Schoolcraft Connection Newspaper Staff Wins 9 Awards from Michigan Press Association

February 05, 2019

Schoolcraft Connection

The staff of Schoolcraft College’s student newspaper, the Schoolcraft Connection, recently won 9 awards in the Michigan Press Association’s 2018 College Better Newspaper Contest. Members of the New York Press Association reviewed 765 entries submitted by 17 Michigan colleges this year covering three divisions.

The 9 award categories and the staff who won awards include:

  • 1st place for Editorial: Connection Staff
  • 1st place for Sports Photo- David Vega
  • 2nd place for News Only-Photo: Alexandra Lachine
  • 3rd place for Non-Front Page Design: Christine Begle
  • 3rd place for Online Newspaper: Connection Staff
  • 3rd place for Original Cartoon Editorial or Entertainment- Lauren Senkbeil
  • 3rd place for Single Ad- Kevin Ferguson
  • 3rd place for Sports News/Features- Christian Hollis
  • Honorable Mention for Sports News/Features-Casey Spence

Congratulations to the Schoolcraft Connection staff on these outstanding achievements. To read the Schoolcraft Connection online, visit