Clark College’s student newspaper honored with 12 awards
Clark College’s student newspaper, The Independent, captured 12 awards in the annual statewide competition of the Washington Community College Journalism Association (WCCJA) on May 19. For their individual efforts, Clark student journalists were honored for news reporting, photography, comprehensive or extended coverage, sports reporting, illustration, multimedia, column or commentary and reviews. They received three first-place awards, two second-place awards, two third-place awards and five honorable mentions. This is the third consecutive year that The Independent has been honored by WCCJA. During that time, the paper has received 44 awards for excellence.
The Independent is published every other Wednesday during fall, winter, and spring quarters. It is available at Clark’s main campus, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, as well as at Clark College at Columbia Tech Center, Town Plaza, and WSU Vancouver. The Independent is also available online at http://clarkcollegeindependent.com/.