AWARDS & HONORS

JOURNALISM

2nd place, Best Story About Religion, Missouri Press Association's 2017 Better Newspaper Contest.

Finalist, Student Writer of the Year, 2017 Great Plains Journalism Awards.

2017 Chandler Award for Excellence in Student Religion Reporting, Religion News Association.

2nd place, College News Design Contest.

Journalism Ethics & Standards Prize, University of Missouri — Columbia.

SHORT FILMS

"El Cabro en la Lavadora" selected for distribution by Shorts International.

"El Cabro en la Lavadora" an official selection of the Comic-Con Int'l Independent Film Festival, the San Diego Film Festival, the San Diego Latino Film Festival, the Boston Latino Int'l Film Festival, the Vegas Independent Film Festival!, and the Secret City Film Festival.

"Las Armas de los Muertos" an official selection of the Boston Latino Int'l Film Festival.

COMICS

1st place (with Brendan Wray), College News Design Contest, Tiger Kickoff magazine cover.

MARKETING

Gold Award (1st Place) from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE District VI) in the "Video Recruitment Features" category for the video, "MNU Dept. of Fine & Performing Arts."

MUSIC VIDEOS

"Hard Times" by Family Wagon broadcast on NBC San Diego.