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SRU COMMUNICATION STUDENTS, STUDENT
NEWSPAPER TAKES 8
SCHOLASTIC AND COLLEGIATE KEYSTONE PRESS
ROCK, Pa. – Two Slippery Rock University communication
students have taken first-place honors in the celebrated
Pennsylvania Newspaper Press Association’s 10th
Annual Scholastic and Collegiate Keystone Press awards for their
work on The Rocket, the weekly student newspaper which also
captured top honors for its on-line edition.
the student-run newspaper received eight Keystone awards, regarded
as the state’s most prestigious collegiate journalism
Hunsicker, editor-in-chief of the newspaper and a native of Emmaus,
took first-place honors for his column on sportsmanship, took
second place for a sports story comparing past and present SRU
quarterbacks and received an honorable mention for his editorial
detailing an Association of Pennsylvania State, College and
University Faculty protest rally held on campus.
Anicka of New Kensington took first place for his action photo of
women’s soccer play.
Liz Ellis of Mercer, Margaret Hasson of Rochester and Linda Trostle
of Freedom captured second place for a photo-story project on
campus homecoming, while Pat Leishman of New Castle, Gordy
Greenawalt of Greensburg and Rexon Shrestha of Kathmandu, Nepal,
took second place for layout and design. Leishman also received a
separate honorable mention honors in the layout and design category
for non-weekly newspapers.
Zeltner, associate professor of communication, is the
PN, PgN, WPN,