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Southeastern yearbook featured in Best of Collegiate Design

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt


     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s 2010 yearbook “Le Souvenir” has been featured in the 19th edition of College Media Association’s “Best of Collegiate Design.”
     Patrick Costilow of Slidell, a visual art/graphic design major who graduated last May, received second place in the area of student life spread for yearbooks and third place in informational graphics for all publications for an article about the 2010 BP oil spill. He was also recognized with an honorable mention award in the cover category for yearbooks. 
     The awards were selected from more than 1,000 entries submitted by 74 colleges and universities.
     “I’m very proud of our yearbook staff. They have established a tradition of creating eye-catching designs that showcase the university, while creating enduring memories that students will look back on and enjoy in the years to come,” said Lee Lind, director of Student Publications. “Our student staff works very hard all year long capturing the information and images that become ‘Le Souvenir.’ Recognition such as this is a great acknowledgement of their efforts.” 
     College Media Association has been working since 1954 to help student media professionals improve their media operations. Endorsed by state and regional professional and college media associations and schools and departments of mass communication, CMA communicates and works with professional media organizations and education associations on the local, state, and national levels.

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