Baier wins Finley writing contest
Rocky Baier captured
the Mark Finley Gold Pen Award in the UA School
of Journalism's fall 2017 best beginning news writing contest on Nov. 28.
Zachary Ogden placed second and Owen Zerambo finished third. Seventeen JOUR 205 students were selected for the contest. Baier will receive $1,000 in scholarship money, followed by Ogden with $750 and Zerambo with $500.
All 17 participants will receive engraved pens.
Students had an hour to write a story after a talk and interview session with Richard Elías, a member of the Pima County Board of Supervisors.
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