Five journalism students received department awards at the 2017 Honors Convocation April 30 at Southern Connecticut State University.

The department awards top students and student journalists each spring with the Robin Marshall Glassman Outstanding Journalism Graduate and Southern News Journalist of the Year awards.

The Outstanding Journalism Graduate award, named for the department’s founder, recognizes students graduating with the highest academic records in the department. The Southern News Journalist of the Year Award recognizes outstanding service to the Southern News.

The following students were recognized:

Robin Marshall Glassman Outstanding Journalism Graduate

  • Sandra Gomez-Aceves
  • Carl Jordan Castro
  • Sherly Montes

Southern News Journalist of the Year

  • Josh Falcone
  • Dylan Haviland

Josh Falcone, left, receives the Southern News Journalist of the Year Award from Cindy Simoneau, the chair of the Journalism Department.

Sherly Montes, left, receives the Robin Marshall Glassman Outstanding Journalism Graduate Award from Cindy Simoneau, chair of the Journalism Department.

Sandra Gomez-Aceves, left, receives the Robin Marshall Glassman Outstanding Journalism Graduate Award from Cindy Simoneau, the chair of the Journalism Department.

Carl Jordan Castro, left, receives the Robin Marshall Glassman Outstanding Journalism Graduate Award from Cindy Simoneau, the chair of the Journalism Department.

Dylan Haviland, left, receives the Southern News Journalist of the Year Award from Cindy Simoneau, chair of the Journalism Department.

 

Photos by Vern Williams.

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