Bob Jones University Students Win Numerous Awards at NRB Convention

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 4, 2015) – Fourteen Bob Jones University students won numerous awards during the Intercollegiate National Religious Broadcasters (iNRB) Competition late last month in Nashville, Tennessee, bringing back first, second and third place prizes in several categories.

Students also participated in the National Religious Broadcasters Convention held in the Gaylord Opryland Convention Center following the iNRB Competition.

About 21 teams of students from Christian colleges and universities across the nation participated in the 24-hour challenges. NRB hosted the Digital Video challenge, the Digital Audio challenge, the Digital News challenge, as well as the newly added Public Relations challenge. The challenges began Monday night and ended Tuesday night when projects were submitted.

BJU’s Digital Video Team of Brian French of Newark, Delaware; Rachel Madeira of Dallas, Pennsylvania; Ryan Holmes of Ellington, Connecticut and Danielle Wunker of Taylors won first place in the 24-hour Digital Video challenge.

BJU’s Public Relations Team 1 of Anna Magnuson of Mahtomedi, Minnesota; Kaitlyn Unruh of Greenville; Karen Christine Alamer of Saipan; and Reina Perez of Greenville won first place in the 24-hour Public Relations challenge.

BJU’s Public Relations Team 2 of Laura Hernandez Boone, North Carolina; Kaitee Kozlowski of Bridgewater, New Jersey; and Noel Elijah Vazquez of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, won second place in the 24-hour Public Relations challenge.

BJU’s Digital Audio Team 1 of Dawn Mellinger of Taylors; Maria Ervin of Fairmont, West Virginia; and Noelani Debski of Napa, California, won third place in the 24-hour Digital Audio challenge.

INRB is committed to promoting excellence, integrity and networking opportunities in media. The iNRB seeks to provide a forum where members can network together to share ideas and goals.