By LCU News
PINEVILLE, La. (LCU News) – Louisiana Christian University convergence media students recently were honored during the 2023 Southeast Journalism Conference for their work in writing, broadcast reporting, public relations and editorial cartoons.
Additionally, LCU Professor Elizabeth Clarke, chair of the Division of Media, Communication and Theatre, was recognized with the Byron St. Dizier/David Sloan Award for the SEJC Outstanding Educator of the Year Award for 2023.
Eleven students attended SEJC at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Feb. 9-11, and participated in on-site competitions against students from other universities across the Southeast. The SEJC includes 38 colleges and universities in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee.
The following LCU students received awards:
- Nathan Roper, Micah Meche, Phoebe Lim and Emily Slay: public relations campaign, 2nd place
- Noel Schonhoff: television anchoring, 2nd place
- Kai Stone: television news reporting, 3rd place
- Camille Soileau: news/feature photography, 2nd place
In addition, Best of the South awards were given to the best student submissions representing published and broadcast works of journalism for 2022.
The following students were recognized in that category:
- Kai Stone: best television journalism, 4th place
- Sam Miller: best artist/illustrator, 2nd place
- Sierra Boudreaux: best magazine writer, 2nd place
- Sports Talk (Brandon Brown, Malik Cooper, Lexi Rachel, Noel Schonhoff and Kai Stone): best audio program, 6th place