Cameron University Department of Communication honors students with awards

Cameron University’s Department of Communication honored students during its annual awards ceremony. Awards were presented in numerous categories.

Recipients of Forensics awards were Braydon Hunter, Okmulgee, who was honored with the Dr. J.C. Hicks Outstanding Individual Events Competitor Award; Cody Jackson, Lavon, Texas; who received the Dr. Richard Smith Outstanding Debate Competitor Award, and Teague Fox, Tuttle, who received the Tony Allison Outstanding Forensics Contributor Award.

In the Broadcast field, students specializing in Radio/Television were recognized. Awards were presented to Isabella Chandler, Apache, Radio News; Miranda Fritts, Chattanooga, Television Host; Kerry Schoonaert, Lawton, TV Directing; Johann Tate, Elk Grove, Calif., TV Photography; and Zayna Haliburton, Lawton, TV Producing. Haliburton also received the Duncan Economic Development Foundation Production Award.

CUTV Productions awards were presented to Dontaye Abram and Jacob Smith, Oklahoma City; Mark Galloway, Duncan; and Justin Rose, Frederick.

Journalism students were recognized for their contributions to CU’s newspaper, The Collegian, and Receiving the Award of Excellence were Stacie Larsen, Lawton, Writing, Editing and Layout; Cheyenne Cole, Lawton, Management; Drue Watkins, Sarae Ticheahkie and Madison Lyda, Lawton, Writing and Editing; Justin Rose, Frederick, Writing and Craft; Convergences, Kerry Schoonaert, Lawton; and Payton Williams, Comanche, Editorial Writing, Editing and Layout. Cole also received the Caped Crusader Award.

Inducted into Lambda Pi Eta, the national honorary society for undergraduates in communication that recognizes, fosters, and rewards outstanding scholastic achievement while stimulating interest in the communication discipline, were Dontaye Abram, Oklahoma City; Anne Altman, Fletcher; Miranda Fritts, Chattanooga; Cody Jackson, Lavon, Texas; Madison Lyda and Edward Muniz, Lawton; and Drue Watkins, Walters.



May 11, 2018