2018 Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest Winner Announced

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 10, 2018) – National Society of Newspaper Columnists Education Foundation (NSNCEF) has announced the winner of the 2018 Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest, which recognizes the outstanding work of aspiring journalists. The NSNCEF has awarded the 2018 scholarship to Danny Bugingo. He will receive a $5,000 scholarship in recognition of his …

Boston College Student Wins Scholarship

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The following is a news release from Andrews McMeel Syndication. The Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest page has further details. KANSAS CITY, Missouri, June 1, 2017 -- The National Society for Newspaper Columnists Education Foundation has announced the winners of the 2017 Dear Abby College Columnist Scholarship Contest to recognize the outstanding work of aspiring …

‘Vol’ Columnist Takes Top College Prize

Jeff Zaslow College Columnist Award A new graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is the 2015 recipient of the Jeff Zaslow College Columnist Award of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists Education Foundation. RJ Vogt, writing for the campus newspaper The Daily Beacon, was chosen by best-selling novelist Michael Koryta, a former newspaper reporter. "The best …

Southern Cal Undergrad Wins Column Scholarship

2014 Jeff Zaslow College Columnist Award Winners By Suzette Martinez Standring 2004-06 NSNC President Maya Richard-Craven, a campus columnist at the University of Southern California, is the winner of the 2014 Jeff Zaslow College Columnist Award and its $1,000 scholarship prize. Senior judge Nikki Schwab, the "Washington Whispers" blogger of U.S. News and World Report, said, "She has a …

Bulldog Wins 2013 Zaslow College Columnist Contest

A young Dallas-area writer attending the University of Georgia is this year's winner of the Jeff Zaslow College Columnist Contest, the scholarship of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. Contest Chair Joel Brinkley was the final judge for this year. He called UGA's Blake Seitz "an excellent, clever writer." Seitz this fall will be a …

Jesse Rifkin, Scholarship Winner: The grim future of a local bookshop

By Jesse Rifkin Student Columnist University of Connecticut Jean Norman gazes around Paperback Trader, the small bookstore she had owned since 1980. Her eyes pause at the rows of comic books. "A young man named Jay used to stop by often for the comics," she remembers. "He graduated in 1987 and lives in Florida now. …