Three BJU Students Place First in National Intercollegiate Broadcasting Competition

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Andrea SanfordGreenville, S.C. (March 17, 2014) – Three Bob Jones University students were recently awarded First Place for their Public Service Campaign at the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System’s 74th Annual International School/College Radio/Webcast Conference awards ceremony held March 8 in New York City.

Kristyn SpearsThe three students honored were Andrea Sanford, a 2014 journalism and mass communication graduate from Greenville, Kristyn Barrett, a senior journalism and mass communication major from Greer and Joel Whited, a sophomore journalism and mass communication major from Lima, Ohio.

Joel WhitedThe campaign, titled “Saving Lives Together,” united three local universities—BJU, Furman, and North Greenville—as they collected nearly 1,500 units of blood for the local Greenville community through The Blood Connection last fall.

The contest received more than 800 media entries in 20 categories from some of the top colleges and universities in the nation.