WKU student newspaper staff members win awards

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By The Staff

Several staff members from the College Heights Herald, Western Kentucky University’s student newspaper, received awards from the annual Kentucky Intercollegiate Press Association.

Crestwood senior Mandy Simpson won first place for feature story and third for personality profile. Simpson, an Oldham County High School grad, worked at The Oldham Era as a high school intern during her senior year.

December graduate David Harten of Louisville won second place for sports news story and honorable mention for sports feature.

Harten previously worked at The Oldham Era as a college intern through the Kentucky Press Association.