best staff editorial.
The Pioneer competed in a category for newspapers published weekly or less at colleges and universities with 3,001 or more enrollment. All stories were published during 2017. For a complete list of winners, visit the PNW Pioneer webpage.