Daily staffers earn eight Gold Circles from Columbia Scholastic Press Association

Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle individual honors are in and The Daily placed in eight categories. Here are our results:

First place
• News Writing (Planned News): Nick Hazelrigg, “OU Employs Law Firm to Investigate Misreporting of Alumni Donations During Boren Tenure”
• Sports Features: George Stoia, “Concussions, Consequence and Conscience: OU Football Great Rickey Dixon Reflects on Hall of Fame Career That’s Killing Him”
• Podcast: Kayla Branch, Will Conover and Paxson Haws, “Lovers’ Lane Podcast”

Second place
• Photo Illustration: Caitlyn Epes, “Heisman House”

Third place
• In-Depth News/Feature Story: Kayla Branch, “OU Pulls Away from Troublesome Trends in Higher Education Economics Though Some Questions Remain”

Certificate of Merit
• Personality Profile: George Stoia, “Kyler Murray’s Circle of Trust”
• Single Spot News Photograph: Jordan Miller, “Tom Orr”
• Video Feature Package: Staff, “Out of Bounds”