The Department of Communication and Media congratulates the recipients of its 2021 student honors!
Outstanding JMC Student
Outstanding Communication Studies Student
Outstanding Advertising Track Student
Outstanding Broadcast Track Student
Outstanding Print Track Student
Outstanding Public Relations Track Student
Outstanding Sports Media Student
Outstanding Film Production Student
Outstanding Crimson Staff Member
Outstanding Entre Nous Staff Member
Harold & Jean Martin Writing Award – Broadcast Category
First Place: Katy Beth Boyers
Harold & Jean Martin Writing Award – Print/Digital Category
First Place: Kaitlyn Baker
Second Place (tie): Claire Pool and Selah Vetter
Third Place (tie): Moriah Mason and Gunnar Sadowey
Freshman: Anna Baldwin, Ann Lagarde, Juliana Mink,
Sophomore: Josiah Cotton, Virginia Henderson, Emily Jimenez, Corinne McCaw
Junior: Gabby Bass
Senior: Meg Herndon
Kappa Tau Alpha
Kappa Tau Alpha honor society recognizes academic excellence and promotes scholarship in Journalism and Mass Communication. Those who are eligible must have completed at least five semesters of academic work towards a degree in journalism and mass communication and have a GPA in the top 10% of their class.
Lilly Kate Hollis
Elizabeth Alden Pridgeon
Olivia Michele Stein
Anna Legan West
KTA also recognizes the top scholar in each graduation class—the graduating senior with the highest overall GPA.
2021 KTA Top Scholar
Lamda Pi Eta
Lamda Pi Eta is the National Communication Association's official honor society. Student membership requires a 3.0 cumulative GPA with 60 semester or 90 quarter credit hours completed, and a 3.25 GPA for Communication Studies courses with 12 semester or 18 quarter credit hours completed.
2021 – 2022 Officers
President: Josh Orr
Vice-President: Laura Lee Caum
Treasurer: John Cody Petitfils
Secretary: Olivia Flint
Laura Lee Caum
Sage O. Jenne
John Cody Petitfils
“Lending a Hand in Resilience”–Rylee Jones, Ashley Parsons, Taylor Riddle, Lyric Welty and Megan West.