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Phoenix Magazine Wins Big—Again!

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

For the fourth straight year in a row, Phoenix, Valencia’s West Campus art and literary magazine, has won the Florida College System Publications Association’s First Place – General Excellence award.

English Professor and Phoenix advisor Jackie Zuromski and a group of student contributors accepted the award at the 2013 FCSPA conference held October 18 in Tampa.

In addition to the General Excellence Award, Valencia won multiple honors in Division B, which was comprised of submissions from six of Florida’s largest community colleges (categorized as greater than 6,500 Full Time Equivalent students).

Congratulations to this year’s winners!

For more information about Phoenix magazine, please visit: http://valenciacollege.edu/phoenix

Valencia winners include:

Poem: 1st Place

Jankarlo Gonzalez, “Jonny B”

 

Poetry: 3rd Place

Janice Cruz, “Mo Anam Cara”

Joy Richardson, “Indonesia”

Jessica Unkel, “Radiation”

 

Fiction: 1st Place

Tara Nelson, “Slaying Giants”

 

Nonfiction: 3rd Place

Echo Slocum, “The Value of Investment”

 

Two-page Spread: 1st Place

Heather Vazquez

 

Photo: 3rd Place

Andrew Vega, “Playing with Fire”

 

Photography: 3rd Place

Alfred Beran, “My Train of Thought Has Left the Station”

Yarelis Rojas, “Follow My Steps”

Andrew Vega, “Storm Over Orlando”

 

Design, 1st Place

Phoenix Design Team: Djenne Husbands, Jose Morales and Austen Rebel

 

Editing, 3rd Place

Heather Vazquez

 

Cover: 1st Place

Phoenix Design Team: Djenne Husbands, Jose Morales and Austen Rebel

 

Contents Page: 1st Place

Phoenix Design Team: Djenne Husbands, Jose Morales and Austen Rebel

 

Staff Page: 1st Place

Phoenix Design Team: Djenne Husbands, Jose Morales and Austen Rebel

 

Inner Circle of Excellence Award (for students placing in 3 or more categories)

Phoenix Design Team: Djenne Husbands, Jose Morales, and Austen Rebel

 

 

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