Drake Students Impress at National Awards


Drake students picked up national awards this weekend, including the Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker award for Urban Plains, at the National College Media Convention in Philadelphia.

First Place Winners were:

  • Urban Plains for the Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker award. The team is made up of nine students, and all four of the mini issues are available as free apps foriPad.
  • Drake Magazine for best website in the College Media Association’s Pinnacle Awards.
  • Meagan Flynn for feature writing for her story “Fading Legacy: The Dwindling of America’s Small Towns.”

Read on for a full story and list of winners.