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Point Park University students, alumni and faculty were honored at the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania's 57th annual Golden Quill Awards, held Sept. 28 at the Rivers Casino.

Colton DeBiase, a senior broadcast reporting major, was awarded a $2,500 scholarship from the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania.

Some of our award winners and finalists included:

Student Competition

Excellence in Written Journalism - News

Finalist: "Instruction Moves Online Due to Coronavirus Concerns," Dara Collins and Jordyn HronecThe Globe.

Finalist: "Adapt or Die: Political Organizations, Campaigns Utilize Different Strategies Ahead of the Election," Amanda Andrews, The Globe.

Finalist: "Point Park Partners With Minding the Gap to Improve Dancers' Mental Health," Amanda Andrews, The Globe.

Excellence in Journalistic Craft Achievement - News Photo

Winner: "Black Lives Matter Protestor Arrested, Tensions Rise With Police," Jared Murphy, The Globe.

Excellence in Written Journalism - Feature

Finalist: "Pioneer Public - Royce Jones," Amanda Andrews, The Globe.

Finalist: "Gen Z Use TikTok to Get Politically Involved," Jordyn Hronec, The Globe.

Finalist: "Historic Neighborhoods Slowly Vanishing," Tiara Strong, Point Park New Service.

Excellence in Journalistic Craft Achievement - Feature Photo

Winner: "Take a Trip to Cuyahoga Valley," Jared Murphy, Point Park News Service.

Excellence in Journalistic Craft Achievement - Page Layout/Design

Finalist: "The Globe," Staff, The Globe.

Excellence in Written Journalism - Opinion

Winner: "An Open Letter to Those That Don't Understand," Kendra Summers-Stephens, The Globe.

Finalist: "America's Long Descent Into Fascism," Nardos Haile, The Globe.

Finalist: "The Globe's Point," Staff, The Globe.

Alumni and Faculty 

View the complete list of award winners and finalists here

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