For Immediate Release – Lawton, OK, June 11, 2004 CU communication department honors majors Cameron University students active in the fields of speech, broadcasting, journalism and public relations programs were honored for their accomplishments when the university’s communication department held its annual awards reception at the end of the academic year. In speech communication, Jennifer Adrian from Lawton was presented the Pi Kappa Delta honor society's “Spirit Award.” Medals of achievement were presented to Adrian and her CU Speech and Debate squad teammates: Emily Archer, Matt Sexton and Kamaya Ousley, all from Lawton; Amanda Campiche and Lance Witti from Comanche; Sara Collins from Dennison, Texas; Desiree Fouard from Hutchinson, Kan.; Zach Fort from Mannford; Genee Gorup from Wichita, Kan., and Amber Reed from Corpus Christi, Texas. Several broadcasting majors were honored for their work in radio news and production as well as television photography, production and direction. Those honored were Monte Brown, from Bixby; and Andrea Johnson, Tommy Yi, Darrell Kosechequetah, James Stanley, Amanda Palumbo and Adrian Woods, all from Lawton. Ten CU students in the organizational communication field were recognized for their participation in scholarly conferences during the academic year. In addition to Fort and Collins, students who presented papers at the Sooner Communication Conference were Christina Quy and JoAnn Kundel, both from Lawton. Presenting papers at the West Texas A&M Undergraduate Conference were: Bonnie Tomahsah, Jan Woomavoyah, Rick Hutchings, Germaine Mitchell and Adrienne Wilson, all from Lawton. Gorup and Collins also presented papers at the National Oratory Conference. Journalism students Chelsey King from Cache and Alvin Ingram from Lawton were recognized for their work with the Cameron Collegian newspaper. Other Collegian staff members were recognized for their success at the recent Oklahoma Collegiate Press Association Conference. Emily Hein, Rick Hutchings and Thomas Pruitt, all from Lawton, were honored with second place news writing, third place reviews and honorable mention for cartoons respectively. Jamie Willis of Blair received third place for feature writing, while Elgin native Carl Ross garnered a third place nod for column writing. Ingram, Kundel, Quy and Woomavoyah were among a group of CU students accepted into Lambda Pi Eta, the communication honor society. Joining them were Lindsay Baugh, Laura Brady, Charlene Bruer, Brittny Flint, Aaron Gilbee, Jennie Hanna, Dawn Hold, Nathan McCulloch, Rosana Navas, Angela Sanders and Carl Schwander, all from Lawton. – 30 – PR#04-139 Editors and Broadcasters: For more information, contact CU Government & Community Relations at 580.581.2211.