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Mt. Hood Community College wins awards
The Advocate, Mt. Hood Community Colleges independent student newspaper, won seven awards at the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Associations 2016 Collegiate Day conference and awards earlier this month.
Among them was first place for general excellence among all Oregon community college publications. Its the second time in the past four years the newspaper has earned the top spot.
Led by 2015-16 Editor in Chief Adam Elwell, the Advocate also earned the following awards: best series, second place (MHCC bond coverage); best editorial, third place (Adam Elwell); best sports photo, first place (Beka Haugen); best graphic, first place (Ayla Buckner); best cartooning, second place (Heather Golan); best spot news photo, second place (Ben Baxter). Members of The Advocates editorial board and faculty advisers Daniel Ernst and Howard Buck attended the event.