Student-led newspaper, The Mirror, earns awards for publication

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., April 20, 2016 — Drury’s student-produced newspaper, The Mirror, earned 12 awards at the 2016 Missouri College Media Association (MCMA) Conference on April 9 at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau. Current students and recent graduates competed for awards with student staff from college newspapers at Maryville University, Missouri Southern State University, Missouri Western State University, Northwest Missouri State University, Truman State University, and Webster University.

This year’s winners from Drury were as follows:

Lillian Stone, from Springfield, earned 1st in Website Design, 1st in In-Depth News Reporting, and honorable mention in Page One Design.

Cory Bledsoe, from Springfield, earned 1st in Website Design and 3rd in Information Graphic.

Hwani Lee, from Seoul, South Korea, earned 1st in Page One Design.

Alexis Dutt, from Abilene, Kansas, earned 1st in Page One Design.

Holly Summers, from Bentonville, Arkansas, earned an Honorable mention in Page One Design.

Nicholas Childress, from Monett, earned 2nd in video and honorable mentions in Sports Page and Feature Page.

Anne Marie Schudy, from Springfield, earned 1st in Information Graphic and 2nd in Story Illustration.


Media Contact: Lillian Stone, Editor-in-Chief of The Mirror. Email:

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