UCA publications voted best in state

UCA publications swept top honors at the Arkansas College Media Awards last week at the ACMA’s conference at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

The Echo was voted the outstanding college newspaper in Arkansas. The Scroll was chosen the state’s best college yearbook, and the Vortex was selected the top literary magazine among the state’s colleges and universities.

In addition to the publication awards, two UCA students were recognized for individual general excellence. These included Aprille Hanson and Katie Butler of The Echo, who were selected Newspaper Editor of the Year and Newspaper Reporter of the Year, respectively.

“This is an outstanding indicator of the high quality of students involved with the programs that are responsible for these publications, and they are taught by a very talented and dedicated faculty,” said Dr. Rollin Potter, dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication. “Winners all around!”News6, UCA’s television news broadcast, was ranked second behind Arkansas Tech