Archive for Tuesday, March 7, 2006

Signal wins awards in KPA contest

March 7, 2006

The Baldwin City Signal has again won numerous awards in the annual Kansas Press Association Awards of Excellence.

Jeff Myrick, Signal editor/publisher, won first place in editorial writing for a series of three editorials concerning problems in the Baldwin School District, with the top editorial listed by KPA being on continued bullying in the high school.

Myrick also won second place in news photos for his picture of the toppled crane in FireTree Estates and for headline writing. Myrick was also third in column writing and the Signal won third place in the catagory of design and layout excellence.

Honorable mention selections went to Myrick for a feature package when Martha Smith turned 100 years old. Staff writer Jimmy Gillispie also gained his first award with an honorable mention selection in the sports page catagory.

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