LU student media wins 34 awards at Press Club

The University Press earned six first-places among its 24 awards, including Sierra Kondos' picture of artist David Cargill in the feature photo category, as well as best newspaper in the non-daily category. LUTV also earned four first-place awards.

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On Tuesday, Nov. 30, Lamar University and ExxonMobil officially opened the latest Cardinal NEST (Navigating Excellence Success and Triumph) at Amelia Elementary School.
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