Undergraduate and graduate students associated with the Knight Center for Environmental Journalism will take top honors in the 2014 MSU School of Journalism Awards Convocation on Sunday April 14.
The outstanding PhD student, Kanni Huang, the outstanding master’s student, Katheryn Amann, and one of the J-School’s two outstanding seniors, Becky McKendry are all affiliated with the Knight Center.
Huang also will be inducted into Kappa Tau Alpha, the international college honor society that recognizes academic excellence and promotes scholarship in journalism and mass communication.
Amann also won the Kyle C. Kerbawy Graduate Student Research Award. And W. Cameron Meyers Scholarship
McKendry also won a Capital News Service Connections Award, a Knight Center Service Award and a Society of Professional Journalists Regional Mark of Excellence Award.
Other students affiliated with the Knight Center will receive awards or scholarships at the convocation:
- Greg Monahan: Don Caldwell Memorial Scholarship, Society of Professional Journalists Regional Mark of Excellence Awards, Michigan Association of Broadcasters Student Award and Best of MSU Award
- Lindsay Dunbar and Florian Cherdron: Len Barnes AAA Scholarship
- Ran Duan: Michael A. and Sandra S. Clark Scholarship
- Celeste Bott: Donald F. and Katherine K. Dahlstrom Endowed Scholarship in Environmental Journalism and Richard Milliman Scholarship
- Carie Cunningham: Dr. Mickie L. Edwardson Endowed Scholarship and W. Cameron Meyers Scholarship
- Lacee Shepherd: Capital News Service Connections Award
- Heather Hartmann: Edward J. Meeman Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Environmental Journalism
- Thea Hassan: Rachel Carlson Award for Outstanding Graduate Student in Environmental Journalism
- Evan Kreager: Society of Professional Journalists Regional Mark of Excellence Award
- Andrea Raby: John H. Krieg Scholarship and Best of MSU Award
- Marte Skaara, Addy Award
- M. Laeeq Khan: Kappa Tau Alpha
- Eric Zazo: Mary Gardner Scholar, Michigan Association of Broadcasters Student Award and Best of MSU Award
- RJ Wolcott: Best of MSU Award