Daily staffers have 5 individual entries up for ACP story, photo of year honors

Redshirt sophomore heavyweight wrestler Eli Boulton plays the viola Jan. 22. Caitlyn Epes/The Daily

The Daily learned this week it so far has five honorees in contention for the Associated Collegiate Press’ individual awards.

• Breaking news for Jordan Miller, Bailey Lewis and Nick Hazelrigg’s coverage of Gaylord College professor Peter Gade using a racial slur in class.
• In-depth story for Jana Hayes’ examination of the impact of a professor’s sexual relationship with a student that led to his departure from the university.
• Feature for George Stoia’s profile of gymnast Maggie Nichols.
• Environmental portrait for Caitlyn Epes’ image of an OU wrestler who also plays a classical instrument.
Winners in all individual categories, as well as the organizational Pacemaker Awards, will be announced Oct. 22 at the Fall National College Media Convention.

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