For the second
consecutive year, the editorial staff of the Penn
earned multiple awards in the 2018 Student Keystone Press Awards, an annual competition sponsored and presented by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association.
other in-state student newspapers at far larger institutions such as Temple,
Penn State, the University of Pennsylvania. and the University of Pittsburgh, the Penn earned three awards in two categories in Division I, which
includes four-year colleges and universities with enrollments of 10,000 or
In the Editorial category,
the Penn staff received a pair of awards,
In the category of Cartoon/Graphic
Illustration, graphic designer Michael Hull, a senior from Cherry Tree,
garnered a second-place award for the Penn’s
front-page cover on Oct. 20, 2017.
Chris Hayes, managing editor Alexandria Mansfield, news editor Katie Mest, and
culture editor Seth Woolcock were presented with the awards at a luncheon
during the America East Media Business and Technology Conference in Hershey on
Including the two
awards won in 2017, the Penn
has earned five Keystone Awards over the past two years.