Accolade: Eyrie, Talon students garner double-digit awards at annual conference

October 17, 2017

Tallahassee Community College’s two student media publications continued their traditions of excellence by bringing home 10 awards from the Florida College System Publications Association’s annual conference in Orlando in mid-October.

Contributors to the Eyrie, TCC’s student art and literary magazine, won FCSPA awards in five categories:

  • Nonfiction: Annelise Jordan, “Grandma,” first place
  • Photography: Elizabeth Lehman, Alexa Patton and Natalia Rodriguez, first place
  • Individual Photo: Lehman, “Cover Your Sin,” first place
  • Contents Page: DJ Paradis, designer, first place
  • Fiction: Aliyah Robinson, “The Secrets We Keep,” second place

The magazine as a whole also took home third place in the General Excellence category.

Staff of the Talon student newspaper received awards in four categories:

  • News Story: Oldens LaFortune, second place
  • Feature Story: Alex Krutchik, third place
  • Illustration: Sedricka Morris, third place
  • Arts Review: Seth Russell, third place

Nicolette Costantino, associate professor of English, advises the Eyrie staff. Reggie Grant, assistant professor of journalism, is adviser for the Talon.

For information, contact the Communications and Humanities Division at (850) 201-6070.