MCC’s Bay Window earns multiple awards at MCCPA

Editor Lance Klemple takes first place

Jessica Dennis, Managing Editor

The winners of the Michigan Community College Press Association’s 2022 Journalism Awards have been announced. This year was tough as Bay Window was redesigned, reformatted, and faced a world of uncertainty during the start of the COVID pandemic. Nevertheless, they found (and kept!) a staff of amazing writers, photographers, graphic design artists, and editors. MCC’s Bay Window entered a total of 9 categories and placed in 4. Below is the list of winners:
Feature Story (Division 2):
2ndPlace – Avery Behnke – Muskegon’s Very Own Lorax!
3rdPlace – Allysa Baade – Shipping Container Becomes Beachfront Canvas
First Amendment Story Reporting:
2ndPlace – Avery Behnke – Breaking Down MCC’s Budget
3rdPlace – Aaron Peterson – MCC Administration to Propose Tuition Freeze
Sports Feature (Division 2):
2ndPlace – Aarong Peterson – Alex Breuker: Norton Shores Lacross Prodigy…
Serious Column
1stPlace – Lance Klemple – What they don’t understand about the Transgender Experience
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