TICKETS ON SALE FOR OUR ANNUAL DINNER
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2014 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
at Indiana Landmarks
Our Annual dinner this year will celebrate the top three winners of our Thomas R. Keating competition as well as our first Excellence in Student Journalism Awards.
The Keating competition -- in its 42nd year -- is a daylong feature writing competition among the premier journalism students at Indiana colleges and universities. Since its inception, the program has awarded roughly $125,000 in cash prizes. The competition is named after former Indianapolis Star columnist Thomas R. Keating.
The following students will compete in the 2014 Keating competition:
Hannah Fleace – Indiana University
Danielle Grady – Ball State University
Evan Hoopfer – Indiana University
Ryan Howe – Ball State University
Alexandra Kincaid – Ball State University
Michael Majchrowicz – Indiana University
Kathryn Moody – Indiana University
Jacob Rund – Franklin College
Samantha Schmidt – Indiana University
Anicka Slachta – Indiana University
This year, the foundation reinvigorated one of its scholarship competitions and created the Excellence in Student Journalism Award with the goal of recognizing the top student journalists Indiana.
The finalists for this award are:
Adam Baumgartner -- Ball State University
Molly Jirasek -- Indiana University
Ellie Price -- Franklin College
Our speaker this year is CJ Lotz, a former Keating finalist and second place winner in 2010 Keating Competition. Lotz graduated from the IU School of journalism in 2011. In the years since, she has written for Field & Stream and BuzzFeed in addition to reporting in Haiti for the Associated Press. She is currently the research editor at Charleston, S.C.-based Garden & Gun magazine, a clever and stylish publication covering the South and its culture.
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Indianapolis Press Club Foundation
Thanks for visiting the Indianapolis Press Club Foundation website. We hope you'll look around a little to learn about our programs, scholarships and events and consider making a contribution to help us support journalism education and scholars.
We are a nonprofit, independent organization dedicated to the study of journalism at Indiana colleges. Each year, we give away thousands of dollars in scholarships to talented students who have shown they are dedicated to the profession.
Finally, don't miss our largest annual fundraiser -- the Last Row Party -- a celebration of the three drivers who start in the back row of the Indianapolis 500 race. The party is held on the Friday night before the Indy 500 and attracts open-wheel racing enthusiasts from across the country.