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Student News: Albritton, Castle

January Student NewsKiah Albritton, public relations major, was highlighted by Tennessee Today for her volunteer work on Martin Luther King Day (see the full story at

Rebecca (Becca) Castle, journalism and electronic media major, placed fifth out of 77 entries from 47 universities in the Hearst Multimedia I/Narrative Storytelling-Features Competition, receiving a $1,000 award. JEM will receive a matching award of $1,000. In addition, JEM placed 6th with respect to the highest accumulated student points from the first of four Hearst Multimedia competitions. JEM lecturer Melanie Faizer and JEM senior lecturer Lisa Gary were instrumental in leading the students in this effort.